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24.37℃

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32.74℃

Distance from Adalaj :

1088 Km.

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Humid and partly cloudy throughout the day.

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The ancient land of Kurukshetra is the headquarters of the Kurukshetra District of Haryana State. A popular destination for pilgrimage it's legendary past is associated with the Vedas and Vedic culture holds a prominent place in the history of the Hindu religion and Hindu scriptures.

Known as the land of the epic Mahabharata and Bhagavad-Gita, Kurukshetra was known as Uttaravedi, Bhrahmadevi, Dharamkshetra (land of righteousness) and Brajhmakshetra (the field of Brahma) during different ages. Situated on the banks of the River Sarasvati and River Drishadvati, Kurukshetra was the battleground of the great Mahabharata War that took place between the Kouravas and the Pandavas.

The land of Kurukshetra comprises of several political, cultural and spiritual centres like holy shrines, Kunds, Gurudwaras, etc. that are interconnected with the history of Indian civilisation. Prithudaka or Prithu's Pool, Srikrishna Museum, Jyotisar, Sannehit Sarovar, Brahmasarovar, Sheikh Chehli’s Tomb, Gurdwara Patshahi, Gurdwara Rajghat, the excavated Archaeological site and site museum at Harsha ka Tila, etc. are some of the major attractions of Kurukshetra. 


Kurukshetra has become a popular place of attraction for historians, pilgrims and tourists alike. With its distinct religious and cultural predominance, Kurukshetra provides a deep insight in to the history of ancient India.

 

Best time to visit 

September to March

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