Gorakhpur is named after sage Gorakshanath and is located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is situated on the banks of Rapti river near the border of Nepal. It is a famous religious centre and was once home to several Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh and Jain saints. Gorakhpur is the home to many historic Buddhist sites. The city is packed with many beautiful memorials and art/treasure galleries. Major tourist attractions in Gorakhpur include Gorakhnath Temple, Vishnu Mandir, Ambedkar Park, Taramandal, Nehru Entertainment Park, Lord Buddha Museum and Ram Garh Tal. Flights to Gorakhpur are available from very few Indian cities as the airport is a military facility. The major cities with direct flights to Gorakhpur are Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Chennai. As the availability of the flights are very less, travelers who are planning to visit the city are advised book their tickets well in advance. Gorakhpur airport is located at distance of 8 km from the city center. It is a single building with common arrival and departure hall. Find the best deals on Gorakhpur flight tickets on Via.com and book your flights at the lowest airfare along with benefits like instant confirmation, lowest convenience fee, airfare calendar and easy cancellation/refund.