Top 10 Places to visit in Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh, is the state situated in the central India, attracts the attention of tourists and visitors towards itself because of its history. Madhya Pradesh is located in central India that is why it is often known as the heart of our country India. It was and is home to much cultural heritages of Hinduism, Islam, etc.
Various temples, monuments, stupas, palaces and forts are the prestige of Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh is dotted fully by these temples and monuments which attract tourists. Madhya Pradesh has also received an award of best tourism state on 2012.
Madhya Pradesh is no less in natural beauty, which is equally varied. The state consists of broad plateaus, hills, rivers and lakes. Madhya Pradesh in short has everything. Except for the natural beauty of the state the thing that attracts visitors and travelers are the wildlife. The state has miles and miles dense forest and the largest biodiversity than any other state of the country which attracts tourists.
Here let me give you details of top ten places you should definitely have to visit while having a tour5 of Madhya Pradesh.
1. KHAJURAHO EROTIC TEMPLES
India is the country that originated the Kama Sutra, and if anyone wants the proof for this statement, Khajuraho erotic temples are the place he/she should visit. Situated in the central state of our country, i.e. Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho have around twenty plus temples flaunting of erotic sculptures that are a part of erotic history. The sculptures not only show erotic version but also place an example of how in the past they worship and celebrate love and life. Khajuraho is one of the must visit place in Madhya Pradesh.
2. BANDHAVGARH NATIONAL PARK
Bandhavgarh national park of Madhya Pradesh is among the top national parks in India. Bandhavgarh is as compared to other national parks is difficult to reach and is costly as well, yet is the best place to see tigers. The national park features of green dense valleys and hilly rock terrain, with an ancient fort. Along with tigers the national park also has a large number of wild animals such as sloth beers, leopards, jackals, deers and birds as well.
Gwalior is a small city situated in Madhya Pradesh and is only few miles away from Agra Uttar Pradesh, i.e. one can visit Gwalior and also go and visit Taj Mahal if they want to.. Bearing a powerful historical inheritance, Gwalior is one among the best traveler destinations in Madhya Pradesh, India. Gwalior is a city fully dotted with forts having a history of over 1000 years, which attracts a lot of visitors. Gwalior also consists of the fine examples of architecture such as Tansen Tomb.
Orchha is a beautiful city situated on the bank of river betwa, hardly an hour and a half drive from the south of Gwalior. This city is one the most peaceful places in Madhya Pradesh. The city is fully dotted with palaces and beautiful temples. The most attractive and beautiful spot in orchha is the panoramic of Jahangir mahal, the hotel is run by government and completes the experience.
Sanchi is a village located in Madhya Pradesh and consists some of India’s oldest Buddhism relics. The most impressive and notable is the great Stupa, which was built by emperor Ashoka in 262 BC. There are various other temples and monuments to be watched in Sanchi. It can be visited on a day trip only and is the worth place to visit.
Ujjain is a small town of Madhya Pradesh with a maze of alleyways and various temples. The biggest temple among them and the one due to which Ujjain is the number one choice of tourist is Mahakaleshwar temple, it is consists of twelve scared shiv lings that are occurrednaturaly and are not manmade. Another thing that attracts visitors is that the tropic of Capricorn also runs through this holy city.
Omkareshwar is not a city but an island read only island in the Narmada River of Madhya Pradesh, appears like an om when viewed from above. Along with Ujjain it is one another city dotted with twelve jyotirlingam sites which added an impressive view of Narmada river too.
This city is very popular among travelers of Madhya Pradesh and an excellent place to chill out as well.
Bhopal is the capital of Madhya Pradesh and is a very beautiful city with a mixture of tradition and modern views. Bhopal is often known as the city of lakes. Bhopal is the city consists of rich forms of art, culture and tradition. The city Bhopal is developing day by day yet holds the culture of its past glory. Bhopal is dotted with mosques, lakes, art galleries and museums. Bhopal today presents a multi-faceted profile; the old city with its marketplaces and fine old mosques and palaces still bears the aristocratic imprint of its former rulers. The city Bhopal is neat, clean and green than many of the cities of Madhya Pradesh.
9. KANHA NATIONAL PARK
Kanha national park is another top most national park of India, situated in Madhya Pradesh. Kanha national park is lush green dense bamboo forest, which was also an inspiration to Kipling’s for his novel known as Jungle book, and has a variety of wild animals for example leopards,’ sloth beer, tigers and wild dogs as well. The best time to visit Kanha national park is to visit it between November to march. Try to go on both morning and evening safari both has their unique experience.
Mandu is the city situated in the Malwa region of nadhya Pradesh and is famous for its architecture. The city mandu plays a very important role in the history of Indian history. Mandu also has an enormous number of forts, temples and many other monuments.October through March is the best time to visit this beautiful city. The monsoon season is also very pleasant time to visit as it becomes lush green during that time.
So This is all Top 10 places to visit in madhya pradesh