About Sahjanwan

About SahjanwanLocated in the eastern part of Uttar Pradesh within Gorakhpur District, Sahjanwan is a very fast developing industrial area of Uttar Pradesh. It is also called GIDA Sahjanwa.  Many industries such as food processing, plywood, jute etc. have their factories in this area. Sahjanwan is also served by 2 railway stations namely Sihapar and Sahjanwan. The population of this area is about 25, 091 and it is spread over an area of 1, 210 sq km. The 53% of the total population is male and rest is female.

The average literacy rate of Sahjanwa is about 57%.  The main language spoken here is Hindi. The location of Sahjanwan is 26 045’N Latitude and 83013‘E Longitude.

Connectivity of Sahjanwan

Sahjanwan is well connected to the cities of Lucknow and Gorakhpur of Uttar Pradesh by rail. Major cities and towns of Uttar Pradesh and surrounding states are well connected to Sahjanwan through buses too. Nearby cities to Sahjanwan are Rudrapur and Tetri Bazar. The nearest airport is the Gorakhpur Airport.

Tourist Places in and around Sahjanwan

Many places around Sahjanwan used to be associated with medieval India and they are endowed with splendid monuments and religious shrines. Find here information about some important tourist places around Sahjanwan.

Vishnu Temple

This temple dates back to 12th Century AD and was constructed by the rulers of Pal Dynasty. The statue of the main idol, Lord Vishnu is made with black stone. Every year, Dusshera Festival is organized at this place.

Gorakhnath Temple

Located about 4 KM away from Gorakhpur, this temple is dedicated to the great sage Gorakhnath. Every year, the festival of Makar Sankranti is celebrated here with great pomp.


This Imambara was built by a great saint Hazrat Roshan Alo Shah and is famous for its silver Tajia.

Ramgarh Taal

Spread over an area of 1700 acres, this natural lake is very popular among the locals and the tourists. There is a planetarium on the banks of Ramgarh Taal. Other important attractions here are Champa Bihar Park, Water Sports complex and Buddha Museum.

One Day Trip from Sahjanwan

Places with great historical importance are surrounding Sahjanwan and you can plan for a wonderful one day trip to these places. Find here information about some of the famous tourist destinations of Sahjanwan.

Sahjanwan to Kushinagar

Sahjanwan to Kushinagar

Kushinagar is located about 53 KM away from Sahjanwan and it takes nearly 2 hours to complete this distance by road. Kushinagar is a sacred place for the Buddhists as Lord Buddha had attained his nirvana here. Important tourist places in Kushinagar are Nirvana Stupa, Nirvana Temple, Ramabhar Stupa, Mathakuar Shrine, Japanese Temple, Chinese Temple and Kushinagar Museum.

Sahjanwan to Deoria

Another place where one day trip from Sahjanwan can be arranged is Deoria. The road distance between Sahjanwan and Deoria is about 54 KM and the total time taken to cover this distance is 2 hours.  Famous places in Deoria are Sri Radha Krishna Mandir, Balaji Temple, Sri Shyam Mandir, Devrahi Mata Mandir, Ravi Das Mandir, Gayatri Mandir, Durga Mandir and Lord Shiva Mandir.

Weekend Destinations from Sahjanwan

There are some more tourist destinations around Sahjanwan which can be ideal weekend tourist getaways from sahjanwan. Find here information about some of the best weekend destinations from Sahjanwan.

Sahjanwan to Allahabad

Sahjanwan to Allahabad

The road distance between Sahjanwan and Allahabad is about 253 KM and it takes about 5 - 6 hours to cover this distance. The sangam or convergence place of 3 rivers, Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati is one of the main attractions of Allahabad City. Other popular tourist places of Allahabad are Anand Bhawan, residential place of the Nehru Family, Swaraj Bhawan, Khusro Bagh, Allahabad Fort, Patalpuri Temple and Akshaya Vat, Allahabad Museum and Hanuman Mandir.

Sahjanwan to Ballia

The road distance between Sahjanwan and Ballia is about 160 KM and it takes around 4 hours to cover this distance by road. Ballia is associated with many popular sages, freedom fighters, and politicians. This city became famous during the freedom struggle of India. Major tourist destinations of Ballia are Dadri, a place where Dadri Fair is organized; Botanical Garden; Sage Bhrigu Temple, Ballia Baleshwar Temple, Surha Taal, and Shahid Smarak.

Fact File of Sahjanwan

Area: Sahjanwan or Sahjanwan GIDC
State: Uttar Pradesh
District: Gorakhpur
Population: 25, 091
Latitude: 26 045’N
Longitude: 83013‘E
Official Language: Hindi

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