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About Barhi

Barhi is a rapidly developing town in Katni district in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the biggest business hub in Katni district today and developing a fast pace with high literacy rate. It belongs to Jabalpur division. Sihora, Murwara, Katni and Umaria are some of the nearby cities from here. Famous Vijayraghavgarh Fort is situated here along with many other popular tourist destinations.

Geography of Barhi

Barhi is located at 23.9°N and 80.8°E with an average elevation of 361 meters or 1184 feet above sea level. The town is located 43 KM towards west from the district headquarters of Katni and 322 KM from the state capital of Bhopal. It is surrounded by Rithi Tehsil towards North, Majhouli Tehsil towards South and Dheemerkheda Tehsil towards East. The town is well connected by rail and road transport. There are 4 main road bus services running here from the district headquarters. Khanna Banjari Railway Station is the nearest one however Katni Railway station is the nearest major railway station located around 42 KM from here.

Culture of Barhi

Hindi is the local language spoken here. Per census of 2011, city has a population of 13, 946 out of which 7,211 are males and 6,735 are females. Literacy rate of the city is 78.07% which is quite higher than the state average of 69.32% and national average of 59.5%. The majority of the population here is Hindus and Muslims constituting 92% and 8% respectively.

Tourism of Barhi

There are many notable tourist destinations in Barhi including Vijaynathdham (old Shiv Mandir Shiddhpith), Panchmukhi Hanuman Mandi, Mata Ki Madhiya, Shri Ram Mandir, Sai Mandir, Maihar Sharda Devi Temple and Vijayraghavgarh Fort.
Vijayraghavgarh Fort is a historic fort that was built in 1826 by the son of Maihar king Bisan Singh, Thakur Prayag Das. It is located around 25 KM from Barhi. The fort is made up of sandstone and surrounded by a deep trench like Red Fort in Delhi. There are many places of interest inside the fort including Rang mahal, Bramha chabutra, Sita temple, Samadhi Sthal, Gupt Dwar, Rani ki Rasoi and Antah Puram.
Sharda Devi Temple is a famous temple of Maa Sharda Devi that is located around 50 KM from Barhi. It is situated at the top of Trikoota Hill and it takes 1063 steps to reach top of the hill.
There are many other nearby tourist attractions that are worth exploring like Suramya Park, Badera Chaturyug Dham and Kamakandla Fort.

Utilities and Services in Barhi

Today Barhi has developed a lot and there are all kinds of modern services available here for the comfort of anyone.

Hotels in Barhi

Hotel Brijwasi Royal
Address: Katni, Madhya Pradesh, Khirahni Bridge, Katni, Madhya Pradesh 483501
Phone: 076224 01414

Hotel Shrikrishna

Address: Barhi Rd, Gole Bazar, Katni, Madhya Pradesh 483501
Phone: 076222 26688
Hotel Raj Palace
Address: Krishi Upaj Mandi Road, Paharua, Katni, Madhya Pradesh 483501
Phone: 076226 46135
Hotel Samdareeya
Address: Samdariya City Madhav Nagar, Katni, Madhya Pradesh 483503
Phone: 097558 44922

Hotel Samrat
Address: Barhi Rd, Gole Bazar, Katni, Madhya Pradesh 483501
Phone: 076224 00600

Radhika Hotel And Restaurant
Address: Opposite Katni Bus Station, NH 7, Badera, Katni, Madhya Pradesh 483501
Phone: 076224 20856

Restaurants in Barhi

Rajiv Bhojnalya
Address: MP SH 10, Barhi, Madhya Pradesh 483770
Phone: 099816 99588

Shubham Restaurant
Address: Unnamed Road, Barhi, Madhya Pradesh 483770

Shanti Sweets
Address: Khitoli Road, Barhi, M.P.

Santos Hotel

Address: Near, Commania Gate Barhi, Barhi, Madhya Pradesh 483770
Phone: 097521 41428
Rajlaxmi Restaurant
Address: Near Gurudwara, Barhi Rd, Gole Bazar, Katni, Madhya Pradesh 483501
Phone: 093295 70202

Hospitals in Barhi

Government Hospital
Address: SH 10, Barhi, Madhya Pradesh 483770
Mukta Dental Care
Address: Maihar - Vijayraghavgarh - Barhi Road, Barhi, Madhya Pradesh 483770
Phone: 091791 97938

Chemists in Barhi

Agrawal Drug House
Address: MP SH 10, Barhi, Madhya Pradesh 483770
Phone: 096914 76766
Shri Durga Medical Store
Address: Vijayraghavgarh - Barhi - Bandhavgarh Road, khitouli, Madhya Pradesh 483770
Phone: 095841 54266
Address: Opposite Government Hospital, Katni Road Bus Stand, Barhi, Distt: Katni, Madhya Pradesh 483770
Phone: 098271 94399

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