The former capital of the Kosala Empire, Kushinagar is a town located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh that was ruled by Kush, the son of Lord Rama. It is one among the most-inhabited towns in Uttar Pradesh. Kushinagar is also reckoned as a religious site for the followers of Buddhism.
Kushinagar covers an entire area of 2,873 sq. km. It is surrounded by Maharajaganj in North, Deoria in South, Gorakhpur in West and Gopalganj in East. The major portion of the land of Kushinagar is a craggy plain. The climate of this place is classified as moderate in nature. Kushinagar experiences scorching summers as the average temperature scales between 35°C-39°C. The winter season witnesses the downfall in the mercury level as the median temperature falls below 10°C.
Kushinagar houses beautiful buildings and monuments. The holy sites like Parinirvana Stupa, Wat Thai Temple, Matha Kuar Shrine and the ruined fort of Kushinagar are the places that captivate the visitors.