Kurukshetra Tourist Attractions

Kurukshetra

Brahma Sarovar - Kurukshetra

The Brahma Sarovar is a huge holy water tank in Kurukshetra, famous as a ‘miniature ocean'. It is believed to be the land from where Lord Brahma created the universe.

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Sannihit Sarovar - Kurukshetra

Sannihit Sarover, the meeting point of the seven sacred Saraswatis, is a holy tank in Kurukshetra. It is believed that by taking a dip in this water on the days of amavasya, people can get rid of their sins.

 

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Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple - Kurukshetra

Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple is an important tourist spot in Kurukshetra; it is believed to be the place where Pandvas prayed to Lord Shiva to get his blessings for victory in the battle of Mahabharata.

 

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Bhadrakali Temple - Kurukshetra

Bhadrakali Temple of Kurukshetra, dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali, is considered to be one of the fifty one Shakti Peethas of India. As per Hindu Mythology, the right ankle of Sati fell here in the well.

 

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Nabhi Kamal - Kurukshetra

Nabhi Kamal is another sacred tank situated in Kurukshetra which is believed to have a sacred lotus in it. There is a temple that houses the images of Lord Vishnu and Brhama.

 

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Bhishma Kund - Kurukshetra

Bhishma Kund is a holy tank situated on Kurukshetra-Pehowa road, about 3 km from Thanesar. As per legends, Bhishma Kund was created by Arjuna to quench the thirst of mortally wounded Bhishma Pitamah by shooting an arrow into the ground during the battle of Kurukshetra.

Narkatari Mandir - Kurukshetra

Narkatari Mandir is a historical and religious tourist spot, situated near the Bhishma Kund in Kurukshetra; it is said that Narkatari temple is built at the place where the Pitamaha Bhishma laid on a bed of arrows created by Arjuna after being wounded in the battle of Kurukshetra.

Lakshmi Narayan Temple - Kurukshetra

Lakshmi Narayan Temple of late 18th century has a double storied structure stands on high platform approached by flights of steps. The temple is dedicated to Lord Narayan and her consort Lakshmi. The architecture of temple is beautiful.

Kurukshetra Parks

Kurukshetra is a city of beautifully designed parks; major attractions are- Purushottam Park, Harsh- Vardhan Park and Tapovan Park where one can refresh his morning or evening.

Shri Krishna Museum - Kurukshetra

Shri Krishna Museum of Kurukshetra is one of the finest museums on the theme of Krishna displaying a wide collection of beautiful sculptures, paintings and other artistic creations related to Krishna.

 

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Kurukshetra Panorama & Science Centre

Kurukshetra Panorama is a world-class panorama depicting the Mahabharata war with scientific explanations.

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Archeological Site Museum - Kurukshetra

The archaeological site museum is the first of its kind in Haryana that houses a variety of exhibits unearthed from the mound such as stone and terracotta sculptures, coins, ornaments, ritualistic objects etc. Archeological Site Museum was set up to enlighten the people from the history of Thanesar.

Harsh ka Tila - Kurukshetra

Harsh ka Tila is an archaeological mound in Kurukshetra excavated by Archaeological Survey of India.

 

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Kalpana Chawla Planetarium - Kurukshetra

Kalpana Chawla Planetarium has 12 metres of dome with seating capacity of 120 persons, having attractive and informative exhibits reflecting combination of modern science and Ancient Indian Astronomy.

 

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Jindal Park - Kurukshetra

Jindal Park, a beautiful tourist spot of Kurukshetra, has a Musical Fountain which is the biggest of its kind in Northern India. Spread across an area of 14 acres, the park is famous for its memorable garden.

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Dharohar - Kurukshetra

Dharohar Haryana Museum of Kurukshetra is a center of Folk Culture and Heritage of Haryana that worth a visit to know the tradition and culture of Haryana. Dharohar is located in Kurukshetra University; more than 3000 rare and antique artifacts available at Dharohar.

Gurudwaras - Kurukshetra

Numbers of Gurudwaras are situated in the holy city of Kurukshetra. The largest gurudwara in the town is Rajghat Gurudwara that was built in memory of Guru Gobind Singh's visit to Kurukshetra.

 

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Sheikh Chehli Mausoleum - Kurukshetra

Sheikh Chehli Mausoleum is a beautiful monument built in typical Mughal architectural style by Sher Shah Suri in Kurukshetra. This beautiful monument resembles the Taj Mahal of Agra.

 

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Jyotisar - Kurukshetra

Jyotisar in Kurukshetra is supposed to be the place where Lord Krishna delivered Bhagwat Gita to Arjun under the holy banyan tree, before the commencement of the battle of Mahabharata.

 

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