Mahoba is a city in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The city had been ruled by the Chandel Rajput till the 16th Century, after which it passed on to the Emperor Sher Shah Suri and subsequently the Mughals. It is often said that the city was referred in the Bhavishya Purana as Mahavati Nagar.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay around in the region is Jhansi city at a distance of 162 km west. Some of the budget hotels which are worth trying in the city are Tulsi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Shrinath Palace Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Jhansi Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 900), Yatrik Hotel (tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Hindi.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, and Diwali in November.
Places of Interest
The city has a lot of temples which are worth visiting; among which Sharda Devi Mandir, Sahi Mosque and Hanuman Mandir deserve special mention. However, Jhansi as a city has plenty of options, among which are Jhansi Fort; Shrine of St. Jude Church; St Antony's Cathedral: Iskcon Temple, Laxmi Temple; Shri Kali Temple; Karguan Jain Temple; Government Museum and Rani Mahal and others.
How to Get There
The Jhansi Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 162 km approximately.
Jhansi Junction Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 161 km approximately.
Various state transport buses connect the area to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Jhansi is the city from where most buses to the area are available. Ticketgoose.com is a popular bus booking site from where you can get your tickets easily.