Kushinagar is a town located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. This town is located near the country of Nepal, and it is a very important pilgrimage site. The town is located in a district of the same name, and it is located in the north eastern part of the state.

Many pilgrims flock to the town of Kushinagar as it is a popular Buddhist region where Lord Buddha is said to have attained Nirvana. Legend goes that Lord Buddha was fed some mushrooms or pork by a local and this made him fall seriously ill. He later attained Parinirvana in the region once he got over his illness. This town is thus known for being the final resting place of Lord Buddha. There are many monasteries and stupas in the region dated back centuries, and almost all of them are in ruins now. You can visit these monasteries during your trip to the town of Kushinagar. You can also visit the various temples that have been constructed in the region by many Buddhists, around these ruins by people from all over the world.

The Mahaparinirvana stupa is a must visit location in the town of Kushinagar that many tourists, both locals and people from abroad, flock to. This site is located right above the spot where Lord Buddha is said to have finally rested.