Bhojeshwar Temple, Bhojpur

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The Bhojeshwar Temple (IAST: Bhojeśvara) is an incomplete Hindu temple in Bhojpur village of Madhya Pradesh, India. Dedicated to Shiva, it houses a 7.5 feet (2.3 m) high lingam in its sanctum.

The temple's construction is believed to have started in the 11th century, during the reign of the Paramara king Bhoja. The construction was abandoned for unknown reasons, with the architectural plans engraved on the surrounding rocks. The unfinished materials abandoned at the site, the architectural drawings carved on the rocks, and the mason's marks have helped scholars understand the temple construction techniques of 11th-century India. The temple has been designated as a Monument of National Importance by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
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  • The temple was never completed for unknown reasons. However do spend some time in looking at the drawing etched on stone nearby. The drawings have now been protected by iron barricades but if you...  more »
  • Bhojeshwar Temple is a Hindu temple. Many Hindus travel from different places to offer puja to the lord and seek blessings from him.  more »
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  • A must to visit place its architecture is so great and the temple itself is so large it will put you in deep thought that how it was made in 11th century. Their is Garden also so you can relax here come with your family. Beauty of this place get increased during monsoon you will found so much greenery here. You will love this place.
  • Best place awesome infrastructure. And nice views from mountain. Best place for photography...
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