The Mundeshwari Devi Temple
Mundeshwari Bhawani temple situated on an isolated hill of Kaimur range with its unique historical, archaeological, religious and cultural features has become one of the focal points of state tourism these days. The tourism department has announced to celebrate Mundeshwari Mahotsava on April 7 and 8 of each year to mark the importance of the ancient shrine.
Located atop Pawanra (original Prawara) hill on the height of 182.8 meters at a distance of 12km from Kaimur district headquarters Bhabua, the temple with earliest specimen of nagara style of temple architecture has been declared the oldest Hindu temple of the country by the scholars in a national seminar organized by Bihar State Religious Trust Board at Patna in the year 2008.
How to Get There
Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport, Varanasi Is The Nearest Airport, Located At A Distance Of 102 Km From The Temple.Carriers Including Air India, Jet Airways etc And International Carriers Like Air India
It Can Be Reached By Road Via Patna, Gaya, Or Varanasi.It Is 22 Km By Road South Of The City Of Mohania, In Kaimur District At The Intersection Of State Highway 14 And National Highway 2.
One Can Also Reach Maa Mundeshwari Temple From Train. Nearest Railway Station Is Mohania ,It's Also Known By Bhabhua Road Junction From Where The Temple Is 22 Km By Road.