Faizabad

Faizabad

Faizabad is a city in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, and forms a municipal corporation with Ayodhya. It is the headquarters of Faizabad District and Faizabad division. It is situated on the banks of river Ghaghra (locally known as Saryu) and is 130 km east of state capital Lucknow. It was the first capital of the Nawabs of Awadh and has monuments built by the Nawabs, like the Tomb of Bahu Begum, Gulab Bari.

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