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Kalinjar is a small village but well furnished with all the basic amenities. It is situated on the ancient land Jejakbhukti. The fort belonged to Chandela rulers. Akbar won the fort and gifted it to Birbal. From him, the fort went to Chhatrasala and then to Hardev Shah of Panna. The town of Kalinjar was once guarded by 4 gates but now only 3 remain- Kamta, Panna and Rewa Dwar. It has a population of just 4000.

Places to see:

Kalinjar Fort:  This Fort is situated on the Vindhayas Range. It has seven gateways- Alamgir Darwaza, Ganesh Darwaza, Chauburji Darwaza, Buddha Bhadra Darwaza, Hanuman Darwaza, Lal Darwaza and Bara Darwaza. Within the fort are other smaller constructions. The Raja Mahal, the Rani Mahal, Sita Sej, Patal Ganga, Pandu-Kund, Budha Budhi Taal, Bhairon Ki Jharia, Mrigdheera, Koito birth, etc.

Neelkanth Temple: This temple was built during the Chandela rule. It is a unique temple and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It has a statue of 18 armed Shiva showing his “Kal Bhairav” aspect.

Vankhandeshwar Mahadev Temple: It is situated at the source of Shivasari Ganga.

How to reach:

By air: The nearest airport is Khajuraho airport which is 130 km away.

By rail: The nearest station is Attara which is a small one.

By road: Kalinjar is well connected to other cities by regular bus services.


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Best Time To Visit : ALL
Things to do here:
Must Visit Places : Ajaygarh Fort, Kalinjar Fort
SightSeeings in Kalinjar
Near By Other Tourist Places

Kalinjar   0 KM near     
Ajaigarh   28 KM near     
Panna   49 KM near     
Satna   64 KM near     
Khajuraho   67 KM near     
Near By major Cities
Lucknow  235 KM near     
Bhopal  409 KM near     
Raipur  484 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Khajuraho Airport   68 KM near     
Bamrauli Airport   150 KM near     
Kanpur Airport   174 KM near     
Amausi Airport   224 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Satna  61 KM near     
Rewa  109 KM near     
Allahabad  162 KM near     
Kanpur  179 KM near     
Near By Districts
Panna   48 KM near     
Banda   62 KM near     
Satna   65 KM near     
Chitrakoot   76 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Atarra Rail Way Station   37 KM near     
Jaitwar Rail Way Station   52 KM near     

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