Kerakat means the fort on the cliff. It may also refer to Kerar Bir, the main deity of Jaunpur. This place is about 30 km from Jaunpur & 42 km from Varanasi in Jaunpur district, U.P. The religious edifice of the place comprises of several old temples on Gomti bank, and a Kali temple (Timings- 5am-10:30pm & 4pm-10pm, morning Arti- 6:30am & evening Arti- 6:30pm). During Shravan month & Navratri festival a fair is held here. One Gomateshwar Mahadev temple, which is supposed to be of Harsh period, is also located in the Shivpuri locality where during Shravan month, on every Monday & 13th day of Falgun month are celebrated (Timings- 6am-8:30pm).