Deoria, once a part of Kosala Empire in the forgone times, is presently a district in Gorakhpur division of Uttar Pradesh. It has ancient connections with the Ramyana period. Lord Ram appointed his elder son Kush as the King of Kushwati that is known as Kushinagar today. The name Deoria means where there are numerous temples and one can spot different temples within the boundaries of Deoria.
Deoria is ensconced at an elevation of 223 feet above ocean level. It is enveloped by Kushinagar in north, Ballia in south, Gorakhpur in west and Bihar in its east. The climate of Deoria is temperate that sees scorching summers with an average temperature of 32° C and chilly winters witness 15° C on an average.
The must visit places in Deoria include the names like Siddheshwar Shiv Mandir that is nearly a 600 years old marvel and 500 years old Hanuman Mandir that is flocked by hundreds of devotees on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Other attractions are Balaji and Somnath temples in Deoria.