Top 12 spiritual destinations in Uttar Pradesh

Sarnath, Top 12 Spiritual destinations in Uttar Pradesh

Spirituality in India boasts a pallette of religions. Incidentally, the term ‘Hindu’ was used by the Arab traders to identify the people living east of the River Indus. Indus came to be known as Sindhu and the term Hindu was born. Uttar Pradesh, a

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Vindhyachal for the serious traveller

Vindhyachal temple, mirzapur

Vindhyachal on the banks of River Ganga in Eastern Uttar Pradesh may not be as famous as neighbouring Varanasi and Sarnath, but is a traveller's delight, nonetheless. Districts Mirzapur, Sonbhadra and Chandauli cover Vindhyachal and offer a world of

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Vindhyachal festival and fairs annual calendar

Vindhyachal festival

Fairs or Melas rejuvenate Vindhyachal round the year. The area covers the districts of Mirzapur, Sonbhadra and Chandauli in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. They are occasions of spiritual relevance celebrated with undying faith. Twice a year,

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Adventure trails in Vindhyachal

Adventure trek, Vindhyachal

Kayaking, or boating down the Ganga from Allahabad to Mirzapur is an experience of a lifetime. Touching river islands and banks, it is akin to flowing on in life as a witness to all that is around you, without being agitated by the nitty-gritty of

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Prehistoric cave art and tribes of Vindhyachal, India

Vindhyachal jungle

Other than the famous temples of Vindhyavasini, Ashtbhuja and Kalikhoh, the region of Vindhyachal remains a quiet, unheard of travel destination in Eastern Uttar Pradesh. AnandWay explores this tract of history and culture.

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Forts of Vindhyachal

Cave art at Chunar fort

Vindhyachal has well preserved caves from the neolithic age, as well as the Salkhan Fossil Park. But when forests gave way to kingdoms, Vindhyachal saw its spate of forts, which are inextricably attached to tales of Chandrakanta and the royals.

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