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Kalinjar Fort

Banda District | Near foothills of Vindhya Range, Khajuraho 210129, India
+91 99587 90414
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must watch site for history lovers

I visited the place on a two day outing to kalinjar-panna-khajuraho. It is 90Km from my present... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Pawan S
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Beautiful and so quite kalinjar fort upon the mountain. I never know about this amazing place near... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
rickeyrob
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Banda District | Near foothills of Vindhya Range, Khajuraho 210129, India
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

I visited the place on a two day outing to kalinjar-panna-khajuraho. It is 90Km from my present abode ie Satna, MP. During December weather was good.Fort includes a shiva temple, venkat vihari temple, raani mahal, aman mahal and few other mahals located here and there....More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and so quite kalinjar fort upon the mountain. I never know about this amazing place near by khajuraho. My driver told me and took me there. For to book this trip taxi call +91 - 9893912085 Mr Abid khan. His ac taxi is cheaper...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

I have recently visited Kalinjar Fort with a local guide named Ajay Singh who works out of Khahurajo, his signs are by the boating lake opposite the main temple. An excellent one day excursion with plenty to see. Many of the buildings are intact and...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

#Kalinjarforte #Neelkanthtemple #Samudramanthan #Shivji In Sanskrit the meaning of Kalinjar is - The destroyer of time. 'Kal' is time and 'jar' is destruction. Legend says after samudra manthan Hindu God, Lord Shiva, drank the poison and his throat became blue (hence the name Neel (blue) Kantha (throat))....More

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

This fort is basically the combination of two type of Forts" the Forest Fort" and " the Mountain Fort". Every Ruler of that period wanted to see their flag on the top of it because it was very very tough to win this fort. Babur...More

Thank liveAKHAND
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This fort is a grand and unique structure with several doorways. The lord shiva temple, the tallest 'Kala Bhairava' image and number of high class sculptures in and around of fort. Ideal fort for photography.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Kalinjar (means “The destroyer of time” in Sanskrit) is a fortress-city is strategically located on an isolated rocky hill at the end the Vindhya Range, at an elevation of 367 m and overlooks the plains of Bundelkhand. The exact origins of the fort itself are...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Fort is near chitrakoot and in between khajuraho to chitrakoot. As fort is being renovated by A S I so looked in better condition and safe for even family travellers . Entrance fee is 15 rs charged by ASI . almost all except serenic mahadeva...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

Hill-fort of Kalinjar is 6-8 km in circumference, you can find numerous temples, palaces, tanks or mosques there. Many of them are in ruins but what remains is worth visit, especially Shiva Temple at the very end of the hill with beautiful view. There many...More

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Reviewed 23 January 2017

the fort is nice and there is a lot to walk but the view at the top is worth it and the view was amazing

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