Hanuman Garhi temple is one of the most popular attractions of Ayodhya and houses a beautiful statue of Lord Hanuman sitting in the lap of his mother, Anjani. The much revered temple is visited by scores of devotees throughout the year. To reach the 10th century temple, visitors need to climb 76 steps. Legend has it that Lord Hanuman stayed here in a cave and protected Ramkot, believed to be the birthplace of Lord Rama. The grand temple complex is designed like a four-sided fort and each of its corners is adorned with circular bastions. It is a popular custom that devotees visiting the Ram Temple in Ayodhya should first pay a visit to Hanuman Garhi and seek the blessings of the god.

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