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Kakanmath Temple

Bavdipura, Sihoniya, Bawadipura, Madhya Pradesh 476134, India

Hindu Temples
Old Ruins

About Kakanmath Temple

Kakanmaṭh is a ruined 11th century Shiva temple located at Sihoniya in Madhya Pradesh, India. It was built by the Kachchhapaghata ruler Kirttiraja. Only a part of the original temple complex now survives. Some of the sculptures from the site are now located at Gwalior.



Attractions near Kakanmath Temple

Chausath Yogini Temple16.53km from Kakanmath Temple

Chausath Yogini Temple in Morena is located on a hilltop and one of the rarest of rare Hindu temples in India dedicated to the Tantric sect of Chausath or 64 Yogini. It is said that the design of the Indian Parliament is inspired by this temple in Morena. The Temples and monuments are well maintained by the archeological survey of India.

Garhi Padhavali17.72km from Kakanmath Temple

This 10th century Shiva temple in Morena was a famous temple that attracts a lot of tourists. The interior of this temple comprises of beautifully carved sculptures depicting stories from the Puranas and several other mythological epics.  Later in the 19th century, the temple was fortified by the Jat Ranas rulers.

Bateshwar Temple18.44km from Kakanmath Temple

Bateshwar Temple is a group of Hindu temples. There is a group of small and big 200 temples made of sandstone in the group. These temples now become ruins. The group of temples spread over 25 acres of land. According to Madhya Pradesh's Archeology Directorate, this group of 200 temples was built during the reign of the Gurga-Pratihar dynasty.

Gohad Fort26.53km from Kakanmath Temple

Gohad Fort is situated at Gohad city. It is in circular shape and it is protected by the rampart constructed around the fort in a length of 5 km. This fort has got the UNESCO Asia- Pacific award for cultural heritage conservation 2017.

Nareshwar Temples27.47km from Kakanmath Temple

This is a cluster of temples dating to the 8th-9th century AD which were built by the Pratihara dynasty who were at the peak of their glory between the 7th to the 11th centuries.  These group of temples was excavated by the Archaeological Survey of India and the process is still continued. There are around 21 temples still standing on three sides of the mountain.

Shergarh Fort Dholpur35.79km from Kakanmath Temple

named after Sher Shah Suri. now in ruins, is said to be more than 3,000 years old. It is located to the south of the city, next to the Chambal River. As per historical records, this fort was first built by King Maldev in 1532. Sher Shah attacked and captured it. It had, then, been rechristened after Sher Shah Sur who restored the fort in 1540 AD to protect the Afghan kingdom from the onslaughts the Mewar in mid 16th century on the western frontier.

Where is Kakanmath Temple

Discover more attractions in Morena, where Kakanmath Temple is located

Morena6 attractions

Morena is one of the fifty two districts of Madhya Pradesh . The place gets its name from “mor” (peacock) and “raina”- which means a place where peacocks are found in abundance and is home to the largest number of peacocks in India