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About Kankali Devi Temple

Kankali Devi Temple is one of the oldest temples in the country. It was built around the 5th century and continues to be a place of immense faith and worship for devotees. This temple is dedicated to Kankali Devi. The temple has a brilliant architecture with a sanctum and an arcade resting on four pillars. The sanctum has a flat roof and is 12.75 feet square outside the portico. In fact, it bears close resemblance to Sanchi temple. A statue of Narsimha is placed in the main hall of the temple. Idols of Chamunda Devi and Sheshashai Vishnu are erected in the arcade. You will find mural and foliage designs on the walls of the temple as well. Some inscriptions are inscribed on the pillars of the temple. They describe the visit of Uma Deva, son of Samanya Bhatta to the temple. Uma Deva belonged to the Kanauj region and came to this religious place to seek the blessings of the Lord. All the holy festivals of Hinduism are celebrated in the Kankali Devi Temple. Pilgrims all over the country visit this temple to pay reverence and seek the blessings of the Goddess.

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  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Footwear
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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