Upaplavya

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Ancient Indian (Bharata) cities and Places(Title and location names are in English.)

Upaplavya was a city in the Matsya Kingdom ruled by king Virata as per the epic Mahabharata. It was the city where the Pandavas camped and planned their strategy for the Kurukshetra War. The allies of the Pandavas held extensive meetings in the tents constructed at Upaplavya, and stayed there as guests of King Virata. Vasudeva Krishna started his famous peace mission to Hastinapura, starting his journey from Upaplavya. It took Krishna 2 days of travel by his fast chariot to reach Hastinapura from Upaplavya. The location of this city is somewhere in the border of Rajastan and Haryana states of India.