Popularly referred to as Gateway of Varanasi, the destination Mughalsarai occupies a special interest in the minds of tourists, due to its varied places of interest. The destination won’t disappoint you as it is home to various temples, wild life sanctuaries, lakes, etc. Here, in this article, we have presented some snippets on why you should visit this destination. Let’s get started:
Welcome To Mughalsarai
The best time to visit this destination is from November till March. The city received cool currents from the Himalayan region and the temperature drops during the winter season.
Reasons to visit Mughalsarai
Mughalsarai have many sanctified places, parks, to make you feel entertained. The city is also home to lakes , ponds, and water bodies where the tourist can indulge in boating and swimming. Above all, the city has various religious shrines in all its areas and localities. Several devotees come from far flung areas to pay homage to Gods and Goddesses during the festival season. Here’s a snippet on the places of interest in Mughalsarai.
Lord Shiva Temple-the Temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. People come from different areas especially on MahaShivratri day to seek the blessings. The destination is truly a delight to the travelers.
Koat ki Pari Devi Mandir– This temple is dedicated to Koat Ki Pari and commands a special respect among the people of the different community. Like any other temple, this temple is also frequented by the tourist every now and then to seek the blessings of the God. It is an ideal place to get drenched in spirituality.
Katari Mata Ka Mandir– This mandir is also a very popular destination in Mughalsarai. People from all walks of life come here to pay homage to the Goddess. When you visit this temple, you’ll find a solace and peace that is unmatched. It is said that the miracles happen in this temple. So, if you also want to change your life completely, come and pay homage to this temple.
Hanuman Mandir- Hanuman Mandir occupies a special interest in the minds of visitor because it is a place where Lord Hanuman resides. Every Tuesday, the devotees of Hanuman come and seek blessings. The Mandir gives you a feeling that life is incomplete without God blessings. This temple is a delight for the spiritual travelers.
Talkies– there are several talkies in Mughalsarai that reminds us of good old time when there were no malls, PVR theaters; the only source of entertainment was talkies. These talkies are not in a dilapidated condition; you can go there and enjoy some movie to refresh your olden day memories.
Other nearby destinations– There are various destinations that are located in a close proximity to Mughalasarai like:
- Sarnath Temple- it is the most common Buddhist pilgrimage center located in India. In the 3rd century BC Emperor Ashoka built stupas and monasteries and in 640 AD it became the home to 1500 monks with monasteries. But the culture went into decline when Muslims invaded the city. The British brought this place again into the glory in 1835.
- Kaal Bhairav Temple- Kaal Bhairav Temple is a place where you can find peace and happiness. Here, you will find a right path. When you enter the temple you will find a statue of Lord Bhairva, a Hindu God who is said to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva. He is referred to as God of destruction and is one of the most worshiped deities.
Mughalsarai is a marvel of nature and embodies various tourist destinations within it. So, next summer vacations, do book your tickets to this place.
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