Vindhyavasini Devi Temple is one of the holiest shrines in the region, which is situated in Vindhyachal at a distance of 5 km from Konark Grand Hotel Mirzapur. Situated on the banks of the holy river Ganges, the shrine of Goddess Vindhyavasini is counted among the most revered Shakti Peethas of the Goddess Kali. The goddess residing in the shrine is also referred to as Kajala Devi, who is believed to be an embodiment of prosperity and love.
Ashtabhuja Temple is one of the revered shrines in the region, located at a distance of 8 km from Konark Grand Hotel. Situated in the serene Vindhya hills, Ashtabhuja Temple is another centre of religious significance.This holy shrine is associated with a legend, which states that mother goddess was born from the womb of Yashodha. Considering the birth of goddess as 8th child of Devaki, demon Kans intended to kill her. However, the incarnation of Shakti got rid from the shackles of Kans and settled at Vindhya hills at this site. The cave temple is located atop a hillock in the Vindhya ranges, which can either be approached on foot or by road from the city centre.
Sita Kund is one of the revered sites in the destination, which is associated with mythological legend of Ramayana. As per the legend, when Goddess Sita was thirsty on her voyage from Lanka, Lakshman pricked an arrow on the earth for water at this site. The water emerged in the form of a perennial spring. The revered tank known as Sita Kund is visited by devotees in large number, due to the holistic importance of the water. As per the belief of folklore, this water quenches thirst besides relieving visitors from misery. Sita Kund can be reached after a plight of 48 steps from the base. Along with the holy site, there is a Durga Devi Temple on the hillock.
Chunar Fort is one of the historic testimonies of the destination, which is believed to have been constructed by Maharaja Vikramaditya, King of Ujjain. The historic fort is situated at a distance of 45 km from Mirzapur. This fort was an important post of Mughal king, Babar during bygone years. Later, the fort also served Sher Shah Suri and Akbar. The fort was captured by East India Company in 1772. The ancient fort is famous for Sonwa Mandap, Bhartihari’s Samadhi and Vithalnathji’s Birthplace.
Sirsi Dam is one of the chief picnic spots close to Mirzapur, which is constructed across Sirsi River. Bestowed with beauty, the reservoir with Vindhya ranges in the backdrop provides peaceful atmosphere for solitude seekers. The reservoir of Sirsi Dam formed by 14 Sluice Gates is located at a distance of 40 km from the destination. Sirsi Dam is flocked by avian species from all over the world, most noteworthy being from Siberia.
Wyndham Falls is among the popular picnic spots situated in proximity to Mirzapur. The cascading waterfall through rock steps is named after British collector, Wyndham. Along with the water stream, there is a popular vantage point nearby that provides bird-view of valleys. Besides, there is a small zoo and children’s park in proximity that adds to the beauty of picnic spot.