Culture & Heritage
Deogarh is a village in Lalitpur district of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. It is located on the right bank of Betwa River and to the west of Lalitpur hills. It is known for Gupta monuments and for many ancient monuments of Hindu and Jain origins are in and outside the walls of the fort.The Gupta temple dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu, popularly known as the Dashavatara Temple and dated to the 6th-century CE, is the earliest known Panchyatana temple in North India. The fort on the hill is dominated by a cluster of Jain temples on its eastern part, the oldest of these dating to the 8th or 9th century. Apart from Jain temples, the wall frescoes of Jain images of “iconographic and the stylistic variety”, are special features of the fort. The three ghats (ghat means “flight of stone steps leading to the river”), which provide approach to the Betwa river edge from the fort – the Nahar Ghat, the Rajghat and the ghat with the Siddh ki Ghufa (saints cave) – are also of archeological significance.
Neelkantheshwar is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in the Green Mountainous region of Northern India. The idol of Lord Shiva is unique in that it has three heads, and is considered to be one of the Avatar of Lord Shiva. The temple is located in the town of Pali, Lalitpur in Lalitpur district of Uttar Pradesh, India.
People living in surrounding area believe that the idol came out its own from the mountain and the temple was built around it. There is a very huge fair (Mela) every year during the Maha Shivaratri festival. This day is considered to be the day Lord Shiva married Goddess Parvati. A procession of devotees can be witnessed on this day.
Dakor is famous for Ranchodraiji temple of Lord Krishna. Ranchor is the name given to Lord Krishna when he fled from the battlefield in Mathura while fighting against Jarasandha. Its near Dhaura Village.
Madapur Jain Temples
The place is situated on the ancient road which connects Sagar to Lalitpur. Madanpur village is settled in between beautiful mountains and near Jamni reservoir. The village consists of some marvelous chandel time Jaina pantheons of medieval period of Indian history.
Siron Khurd Siron Khurd is a Village in Jakhaura Tehsil in Lalitpur District of Uttar Pradesh State, India; It belongs to Jhansi Division; It is located 21 KM towards North from District head quarters Lalitpur; 11 KM from Jakhora and famous for Gupta dynasty era Jain temples and architecture.
Andela is a Village in Birdha Block in Lalitpur District of Uttar Pradesh State. It has beautiful Vishnu statues with chakra.