Nareshwar Temples - Things to Know Before Visiting
National Highway 92, Mawai, Madhya Pradesh 476444, India
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About Nareshwar Temples
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.
Attractions Near Nareshwar Temples
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Discover More Attractions in Morena, Where Nareshwar Temples Is Located
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