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Kanak Bhavan Temple

Kanak Bhavan Temple, Ayodhya:

Popularly called Kanak Sone ki Mandir, the Kanak Bhawan Mandir, Ayodhya gets its name from the richly ornamented idols of Lord Rama and Goddess Sita. Kanak in Hindi means gold. The idols of Rama and Sita have been decorated with a large amount of gold ornaments. It looks gorgeous to see the duo in the golden throne bedecked with gold ornaments.

The Kanak Bhawan Temple is of special attraction for the people of India as well as for the foreigners. The mesmerizing sunrise and the thrilling sunset from the spot where the temple is located is a beautiful sight. Spectators are highly elated if they get an opportunity to capture it in their camera film.

History of the Kanak Bhavan Temple, Ayodhya:

The Kanak Bhavan Temple is integrally connected to the Indian Mythology. It is said that Kaikeyee, who was responsible for exiling Lord Rama and his wife Sita later built this temple for Sita as a mark of repentance. This is according to popular legend, more authentic historical information say that Rani Krishnabhanu Kunwari of Orccha constructed this temple in 1891.

Description of the Kanak Bhavan Temple, Ayodhya:

Located at such a point from where the sunset and sunrise can be seen it is easily accessible by means of a rickshaw or a car from any point of Ayodhya. It is situated in Hanuman Garhi, a place frequented by tourists all round the year. Referred to as Sone ke Ghar, this place draws more people because of the temple and the beautiful idols that are housed within it. The temple underwent restoration for a sufficiently large number of times.


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