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Gyaraspur is one of the prominent towns in Vidisha District of Madhya Pradesh. It is about 64 km north-east of Bhopal and 51 km north-east of Sanchi, on the Bhopal-Jabalpur route.

The word Gyaraspur (meaning eleven) is derived from a big fair that used to be held here in the 11th month or Gyaras.

Places of tourist interest are Gyaraspur Mahadevi Temple, Shri Gyaraspur Teerth, the ruins of a Stupa, some tanks, and the ruins of an eight pillared temple (Athakhambe) and a four-pillared temple (Chaukhambe).

Vidisha Railway Station is about 35 km away (northeast). Nearest airport is the Bhopal Airport. Regular buses connect Gyaraspur with Bhopal, Jabalpur and Vidisha.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Vidisha
Location: Vidisha    

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