Kalinjar is an old fortress arranged in the Banda District of Uttar Pradesh. Being one of the eight acclaimed fortifications that were worked by the Chandela lords, it is situated on the Vindhya mountain go close to the World Heritage Site of Khajuraho. The powerful fortification goes up to a tallness of 1203 ft and disregards the Bundelkhand fields.
Kalinjar got its name from the word Kalanjar which speaks to Lord Shiva who rested at this spot and annihilated the time hindrance. It is trusted that Lord Shiva is constantly present here. One can likewise spot stone pictures of Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, Shakti, Bhairava, Lord Ganesh and Bhairavi at the fortress alongside stone-carvings of flying creatures, mithuna, apsaras and creatures.
A few spots of intrigue exhibit here incorporate the Sita Sej which is a little give in with a stone quaint little inn which was utilized by the loners once, the Gajantak Shiva picture additionally celebrated as Manduk Bhairon cut on the surface of the stone and the Koti Tirth which is an immense water store. The Neelkanth Temple which was developed by Parmardideva is the holiest holy place of Kalinjar. The route to the place of worship has engravings with astonishing cut pictures of Shiva, Ganesha, Hanuman and Kala Bhairon.