Kurukshetra is an ancient pilgrimage site in the state of Haryana. The city was closely related to Aryan civilization. The city is surrounded by the mythical river Saraswati and the physical river Yamuna. The city is also known as Dharmakshetra that means the field of righteousness. Here 360 places of pilgrimage related to Mahabharata can be seen.
Major Highlight of the Place
The place bears the imprint of Lord Krishna's footsteps and is the venue of the Mahabharata war.
This is also the place where Lord Krishna preached the theory of Karma to Arjun and this gave birth to the Holy Bhagvad Gita.
Brahma Sarovar is a major attraction here for it is believed to be the place from where Lord Brahma created the universe.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Kurukshetra is during spring time around February to March when the temperature is moderate. One must also try to plan their tour during the festivals time when the whole city comes alive.
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How to Reach
There is no airport in Kurukshetra but the 2 major serving airports are Delhi and Chandigarh.
Kurukshetra railway station is located close to the main city.
Haryana Roadways Buses connect Kurukshetra to major cities and towns. Kurukshetra has well maintained roadways.