Bakhira Bird Sanctuary - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Bakhira Bird Sanctuary

The Bakhira Bird Sanctuary is the largest natural flood plain wetland of India in Sant Kabir Nagar district of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The sanctuary was established in 1980. It is a vast stretch of water body expanding over an area of 29 km2. This is an important lake of eastern UP, which provides a wintering and staging ground for a number of migratory waterfowls and a breeding ground for resident birds.This is also used for farming activities as it is connected to Bakhira Canal which covers th

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Gorakhnath Temple

Gorakhnath Temple

30.04km from Bakhira Bird Sanctuary

This is a temple of the Nath monastic order group of the Nath tradition. The name Gorakhnath derives from the medieval saint, Gorakshanath (c. 11th century), a yogi who traveled widely across India and authored a number of texts that form a part of the canon of Nath Sampradaya. This math is situated in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh within large premises. The temple performs various cultural and social activities and serves as the cultural hub of the city.

Shaheed Smarak Chaurichaura

Shaheed Smarak Chaurichaura

56.16km from Bakhira Bird Sanctuary

This place is established to honor the freedom fighters who revolted against the British rule. The place holds much importance as it reminds people of the turmoil and struggle of the pre-independence times.



72.28km from Bakhira Bird Sanctuary

This s the border crossing point between India and Nepal and this is the most popular and designated Integrated Check Posts (ICP), with both customs and immigration facilities



73.22km from Bakhira Bird Sanctuary

Chhawani is a historic place near Amorha in the Basti district in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. it is also known as a place of freedom struggle of Raja Zalim Singh's State Amorha . t was the main shelter for Indian fighters during the 1857 mutiny and is noted for a Pipal tree where about 250 freedom fighter was hanged by the British Government in action after the murder of General Fort.

Parinirvana temple

Parinirvana temple

80.17km from Bakhira Bird Sanctuary

Mahaparinirvana Temple or Nirvana Temple symbolizes Buddhist architecture style. Buddhist pilgrims all over the year visit the shrine. The temple is built on the same place where Lord Buddha had attained Mahaparinirvana.

Ramabhar Stupa มกุฏพันธนเจดีย์

One of the sacred destinations for the Buddhist followers, Kushinagar is one of the ancient cities that are famous for its Stupas and temples. One of the most important monuments in Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh in India is the Ramabhar Stupa, Kushinagar. offers online information on Ramabhar Stupa, Kushinagar and other tourist attractions of Uttar Pradesh and other parts of India.

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Sant Kabir Nagar

Sant Kabir Nagar

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District Sant Kabir Nagar is a district in eastern Uttar Pradesh. The district is known by its present name on account of Sant Kabir, the well known Sant(poet) and philosopher, lived at Magahar in the district.

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