HOTELS IN KUSHINAGAR -
seat of Mallas Dynasty, also known as Kushinara, is situated 56 kms from
Gorakhpur city in Uttar Pradesh. In Kushinagar, after teaching Dhamma for 45
yrs, Lord Buddha entered into Mahaparinirvana (passed away) under a sala
tree at the age of 80 yrs on full moon day. It is here Lord Buddha announced
the four holy places to be visited by every Buddhist pilgrim that is
Lumbini- Birth place, Bodhgaya- Enlightenment place, Sarnath- First Sermon
place & Kushinagar- Mahaparinirvana place.
It is here in Kushinagar after his entring into Mahaparinirvana his body
was cremated and the ashes (remains) were divided into eight parts and
distributed among eight claimants who enshrined the remains in their
kingdoms and built STUPAS
Where to stay
LOTUS NIKKO HOTEL
Address : Buddha Marg, Kushinagar, Distt Padrauna (U.P)
Accessibility : 4 kms. from Airport; 32 km from Railway Station;
3 kms. from Bus Stand
Address : Buddha Marg, Kushinagar, 274403, U.P. India. Distt.
Accessibility : 55 kms. from Gorakhpur Railway Station; 3 kms.
from Kasia Bus Stand
LINH-SON, CHINESE BUDDHIST TEMPLE
WORLD'S LARGEST BUDDHA
The world's tallest statue of Lord Buddha is in the Planning Stage in
Kushinagar,India, the place where the Buddha died 25 centuries ago.
This statue will at least 1.7 times taller than the Statue of Liberty of
US. Statue of Liberty is 305ft. (93mts) tall while the Buddha statnd at 499
fts (152 mts).
Statue is named as Maitreya Buddha" means the "Buddha of the
future", Symbol of Love & Kindness, Peace.
The structure will be developed through computer models. approximately
6,000 Bronze Panels with weigth 2,700 Tons is supposed to be used while
designing the whole structure.
The two Huge Prayer Halls will also be accomodated in this 17 Storey Tall