Top 6 attractions to explore in Morena
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
Attractions in Morena
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sabalgarh Fort is a 16-17th-century hill fort near Sabalgarh, Madhya Pradesh, situated on a large rock in the northeastern part of Sabalgarh. The fort consists of a defensive structure and one main palaces and many other buildings. The fort has been controlled by a number of different rulers in its history.
Map of attractions in Morena