Tourist Destination Of Basti

Basti district is one of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state, India and Basti town is the district headquarters. Basti district is a part of Basti Division. This town was originally called as Vaishishthi after Rishi Vashistha who also had his ashram at this place. The great Abdul Akhir, who is considered to be the founder of Basti, was also born in the tehsil Harriya of the Basti District. 

On the eve of Indian independence, people from neighbouring towns and districts assembled in Basti for hoisting the national flag at various government, semi-government and private buildings. At present, Basti District is situated between the newly formed district of Sant Kabir Nagar on the east and the Gonda District on the west. Nearby the district lies Faizabad, with the River Ghaghara separating the two places, and Ambedkar Nagar District on the south. 

○  Tourist Attraction:

•  Bhadeshwar Nath