Vindham waterfall is a hypnotic beauty which is located in an area that has an untouched charm. Read on to know more about this waterfall.
Vindham Waterfall is managed through the woodlands divisions of Mirzapur. The spellbinding beauty of Vindham fall is all the more alluring because of the close proximity of various other tourist destinations. One can go to Tanda Fountain which is located at a distance of 2 km from Vindham falls. Mirzapur is famous for its temples, Ghats and clock towers that are examples of contemporary architecture. The district also has cave paintings of riding horse-charioteers that is about to hurl a wheel. This cave paining is often identified as Lord Krishna. The cave painting dates back to 800 BCE. Mirzapur has a legacy that is worth exploration.
Vindham waterfall is located at a distance of 90 km from Varanasi near Mirzapur in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
How to reach
By Rail: Nearest railway head is Mirzapur.
By Air: Nearest airport terminal is Babatpur.
Where to stay
Radisson hotel of Varanasi is a recommended place to stay.
Season/ When to visit
Ideal time to visit this waterfall is anytime between the months of October and March.
Nearby Places to go
- Vindhyachal: It is located at a distance of few miles from Mirzapur. Vindhyachal is a well-known pilgrim spot among Hindus. According to Puranas Vindhyachal is said to have been included within the circuit of the ancient city of Pamapapura. It is also said that the city had around 150 temples which were destroyed by Aurangzeb. Myths hold that a part of Goddess Sati fell here. Free flowing pure Ganges River also passes through this city. Other tourist destination which is located in close proximity includes Kali Khoh which literally means ‘the cave of the Goddess Kali’ where one can find an idol of Goddess Kali. Kali Khoh has a mouth formed in the shape of a cave and it is from this cave that the place derives its name. When looked from a height Vindhyachal appears to be a meeting point of several towns and cities. Vindhyachal is also at a close distance from Vindham waterfall.
- Ghanta Ghar: It is the famous clock tower of Mirzapur. Ghanta Ghar is located in the premise of City Corporation which is located at a distance of 3 km from the Mirzapur railway station .The clock tower that stands here was constructed in 1891. The structure of the clock tower is made up of delicately carved stones. The bell that hangs here at the clock house weighs 1000 kg and is made up of alloy mixture.
- Ojhala Bridge: It is the famous bridge that connects Mirzapur and Vindhyachal with fort like minarets and ramparts. Ojhala Bridge was constructed in 177 by Mahant Parsuram Giri in Vikram Samvat. The fort represents a valuable legacy that connects the two cities. The fort with its minarets exemplifies the contemporary architecture.
- Punyajala River: It is the river which flows between Mirzapur and Vindhyachal. Punyajala is believed to be the greatest of all tirths in India. Water of this river is considered as holy as that of Ganges River. Punyajala River is surrounded by temples of Goddess Kali, Maha Lakshmi, Tarkeshwar Mahadeva and Maha Saraswati.