Culture of Ayodhya



The people of Ayodhya are very religious and stick to their cultural tradition. They want to live in peace and harmony with one another. The city reflects a perfect example of religious harmony and secularism.


Religion and Language

The predominant religion in Ayodhya is Hinduism but other religions such as Jainism, Buddhism and Islam are also followed here by a majority of population. Hindi, Avadhi and English are the major languages to be spoken in the city of Ayodhya.


Fairs and Festivals

The fairs and festivals are an important hallmark of Ayodhya. Ramnavmi is the most important festival to be celebrated in the city which is associated with the birth anniversary of Lord Rama. Shravan Jhula Mela is another famous festival held in the month of Shravan. During the festival, the idols of Ram and Sita are taken to a swing along with hoards of devotees accompanying it. Moreover, Parikrama Fair, Bharat Kund Mela, Rathyatra, Saryu Snan and Balark Tirth Mela are some of the important fairs and festivals celebrated there.



The cuisine of Ayodhya comprises of simple vegetarian meals including dal, roti, vegetable and rice. The city offers you an authentic Indian cuisine that will surely quench your appetite. Pooris and kachoris are specially prepared by the locals on special occasions which are also an all time favorite of the Hindu community.