Gorakhpur Tourism, India

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(This article is about the city in Uttar Pradesh. For other uses, see Gorakhpur (disambiguation).) Gorakhpur is a city located along the banks of Rapti river in the eastern part of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located near the Nepal border, 273 kilometres east of the state capital Lucknow. It is the administrative headquarter of Gorakhpur District and Gorakhpur Division. The city is home to the Gorakshanath Temple (Gorakhnath Math).


A place in India, Gorakhpur is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Gorakhpur, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Babatpur. Babatpur is bestowed with interesting set of attractions for every type of traveller. To explore Gorakhpur, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Travel to Gorakhpur

- Know before you go to Gorakhpur

Facts and Stats for Gorakhpur*

  • Pollution Statistics in Gorakhpur

    Know the pollution level of Gorakhpur before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 70 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 63.33 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 70.31 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 59.38 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 71.88 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 48.21 (Moderate)
  • Gorakhpur: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Gorakhpur for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Gorakhpur.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 37.5 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.25 (Low)
    • Attacks 31.25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 37.5 (Low)
  • Living in Gorakhpur - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 56.12 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 65.62 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 20.88 (Very Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.38 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 105.52 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Gorakhpur

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Gorakhpur

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.07 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 49.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 40.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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