This place called Shringverpur, located close to Allahabad, is an essential location to visit. The distance between this place and Allahabad is a mere 40 Kms. The development in this small town has been a bit sluggish but yet it is going on in a positive direction. The remark of Shringverpur as the capital city of the Nishadraj Kingdom can be found. This town is located on the bed of the river named Ganga. It is a part of the Kaushambi District of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
The name of the place has been derived from the name of Rishi Shringi, whose seat was this place. The Nishad King named ‘Guh’ reigned over this place as per Valmiki Ramayan. At the appeal of the Nishad King, Lord Ram spent some time here for relaxation during his banishment for a period of 14 years.
This location served as the head-quarter of the district of Pargana during the medieval time period. Numerous coins were discovered here at this location by General Cunningham
PLACES TO SEE
Shringe Rishi Samadhi & Shanta Devi Temple: On the most altitudinous heap of this region, this temple is located. On their way for their banishment for a period of 14 years, Lord Ram along with Laxman and Sita visited this place. Another temple named the Anand Mai Temple or Shanta Devi Temple is situated in a close by area.
Ram Chaura: Ram Chaura is located close to the Shringi Rishi Samadhi. This location is famous for the fact that, Lord Ram dwelled here just for a night and acknowledged Nishad King’s invitation. He also requested the dwellers of Ayodha to return back. The royal robes were deprecated by Ram, Laxman and Sita. Then they crossed over to the other side of Ganga via a boat. A dais was constructed at the location, from where Lord Ram began his excursion and that dais is named the Ram Chaura. The distance of Ram Chaura from Shringi Rishi Ashram is 750 meters. In Ram Chaura one can observe numerous temples.
HOW TO REACH SHRINGVERPUR
By Road: One can reach this place with the help of buses, taxis and private cars.
By Rail: Ramchaura Road is the closest railway station.
By Air: The closest air terminal is the Bamrauli airport.