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1. Vindhyavasini devi temple

Vindhyavasini devi temple
Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 6
places to visit in Vindhyachal

Vindhyachal is about Maa Vindhyavasini and the temple holds great spiritual significance and faith for its devotees. Situated on the bank of the holy river Ganga, people take a dip into the river, with the belief that this will let them wash away their sins and they can start a new life thereafter.

2. Kali Khoh temple

Kali Khoh temple
Must visit 3.4 /5

2 km
from city center
2 out of 6
places to visit in Vindhyachal

Kali Khoh temple is dedicated to Kali Maa and is in the form of a cave. Goddess Kali is believed to be incarnated to kill the demon Raktabeej who had a boon that every droplet of his blood will give birth to another Raktabeej right away.

3. Sita kund

Sita kund
3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
3 out of 6
places to visit in Vindhyachal

According to the story of Sita Kund, while returning home from the exile goddess Sita felt thirsty and thus, Lord Lakshman pierced an arrow into the ground from where the water came out of it in the form of a fountain.

4. Ashtabhuja temple

Ashtabhuja temple
3.1 /5

3 km
from city center
4 out of 6
places to visit in Vindhyachal

This temple is dedicated to goddess Saraswati who is mostly associated with literature or Vidya. Ashtabhuja, Lord Krishna's sister, had been running from Kansa's trap who tried to kill her and finally found a shelter here.

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5. Ramgaya ghat

Ramgaya ghat
3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
5 out of 6
places to visit in Vindhyachal

Ramgaya Ghat is at a distance of about 2km from Vindhyachal and is believed to be the place where Lord Ram offered prayers for the attainment of peace for his demised fathers soul.

6. Kankali devi temple

Kankali devi temple
3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
6 out of 6
places to visit in Vindhyachal

Kankali temple got its name from Kankal which means skeleton and Maa Kali. It is said that when asuri sena attacked Maa Durga who is known for her calm and smiling face, turned into Ma Kali due to the fury and agitation and held their heads.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Vindhyachal?

After checking into a hotel or a guest house, freshen up and have your breakfast. Head to the main shrine of Vindhyavasini temple. It is believed that Goddess Sati's left thumb fell here and since then the place is considered amongst the most visited shakti peeth of all. The folklore also narrates that Goddess Durga after assassinating Demon Mahishasur established herself here in Vindhyachal.

Indulge yourself in this spiritual epicentre and spend some time listening to the mythological tales from people around or hire a guide to give you a tour of places around. Later you can sit by the bank of River Ganga at Ram Gaya Ghat and dive into the river to get a holy dip. Head to other temples located nearby like Ashtabhuja, Sitakund, Gangeshwar Nath Temple and the Durga cave temple.

How can I commute within Vindhyachal?

Vindhyachal is a famous pilgrimage spot and devotees come here in large numbers. Other than this, being a close spot from Mirzapur (8 Km.) which is a big city gives Vindhyachal great commuting options for its travelers.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Vindhyachal?

The top sightseeing places in Vindhyachal are Vindhyavasini devi temple, Kali Khoh temple, Sita kund, Ashtabhuja temple, Ramgaya ghat, Kankali devi temple.
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