Kalinjar situated in Banda district of Uttar Pradesh is one of the major tourist
attractions in the Bundelkhand region.Situated at a height of 700 ft. on the Vindhya
ranges, The Kalinjar fort is accessible through seven gateways-the Alamgir Darwaza,
Ganesh Dwar, Chauburji Darwaza, Buddhabhadra Darwaza, Hanuman Dwar, Lal Darwaza
and Bara Darwaza.
Within the fort are two palaces-the Raja Mahal and the Rani Mahal, as well as several
other places of interest. These include Sita Sej, a small cave containing a stone
bed and pillow once used by hermits; a reservoir known as Patal Ganga; Pandu-Kund,
where water trickles from the horizontal crevices of stratified rocks; Buddha-Budhi
taal, whose waters are believed to possess healing qualities; Bhairon-ki-Jharia
or Manduk Bhairon; the Mrigdhara or Antelope’s spring situated within an inner chamber
of the rampart, and Koito Birth, which is an important place of pilgrimage where
lepers are believed to be cured.
Vindhya and Satpura Range, kalinjar Fort, Adventure Tour
Booking for Dudhwa National Park, Motipur, Kakraha and Katerniaghat are open. Visit
to forest area is permitted now.