Kurukshetra Travel Guide introduces the reader to the rich spiritual, religious and archaeological heritage of this ancient city in the northern Indian state of Haryana. This is the land where the famous battle of the Mahabharta was fought. In fact, Kurukshetra's Jyotisar is belieced to be the place whter Lord Krishna recited the Bhagvad Gita to Arjuna. Moreover, the region around Kurukshetra is dotted with sites dating to the Indus Valley Civilisation.
The book cover in detail the holy sites, especially those in the city –Brahm Sarovar, Sannihit Sarovar, Bhishma Kund, Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple, Bhadrakali Temple and Jyotisar –as well as some of the other sites of religious and archaelogical importance around the city.
Kurukshetra has been a melting pot of cultures with various historical monuments like gurdwas, dargahs and masjids spread in and across the city.
Today, Kurukshetra also boasts of highly informative and well –maintained museums – Dharohar Museum, Sri Krishna Museum, Kurukshetra Panorma and Science Centre and Kalpana Chawla Memorial planetarium. The book captures the essence of Kurukshetra with detailed sections on its colourful festivals, delectable cuisine and shopping.
With over 100 stunning photographs and an up –to –date Practical Information section, the book would be the perfect companion for the intrepid tourist as well as the pilgrim.
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