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Bateshwar Travel

The remote town of Bateshwar is located 70 kms from Agra. The unexplored temple town has shot to fame as the birthplace of the present Prime Minister of India, Mr. Atal Behari Vajpayee. Known for its religious and historic importance, Batehwar is finally all set to become a major destination in the tourist circuits.

Location: District Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Major Attraction: Cattle Fair
Significance: Birth Place of Prime Minister, A.B.Vajpayee
Languages: Hindi

NEARBY CITIES
Agra: 70-km

PRIME ATTRACTIONS
The temples:

There are hundred-odd temples in Bateshwar. Adding colour to the place is a host of Shiva and Krishna temples. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of the temple town. There are temples dating back to the Jain era too.

Jain pilgrimage:
Jain scriptures accord a special place to Bateshwar as legend has it that the 22nd `Tirthankar'-- Bhagwan Neminath set foot in this village in human form. The Department of Tourism is also planning to rope in a large Jain population in the country and abroad.

OTHERS
The Cattle Fair:

A huge cattle fair is held in Bateshwar from mid-October to mid-November, which attracts large crowds.

HOW TO GET THERE
Air: The nearest airport is situated at Agra.
Rail: Agra is the nearest railhead from Bateshwar.
Road: Bateshwar is well connected from Agra and regular buses link the city with the rest of the major cities within the state.

PLACES TO STAY
Bateshwar is a small township, but is having some quiet good and reasonable option to stay.

 
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