About District

MAHOBA A small district in Uttar Pradesh is famous for it’s glorious history. It is known for its bravery. The stories Of Veer ALHA and UDAL defines its importance in Indian history.

Mahoba is located at 25.28°N 79.87°E. It has an average elevation of 214 metres (702 feet).Mahoba is famous for the 9th century granite Sun temple built in Pratihara style.

There are various Places which can create live glorious Moment of that previous time. Mahoba is a city located in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, in the Bundelkhand region. Mahoba is known for its closeness to Khajuraho, Laundi and other historic places like Kulpahar, Charkhari, Kalinjar, Orchha, and Jhansi. The name Mahoba is derived from Mahotsav Nagar, the city of great festivals. The Bardic tradition preserves three other names of the city: Kekaipur, Patanpur and Ratanpur. The existence of the sacred Ram-Kund and Seeta-Rasoi cave at the Gokhar hill here are said to be monumental to the visit of Rama who widely treated this hilly region while in 14-year exile at Chitrakoot.

Nearly  year 831 Chandal Rajputs had established the history of the famous dynasty by dominating Mahoba.

Janshurti is that Adipurush Chandruvma of Chandels had a festival here, so that the name of this place is Mahotsavpur  later it became Mahoba. At the end of the 12th century, there was a kingdom of King Parmar in Mahoba. Prithviraj Chauhan had fought in the famous war of 1182 AD, in which the two brothers of Ala-Oudal fought on the side of the Chandels, had been stripped of Mahoba Parmal, but after some time the Chandels again got power over it.

Mahoba is also famous for its Paan (Betal leaf).