Kurukshetra is a popular city located in the Indian state of Haryana. This city has its historical connections with the times of Mahabharata. It is said that Kurukshetra was the place ruled by the emperor Kuru, the great ancestor of Kauravas & Pandavas. The Hindu legends claim that the epic war of Mahabharata was fought on the soil of Kurukshetra and Lord Krishna gave updesha from Bhagwad Gita to the 3rd Pandava Arjun.
Kurukshetra unfolds across an area of 1,530 sq. km. The major portion of its land is a jagged terrain. The region of Kurukshetra is surrounded by Ambala & Chandigarh in North, Panipat & Sonipat in South, Pundi in West and, Radaur in East. Its climate is classified as temperate in nature. Kurukshetra faces scorching summers with an average temperature of 40°C and cold winters with an average temperature of 12°C.
There are different places of interest located in the region of Kurukshetra. The notable names like Brahma Sarovar, Arjun Kund, Pandava Mandir, Jyotisar, Mausoleum of Sheikh Chilli, Chinchilla Wildlife Sanctuary and much more are the must-visit places in Kurukshetra.