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20 Attractions to Explore Near Parichha Dam

Parichha Dam
Parichha DamParichha Dam, Uttar Pradesh, India

Parichha Dam, built on the Betwa River near Parichha town. Its reservoir is being used by the parichha thermal power plant for electricity generation. The reservoir's a placid stretch of water that runs to Notghat Bridge, 34 km away from Jhansi - is ideal for water sports.

Nearby Attractions

Rani Mahal
Rani Mahal21.04 KMs away from Parichha Dam

The Rani Mahal, Jhansi was actually the palace of Lakshmi Bai. The Palace has now been refurbished into a museum that has carefully treasured the remnants of history and also the little artifacts that belonged to the period of Rani Lakshmi Bai. Rani Mahal, Jhansi has been the witness to India's first freedom struggle which is the Great Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. The seeds of Mutiny where first sowed from this Rani Mahal, Jhansi where Lakshmi Bai made plans with Tantya Tope and Nana Sahib to overcome

Jhansi Fort
Jhansi Fort21.47 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Jhansi Fort or Jhansi ka Kila is a fortress situated on a large hilltop called Bangira, in Uttar Pradesh, Northern India. It served as a stronghold of the Chandela Kings in Balwant Nagar from the 11th through the 17th century.

St. Jude's Shrine, Jhansi
St. Jude's Shrine, Jhansi22.90 KMs away from Parichha Dam

St. Jude’s Shrine, located in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh is a Roman Catholic Latin Rite shrine and is devoted to St. Jude Thaddeus. It was built by Francis Xavier Fenech. It is in the Cantonment area of Jhansi and is one of the popular churches among the Catholic community in the country.

Chhatris
Chhatris35.45 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Set in a formal Mughal garden and constructed by under the rule of the Scindias, the Chhatri is one of the famous monuments that shows a fine blend of both Mughal as well as Hindu culture. There is a mugal garden in the backyard which has the royal tombs of the Scindias. Life size portraits of the Scindhias are there within the Chhatris and these are religiously worshipped with flowers and incense.

Datia Palace
Datia Palace 36.95 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Bir Singh Palace also called as Datia Palace. The speciality of this palace is that it is of 7 floors. However, neither member from the royal family did ever live here. The founder of the Datia State in Bundelkhand - Maharaj Birsingh Deo Build many such 52 monuments all around the country. It is the biggest and most famous of all the 52 palaces build by Raja Bir Singh Deo and it can be seen easily from a long distance.

Narwar Fort
Narwar Fort88.87 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Narwar Fort is situated atop a hill, at Narwar in Shivpuri, which stands on a steep scarp of the Vindhya Range. Kachwaha Rajputs are said to have built. The architecture of the fort and palaces is basically Rajput in style. The fort when they occupied Narwar in the 10th century. Outside the walled town are memorial pillars of the Tomar chiefs. Now the descendant of narwar fort is Narauni Rajputs.

Maharaja Chhatrasal Museum
Maharaja Chhatrasal Museum90.37 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Maharaja Chhatrasal Museum is housed in famous Dhubela palace. This palace is one of the unique examples of Bundella architecture of the 18th century A.D. period. The museum has rich archaeological material collected from then Bundelkhand and Baghelkhand region. The objects have been displayed in galleries and in open air space.

Madikheda Dam
Madikheda Dam93.05 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Madikheda Dam is a multipurpose structure. This is a 60 MW Hydropower project Dam built upon the Sindh River, a tributary of the Yamuna River. This is a good picnic spot in this area with its picturesque location and the serene surroundings. This is not only a power project but also a water source for those local areas.

Sun Temple Gwalior
Sun Temple Gwalior97.68 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Sun Temple is one of the most popular shrines as well as an architectural wonder that adorns the city of Gwalior. The temple is dedicated to the holy Sun God and was constructed in the year 1988 by the famous industrialist G.D. Birla. The temple sits in the midst of a lush green garden that stands in beautiful contrast to the meticulous architecture.

Jai vilas mahal
Jai vilas mahal97.83 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Jai Vilas Palace, is a nineteenth-century palace in Gwalior, India. It was established in 1874 by Maharajadhiraj Shrimant Jayajirao Scindia Alijah Bahadur, the Maharaja of Gwalior. While the major part of the palace is now the "Jiwajirao Scindia Museum" opened to the public in 1964, a part of it is still the residence of his descendants the former royal Maratha Scindia dynasty.

Baija Taal
Baija Taal97.96 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Baija Taal Cultural Complex is Gwalior city’s latest attraction. It was built by Baija Baj, belonging to the Scindia family. Originally here stood an oval-shaped tank with bridges leading to the surrounding stone steps. The tank was meant for ceremonial and festive use. Now it is modified and rebuilt as a cultural complex containing an art gallery and open-air theatre.

Gwalior Zoo
Gwalior Zoo98.28 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Spread over an area of 8 hectares, Gwalior Zoo is home to some rare species of animals including a white tiger. The main animals which are present in the zoo are deer, monkeys, Royal Bengal Tiger, serpents, crocodile, spotted deer, sambhar, hyena, lion, rabbits, panther, bear, hippopotamus, etc. The zoo also has some rare and colorful birds, snakes, lizards, etc. Families and Wildlife enthusiasts can visit the zoo and spend their quality time amidst the animals.

Phool Bagh
Phool Bagh98.32 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Phool Bagh is situated within the vicinity of Gwalior Railway Station. Constructed by late Madho Rao Scindia, Phool Bagh comprises a residential palace and a museum along with other buildings. The garden was inaugurated by the Prince of Wales in 1922 on his visit to Gwalior. Gwalior zoo along with a temple, a mosque and a Gurudwara are situated in the garden. Moreover, there is a Theosophical Lodge and a prayer place within the campus of Phool Bagh.

Gopachal Rock Cut Jain Statue
Gopachal Rock Cut Jain Statue98.79 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Gopachal Parvat is famous for the 7th and 15th century rock-cut Jain monuments. The monuments are dedicated to Jain Tirthankaras - Adinatha, Mahavir, Neminatha and Rishanabhanatha - whose idols can be seen in a meditative posture. They are a part of 100 monuments located in and around the city.

Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib
Gurudwara Shri Data Bandi Chhor Shahib99.31 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Gurudwara Data Bandi Chhod is a memorial constructed in the memory of Guru Hargobind Sahib. Built inside the Gwalior Fort, the Gurudwara was constructed in 1970. Made up of marble and colourful stained glass exteriors, the Gurudwara is one of the significant Sikh pilgrimage sites and is visited by many tourists each year.

Teli Ka Mandir
Teli Ka Mandir99.40 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Teli ka Mandir, also known as Telika Temple, is a Hindu temple located within the Gwalior Fort. Dedicated to Vishnu, Shiva and Matrikas, it has been variously dated between the early 8th and early 9th century CE. The temple is a classic example of a design based on "musical harmonics" in architecture,one that Hermann Goetz called as a masterpiece of late Gupta era Indian art.

Sas Bahu Temple
Sas Bahu Temple99.42 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Sas Bahu Temple in Gwalior is a famous temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu by King Mahipala. Lord Vishnu is also known as Sahastrabahu, the one with many hands. But gradually the name changed into Sas Bahu Temple. The temple has a rare quality of architectural skill displayed in it. it is mostly in ruins and was badly damaged from numerous invasions and Hindu-Muslim wars in the region.

Sarod Ghar
Sarod Ghar99.53 KMs away from Parichha Dam

Sarod ghar is a museum of music and has been set up in the ancestral house of the legendary Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan. This museum houses ancient musical instruments which were used by legendary Indian musicians of the past. It also exhibits a great collection of documents and photographs and the aim of this museum is to promote Indian classical culture and music.

Tomb of Mohammad Ghaus
Tomb of Mohammad Ghaus99.56 KMs away from Parichha Dam

This is the tomb of the Muslim saint Muhammad Ghaus, who assisted Babur when he conquered the fort of Gwalior in 1526. The building is square in plan and topped by a squat dome decorated with blue ceramic tiles. This is truly an architectural wonder of ancient time.

Tomb of Tansen
Tomb of Tansen99.57 KMs away from Parichha Dam

This is the tomb of Tanzen, One of the greatest musicians of India and en eminent vocalist in the courts of Akbar in the medieval period . Tansen Samaroh is the most significant music festival of Gwalior State. Well-known musicians participate in the Samaroh to offer musical tribute to Tansen near this place.