By Air

Delhi airport, about 179 km from Kurukshetra, is well connected by domestic and international flights. Almost all the major airlines have their flights operating from Delhi. Taxis and private vehicles are available from Delhi to reach Kurukshetra.

By Train

Kurukshetra railway station, about 5 km from NITK, is a major rail head. It is well connected to cities like Delhi, Patiala, Meerut, Ludhiana, Panipat and Ambala. Taxis and Auto rikshaw are available from the railway station to reach NIT Kurukshetra.

By Road

Local and state run buses connect Kurukshetra to Delhi through NH44. Other major cities like Chandigarh, Amritsar, Panipat, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Patiala, Meerut, Jaipur and Ambala are well connected to Kurukshetra.


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Local Attractions of Kurukshetra

Temple at Brahma Sarovar

Brahma Sarovar is an ancient water pool sacred to Hinduism in Thanesar, in the state of Haryana in North India. Hinduism lays emphasis on taking bath for internal and external purity. Most religious sites have water pools or sarovar in or near the temple/gurdwara.

Krishna Museum

The Shrikrishna Museum is located next to Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre in Kurukshetra. It has a big range of exhibits including ancient sculptures, carvings and paintings, dioramas, giant statues, surreal sounds and a walk-through maze.


Jyotisar is a town on the Kurukshetra-Pehowa road, in the Kurukshetra district of Haryana, India. It is at this place where Krishna delivered the Bhagavad Gita to Arjuna to remove his confusion and dilemma and prepared him to face stronger and greater warriors like Bhishma and Karna in the Mahabharata War.


Kurukshetra Panorama and Science Centre is a unique Centre that combines science with religion. The main attraction of the Centre is a life-like panorama of the epic battle of Kurukshetra that showcases Mahabharata war with scientific explanations justifying every episode in the war.

Bhadrakali Temple

The Bhadrakali Temple is situated on the Jhansa Road in the town of Thanesar in the district of Kurukshetra. Bhadrakali is a form of Shakti. This is considered to be one of the 51 Shakti 'pithas' of India. It is believed that an anklet of Sati fell in the well. The mythical incident of Sati is being recalled here with a marble ankle.

Dharohar Museum

In its golden jubilee year, the Kurukshetra University established within the campus, Dharohar, a museum to showcase the unique archeological, cultural and architectural heritage of Haryana. It also has an open-air theatre for cultural performances.

Sheikh Chilli's Tomb

Sheikh Chilli's Tomb is complex of structures located in Thanesar, Haryana, India, near Kurukshetra. It includes two tombs, a madarsa, mughal gardens and various subsequent features

Accessible Tourist Places


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