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, Uttar Pradesh

(Vindhyachal is also spelled as Vindyachal)
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State: Uttar Pradesh
District: Mirzapur
Famous for/as: Pilgrim
Languages: Hindi, Urdu
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 32 to 40°C, Winter 10 to 32°C
Altitude: 79 m
Pincode: 231307
STD code: 05442
Prettily placed on the majestic banks of the holy Ganges, Vindhyachal in the Indian State of Uttar Pradesh is one of the most coveted Shaktipeeths in India. A legendary place that gains its accolades from the great epics and scriptures is believed to be the abode of Goddess Durga. Legend has it that the goddess had selected this place as her holy abode after her triumph over Mahishasura.

This devout centre in the suburbs of Varanasi curiously blends legends and rituals with the day to day activities of the common populace. History says that the landscape was dotted with enormous temples, which were demolished during the reign of Aurangazeb.

As the abode of Durga devi, Vindhyachal is always a prime spot from time immemorial and it adorns a predominant place in a pilgrim’s itinerary. This feisty agrarian land in the district of Mirzapur has not always been sited as a landmark destination in any of the tourist maps. Nonetheless this spot do have all the alluring glitters that can fascinate both the inland and foreign tourists.

The district Mirzapur where the Vindhyachal situate itself is a crowning glory, which reverberates its Victorian past in its elegant edifices. Above all, the panoramic scenery of lovely mountain ranges enclosing the pictorial countryside is a delightful sight that haunts the visitor for a long. Along with the presence of a benevolent deity, the land is also blessed with a patch of lush green forest Its ancient frescos and lovely torrents would proffer a wonderful time to all those who love nature.

An ancient pilgrim centre with an array of fabulous shrines, Vindhyachal would be an ideal place of retreat from the maddening crowd. It would be an exquisite destination, which would, definitely fuels you with new vigor and energy.
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Vindhyachal - Rejuvenate Your Senses

  by Akshay Balraj  on Apr 06, 2010
Relax is the only word that can come to your mind when you are in Vindhyachal. The peaceful atmosphere set in the lush green surroundings will make you explore your inner self!
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