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The town is an important Buddhist pilgrimage site. Many Buddhists, especially from Asian countries, consider it auspicious to visit this place at least once in their lifetime.
The town is located in the Kushinagar district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, 52 km east of Gorakhpur city.
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