A Tour of Ayodhya

Get in my time machine, I will show you what Ayodhya was like under Ram Rajya.......
Standing on Banks of Sarayu, you can see the clear water moving peacefully through the plains, the mighty Sarayu which supplies water to large city of Ayodhya, see how majestic and beautiful it looks!
Look yonder, a herd of deers drinking water in a distance. Those black bucks are found all over Aryavarta.

Now turn towards the great city, see its extent. This city is 12 Yojans in length and 3 Yojans in width. Such a large city with thousands of inhabitants living here.
See here, this is the deep Moat which surrounds the whole city. And observe the mighty city walls, well fortified and majestic. Enemy soldiers may lose half their morale at the mere sight of these magnificent walls.
Lets go towards the city now. See the great arched gates of mighty Ayodhya, so large that the Army can Sally out in a short time. Let's enter the city now. Look to your right. That's the artillery(shataghni). There are 100s of such artilleries placed on strategic positions.
These can cause massive damage to an approaching enemy.

There is a reason this city is called Ayodhya. It is very difficult to capture it and these fortifications and artilleries have a huge role to play.
Now look straight, we are on a Highway. Such Highways are beautifully laid out throughout the city, not only it allows fast movement of army but also facilitates common people who have to move through this great city.
Let's go ahead and visit those markets, well planned and well accessible to the common citizens. There are hundereds of such local markets throughout the city.
Look up and see the matchless splendour of the great Ayodhya. The beautiful and large buildings, tall and all decorated with flowers and painted white. Look there, at the tall buildings there, so high that it looks like they are touching the clouds.
That's the Palace of Lord Ram, covered with hundreds of flags and beautifully decorated, that's where Prabhu Sri Ram lives.
Oh! Soldiers are telling us to get off the Highway and clear the way Oh that's why! See those two great white elephants marching through the arched gateway, decorated beautifully with with gold chains and colorful beads
and behind them comes marching a contingent of Soliders of army of Ayodhya, these are strong and well built Kshatriyas who are highly trained in art of war and weaponry.
And look! Behind these soldiers, a beautiful white chariot, beautifully decorated with gold and silver being pulled by powerful horses all decorated and looking majestic, but who is riding in that chariot?
A well built man with long arms, beautiful crown on his head studded with diamonds and gems can be seen, his face bright as if radiating light.
He has a slight smile on his, with his beautiful eyes he is looking around and greeting bystanders who are praising him, yes he is none other than Sri Ram, King of Ayodhya going towards his palace where he lives......
Jai Shree Ram
Note-Details about city taken from Valmiki Ramayana
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