Jagdishpur, Bihar

Jagdishpur is a Nagar Panchayat town in the district of Bhojpur, Bihar, India's easternmost state. It was the capital of the Jagdishpur estate, which was held by Rajputs of the Ujjainiya clan.

Places to visit

  • Jain temples :The Jain temples are close to the Bhojeshwar Temple. Another partial building of this legendary Jain sanctuary can be seen. The unfinished construction also contains a stone-raising ramp similar to the Bhojeshwar Temple. The temple contains three Thirthankara statues, which are seen in all Jain temples. The most important of these is a 20-foot-tall Mahavira statue. The last two statues are of Paraswanath. The temple has a rectangular design.
  • Distance: Jain temples is 20 kilometres away from Jagdishpur

  • Parvati Cave : The famed Cave of Parvati is located in front of the Bhojeshwar Temple. It's a classic rock shelter on the Betwa's west bank. Religious mendicants now frequent the cave. A visit to the cave can take you to a magnificent 11th-century world brimming with antique sculptures and architectural shards. Because it is still a gathering place for religious mendicants, the atmosphere remains as vibrant as it was thousands of years ago.
  • Distance: Parvati Cave is 24 kilometres away from Jagdishpur

  • Bhojeshwar Temple : Even in its current state of disrepair, the Bhojeshwar Temple is a spectacular structure. The Lord Siva temple houses one of India's largest Shivlingams. The sanctum's lingam is 7.5 feet tall and 17.8 feet in circumference, carved from a single rock. The temple prides itself on being the "Somnath of the East," with the Shivlingam in its massive and exquisite alignment. If finished, Bhojeshwar Temple would have been a one-of-a-kind wonder of ancient India, representing an unmatched example of temple building from the 11th to the 13th century.
  • Distance: BhojeshwarTemple 24 kilometres away from Jagdishpur

How to Reach

  • Airports near JagdishpurAmausi Airport 91 kilometers away. Railway Stations Connecting JagdishpurSindurwaUttar Pradesh, Sultanpur, Jagdishpur is 8 kilometers away.

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