Bhojpur : One of the largest Shiv-linga in India

Bhojpur: Bhojpur is located at the distance of 35 Kms from Bhopal. It is famous for the incomplete Shiva temple build by Raja Bhoj in 11th century to cure his leprosy. The temple has a shiv-ling which is 18 ft high and 7.5 ft in circumference, making it one of the highest monolith  in the country. It is under the protection of Archaeological Survey of india.

First View of the famous incomplete Temple (some repair work being done by Archaeological Survey Of India)

A Closer look of the Temple

The Giant Shivlinga. This picture doesn't do enough justice to the majestic monolith.

 A great work of sculpture at the roof of the temple.

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