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Kurukshetra Tourism

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Jyotisar is beautiful place

Jyotisar is beautiful place  Video Review
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Jyotisar

Ndasa
16th Dec 17

Pipli zoo is very beautiful area

Pipli zoo is very beautiful area  Video Review
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Pipli Zoo

Ndasa
16th Dec 17

Peaceful temple

Peaceful temple  Video Review
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Jola Lal Mandir

Jeetu Patel
6th Dec 17

Government's attention required

Government's attention required  Video Review
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Sheikh Chehli Ka Makbara

Ankush Chaurasiya
6th Dec 17

Shekh chilli ka mukbura

Shekh chilli ka mukbura  Video Review
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Sheikh Chehli Ka Makbara

Nalin Singh
6th Dec 17

Sheikh chilli Ka Maqbara

Sheikh chilli Ka Maqbara  Video Review
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Sheikh Chehli Ka Makbara

Kuljinder Tatla
30th Nov 17

Excellent view

Excellent view  Video Review
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Brahmasarovar

Himanshu Alyan
6th Jan 17

Baba Kshetrapal Mandir

Baba Kshetrapal Mandir  Video Review
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Baba Shatarpal Mandir

Shlok Sah
5th Jan 17

Santoshi Mata Mandir

Santoshi Mata Mandir  Video Review
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Santoshi Mata Mandir

Aman Singh
12th Dec 16

Balaji Mandir inside view

Balaji Mandir inside view  Video Review
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Balaji Mandir

Aman Singh
12th Dec 16

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Reasons to go to Kurukshetra

1Visit The Mythological Significance Of Kurukshetra
Visit The Mythological Significance Of Kurukshetra

HolidayIQ traveller Anuj Garg shares, “I visited Kurukshetra in June. The best time to visit is September -October because you need to walk much. Bhramavar which is the Asia's biggest, you will get peace and by bathing all your sins will be vanished. Panorama, the science centre."

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2Your Best Friends, Gossip and Great Highways. Make This Road Trip One to Remember
Your Best Friends, Gossip and Great Highways. Make This Road Trip One to Remember

Raghavan Rn: Kurukshetra is the place where the Epic War 'Mahabharata' happened. It is also the place where Lord Krishna delivered the Great Gita Updesh to Arjuna (and the entire mankind). There is a wonderful Panorama and Science center. A must visit place. Krishna museum is wonderful too.”

Rohit recommends Hotel Kimaya, “Hotel Kimaya is the only one hotel that my all friends used to go and stay there. Because everything is good, very nice food, service and appearance this is the best hotel in Kurukshetra I would say.”

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3Visit the mythological site of the Kurukshetra
Visit the mythological site of the Kurukshetra

Kurukshetra is a holy place famous all over India for its rich cultural heritage that dates back to 2800 BC. Situated on the banks of the river Saraswati and river Drishadvati, Kurukshetra was the battleground of the great Mahabharata.

Arjun Sharma: The hotel is located at main market place and on main road so it is very comfortable to reach there. Hotel staff were very polite and good behaviour, there service were nice, food was tasty.

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Reviews (17)

Ashok kandhol

Ashok kandhol5.0/5

2 reviews

Best Place for Those who actually Interested to know the History behind the Mahabharata

Hi I born in Haryana the Land of Yodhas But I am fully don't know what is the Story Behind the Truth. So I Decided to Come in Haryana Kurukshetra And Panipat Here I found that the exact Place where the Battle of Mahabharata is fought b/W Koraves and Pandavas and I show the so many historical Places in Kurukshetra which Kept a Not forgotten Memorial Movement in my life so guys I think you should try to watch this place in Haryana.

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Yash Mittal

Yash Mittal5.0/5

2 reviews

Kurukshetra a nice place

It is a wonderful place. We can see the Mahabharata copy scene and look like we are really in Kurukshetra's Mahabharata war. I advice all of us to go there. I enter this museum first time. If anyone would go in this museum he may feel that this is real. According to me if anyone want to visit a historic place. He would go there because he will absolutely enjoys there. The best time to visit this city is between September and October.

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Kurukshetra Overview

The ancient land of Kurukshetra is the headquarters of the Kurukshetra District of Haryana State. A popular destination for pilgrimage, Kurukshetra is located at a distance of 160 km from the North of Delhi, 39 km from the North of Karnal, 40 km from South of Ambala and 102 km from Chandigarh on the national highway NH1. The legendary past of Kurukshetra associated with the Vedas and Vedic culture holds a prominent place in the history of the Hindu religion and Hindu scriptures.

Kurukshetra is a holy place famous all over India for its rich cultural heritage that dates back to 2800 BC. As per the ancient records, Kurukshetra was the foremost centre of Vedic Civilisation and learning. King Kuru of the Bharata Dynasty was the ancestor of Kouravas and Pandavas and Kurukshetra was derived from his name.

Known as the land of the epic Mahabharata and Bhagavad-Gita, Kurukshetra was known as Uttaravedi, Bhrahmadevi, Dharamkshetra (land of righteousness) and Brajhmakshetra (the field of Brahma) during different ages. Situated on the banks of the River Sarasvati and River Drishadvati, Kurukshetra was the battleground of the great Mahabharata War that took place between the Kouravas and the Pandavas.

Archaeological evidences suggest that the land of Kurukshetra existed even during the Pre-Harappa period. That Kurukshetra was visited by Sri Buddha and Sikh Gurus proves that this place was considered as a holy place even during earlier ages. Besides, the Bharata dynasty, King Asoka and Harsha have also made Kurukshetra a part of their kingdom.

Kurukshetra was a part of Punjab in the earlier days. The ancient land of Kurukshetra comprises a wide area that covered about 128 km with Panipat and the north-western part of Jind District on its southern border, eastern part of Patiala District on its west, River Saraswati on its north and River Yamuna on its eastern border. Today, Kurukshetra is situated in the north-eastern part of Haryana State and includes many sacred and religious places connected with ancient traditions and the Mahabharata War.

The land of Kurukshetra comprises of several political, cultural and spiritual centres like holy shrines, Kunds, Gurudwaras, etc. that are interconnected with the history of Indian civilisation. Prithudaka or Prithu's Pool, Srikrishna Museum, Jyotisar, Sannehit Sarovar, Brahmasarovar, Sheikh Chehli’s Tomb, Gurdwara Patshahi, Gurdwara Rajghat, the excavated Archaeological site and site museum at Harsha ka Tila, etc. are some of the major attractions of Kurukshetra.

Kurukshetra has become a popular place of attraction for historians, pilgrims and tourists alike. With its distinct religious and cultural predominance, Kurukshetra provides a deep insight in to the history of ancient India. The best time to visit Kurukshetra is from September to March.

Photos of Kurukshetra

Brahma Sarovar Park, Kurukshetra

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Rishab

Brahma Sarovar Park, Kurukshetra
Kurukshetra, Haryana

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Charan Kumar

Kurukshetra chariot
Kurukshetra, Haryana

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Charan Kumar

Kurukshetra chariot

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