rewa Travel Guide

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Rewa,The Land Of White Tigers 

Introduction 
Rewa is a city which is situated in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the administrative center of Rewa District and Rewa Division. The city of Rewa is famous for many unique things which has rightfully earned her a place amongst sought after places of Madhya Pradesh . But the one distinction that has given her immense fame and also unique identity is white tiger,one of the rarest species of Tiger. For being home to huge number of such rare species of tigers, today Rewa is proudly referred as Land of White Tigers. Rewa derives its name from another name for the Narmada River. Rewa is connected to Allahabad via NH 27, Sidhi, Satna, Maihar and Varansi via NH-7. Rewa is much famous for its harmony, enormous limestone resources and famous in the whole world as Land of White Tigers.

History 
The District derives its name from Rewa town, the District headquarters, which is another name for Narmada river. The District with present boundary came into existence in 1950 after the promulgation of the Provinces and states order 1950. Prior to August 1947 the District along with the Raghuraj nagar tehsil of the erstwhile Rewa state corresponded to the north Rewa District of that state. The territories now included in the District were held by the imperial Maurya dynasty which ruled in the 3rd century B.C. In the advent of the Kalchurls from the 9th to the end of 12th century. The Baghela king driven eastwards by Ulugh Khan, brother of the emperor Alauddin in the 13th century appeared in this Baghela kings till the abdication of the Crown by the last successor of the dynasty, Martand Singh. After the country became independent, the Rewa ruler accede to the Union of India. The present Rewa District came into existence in 1950.

Tourism 
Rewa is a wonderful tourist destination in Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for its peaceful surroundings and is the home of the white tiger. Major tourist attractions in Rewa include Rewa Fort, Govindgarh Palace , Royal Museum and Pili Kothi. The Rewa fort was built in the 13 th century by the Baghel Rajputs. It shows the power of the Baghel kings who were quite popular in the region. The Govindgarh Palace the personal museum of the rulers of Rewa. It is situated on the banks of a beautiful lake. The museum is famous for housing the first white tiger Mohan from the nearby jungles. Apart from this, the city has numerous attractive places and sightseeing, which makes it an ideal tourist spot for travellers.

Places to visit 

Rewa Fort
Rewa Fort is one of the most famous historical monument in Rewa. The fort was left incomplete by Salim Shah, son of Sher Shah Suri. When Maharaja Vikramaditya reached Rewa, he decided to complete the construction of the fort. Gujarati Kayasthas can be seen residing in the vicinity of the fort that came along Maharaja Vyaghradev in Vikram Samvat.

Rani Talab
Rani Talab is one of the oldest water-well of Rewa. It is located in the southern part of the city of Rewa. The water of the well is used for many purposes such as cultivation, irrigation and fisheries. A temple of Goddess Kali is also situated on the west side of the lake.

Maihar Devi Temple
Maihar Devi is another famous place of pilgrimage in the Satna district. It is famous for Mas Sharda or Goddess Sharada or Goddess Saraswati. She is the Goddess of learning and she provides intelligence, wisdom and logic.

Govindgarh
Govindgarh was considered as the summer capital of the King of Rewa which is around 13 km from the town of Rewa. This place houses numerous temples like Chowandi Temple, Ram Govind Temple and Hanuman Temple. It is famous for its Sunderja Mangoes, Govindgarh is also known as Mini Vrindavan

Raipur Karchulian
Raipur Karchulian is located on the Rewa-Allahabad Road which is also known as National Highway 7. It is Situated at a distance of around 15 km from the town of Rewa. This place is a tehsil headquarter. According to history, Raipur Karchulian was the residing place of Kalchuri Rulers in the 18th century after the fall of the Kingdom of Kalchuri and was named after them.

Area 6,240 kmĀ²
Population 2363744
Language Hindi
Pin Code 486001

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