Kaushambi Tour Packages lets you experience a trip to a city that attracts a lot of Buddhist pilgrims every year. Kaushambi is the place where Lord Buddha spent his sixth and ninth year after attaining enlightenment. Lord Buddha gave many sermons here and so this place is considered special and important. There are some old stupas, forts and sculptures which are signs of an ancient civilized city and attract many tourists.
The Chinese traveler Fa Hien has described Kaushambi as one of the best cities of those times. This city has been linked to the great epic Mahabharata as the centre of Kuru's Dynasty. Visit this historic place with Kaushambi Tour Packages. It is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India, west of Allahabad. This place is of historical interest and there are many temples in this district like the Sheetla Temple of Kara, Kamasin Devi Temple and Durga Devi Temple of Manjhanpur. Kaushambi Tour Packages takes you to this city which has been a centre of Buddhist culture and heritage.
During the times of Buddha, Kaushambi had the capital of ancient Matsya Kingdom. It was known as Kosam earlier and is now a reminiscent of Buddhist culture. There are a lot of ruins which depict the past glory of the place. Book the Kaushambi Tour Packages to witness the remains of various monuments. The expanse of Parikshit's fort is extinct now. Emperor Ashoka had built two pillars here and one of these is in Allahabad fort and the other is in a worn off condition.
The excavations have led to discovery of many coins, sculptures, figurines, etc. Many ruins and relics have been discovered by excavations too. Visit the Sheetla temple here with the Kaushambi Tour Packages. Sheetla goddess is associated with power and it is said that praying to this goddess gives powers. Near the temple are the ruins of a fort of king Jai Chand. The temple is by the Ganga River and attracts many devotees.
Another temple one can visit with Kaushambi Tour Packages is the Durga Devi Temple where there is a black stone idol of the goddess Durga and Lord Shiva. A lot of people gather here during the festival of Navratri and celebrate. Prabhosha is a holy place where Lord Krishna died by being struck with an arrow. One can see the cave and the Jain temple too when visiting with Kaushambi Tour Packages.
Other places of interest are the Kamasin Devi temple, Ashoka pillar, Ghositaram monastery and Sri Ram Temple and can be visited by booking the Kaushambi Tour Packages. One can go on excursions to Allahabad which is about 60 kilometers from Kaushambi. This is where one of the Ashoka pillar is and houses many temples as well. Another place is Varanasi which is a famous Hindu pilgrimage destination. Visit the city of Kaushambi, a place linked to Buddha and which attracts many devotees. Most of this place is in ruins due to negligence but there are many interesting places to visit with Kaushambi Tour Packages.
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