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Tourist Attractions in Faizabad

Faizabad is a city in Uttar Pradesh which is located on the left bank of the Ghaghara River. The nawabi culture of the city has given Faizabad an identity of its own. There are many tourists attractions in Faizabad and these attractions should be on the tourists must visit list while on a Tour to Faizabad. The Tourist attraction of Faizabad comprises of old historical buildings, the museums, the temples, the gardens that adds to the beauty of the city.

A major Tourist attraction in Faizabad which should not be missed while on a Tour to Uttar Pradesh is the city of Ayodhya. The rich heritage of the country and the rich lineage of the city as a king’s city is evident from the beautiful architecture that are an inseparable part of the buildings of Faizabad.

Faizabad’s lineage as a ruler’s city started from the time when it was made the capital city by the Nawabs of Awadh. On the other hand, Ayodhya, which is often referred to as the sister city of Faizabad boasts of holding the prestigious history as being the birth place of Lord Rama. Faizabad stands as an ethnic city which has remained important to the people of all caste and creed. Faizabad has remained an important tourist destination for the fact that it provides the best accommodation to the tourists in compared to all other nearby tourist places. People who plans to visit Ayodhya or takes a Tour to Faizabad can comfortably stay in the hotels present in Faizabad.

The major Tourists attractions in Faizabad are the monuments present there, some of them are as listed below,

The Fort Calcutta built by Shuja-ud-daulah is a must-visit place for all the tourists who are on a tour to Faizabad. Shuja–ud-daulah who resided here in this fort till his death and his wife continued to stay here even after Shuja-ud-daulah’s death.

The fine architecture of the Mausoleun of Shuja-ud-daulah is famous for the intricacies that are laid on the pillars and the walls. This Mausoleum was built in the year 1775. The building stands amidst the beautiful garden surrounding the Mausoleum adds to the beauty of the building. At a distance of 2.5 kilometers stands The Mausoleum of Bahu Begam. The three tombstones in the Mausoleum of Shuja-ud-daulah are those of the king, Shuja-ud-daulah, his father and mother. An Imambara and a mosque are also present in the same campus.

The Mausoleum of Bahu Begum is considered only one of its kinds in the whole of Awadh. This Mausoleum is built of white marble and is 42m in height.

The other tourist attractions in Faizabad are the museums and temples. The Chakra Harji Vishnu Temple bears the imprint of the Lord Rama’s feet. Another temple is the Raja Mandir, Faizabad.

The museums of Faizabad also come in the list of tourist attraction in Faizabad. The museum is situated near the Guptar ghat. A temple is also located inside the museum premise.


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