Shri Venkateswara Swamy Tirupati Balaji Temple
The inauguration of Tirupati Balaji (Lord Vishnu) temple on July 2 is set to give religious tourism in the holy city of Kurukshetra a major boost. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated the grand temple established at the historic Brahmasarovar in Thanesar, Kurukshetra. Special prayers were held at the temple following which it has been declared open for devotees. The doors of the temple shall remain open from 6 am till 9 pm
Now Lord Tirupati Balaji’s devotees from Haryana or North India can visit Kurukshetra to seek blessings from Lord Balaji instead of going to Tirupati in Andhra Pradesh.
How to Reach:
The nearest Airports are at Delhi and Chandigarh, which are connected to Kurukshetra by road and rail. Taxi services are also available from the airports. Delhi is at a distance of 160 km from Kurukshetra
Kurukshetra Railway Station, also called the Kurukshetra Junction is located on main Delhi-Ambala Railway line. Kurukshetra is well connected with all important towns and cities of the country. The Shatabadi Express halts here.
Haryana Roadways Buses and other neighboring State Corporation buses connect Kurukshetra to other cities like Delhi, Chandigarh and other important places. Buses connecting to Delhi (160 Km), Ambala (40 Km) and Karnal (39 Km) are frequently available.Kurukshetra is at distance of about 6 Km from Pipli, an important road junction on the National Highway No.1 popularly called the Grand Trunk Road .
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