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15 Attractions to Explore Near Eran

Eran
EranEran, Madhya Pradesh, India

Eran is an ancient town and archaeological site in the Sagar district. It was one of the ancient mints for Indian dynasties as evidenced by the diverse coins excavated here. The site has 5th and 6th-century Gupta era temples and monuments, particularly the colossal stone boar with sages and scholars depicted on the body of the sculpture. Also there are so many other attractions here.

Nearby Attractions

Gadarmal Jain Temple
Gadarmal Jain Temple19.82 KMs away from Eran

This is an ancient temple which is located in the heart of vidisha. The Temple is visible from a long distance, due to its magnum height, and divided into two distinct parts, belonging to separate centuries. We can see the wonder of ancient architects in this temple. each and every small part of this temple is beautifully carved and this attracts a lot of tourists here.

Rahatgarh Fort
Rahatgarh Fort41.58 KMs away from Eran

This is an old fort which was located in the heart of the Sagar district and It is situated on the top of the northwest peak along with the range of hills. It was originally built by Sultan Muhamad Khan. This ancient fort is once the glory of Sagar but now it was now in a ruined state. There is also a pond in the foot of the fort.

Rahatgarh Waterfalls / Bhalkund Jalprapat

This is a beautiful waterfalls located in the heart of sagar. Surrounded by lush green trees and dotted with ancient rocks. One can also see the historical fort of Rahatgarh which is some kilometers away from here.

Bajramath Temple
Bajramath Temple47.73 KMs away from Eran

Bajramath Temple is a rare temple located in Gyaraspur tehsil. This temple has three shrines or cells that are placed abreast. These shrines are enshrined by Jain idols that belong to the Digambara sect. The sculptures placed on the door frames and niches suggest that originally these shrines sheltered the Hindu Trinity.

Lakha Banjara Lake
Lakha Banjara Lake65.72 KMs away from Eran

Lakha Banjara Lake is a serene water body transforming into a place of hustle-bustle in the evening. The calm and blue water of Lakha Banjara Lake is a great place to attain tranquillity and is a really fun place to interact with locals in the evenings. There are also boat rides and so many other things to explore around this lake.

Kati Ghati
Kati Ghati67.66 KMs away from Eran

Kati Ghati is located in the ancient town of Chanderi, in the district of Ashoknagar. this particular impressive large gate has been in a successful manner cut out of the live standing huge rock of the hill range which is nearly 85 feet wide and 30 feet high and which encloses this small town.

Koshak Mahal
Koshak Mahal68.17 KMs away from Eran

The Koshak Mahal is located in the ancient town of Chanderi. It is an important historical and architectural monument of this particular region. It was constructed by Mahmud Khilji of Malwa. The architecture of the Koshak Mahal, Chanderi bears a lot of resemblance to the architecture of Mandu.

Chanderi Fort Palace
Chanderi Fort Palace69.17 KMs away from Eran

The Chanderi Fort is the most conspicuous monument in this ancient town. The Chanderi Fort dates back to the Mughal Period. The Muslim rulers took a lot of initiative to construct the fortification walls of the fort. The Mahals within the fort were built by the Bundela chiefs.

Heliodorus Pillar
Heliodorus Pillar70.54 KMs away from Eran

The Heliodorus pillar is a stone column that was erected around 113 BCE in Besnagar. The pillar is named after Heliodorus, an ambassador of the Indo-Greek king Antialcidas from Taxila. This column was first noticed in 1877, during an archaeological survey by General Cunningham. With two prominent inscriptions, a thick coating of red lead paste prevented the inscriptions from being noticed.

District Museum- Vidisha
District Museum- Vidisha72.55 KMs away from Eran

The Museum houses a large number of beautifully sculpted sculptures, terracotta, and coins which date back to the 9th and 10th century. Harappan art is also showcased in the museum which is absolutely splendid. A small park is also here with lush green trees surrounds the museum and is ideal to spend some peaceful time and relax.

Udaigiri Caves
Udaigiri Caves73.31 KMs away from Eran

Udayagirri caves are intricately carved caves situated in an isolated stone hill, reworked under the rule of Chandraguptha 2. it has numerous Buddhists remains creating the ambiance. It is one of the most important archaeological sites from the Gupta period and now it is under the control of the Archaeological Survey of India.

ASI Museum- Sanchi
ASI Museum- Sanchi79.99 KMs away from Eran

This Archaeological Museum was opened in 1919 which was located in a hilltop in Sanchi. It consists of a main hall, four galleries, and a wide array of exhibits in the verandah and in the open courtyards. In the main hall, the exhibits will surely take the visitors to different eras in history. It represents the Indian historic periods like Mauryan, Satvahana, Gupta, Sunga, and Kushana.

Sanchi Stupa
Sanchi Stupa80.40 KMs away from Eran

One of the oldest surviving stone structures in India and a specimen of Buddhist architecture which shows light to the relation between King Ashoka and Buddhism. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a landmark structure in tracing the evolution of Indian architecture starting with the Maurya period.

Raisen Fort
Raisen Fort93.81 KMs away from Eran

A historical fort situated in the top a hill buuilt in 1200 AD made of sandstone. it stands as a testimonial to the amazing ancient architecture and quality of the ancient structures. The fort has been known for its Lord Shiva temple and Mahashivaratri celebrations. A working ancient cannon is also placed on the hill which is used during Ramadan for the announcement of sunset.

Halali Dam
Halali Dam95.14 KMs away from Eran

A huge reservoir in the distrcit of raisen built on the Halali River. This dam is popular among locals of Bhopal as an excellent spot for picnic and boat rides. Apart from this, the reservoir is home to aquatic life forms such as catla, mrigal, mystus, rohu and chitala.