Introduction of Regulated Area Sankisa (Farrukhabad)

The ancient town of Sankisa lies in Lat. 270 20’ N. and Long. 790 20’E., about 38 km. to the south-west of the farukhabad and is joined with it by road.

The place is known for its association with Buddha and its ancient Buddhist remains. Fa-hien. the Chinese Buddhist pilgrim, visited Sankisa at the beginning of the fifth century and called it “Saukasya”. In the 7th century Hiuen Tsang. another Chinese traveler, came here and called it Kie-pi-tha. It was a celebrated place of Buddhist pilgrimage.