Prithvipur is a small village in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the holy city of Ayodhya at a distance of 70 km west along the Ghaghara river. The village itself is located on the southern bank of the river. Those willing to explore ancient temples and authentic North Indian cuisine can try this place out.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay in the region is Ayodhya, with a lot of budget hotel options. Some of the lodges worth trying are Hotel Ramprastha (Tariff – Rs. 1,300), Shri Ram Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and Jain Dharamshala (Tariff – Rs. 300) among others.
The official language of the area is Hindi. Urdu is also spoken.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Ram Navami in April, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village on its own lacks places of tourist interest. However, Ayodhya is abundant with places of tourist interest, particularly temples following the North Indian style of architecture. Some of the places worth visiting are the Nageshwarnath Temple and the Chakravarti Maharaj Dashrath Mahal.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow at a distance of 211 km.
The nearest major railway station is Ayodhya Railway Station at a distance of 69 km.
Usually state transport buses allied to the UPSRTC ply on routes connecting Ayodhya to other cities in the region. Buses to the area are readily available from Ayodhya and Gorakhpur. Bus ticket booking discount coupons are available online on several bus booking portals. Make use of them while booking your tickets.