Places to Visit in Madhya Pradesh (MP)

Come and Delve Into The Depths of The Heart of India!

India is a land of rich diversity both geographically and culturally. In this diverse cultural panorama, Madhya Pradesh holds a special place.

Madhya Pradesh also is known as the “heart of India” is the second largest state in the country. The amazing environment, beautiful topography and the immense wildlife makes it truly worth the name. It achieved its present form 2000 AD after Chhattisgarh was carved out of it. The state was the site of the Avanti Mahajanpada, one of the sixteen Mahajanapadas during the later Vedic age. Avantika or present-day Ujjain has been a constant mention in our ancient literary texts, composed by the likes of Kalidasa.

This bespeaks about the rich cultural history of the state. It’s also the home of the Bhil tribe.  It is one of the few states of India whose forest cover is around 1/3rd of its total land area which makes it a unique mix of past urban culture and a beauty of nature. This has resulted in the state’s remarkable growth in the tourism sector.

The states abound in tourist spots some of which are located in Ujjain, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Panchmarhi, Amarkantak and Bhedaghat. Countless people from all over the world come here to experience what Madhya Pradesh has to offer.

Madhya Pradesh from the Pages of History

The state of Madhya Pradesh holds a special place in the pages of history. Right from the prehistoric Bhimbetka caves to the ancient Vindhya Mountains, Madhya
Pradesh carries a rich legacy. In the ancient times, the Vindhya Mountains were considered to be the barrier between the northern and the southern part of India. The state was a major region during the Mauryan and the Gupta Eras with Ujjain and Sanchi becoming great centers of art and culture. The remains of Mauryan and Gupta architecture can be seen even today. The famous city of Avanti is also situated here.

Best Places to Visit in MP

Ujjain

ujjain

Ujjain is an ancient city of India. It was a center of politics and culture for much of India’s history. It is the5th largest city in Madhya Pradesh. It is also known to be one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the country. Located along the Kshipra River, Ujjain is believed to be the birthplace of the revered Sanskrit dramatist, Kalidasa. The city is a pure manifestation of religious beliefs. It is adorned by one of the twelve jyotirlingas, placed in the Mahakaleshwar temple. The city also shares the privilege of hosting the Kumbh Mela along with Haridwar, Nasik, and Hyderabad. It also has its own Jantar Mantar that was erected in the 17th century.

How to reach?

Ujjain is well connected by road and railways but does not have an airport to its service. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in Indore caters to the needs of Ujjain. The airport is located 57km away. It is connected to various major cities around the country. Ujjain railway station is a little over a kilometer away from the city center. Railway connects Ujjain to many cities like Bombay, Delhi, and Bangalore. Ujjain has extensive stretches of well-maintained and constructed roads that connect the place to many of its neighboring cities. Cabs, buses and private vehicles run in abundance and are cheap.

Attraction

Ujjain is a major pilgrimage spot in the country.  It is a part of a rich heritage where many mighty kings have ruled in the past. The city is filled with temples all unique and different from each other. They are each a structural marvel in their right. Temples like Shri Mahakaleshwar, Harsiddhi, Mangalnath, Ram Mandir Ghat, Bhartrihari caves are popular tourist attractions. Ujjain is especially famous for hosting SimhasthaMela also known as the Kumbha Mela.

Visit Indore – the Heart of India and Get the Perfect Holiday

indore

Indore is located in the Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the most populous cities in Madhya Pradesh. The city of Indore is bigger than that of Bhopal the capital of Madhya Pradesh. In fact, Indore was supposed to be the capital of Madhya Pradesh during the independence of India. But due to some political and historical reason the capital was shifted to Bhopal. It is in the category of two-tier cities in India.

Location Indore is located 190km away from the city of Bhopal. It is located west to Bhopal. Among all the major cities of Central India, it has the highest elevation. The average altitude is 500m, and it is situated at the edge of Malwa Plateau on the southern side.

Accessibility: You can reach Indore by airways. The airport is situated 8km away from the city. The name of the airport is Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport. You can also reach Indore by train. The railway facility is very good, and the station is A1 grade. The city has access to many terminals other than the Indore junction. Indore has access to about eight terminals other than Indore junction. It is also connected well to the national highways so you can reach Indore via road too.

Unique Attractions: Rajwada palace is a historical palace which is a unique attraction here. Other than this you can go to visit the Patalpani waterfalls. Yeshwant club is also a major tourist attraction. You can also visit Maheshwar and Mandavgarh or Mandu.

The “street food capital of India,” as the name says, is a food heaven. The city was the site of the majestic Holkar dynasty, whose grandeur emanates from the Lal Bagh and the Rajwada palace. The Rajwada palace is an impeccable piece of architecture that boasts of a 7-storey structure that has stood the test of time. The Chappan Dukan is the show stealer in the night. The aroma of the street delicacies exuding from the 56 shops is sure to give a blissful ambiance to the foodies. The city is also adorned by many temples like Khajrana temple, Annapurna temple, and Kaanch Mandir.

Jabalpur

Jabalpur is one of the most popular cities in India.The city locates itself in the central state of Madhya Pradesh. It is the 2nd largest urban settlement of the state. It is also the 30th largest urban settlement in the country. It is both a major didactic and governing center of its district. This 7th smart city under development is one of the most promising cities of the future India.

How to reach? 

Jabalpur is a major center of development in the state. The city has rich heritage and culture. It enjoys the facility of good roads, railways, and airways. Jabalpur Dumna Airport is 20km away from the city center. Regularly scheduled flights fly into Jabalpur from all over the country. The city is also connected to the main cities in the country via bus services. It is has a good railway connectivity. It lies on the Mumbai-Howrah mainline and connects to various cities like Kolkata, Mumbai, Delhi, and Lucknow. Jabalpur is a properly connected city with all transport facilities.

Attractions: Jabalpur is rich in culture and heritage. It is a city, gifted with natural beauties and humanmade marvels. The most famous attractions around the city include Dhuandhar falls, Madan Mahal Fort, TilwaraGhat, and Bhedaghat. The Kanha National Park is also a famous tourist spot. Rivers to waterfalls, Historical building to temples, Jabalpur has it all.

Dhuandhar Waterfall Jabalpur

The 7th smart city of India is named after the ancient sage, Jaabaali. The Madan Mahal Fort, built by the Gond rules is a sight to behold. The balancing rock, located at a distance of 5kms from the central city, has defied all laws of physics since time immemorial. Other places of attraction include the Chausath Yogini temple and Rani Durgavati Museum. The temple has religious significance in the region of its location. The famous sea world water park gives the tourist a soothing experience at a very affordable price.

Experience the test of the Culture of Gwalior

The city of Gwalior is located in MP. It is one of the major cities in the state. The city has been ruled by the Tomars, the Mughals as well as by the Marathas. Before independence, it was a princely state. Gwalior also served as the winter capital of Madhya Pradesh.

Location Gwalior is just 300 kilometers away from Delhi. Most of Gwalior is in the Bundelkhand area. It is located in the northern part of Madhya Pradesh. The average elevation of this place is around 197 meters.

Accessibility: The railway facility to Gwalior is very good. Both narrow gauge and broad gauge operates here. The Gwalior junction has access to many trains. There are other railway stations other than this too. The road network is also good. It has good connectivity to other parts of Madhya Pradesh and India. The golden quadrilateral and the north-south corridor pass through Bhopal.

Special Attractions

Sun temple of Gwalior

The Sun temple of Gwalior is a major attraction. It is similar to that of the Konark temple in Odisha. You need to travel to Odisha anymore to have the view since it is already present in Gwalior. There are historical tombs of special importance too. These include Tansen’s tomb and the tomb of Rani Laxmi Bai. You can also visit Tighra Dam, historic parks, and gardens. Many tourists visit the Gwalior Zoo (Gandhi Zoological Park)

Temples, forts, and palaces adorn every part of this beautiful city. The city is bejeweled by:

  • The Gwalior Fort
  • The Jai Vilas Palace
  • The Gujari Mahal
  • The Man Mandir Palace
  • The Sun Temple
  • The Padavali and Bateshwar
  • The Tomb of Tansen

The Gwalior fort is the highest point of the city. It is a true sight to behold because of its opulence. The Jai Vilas Palace is a pure architectural wonder that was built under the rule of Jayajirao Scindia. The tomb of Tansen is the resting place of one of nine gems of Akbar’s court, whose ragas had the power to light diyas.

Experience Switzerland in India – Visit Pachmarhi

Pachmarhi Hill Station MP

Nestled in the Satpura range, this place is believed to be the site of five caves that were built by the victors of Mahabharata. It’s the most famous hill station of the state, and a must visit for any tourist. Pachmarhi is located in the south-central part of Madhya Pradesh. It is a hill station and a major tourist attraction. The other name by which it is widely known as is ‘Satpura ki Rani.’ It also served the summer capital of Central Provinces.

Location Pachmarhi is located in the valley of the Satpura range. The average elevation is 1100 meters. It is located in the Hoshangabad district. It is a tiny town and served by the Pachmarhi Cantonment Board.

Accessibility Pachmarhi has good access to roadways other than any means of transport. This is a familiar story for all hill stations. It is 5-6 hours away from Indore and 10-11 hours away from Bhopal. It is also connected well to areas like Jabalpur, Habibganj, Babai, and Piparia.

Special Attractions Pachmarhi is a major tourist spot and visited by many people. The tourist attractions in Pachmarhi are listed below:

  • Bee Fall
  • Dhoot Akhilesh
  • Bada Mahadev
  • Gupt Mahadev
  • Chauragarh
  • HandiKhoh (deep valley)
  • Apsara Falls (fairy pool)
  • Duchess Fall
  • Pachmarhi Hill (whole view of Pachmarhi City)
  • Pansy Pool
  • Waters Meet
  • Piccadilly Circus
  • Patharchatta
  • Crumps Crag
  • Lady Robertson’s View
  • Collection Crag
  • Mount Rosa
  • HandiKho
  • Reechgarh
  • Rajendra Giri (beautiful gardens with natural scenery)
  • Bansri Bihar
  • Little Fall
  • Naagdwari
  • Draupadi Kund
  • MidPoint of India

You should also visit Dhupgarh which is the highest point of Satpura range as well as Madhya Pradesh. It is located in Pachmarhi.

The bees fall apart from being a scenic view also serves a main water source for the city. Dhoopgrah, as the name says, is the popular destination for beholding beautiful sunsets and sunrises. The Pandava Caves attract thousands of tourists from all over the world. It is believed to have been built by the Pandavas during their exile period. Handi Khoh is a dense ravine that has mythological significance.

Experience the Hills and Forest of Amarkantak

Amarkantak

Amarkantak is located in Madhya Pradesh. The name Amarkantak is derived from two Sanskrit words they are Amara which means immortal and Kantak which means obstruction. It is a pilgrim town, and it is here where the Vindhyas and the Satpura ranges meet. Amarkantak is the emerging point of the Narmada, the Johila and the Son River.

Location Amarkantak is a hilly area. It is located in the mountainous regions of Madhya Pradesh. The average elevation of Amarkantak is 1048 meters. It is located in the eastern part of Madhya Pradesh.

Accessibility The roadway network is excellent and highly preferred by the people staying here. The roads connect to places like Rewa, Shahdol, Pendra, Anuppur, Jabalpur, and Katni. The nearest airport is Jabalpur airport. Flights are available daily to Delhi and Mumbai. It is a bit far away from Amarkantak. The railway service is also available. The railway station is about 43 kilometers away from Amarkantak.

Special Attractions

Amarkantak has many special attractions. The ancient temples of Kalachuri period are one of them. The Kanha National park is very famous for the Tigers. In addition to it, the Achanakmar wildlife sanctuary is also a major attraction. You can also visit Narmada Udgam Temple, Kapil waterfall, Dudhdhara falls, BhriguKamandal, Mrityunjay ashram and much more. Kabir Chabutra is worth mentioning since it was the place where ancient poet Kabir meditated.

It is a hill station that is located at an elevation of 1058 meters above sea level which imparts it a cooler climate. This place is the origin of the mighty Narmada and the son rivers. This place also serves as a meeting point of the Satpuras and the Vindhyas. These unique attributes make Amarkantak an enticing place to visit.

The place has an unparalleled beauty that manifests itself through its numerous sites like:

  • The Narmada Kund
  • The Temples of Kalachuri Period
  • Kabir Chabutra
  • Sonamukhi Temple
  • Sonemuda

Built between 1042 AD – 1072 AD, the Kalachuri temple reflects the sheer brilliance in the architecture that prevailed during that time. Sonemuda is the originating place of River son, which flows northwards to join the Ganga. Kabir Chabutra is a place of religious importance. It is believed that the Kabir das meditated on the very place.

Explore Bhedaghat – the Perfect Place for Your Adventures

Bhedaghat is located in the western part of Madhya Pradesh. Bhedaghat is a town. It is also a Nagar panchayat and located in the Jabalpur district.  It’s a small town located 20 kilometers to the southwest of Jabalpur. It is world famous for the Dhuandhar falls. The falls are named so because of the cloud of mist that rises when the sheer flow of the mighty Narmada drops 10 meters into the Bhedaghat. One can reach Bhedaghat after a boat ride through a scenic valley. The city is famous for renowned soapstone artifacts. These artifacts are intricately carved from original soapstone that is found along the Dhuandhar falls.

Location Bhedaghat is located 20 kilometers away from Jabalpur district. It is situated on the banks of the river Narmada.

Accessibility Bhedaghat has got a good connection to roadways. It is straightforward to reach from Jabalpur to Bhedaghat using the road. It is also connected well to the Bhedaghat railway station.

Special Attraction

The unique tourist attractions in Bhedaghat are as follows:

Dhuandhar falls one of the major tourist attractions. It seems that smoke it coming out hence the name Dhuandhar. ‘Dhua’ in Hindi means smoke and ‘Dhar’ means water. It is a major tourist attraction of not only Madhya Pradesh but also people from all over India come to visit this place.

Chaunsath Yogini Temple is another major place where a lot of tourist visits. This is a Durga temple and built in the 10th century.

The marble rocks of Bhedaghat will ignite a fire in your mind. It is one of the major tourist attractions. They take several forms of goddess and animals. The Bandar Kodini is also a major tourist attraction. The marble rocks on either side take the shape of a monkey when you cross the river through a boat.

Come to Bhopal for the Perfect Rejuvenation

Bhopal

Bhopal is the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. This city is smaller than that of Indore, but due to various historical and political reasons, it became the capital of Madhya Pradesh during the independence of India. It was a princely state, and it was also the capital of the Bhopal State. Bhopal is also known as the City of lakes.

Location Bhopal is located in the Malwa plateau like Indore, and it is also located in the central part of India. It is bordered by the Vindhyas mountain range in the north. The elevation of Bhopal is uneven. It has alternative hills and plain lands.

Accessibility: You can reach Bhopal by airways through the Raja Bhoj International Airport. The airport is quite close to the city, and three routes are leading to the airport. Bhopal has good access to railways. The major junctions being the Bhopal junction and the Bhopal Habibganj junction. It is well connected by roadways too. So, you can access the road transports too. The NH12 passes from Bhopal and connects it with Jabalpur.

Special Attractions

As it has already been mentioned that it is known as the City of Lakes, therefore lakes are a major attraction here. Upper Lake is a major attraction. The monuments of Sanchi are also visited by a lot of people. In addition to it, you can also visit Madhya Pradesh Tribal Museum, Van Vihar National Park, Lakshmi Narayana Temple and many more places.

This place is home to beautiful and stunning lakes, insightful museums, monuments with a deep history, and throbbing wildlife. The upper lake is a beautiful river that even though being man made is captivating and the residents claim it to have healing abilities. The wildlife enthusiasts can visit the Van Vihar National Park to get lost in the beauty of the wild and the wilderness. With these being a few destinations to visit Bhopal has much more to offer.

Orchha

Orchha

If you fancy in the historical forts and temples back from the days of Rajputana rule, this is the place to visit as it is home to some of the most beautiful temples and forts. The Raja Ram Temple, Raja Mahal, Chaturbhuj Temple and Palki Mahal being some of the many places to indulge into and get lost in awe of the beauty that Orchha has to provide you. The beauty and vastness, when added to the historical value it holds give a truly unforgettable experience.

Historical Account

Orchha is small town located in the northern fringes of the Tikamgarh district, in Madhya Pradesh. The mighty flow of Betwa tempted Rudra Pratap Singh to build this city on its bank. It has been constructed somewhere around 1501. Rudra Pratap Singh served as the chief of the Bundela Rajput’s during the time of the takeover. He ruled the city for around three decades before Akbar annexed it.

Location and Proximity

The town’s location is near the renowned Khajuraho temple complex. A 5km stretch separates the two. A northern central railway serves this route. It is 15 km from the town of Jhansi.

The “wow” Factor

Time seemed to have stopped inside the town complex. The building’s and the fantastic sites of the town appear to glitter with the same grandeur. Four centuries could not fade the enamored city. It’s a wonderful getaway from the bustling concrete jungle, where the tourists experience a cool and a culturally rich ambiance.

Famous Sites:
  • The Ram Raja Temple
  • Jahangir Mahal
  • Chaturbhuj Temple
  • UthKhana
  • Numerous Chhatris dotting the city landscape

All these temples have a rectangular base. The most important thing which the city offers is a blend of two distinct religions. This blend is conspicuous through the presence of temples and Mahals, belonging to two opposite religion sects.

Mandu

Jahaz Mahal Mandu Madhya Pradesh

Mandu is an ancient town nestled in the Vindhyan range. It was a flourishing city in the ancient India, most probably between 6th and 10th century. Its location was the prime reason behind the phases of annexation it went through, after the 11th century. The town is bordered by the mighty Malwa plateau on the north, and the Narmada valley acts as a barrier in the south. Such natural defense mechanisms made the location impregnable.

The Paramaras thus capitalized on the city of Mandu. Its elevation of 633 meters also imparted it a climatic advantage. After the Parmaras, the city went through successive annexation waves. These waves swept through the entire region. The most prominent ones were:

  • The Khiljis
  • Timur Shah
  • Bahadur Shah
  • Sher Shah Suri
  • Hemu
  • Akbar
  • PeshwaBaji Rao I.

How to Reach?

It is readily accessible via road, rail, and air. Mandu is well-connected via the national highways whereas it is 99km and 100km from the nearest station and the airport respectively.

The Unique Attractions

The rich cultural domination transformed the face of the city. It became a crossroad of varying cultures and skill sets. This is manifested in its architectural wonders which are a blend of intricate artwork and technology.

Some of them are:

  • Rewa Kund
  • Baz Bahadur’s Palace
  • Sri Mandavagadh Teerth
  • Jami Masjid
  • Hosang Shah’s Tomb
  • The Darwazas
  • The Hindola Mahal
  •  Ship Palace, Hoshang Shah’s Tomb
  •  Rewa Kund and Rupmati’s Pavillion

If you are in a small and beautiful town where you can relax and get lost in the beauty and serenity, Mandu is the place where you can get than calm. The temples and the monuments there are something you can’t miss as you can easily get lost in the artwork and the beautiful architecture.These locations never cease to amaze the people who visit, and it will continue to be that way when you decide to see for yourself.

Sanchi

A Historical Detour:

Sanchi

Sanchi is a small settlement situated in the Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh. The town is most famous for its stupas, the largest one which is the Sanchi stupa. The sacred knot between Ashoka and his wife was tied in this city itself. This etched the city into the minds of Ashoka – the great. After witnessing the cruelties of the Kalinga massacre, Ashoka went through a character transformation. He adopted the Buddhist sect and spread the religion through a network of edicts, inscriptions, rock pillars and stupas. The king thus built the stupa over the remains of Buddha, as a symbol of respect.

Other Stupas:

Sanchi also serves as a site for many other stupas like:

  • Satdhara.
  • Morel.
  • Khurd.
  • Mawas.
  • Sonari.
  • Andher.

All these stupas were built by keeping the Sanchi stupa as the center point. The Sanchi stupa is a piece of architectural creativity. Its primary structure consists of a hemispherical dome being surrounded by a terraced base. Its summit consists of a raised umbrella.

How to Reach?

Sanchi is the most well-connected site of the region. It is easily accessible by road, rail, and air. The capital city is 46 km away from the site. It is a major nodal point for reaching the town.

Madhya Pradesh is known for its spiritual and religious significance in the culture of India. Some of the popular tourist sites include

The the other main attractions include:

  • Buddhist Vihara.
  • Udaigiri Caves.
  • Sanchi Museum.
  • Gupta Temple.
  • Sanchi Stupa.
  •  Buddhist Vihara.
  •  Sanchi Museum.
  •  Ashoka Pillars.

Sanchi is accessible for the peace it instills in the people who visit there, and the positive atmosphere and the maintenance of the places make this place a must visit for people who want to get closer to the religious history of MP.

Sagar

Sagar Madhya Pradesh

Sagar, a beautiful yet mesmerizing place filled with beauty in a city in MP is an administrative headquarters. Due to that reason alone, it has an incredible infrastructure and a comprehensive education system. It is the perfect place to get agricultural products. Products like Ghee, oil, and flour are available because of their factories that are in that area. A large number of poets and writers come from the city of Sagar.

How to Reach Sagar?

Trains connecting to Mumbai, Jabalpur, Calcutta, Indore, and Bhopal make Sagar a well-connected city. Being well connected and well laid out roads, you can easily travel to Sagar. For a fun time, pay a visit to Sagar to experience the scenic parks and beautiful lakes in the city. Many temples, gurudwaras, and mosques provide religious places for the believers to indulge in. Pray and get lost in the religion you believe in.

The Places to be in Sagar

The Garhphra temples, Khhimlasa Forts, Rahatgarh Waterfalls are the places to be in Sagar.They are mesmerizing, romantic and beautiful and have something for all tastes. The Varun Smriti Udhyaan is a newly made resort that’s exotic, and a must place for travelers. Piled on with water parks, outdoor/indoor games, nightclubs visit this resort a delight. No matter what your tastes are like, Sagar will not cease to mesmerize.

Situated 120 km northeast of the state capital Bhopal, the city of Sagar is a very ancient town. The city Sagar gets its name from the word “Sugar” meaning 100 or sau forts or Garh. The present city Sagar was the capital of the ancient kingdom of Chedi dynasty. The ancient architectural remains in the form of forts are still visible today.

Singrauli

Singrauli

Singrauli is the energy capital of India. The city is situated in the Sonebhadra district. The city boasts of the Gobind Pant Dam on the river Rihand. There are some industries in the city which include coal and power industries. Singrauli is the city of an industrial hub and an endless land of architecture and history. It is a wonderful city which is a must place to indulge into. Come to this town between Septembers to march so you can experience all the places Singrauli has to offer.

How to Reach Singrauli?

To reach Singrauli through the air, you can go through Varanasi. To go by railway, which is well connected to Madhya Pradesh. Various trains from all over from Varanasi to Lucknow are connected making it easily accessible by railway. The road is also well laid out, so it’s easily possible even to take a bus to Singrauli. If you want to plan your stay, there are various hotels and places to stay. The endless travel agencies can make it easy for you to ease your trip plans to Singrauli.

Places to be in Singrauli
  • A Mada cave is a beautiful set of human-made caves that are rock cut. It’s located in the Mada tehsil situated in the Waidan district. The caves are ancient estimated back to 7th century and are an ancient marvel.
  • In Dhaulagiri situated at Chitrangi tehsil, Painted Rock Shelters reside. These represent the definition of art for prehistoric humans and are a beautiful example of ancient art.
  • Chilka Park is another park with amazing scenes as the greenery is mesmerizing.

Vidisha

The Amazing City of Vidisha

Vidisha, a historic city, known for its beauty and knowledge is located near Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. The literacy rate of Vidisha beats the average literacy rate of this country. This makes it one of the most educated cities in India.

Ways to reach Vidisha:

If you wish to reach Vidisha, Bhopal is the nearest airport.From there the location is nearby and is easily reachable by local transport. Even railway and road options are available to reach the city. Vidisha railway station and the MPSRTC (Madhya Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation) will help reach easily. After getting here, all types of accommodations are easily accessible. According to the family sizes, various luxurious and affordable hotels are available.

The Beauty Vidisha Beholds

The Udayagiri cave is a trendy place. They feature caves with different artistic scriptures and carvings of gods and goddesses.

Bijamandal, an old temple from the 11th century is another place to visit. This building was left unfinished back in the days but still a marvel to behold.

Another marvelous structure is an Indo-Greek pillar known as the Khamba Baba.The Greeks had built this pillar when they came to visit. Made in 110 BC this structure was built to dedicate Lord Vasudeva.

A beautiful temple Sola Kambhi is another architectural beauty to visit which has 16 pillars on the side to support it.

Vidisha is an ancient city in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The state boasts of history from a very ancient period including the Gupta Era.

Udayagiri Caves Vidisha MP

Places of interest in Vidisha are as follows:

  • Udayagiri hills containing the caves from gupta period.
  • Maladevi Temple.
  • Khamba Baba which is stone column constructed in 110 B.C.
  • Hindola Torana.
  • Bajramath Temple.
  • Dashavatar Temple.
  • Girdhari Temple.
  • Udayshwara Temple.

The other important cities of Madhya Pradesh are Ratlam, Satara, and Dewash.

National Parks in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is primarily a state of the wild. The place boasts of the three famous and important national parks of the country. They are the Kanha National Park, the Pench National park, and the Bandhavgarh National Park. In all the three national parks you could experience the wild in its most untamed form. The parks are well known for being tiger reserves.

Interesting facts about Madhya Pradesh

  • The world famous Khajuraho temples are located in this state.
  • The famous child novel “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling is inspired from the wild forests of the Kanha National Park.
  • The Kumbh Mela is celebrated in the ancient city of Ujjain once in every 12 years on the banks of the Kshipra River.
  • Madhya Pradesh has 2 out of the 12 so-called Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva. These temples are the Shri Omkareshwar temple and the Shri Mahakaleshwar temple located in Ujjain.
  • The gorgeous Chanderi silk is also produced in Madhya Pradesh.

Come and Experience the Brilliance Madhya Pradesh Holds

Madhya Pradesh is where you can feel yourself in the past and be able to experience something that’s much bigger than this world. It’s a place of calm and nature. Madhya Pradesh is the heart of India. Come and live in the heart of this nation. The place has a beauty that entices it visitors like no other place can.

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