Ayodhya, is one of the oldest and important religious pilgrim centers for Hindus which is visited by millions of devotees every year. Ayodhya, is the holy birthplace of Lord Rama, who is the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Being one of the seven revered places in India which is situated on the banks of Saryu River in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city was founded by Manu – the law giver of Surya Dynasty 9000 years ago. In the ancient times, Ayodhya was known as Saketa and was the ruling capital of Kosala Dynasty as per the details and information mentioned in ancient Hindu epic and puranas.
Ayodhya, has played an important part in the great Hindu epic – Ramayana as it was the birthplace of Lord Rama. Lord Vishnu, in the face of Lord Ram, took birth in the royal family of Ayodhya and planned his journey in order to kill the demons and evil who were harming sadhus, saints and sages. In addition to this, the greatest festival of India – Diwali also originated from Ayodhya. As per ancient scriptures, Lord Rama when returned back to Ayodhya after spending 14 years of exile in the forest and after slaying the demon king Ravana, people lit up their houses with diyas in the pleasure of joy and happiness which originated the festival of lights – Deepawali.
Ayodhya Tour Packages, will help you to be a part of this great Hindu city which is believed to be the “City of Gods” as Gods created this city, as per the details mentioned in Atharva Veda – The fourth ancient Vedic Scriptures of Hinduism. Along with this, you will be able to witness the great history and historical sites of this city which provides excellent architecture and rich culture. Lord Rama was the most celebrated King of the Surya Dynasty.
Custom Tours India will be more than happy to take you around this mesmerizing city of Gods where you will come across the historical sites and places where Lord Rama existed and ancient temples offering the fascinating tales of Ramayana. Below mentioned sites are the top sightseeing places in Ayodhya.
Mani Parbat is a nearby hill which is situated at a Height of 65 feet above the sea level. This hill provides an excellent panoramic view of the entire city and visitors can see the iron stupa built by great King Ashoka in the early 2nd and 3rd century. It also houses a Buddhist monastery which was added later.