Top 3 attractions to explore in Barabanki
The land of Barabanki district possesses a rich heritage in keeping with its glorious past. This district since its inception has been the meditorium for numerous saints and ascetics, sanctum sanctorum of ‘Sadhna’ for the literary intellectuals and battlefield for the freedom fighters.
Barabanki Ghantaghar or Clock Arch has a major appeal to the tourists visiting the district of Barabanki. The clock Arch is located in the central part of the town, which also serves as a gateway for common public and conveyances. This crimson-hued gateway also features a number of chattris and balconies all over it.
Lodheshwar Mahadev Mandir is a temple of Lord Shiva. The deity of Shivling worshiped in this temple is one of the rarest of the 52 Shivlings found on the Shakti Pithas across India. This ancient temple has been mentioned several times in Mahabharat. Its importance has been mentioned in many Hindu scriptures and holy books. This shakti peetha is considered to be one of the most sacred places on earth.
The Parijaat tree is a sacred baobab tree in the village of Kintoor, near Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a protected tree situated in the Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh, India. By the order of local district magistrate, any kind of damage to the tree is strictly prohibited. The tree is known as baobab in modern science which is originated in Sub-sahara Africa and hence its presence in the fertile land of India makes it rare.
Map of attractions in Barabanki