Nageshwar Nath Temple

This temple is at Ram Ki Paidi in Ayodhya. The temple of Nageshwarnath is said to have been established by Kush, the son of Rama. Legend is that Kush lost his armlet, while bathing in the Saryu, which was picked up by a Nag-Kanya, who fell in love with him. As she was a devotee of Shiva, Kush erected this temple for her. Even till the times of Vikramaditya the temple was in good shape. The present temple was built in 1750 by the minister of Safdar Jung, named Naval Rai. The festival of Shivratri is celebrated here in a big way, and Shiv Barat procession is taken out during these celebrations which is particularly significant. During the festival time of Mahashivratri the temple receive thousands of devotees.

Photo Gallery

  • Entrance Gate – Nageshwar Nath Temple
  • Beautiful walls and arches – Nageshwar Nath Temple
  • Beautiful walls and arches (another view) – Nageshwar Nath Temple

How to Reach:

By Air

Lucknow International Airport is the nearest Airport which is 152 Kms from Faizabad. Faizabad is about 158 Kms from Gorakhpur Airport, 172 Kms from Allahabad Airport and 224 Kms from Varanasi Airport.

By Train

Faizabad and Ayodhya are major railway stations of the district and are well connected to almost all major cities and towns. By Rail route Faizabad is 128 kms. from Lucknow, 171 kms. from Gorakhpur, 157 kms. from Allahabad and 196 kms from Varanasi. By Rail route Ayodhya is 135 kms. from Lucknow, 164 kms. from Gorakhpur, 164 kms. from Allahabad and 189 kms from Varanasi.

By Road

Services of Uttar Pradesh Transport Corporation buses are available 24 hours a day, and it is very easy to reach here from all places. By Road Faizabad is 152 kms from Lucknow, 158 kms from Gorakhpur, 172 kms from Allahabad and 224 kms from Varanasi. By Road Ayodhya is 172 kms from Lucknow, 138 kms from Gorakhpur, 192 kms from Allahabad and 244 kms from Varanasi.