Gorakhpur is a city in the State of Uttar Pradesh. It is located a short distance from the Nepal border and the city is famous for its religious significance. The unique feature of the city is that it has religious embodiments for many religions. There are important religious buildings, shrines, monasteries of many religions. The city is a confluence of different religious belief and devotees of Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Sikhism and Jainism come to visit the place.

The city is famous for its many Buddhist sites and ancient monuments can still be seen today. The food and culture of the city also reflect the various religions and beliefs that the city is home to. The city is famous for its art. There are galleries for paintings and sculptures that one can see in the city.

Due to the Sufi influence, music is big part of the culture of the city. There are various folk dance shows and festivals that one can see in the city from time to time.

Gorakhpur is urban city that is a combination of its cultural past and the modern present. Gorakhpur has a good transport system and is well connected to the rest of the Uttar Pradesh. It also has an military airbase which serves as an airport where domestic flights operate.