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Kushinagar [1] is a city in Uttar Pradesh in India. It is the holy site of the Buddha Shakyamuni's death.

Get in

By road

Buses between Gorakhpur and Kushinagar are frequent and take around 2 hours.

Get around


  • Indo-Japanese-Srilankan Temple.
  • Mahaparinirvana Temple.
  • Matha Kuar Shrine.
  • Meditation Park.
  • Museum of the Netherlands.
  • Ramabhar Stupa.
  • Thai temple.


Soak up the peaceful atmosphere, conducive to meditation and reflection.


  • Yama Cafe
  • Restaurant at Pathik Niwas
  • Dhabas near Mahaparinirvana Temple



  • Tibetan Monastery: both donation and by payment available

Mid range

  • Pathik Niwas: Uttar Pradesh tourism

Get out


  • Wear clothing that expresses respect for the sacred nature of the site.
  • Circumambulate the stupas and other sacred objects in a clockwise direction.
  • Preserve the peace and tranquillity.
  • Do not climb onto statues or other sacred objects.

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