Bhabua is the capital of the Kaimur district in the Indian state of Bihar. The historic Mundeshwari Temple and the Kaimur Range of hills are highlights of Bhabua. It is 84 kilometers away from Varanasi.

Places to visit

  • Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary : Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary, in Bhabua, is the state's largest sanctuary, spanning 1342 kilometers and including a few waterfalls and lakes. Visitors can see tigers, panthers, wild boars, sambar deer, chitals, four-horned antelope, and nilgais, as well as over seventy different species of resident birds. More bird species can be seen in the winter when migratory birds arrive. Anupam Lake and Kalidah have fish. At the Wildlife Sanctuary, you can see tigers, sloth bears, sambar deer, chitals, four-horned antelopes, and nilgais. During the migration season, the number of birds grows.
  • Distance: Kaimur Wildlife Sanctuary is 23 kilometres away from Bhabua

  • Maa Mundeshwari Devi Temple : The Maa Mundeshwari Devi Temple, located in the Mundeshwari Hills, is devoted to Lord Shiva and Shakti. The temple is regarded the "oldest functional" temple in the world because rites have been performed here without interruption for over a thousand years. The gods Ganesha, Surya, and Vishnu are also present in the temple. The temple was built around 108 AD, according to the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), and it has been a protected monument since 1915. Mundeshwari Temple is the oldest example of Nagara temple building.The festivals of Ramnavami and Shivrartri have a special attraction at the Mundeshwari temple, and the temple is visited by a great number of pilgrims each year to drink in the spiritual grandeur. Another highlight of the temple is an annual fair conducted during Navaratri and attended by thousands.
  • Distance: Maa Mundeshwari Devi Temple is 14 kilometres away from Bhabua

  • Sidhanath Temple: Sidhanath Temple is a well-known Lord Shiva temple. It is also known as Baba RatanPuri Temple. The Sidhanath Temple is located on the banks of the Karmanasa River near the town of Bararura. The shrine was founded by Saint Ratanpuri Baba, a student of the great guru Baba Gorakhnath.
  • Distance: Sidhanath Temple is 86 kilometres away from Bhabua

  • Karmanasa River: The Karmanasa River is a tributary of the Ganges that travels through the states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. The name "Karmanasa" literally means "destroyer of holy merit" and is associated with various stories. The river is home to two dams, the Latif Shah Bund and the Nuagarh Dam. The Grand Trunk Road also crosses the Karmanasa River on a bridge. Iron artifacts discovered at the Raja NalKaTila in the river valley are significant in the history of iron-making in India.
  • Distance: Karmanasa River is 36 kilometres away from Bhabua

How to Reach

  • By Air : Bhabua does not have an airport. Varanasi Airport is the closest. Bhabua is located 71 kilometers away.
  • By train : Regular trains run to Bhabua from all major cities in the country.

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