Sonbhadra Tourism and Travel Guide

Sonbhadra - The Subtropical Region

Sonebhadra is the second biggest area of Uttar Pradesh, India. Sonbhadra is the main area in India which outskirts four states, in particular, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattishgarh Jharkhand and Bihar. In the famous TV Show Kaun Banega Crorepati, a contestant was asked of a 50 lacs reward question regarding the facts of the area.

History of Sonbhadra -

It was said from the religious and social viewpoints Ramayana and the Mahabharat, Huyen found here is the social image. By Jarasandh numerous rulers in the Mahabharat war was kept up detainee here. The Valley of Son River possesses large amounts of caverns which were the soonest abodes of the primitive occupants. This region was under the organization of different Governors of Mughal rulers. A portion of the fortifications, for example, Agori Fort were under the control of Madan Shah.

Location of Sonbhadra -

Robertsganj, the base camp of Sonbhadra, is situated around 88 km from the city of Varanasi which has the closest aeroplane terminal. Robertsganj is very much associated with Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Mirzapur, Gorakhpur, Faizabad, Ambikapur Sasaram and Garhwa by road.

Fairs and Festivals in Sonbhadra -

The district held a few prominent event and festivals which is the main attraction of Sonbhadra in general. Shivratri is praised with extraordinary energy here. Ramnavami is likewise celebrated with extraordinary presence of soul here. Sonbhadra PhotoFestival is composed amid monsoon which draws in a huge crowd each year.

Cuisines of Sonbhadra -

Sonbhadra focuses on North Indian style food that is followed in all parts of Uttar Pradesh. Baati Chokha is a claim to fame in the locale. Gulab Jamuns of Sukrit and Chatra squares are extremely well-known. The region has a wide range of other eateries focuses like chaat counter, tea stall, espresso stall, snacks bars, drive-thru food counters, dessert parlours, sweet stall, paan shops, etc.

Did You Know -

Sonbhadra is the only district in India which shares a border with four states.

Best Time to Visit Sonbhadra -

Sonbhadra has a moderately subtropical atmosphere with high variety among summer and winter temperatures. The normal temperature is 30 °C– 46 °C in the mid-year and 2 °C– 15 °C in the winter. The climate is charming in the stormy season from July to October.

How to Reach Sonbhadra -

The Sonbhadra is very much associated with Lucknow, Allahabad, Varanasi, Mirzapur and so forth by road. Transports are 24 hours accessible from Varanasi to Sonbhadra and it will take barely 2 hours to reach Robertsganj (District Headquarter) which is 74 kms from Varanasi. Major railroad stations are Varanasi Railway Station and Deendayal Upadhyaya Railway station. The closest air terminal for Sonbhadra is Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport which is in District Varanasi and 110 Kms from Robertsganj.

Tourist Attractions in Sonbhadra -

The city is flourished with various historical places, Nature site, and temples. The main focus of interest in Sonbhadra is Agori Fort, Vendevi Temple, Dhanraul Dam, Shivdwar, Rihand Dam, and so forth.

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