No doubt, the heart of Incredible India – Madhya Pradesh is famous for prehistoric royal forts, magnificent topography, thrilling wildlife, caves and ancient temples. These unique and exclusive visitor attractions have attracted domestic as well overseas travellers. Even, Madhya Pradesh has been ranked at the 3rd position in terms of tourism. Let’s have a look to top 10 most popular tourist places in Madhya Pradesh that attract the Visitors:
Known as “Queen of Satpura Ranges”, Pachmarhi is a very exquisite hill station located at an altitude of 1,067 feet, where visitors can feel supreme tranquility. This place is full of gorgeous monuments, prehistoric caves, lofty hills, majestic waterfalls. If you like relaxing place, then start packing for Pachmarhi.
Bandhavgarh National Park
This is the place, where you can see the world’s scarce species, Tigers. Along with tigers, this park is a home of different species like 80 types of aquatic animals, 250 types of birds and 37 types of mammals. Vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh surround this park and located in Umaria District of Madhya Pradesh. Moreover, this park is also famous for having a mythological connection with the Ramayana.
History lovers!! You will definately fall in love with this place and will not entitle it as Khujraho but the ‘Symbol of Medieval Heritage’. This place has encased many Hindu and Jain temples of medieval age. However, it is more known for its erotic sculptures, which signify distinction in artistry and prominence in architectural style.
Great Stupa Sanchi
It is one of the most distinctive and ideal place for the history lovers as beautiful Stupa’s toranas reflect love, peace, trust and courage. It is one of the most popular Buddhist shrines and is nestled in the town of Sanchi in District of Raisen in Madhya Pradesh.
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Art admirers!! Must visit this place because Bhimbetka caves are the great reflection of ancient art and rock-cut architecture in our nation. Located 46 km south of Bhopal, UNESCO declared it the World Heritage Site in 2003.
Waters looks like a Smoke, Don’t believe; then visit Dhuandhar Falls. It is 30 Km away from Jabalpur and on the banks of Narmada which is considered holy river of India.
Famously, known as “India’s pearl fortress”, the history of Gwalior fort is over 1,000 years old. This fort has magnificent temples and places like Man Mandir Palace, Saas Bahu Mandir, Gujri Mahal, Tomb of Tansen etc. and above all, these are finest example of Mughal architecture.
One of the most famous pilgrimage sites, Maheshwar is famous as ‘Varanasi of Central India’ in Madhya Pradesh. Presently, this town has an extreme religious importance and dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is near to Indore and situated on Narmada’s banks. One who seeks to experience spirituality, they can’t miss out this place. Moreover, this place is a marvellous example of an exceptional Indian architecture.
This place is the archetype of architectural excellence which your ancestors seemed to have attained. This place with Jahaj- Mahal, Baz Bahadur Palace and Rani Rupmati’s Pavilion define the story of unconditional love between Rani Roopmati and Prince Baz Bahadur.
Marble Rocks of Bhedaghat
More than 30 meters high on each side of river Narmada, the gigantic Marble Rocks of Bhedaghat is an amazing visitor attraction in Madhya pradesh. On the other hand, due to its magnanimous rocks with black and green volcanic ridges. Silver and shining moonlight makes this a charming sight.
Therefore, whenever you are in Madhya Pradesh, don’t miss out these destinations otherwise your trip to Madhya Pradesh will be incomplete.