Hanuman garhi temple in Ayodhya is built on a hillock near Sai Nagar that stands on the right side of River Saray. To reach this notable temple, people need to climb 76 staircases. The unique idol of Lord Hanuman here is only 6 inches long and the architecture of the temple is magnificent as the walls inside the temple are engraved with splendid designs. It is believed that Lord Hanuman used to stay at this place thousands of years back. He used to live here to protect Janmabhoomi or Ramkot. It is also believed that the wishes of devotees are sure to be fulfilled on visit to this shrine. Devotees never forget to pay homage especially on Tuesdays.
Hanuman Jayanti is commemorated with a great fervour in this ancient and divine Hanuman Temple. It falls in the Hindi month of Chaitra (Chaitra Pournima) on 15th day of the Shukla Paksha annually. It is observed dominantly in the month of March/April every year. It celebrates the Birthday of Lord Hanumana by the devotees inside this holy temple. Priests perform Pooja with traditional Rituals from early morning after taking a holy Bath.