Monday, 30 December 2013

Bandhavgarh Fort Bandhavgarh India


Bandhavgarh Fort is situated in Bandhavgarh in Umaria district of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is located on the Bandhavgarh hill, rising 811 meters above sea level at the centre of the Bandhavgarh National Park. It is a surrounded by a large number of smaller hills separated by gently sloping valleys. These valleys end in small, swampy meadows, locally known as 'bohera'. The fort is also home to many of the endangered species of Vulture in India.

This is one of oldest forts in India, discovered almost 2500 years back. Accessible by a sheer climb of almost an hour, this is the only region in the park where you are allowed to walk. Once you reach the top, you would find an idol of the reclining Vishnu on the seven-hooded snake – Shesh Shaiya, located in a pool of green water, which is also the source of the Charanganga River. As you continue your walk, you would come across idols of Vishnu’s 10 avatars. 

Bandhavgarh Fort Bandhavgarh India