Wed. Feb 28th, 2024 online news,January 2nd, 2024: After another 21 days, the Balaram idol will be installed in the Sri Ram temple in Ayodhya. After the foundation laying ceremony on January 22, the doors of the Ram Mandir will be opened for public viewing from January 23.

If you are also planning to go to Ayodhya for Ramlala darshan, you can manage your time a bit on this tour and squeeze in other cities worth visiting around Ayodhya.

Many historical and spiritual places of Uttar Pradesh can be visited in a short time. The cost of visiting is also saved. There are many cities around Ayodhya where people from far off places often come here to visit these cities.

The most important thing is that there is no special season to visit these cities or places. People visit these places throughout the year. Hence, whenever you plan to visit Ayodhya, definitely visit these cities.

Now let’s know about the places around Ayodhya that you can include in your Ayodhya tour..


Faizabad is near Ayodhya. It is just 7 km from Ayodhya. It is also known as the twin city of Ayodhya. If you plan to visit Faizabad along with Ayodhya, you don’t need to book a separate hotel there.

You need to book just one extra day while booking a hotel in Ayodhya. Faizabad is one of the most popular cities due to its historical architecture. Faizabad Clock Tower, Gulab Bari are unparalleled examples of magnificent architecture.


The distance from Ayodhya to Varanasi is 219 km. If you have a few days of vacation to spare, definitely include Varanasi in your Ayodhya tour. Along with the darshan of Sri Rama, engaged hands can also attend Baba Vishwanath’s court. As we all know, Kashi is known as the spiritual capital of India.

Being at a short distance from Ayodhya, you will find it worth visiting Varanasi along with Ayodhya. If you are only staying in Varanasi for a few days, watch Ganga Aarti in the evening after visiting Baba Vishwanath. Enjoy the taste of Banarasi in winter, also visit Sankatmochan temple if you have time.


Prayagraj, 168 km from Ayodhya, is most famous for the Triveni Sangam. Here the invisible river Saraswati meets the Ganga and Yamuna. Prayagraj also hosts the famous Kumbh Mela every 12 years.

So, it is important to include Prayagraj in your spiritual journey to Ayodhya. After having darshan of Ramlala, take a dip in Prayagraj Sangam and get blessed.


Coming to Ayodhya and missing Lucknow, the city of Nawabs, this should not happen. Lucknow is 136 km away from Ayodhya. Lucknow is the most included city in Ayodhya Yatra.

What makes this city so special is that here you can see a blend of history and modernity. Lucknow has many historical places like the famous Bada Imambara, Chhota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza, British Residency which you can easily visit on this tour.