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Location: Mahoba District, Uttarpradesh.
Famous for: Hisory and tradition.
Summer(March to May): 30°C to 43°C.
Winter (December to February): 5°C to 25°C.
Monsoon (June to September): Moderate rainfalls.
STD CODE : 5281
BEST TIME TO VISIT : November to February

The name Mahoba is derived from ‘Mahotsav Nagar’ or the city of great festivals. Mahoba is famous for its glorious history. Located in the Bundelkhand region Mahoba is associated with the Chandela kings who ruled over Bundelkhand between the 9th and the 11th centuries. Mahoba shares close cultural roots with Khajuraho, known for its erotic caves and sculptures created during the Chandela rule. At Mahoba, the wonderful hilltop fort and the water management systems (using the lakes) are the examples of technological achievements of the Chandela Rajput rulers. Mohaba today is known for its fine betel leaf cultivation, places of historical and archaeological interest and scenic lakes with rocky islets. 


Kakramath Temple- This granite temple, located at the Madan Sagar, is planned in Khajuraho style and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Nearby Madan Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Vijay Sagar Pakshi Vihar- A picturesque bird sanctuary is 5 km from town on the shores of Vijay-Sagar.

Sun Temple at Rahila Sagar- This Sun Temple built by Chandela ruler Rahila who ruled between 890 and 910 Ad. Now the temple is in a ruined state.

Manaiya Devi Temple- This granite temple of the tutelary deity of the Chandelas is located on the shores of Madan Sagar, near the fort.


Kirat Sagar, is built by Kirtivarman between 1060 AD and 1100 AD.

Madan Sagar, is built by Madan Verma between 1128 AD and 1165 AD.

Other lakes include Kalyan Sagar, Vijay Sagar and Rahila Sagar.

Gokhar Hill-

It has unique dramatic granite rock formations, with caves and waterfalls. The spot is ideal for climbing and picnics.

Other places ...


All the major Indian festivals are celebrated here. The longest of them is festival of navratra and Dussera. Its a 10 days long festival and idols of goddess Durga are placed in many places and day-night long celebrations continues.


Nearest airport is Khajuraho - 65 km.


Mahoba is connected by broad gauge railway lines. 1107/1108 Bundelkhand Exp (Gwalior- Varanasi); 1449/1450 Mahakaushal Exp (Delhi-Jabalpur); 1069/1070 Chambal Exp, Sampark Kranti Exp, (Nizamuddin-Manikpur) Alld - Jhansi passenger, Jhansi - Banda, Passenger, Jhansi-Manikpur Passenger.


Mahoba is connected by road to all major cities. State Highway No. 44 also passes through Mahoba. Some major road distances are : Chitrakoot - 125 km. Kanpur - 155 km, Jhansi 165 km, Allahabad - 245 km, Lucknow - 240 km, Khajuraho - 65 km, Banda - 52 km and Kalinjar - 130 km.

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