Nizamabad township is located at 25 km from Azamgarh the district headquarter, 90 km from Varanasi & 8 km from Rani ki Sarai. The place can be accessed via Gorakhpur-Azamgarh-Nizamabad road and is famous for its black pottery. Following are the places of tourist interest in and around Nizamabad:-
Tomb of Sheik Nizamuddin
A local tradition ascribes its nomenclature to a sufi saint Nizamuddin. The remains of his tomb are found here. Though none of the resident families trace back their descent to him, the Sheikhs of Barauna in Tehsil Mahul are supposed to be his descendants.
Gurudwara Charan Paduka Sahib
The Gurudwara is located on the bank of Tamsa River at Gurunanak Ghat. Gurunanak Dev stayed here on the bank of the river, while travelling from Varanasi to Ayodhya. Guru Tegbahadur also stayed here for some days while going from Patna Sahib to Punjab. The wooden slipper & a dagger said to be of Guru Nanak is kept here. That is why this Gurudwara is also known as Gurudwara Charan Paduka Sahib. Many weapons discovered in 1978 by the excavation of a well, located inside the Gurudwara campus are also being displayed in the Gurudwara. An annual fair is held here from 15th Feb-15th March when sermons & kirtans (devotional songs) are organized.
The temple is located in Bhaironput village,in Azamgarh district. This ancient temple is dedicated to Sheetala Mata who is considered to be the incarnation of Gauri (Parvati). The temple opens from 6am-7pm and Mondays & Fridays are special days. Fair is also held during Navratri & Shravan month.