Relishing the sacred chanting with fragrance of holy agar & light of spiritual candles is the land of Kushinagar, cherished as Mahaparinirvana site of Lord Buddha at 26.45 N latitude & 83.24E longitude on the southern part of earth. 

Situated on National Highways 28 and 29 ;   53 Kms away from Gorakhpur city, the site was previously known as Kushinara, a small town of the Malla kingdom in the times of the Buddha. Resting near the Indo-Nepal Border, it attracts tourist & followers of Buddha from long distances & all over the world.

Distance to some important centers are: Agra 524 Km; Aligarh 706 Kms; Allahabad 339 Kms; Ayodhya 187 Kms; Delhi 799 Kms; Deoria 35 Kms; Haridwar 738 Kms; Kapilvastu 157 Kms; Lumbini 170 Kms; Lucknow 275 Kms; Nainital 656Kms; Sarnath 253 Kms; Varanasi 263 Kms. 

Airport
Nearest Airport is Varanasi 263 Km. Commercial services from Gorakhpur airport are suspended at present.
Railways
Gorakhpur is an important railway station of broad and meter gauge line of Northern and North-Eastern Railways networks. Some important connections to the city  by train are :
  • 2553/2554 Vaishali Express (New Delhi-Barauni)
  • 5609/5610 Avadh Assam Express (Delhi-Guwahati)
  • 2473/2474 Shaheed Express (Delhi-Muzaffurpur)
  • 2587/2588 Jammu Tawi Gorakhpur Express. 
  • 9165/9166 Sabarmati Express (Ahmedabad-Muzaffarpur)
  • 1143/1144 Gwalior Chapra Express.
  • 1115/1116 Kushinagar Express (Bombay-Gorakhpur)
  • 3019/3020 Lucknow Hawrah Express (Culcutta)
  • 5011/5012 Rapti Sagar Express (Cochin/Kanpur-Gorakhpur)
  • 5007/5008 Lucknow-Gorakhpur Express
  • 5651/5652 Lohit Express (Jammu Tawi / Lucknow-Guwahati)
  • 5205/52206 Kanpur-Barauni Express. 
  • 3503/5304 Gonda-Gorakhpur Express. 
  • 5045/5046 Gorakhpur-Ahmedabad Express.
  • 5001/5002 Gorakhpur-Mau Express.
Surface Transport
UP State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) connects Gorakhpur with regular bus services to all major centers in the region, as well as taxis can be hired from Gorakhpur through travel agents.
Immigration
It's a great country, no doubt, but entering India is certainly not a cakewalk. Immigration laws, visa regulations, special permits, customs clearance…. and the paperwork involved is bound to make you dizzy!
Embassies and Consulates
An address book of foreign missions in India

H.E.Mr. Hiroshi Hirabayakshi. 
Ambassador of Japan. 
50-G, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,

           New Delhi-110021
   

H.E.Mr. Thawatjai Thavisri,  
      Ambassador Royal Thai Embassy,         
      56-N, Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri,             
New Delhi-21

H.E. The Ambassador of Myanmar,
3/50F, Nyaya Marg,
Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

 H.E. Mr,Choi Dac-hwa,
Ambassador Republic of Korea,
9, chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapuri,
Extension, New Delhi-21 

H.E.Mr.Carl G. Engstrom,
Ambassador of Sweden,
Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Guy Duckrey,
Ambassador, of Switzerland,
Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Gerardo M. Biritos,
Ambassador of the Argentine Republic,
13-Panchsheel Marg,Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Peter FC Koch,
Ambassador Royal Netherlands Embassy,
6/50E, Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Gaetano Zucconi,
Ambassador of Italy,
50-E, Chandragupta Marg,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21

H.E.Mr. Park Myong Gu Ambassador,
Democratic People’s Republic of Koria,
H-I, Maharani Bagh, 
New Delhi-65

Mr. Mangala Moonsinghe,
High Commissioner,
Democratic Socialist Republic of  Sri Lanka,
No. 27, Kautilaya Marg,New Delhi-21

H.E. Dr. Heinrich Dietrich Dieckman,
Ambassador,Republic of Germany, 
No. 6,Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Datomarzuki Mohammad Noor,
High Commissioner for Malaysia,
50-M, Satya Marg,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21

Sir Rob Young, KGMG,
High Commissioner for Britain,
Shantkpath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Guilliaume Metten,
Ambassador,Royal Embassy of Belgium,
Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. J.M. Matsila, High Commissioner,
South African High Commission,
B-18 Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar,
New Delhi-57

H.E. Mr. Gatot Suwardi,
Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia,
 50-A, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Yusuf Buluc,
Ambassador,Republic of Turkey,
N-50, Nyaya Marg, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Dr. Albert S. Tchernyshev,
Ambassador of the Russian Federation,
Shantipath, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Wong Kwok Pun,
High Commissioner,
Singapore High Commission,
E-6, Chandragupta Marg,New Delhi-21

H.E. Lyonpo Dago Tshering,
Ambassador,Royal Bhutanese Embassy,
Chandragupta Marg, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi_21

H.E. Dr. Bhekh B. Thapa,
Royal Nepalese Embassy,
Barakhamba Road,
New Delhi-1

H.E. Mr. Herbert Traxl,
Ambassador of Austria,
EP-13, Chandragupta Marg,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Peter F. Walker,
High Commissioner for Canada,
7/8, Shantipath,
Chanakyapuri, New Delhi-21

H.E. Zhou Gang,
Ambassador,People’s Republic of China,
50-D, Kautilya Marg, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21.

H.E Mr. Rob Laurie,
High Commissioner for Australia,
1/50 G, Shantipath,
Chanakyapuri New Delhi-21

H.E. Mr. Richard F. Celleste,
Ambassador,United States of America,
America Embassy, Chanakyapuri,
New Delhi-21

H.E. Don Alberto Escudero,
Ambassador of Spain,
12-Prithviraj Road,

New Delhi-11

 

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