Maihar's history can be traced to the Paleolithic Age. The town was formerly the capital of the princely state of Maihar. The state was established in 1778 by Jogis clan, who were granted land by the ruler of the nearby state of Orchha. Maa Sharda Devi Temple ,Maihar city is known for the Maa Sharda devi temple (around of 502 A.D.), situated at the top of Trikoota hill which is around 5 km from the railway station. The state, which was watered by the Tamas River, consists mainly of alluvial soil covering sandstone, and is fertile except in the hilly district of the south. A large area was under forest, the produce of which provided a small export trade There are 1063 steps to reach the top of the hill. Along with stairs, there is ropeway for convenience of the pilgrims developed government authorities. Maihar Devi temple is a travel destination under the supervision of M.P. tourism, Government of Madhya Pradesh.
Maihar maa sharda devi temple, maihar Â 485771
- Opening Time 09:00 AM
- Closing Time 09:00 PM
- Entry Fees 50.00