Kurukshetra, Haryana


Kurukshetra is the very famous district of Haryana. It is well developed and has great historical value also. District Kurukshetra was created out of District Karnal in the year 1973.

Kurukshetra district lies between latitude 29o-52' to 30o- 12' and longitude 76o-26' to 77o-04' in the North Eastern part of Haryana State. The district has an area of 1682.53 Sq.Kms.

The climate of the Kurukshetra is of pronounced character i.e. very hot in summer and markedly cold in winter.

Kurukshetra is well connected and has many accesses by Road, Rail and Air. You can have comfortable journey by every mode of transport.

By Air: The nearest airports to Kurukshetra are at Delhi and Chandigarh, which are well connected by road and rail. Taxi service is also available.

By Rail: Kurukshetra has a well developed railway junction which is well connected with all important towns and cities of the country.

By Road: Buses of Haryana Roadways and other State has easy approach to Kurukshetra and connect it to Delhi, Chandigarh and other important places.

Kurukshetra has a well historical value as it is connected with the very famous battle of Mahabharata and this it the land where Shri Krishana reveals the secrets of Bhagvad Gita most scared books Hindus. Jyotisar , near Thanesar, is supposed to mark the site where it was delivered.

Kurukshetra has been divided into 5 Community Development Blocks namely Thanesar, Ladwa, Shahabad, Babain and Pehowa.

Kurukshetra is a great pilgrimage for millions of Hindus from all over the country as it has the venue of the Mahabharata war and the birth place of the Bhagvad Gita. The Kurukshetra city has developed upto a modern city having Kurukshetra University, Regional Engineering College, Ayurvedic Medical College, Science Museum (Panorma) etc.

It has many tourist places like Brahma sarovar, Sheikh Chehli's Tomb, Krishan Museum, Sannihit Sarover, Temple of Kamal Nabhi and many more.


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