Bhojpur Temple is a large heritage temple of Lord Shiva in the Raisen District in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The Shiva Temple has earned the title of the Somnath of the East and is called Bhojeshwar Temple. It was founded by the Parmar king of Dhar, Raja Bhoj (1010-53), and was named after him. 28 km from Bhopal, Bhojpur is famous as an archeological site because of its magnificent remains of Shiva Temple and Cyclopean dam. King Bhoja built a series of dams to harvest water from nine rivers at the site of Bhojeshwar Temple in MP. The temple houses an 18-feet tall and 7-feet wide lingam. Bhojpur Mandir is a simple square with an outside portion of 66 feet, there are no re-entrant angles usual domes, though it is incomplete but has a magnificent soaring strength of line and is supported by four pillars.