Bateshwar

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बटेश्वर (Bateshwar)
बटेश्वर (Bateshwar) is situated at a distance of 70 km from Agra (Uttar Pradesh) on the bank of river Yamuna. Bateshwar is one of the oldest towns with a rich history. It is one of the important spiritual and cultural center in India. Bateshwar is known for the 101 Shiv temples situated on the banks of Yamuna and Shaouripur.

The 22nd Tirthankar lord Neminath was born in Shaouripur. This area attracts jain tourists as well. This small town of Bateshwar is major place of tourist attraction for Hindus and Jains which provides a peace of mind far from the busy life of the city.

Bateshwar is the ancestral village of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Vajpayee's first exposure to politics was in August 1942, when he and his elder brother Prem were arrested at Bateshwar for 23 days during the Quit India movement.

Bateshwar Fair and Cattle/Animal Fair

Every year a large cattle fair is held at Bateshwar in the month of October and November (the exact dates depends on the lunar calendar and vary each year). It coincides with the most auspicious period for praying at Bateshwar and is an important fixture for saints, sadhus, tradesmen and villagers alike. The fair attracts large numbers of Camels, Horses, oxen, elephants, goats, and other cattle, as well as a multitude of tradesmen selling everything from traditional cooking utensils and spices to locally made furniture, handicrafts and cosmetics.

Place: Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Real multi purpose utility vehicle The fair provides a colourfu vibrant and entirely authentic glimpse of rural Indian life. Bateshwar fair is one of the largest fairs in Northern India. It stands similar in style and magnitude as compared to the Pushkar Fair in Rajsthan. This fair usually starts few days prior to Deepawali(a festival of lights) for a period of almost three weeks. The first week has the animal fair starting with cattle followed by the camels and horses and ending with the donkeys and goats. And in the last week the village fair starts with a multitude of shops and fair ground rides and other attractions as well as special ceremonies in the temples.

Temples in Bateshwar

Baba Bateshwarnath DhamBateshwar, Dist: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, Pin - 283104, India
Bateshwar, Dist: Agra, Uttar Pradesh, Pin - 283104, India
Shri Shauripur Bateshwar Digambar Jain Siddh KshetraShauripur, Post - Bateshwar, Dist - Agra, Uttar Pradesh - 283104
Shauripur, Post - Bateshwar, Dist - Agra, Uttar Pradesh - 283104

Information

District
Agra Uttar Pradesh, India
PIN
283104
Official Languages
Hindi
Nearest Railway Station
Shikohabad(J) 20km
Coordinates
26.935615°N, 78.547493°E

Photo Gallery

Unique way to have a house and live inside unbaked clay
Unique way to have a house and live inside unbaked clay
Unique way to have a house inside unbaked clay
Unique way to have a house inside unbaked clay
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Biggest and Largest Cattle / Animal Fair of North India
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Biggest and Largest Cattle / Animal Fair of North India
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Sense of discipline in queue in Cattle / Animal Fair
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Sense of discipline in queue in Cattle / Animal Fair
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Sense of discipline with rear legs
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Sense of discipline with rear legs
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: care and bond of relationship
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: care and bond of relationship
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: black and white pair
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: black and white pair
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: All parties are ready :)
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: All parties are ready :)
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: VIPs with high expectations
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: VIPs with high expectations
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: practice also makes a mare (female horse) perfect
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: practice also makes a mare (female horse) perfect
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Beauty of white silk
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Beauty of white silk
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Announcement, Bujji / Koop /Hut and Horse Fair
Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Announcement, Bujji / Koop /Hut and Horse Fair
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Mela finished, let's return towards home
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Mela finished, let's return towards home
Mela finished, hope to meet next year
Mela finished, hope to meet next year
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Happy to be part of this fair
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Happy to be part of this fair
Responsibility / care to share resources with other sibling
Responsibility / care to share resources with other sibling
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Discipline and waiting for their turn
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Discipline and waiting for their turn
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Final strategic discussion
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Final strategic discussion
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Rare picture of white camel
Animal Fair: Camel Fair: Rare picture of white camel
Ready to illumination the wisdom!!
Ready to illumination the wisdom!!
Place: Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Real multi purpose utility vehicle
Place: Animal Fair: Horse Fair: Real multi purpose utility vehicle
Animal Fair:  A Large area allocated for Animal Fair
Animal Fair: A Large area allocated for Animal Fair
Animal Fair: Stalls for Animal Utility
Animal Fair: Stalls for Animal Utility
Animal Fair: Animal Utility Sale / purchase on Stalls
Animal Fair: Animal Utility Sale / purchase on Stalls
Animal Fair: Colorful Stalls of Animal Utilities
Animal Fair: Colorful Stalls of Animal Utilities
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: Group Discussion and Observations
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: Group Discussion and Observations
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: Cloud of Sand
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: Cloud of Sand
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: Busy fair time
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: Busy fair time
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: A full view of fair
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: A full view of fair
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: A Green and Clean View
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: A Green and Clean View
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: Donkeys also Communicating :)
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: Donkeys also Communicating :)
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: A full view of fair
Animal Fair: Mules / Donkey Fair: A full view of fair
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Chhatarpur MandirChhatarpur Mandir
छत्तरपुर मंदिर (Chhatarpur Mandir) a group of temples like Maa Katyayani Mandir, Shri Laxmi Vinayak Mandir, Baba Jharpeer Mandir, Markandeya Mandapam, 101 feet Hanuman Murti. Temple popularly known as श्री आद्या कत्यायानी शक्ति पीठ मंदिर (Shri Adya Katyayani Shaktipeeth Mandir)
स्वच्छ भारत अभियान - Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
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