Places to visit in Pratapgarh - Apna Pratapgarh

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Friday, May 15, 2020

Places to visit in Pratapgarh

Fort of Deogarh - 

Deogarh is situated on a hill in the Pratapgarh sub-division. It is also known as "Devalia".
The palace is surrounded by hills and is situated at an average elevation of 1809 feet above sea level.
Rajmahal, Jain temple, old stepwells are located in Deogarh. A famous temple of "Bijamata" is also located here, where a fair is held every year in Chaitra Chaitra Navratra.

Bhanwar Mata Shaktipeeth -

The Bhanwar Mata Temple was built in the year 491 AD by King Ghori of the "Manavayani genus".
The temple is also known as "Bhanwar Mata Shaktipeeth". This ancient temple of Bhanwar Mata was also popular in the fifth century. The waterfall near the temple makes this place worth visiting. It is located in Chhotisadari Tehsil of Pratapgarh District.

Gautameshwar Temple -

Gautameshwar Temple is located 3 KM away from Aranod Tehsil in Pratapgarh District. It is one of the famous temples of the region and has significance in the local area as Haridwar where people get rid of their sins (Mandakini Kund). The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is suitable for Mewar, Malwa and Vagad communities.

Jakham Dam -

Jakham reservoir is located in village Anuppur in Pratapgarh tehsil of Pratapgarh district in Rajasthan. It is built on the Jakham River, a tributary of the Mahi River. This project provides irrigation benefits to tribal people.

Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary -

Sitamata Sanctuary is spread across the Aravalli and Vindhyachal ranges. This sanctuary with dense vegetation has salar, tendu, amla, bamboo, vine and about 50% teak trees. Three rivers flow through the forest; Jakham and Karamos are prominent. The main fauna of the sanctuary is leopard, hyena, jackal, fox jungle cat, porcupine, spotted deer, wild bear, four-horned antelope and nilgai etc. The most important animal in the sanctuary is the flying squirrel, which can be seen. Gliding between trees is seen during the night. The sanctuary is also associated with mythological events. It is believed that Sita, the wife of Lord Rama stayed here during the period of her exile at the ashram of Saint Valmiki.

Hori Hanuman Temple -

 Hori Hanuman Temple is built on the lines of the famous Sanwaliyaji Temple. It is eight kilometers from the Choopna village in Aranod subdivision.

Nagauri and Seth Chhagan Lal Havelis (Seth ji's Haveli) - It is located in Chhoti Sadi.

400 years old Marathas umbrella - It is located in Chhoti Sadi.

Kaka Saheb's Dargah - It is called "Taj Mahal of Kanthal", it is located in Pratapgarh.

Deepeshwar Mahadev Temple -

During the reign of Deep Singh, son of Maharawal Samant Singh, 'Deepeshwar Mahadev' temple was built. In front of the Deepeshwar temple is the Deep pillar built by Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar and on the banks of this temple is the only big pond in Pratapgarh.

Sri Bamotar Tirtha - Famous pilgrimage site of Jainism located near Pratapgarh.

Woodland Park - The Woodland Park on Banswara Road has been built here by the city council. A train has been running in this garden for the entertainment of children.

Kamleshwar Mahadev Dam - It is located in Fatehgarh Gram Panchayat of Arnod subdivision, there are many small waterfalls around the dam which add beauty to the beauty of nature.

Rokadiya Hanuman ji Temple - Located in jhansri Village in Pratapgarh District.

Other important places - Jatashankar Mahadev, Ambamata, Keshav Rai temple, Rajarajeshwari temple, Gupteswar temple, Natural covered Gupta Ganga, Jain temple of Parshvanath, Shankheshwar Parshwanath temple, Baan Mata temple, Ankleshwar Mahadev of nearby Avaleshwar, Padmavati Mata Temple of Ninor, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple of Kherot, Mokhampura Surya Talab Bhairu Temple is a scenic spot and There are sufficient number of Jain and Vaishnava temples here, hence it is called Dharmanagari.

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