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Faizabad,IN light rain Humidity: 32
Temperature: (Min: 27.9°С Max: 39.5°С Day: 37.5°С Night: 27.9°С)

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Overview

Faizabad (Old British Colonial name: Fyzabad), the old capital of Awadh, is the headquarters of Faizabad Districtand Faizabad division as well. It is a joint municipal board with Ayodhya in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India, situated on the banks of river Ghaghra (locally known as Saryu). It was the first capital of the Nawabs of Awadh and has monuments built by the Nawabs, like the Tomb of Bahu Begum, Gulab Bari.

The Legend of Awadh, Umrao Jaan 'Ada', was born in Faizabad (her childhood name was Ameeran). Another legend and Hindi writer Radhika Prasad Tripathi was from this city. Akhtaribai Faizabadi, also known as Begum Akhtar, was born in Faizabad. She was a classical singer who performed Urdu ghazals, dadras, thumris, etc. Among other notable people from Faizabad are Mir Babar Ali Anis, a nineteenth-century writer of Marsiya (elegies in Urdu) and Brij Narayan Chakbast, another nineteenth-century Urdu poet. Chakbast is credited to have translated theRamayana into Urdu for the first time.


Transport



By Road
Faizabad is situated on National Highway 28 and has good connectivity with Kanpur(213 km), Lucknow (127 km), Varanasi (202 km), Allahabad (161 km) andGorakhpur (165 km). The state government's Road Transport Service runs regular and frequent buses to and from these cities. NH28 connects Lucknow to Baraunivia Faizabad and Gorakhpur whilst NH96 connects Faizabad to Allahabad via Sultanpur. Nawab Yusuf Road connects Faizabad to Varanasi via Jaunpur, NH330Aconnectes Faizabad to Raibareli via kumarganjFaizabad & Jagdishpur.
By Train
Faizabad Railway Station: The Indian Railways network connects Faizabad directly withKanpur (4 hours) Lucknow (3 hours.), Varanasi (4 hours.) and Allahabad (5 hours).
Faizabad Superfast Express is a train which runs weekly connecting Faizabad Junction railway station to Lokmanya Tilak Terminus, Mumbai. Its one of the two trains which runs between Faizabad to Mumbai the other one is Saket Express which runs twice a week. It is numbered as 22103/22104.A few mail express trains also connect Faizabad to Kolkata, New Delhi andMumbai. New railway line purpose Lalganj to Faizabad via Raibareli Akberganj
Ayodhya Junction: Ayodhya Junction is the second major railway station within the Faizabad city which is situated at south end of the city.

By Air
Nearest airports are Kanpur Airport(186 km) Lucknow International Airport (128 km), Allahabad Airport (144 km) and Varanasi International Airport (200 km)


Places to see

• Gulab Bari
• Bahu Begum ka Maqbara
• Military Temple
• Guptar Ghat
• Company Gardens
• Ghanta Ghar
• Shringi Rishi Ashram
• Maharshi Balmiki Ashram Babuapur


Shopping places

Faizabad Chowk
Rekabgunj
Bajaja
Fatehganj


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