Naimisharanya, 95km from Lucknow, is regarded as one of the most sacred places of pilgrimage. Situated on the banks of the Gomti River, Naimisharanya, it is believed since ancient times, is the holy place where many sages performed their penance. Chakratirth, Vyas Gaddi, Suraj Kund, Pandav Fort, Hanuman Garhi and Lalita Devi Temple are places of worship here that attract a large number of devotees. For pilgrims, parikrama of Naimisharanya has great significance. It is held every year in the month of March.