Bhojpur Temple:

Tuesday, May 6, 20080 comments

Bhojeshwar Temple
Few days back i visited Bhojpur Temple near Bhopla with my family. Its a good place to visit.

Temple was founded by Parmar king of Dhar. Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva which has Shivling carved on one stone height of 7.5 feet and circumference 17.8 feet.Situated 28 km from the capital city of Bhopal, this is one of the few less known enchantments of Madhya Pradesh. Bhojpur was founded by Raja Bhoj of Dhar in 11th century. It was after him, the city was named Bhojpur. The town is famous for the Lord Shiva Temple named Bhojeshwar Temple. In eastern Part of India, the temple is more popularly known as Somnath of east.Although the temple was never completed , it still remains one of the best examples of temple architecture of the 12th and 13th centuries.

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