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7 must-visit places to travel to in Madhya Pradesh

7 must-visit places to travel to in Madhya Pradesh

Are you a traveler looking for your next destination you can travel to and explore? Do you want to take a deep-dive into the history and heritage of the ‘Heart of India’? Want to travel to a place that’s filled with beauty, serenity, wildlife, and traditions, and culture? Then, keep on reading because, in this article, we will tell you about 7 popular places in Madhya Pradesh that are going to make a home in your heart.
Trust us, you are going to an exceptional experience!

1) Ujjain
Ujjain is home to one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the Mahakaleshwar Temple, along with many more. It is also placed along the banks of River Shipra, a holy river to Hindus where a Kumbh Mela is held every 12 years!

What to do
Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple
Ram Ghat
Mangaldev Temple
Kal Bhairav Temple
Ved Shala
Gopal Mandir
Harsiddhi Temple
Sandipani Ashram
Kaliadeh Palace

When to go
October to March, especially on Mahashivratri.

2) Khajuraho
There’s no better place than Khajuraho to explore the beauty and elegance of Indian art and architecture! The intricate carvings and sculptures on the monuments just show how excellent the craftmanship used to be!

What to do
Khajuraho Temples
Kandariya Mahadev Temple
Beni Sagar Dam
Duladeo Temple
Archeological Museum
Devi Jagadambi Temple
Shivsagar Lake
Chausath Yogini Temple

When to go
From October till March.

3) Bhopal
If you are ever in Madhya Pradesh, you must visit its capital city, Bhopal! It is one of the greenest cities in India and is known as the city of Lakes!

What to do
Upper and Lower Lake
Multiple Museums
Jama Masjid
Gohar Mahal
Van Vihar National Park
Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalay

When to go
From October to March.

4) Mandu
A place with many majestic forts and monuments, Mandu is filled with architectural wonders! A walk through Mandu will spellbind you and fill you with the nostalgia of olden times!

What to do
Jahaz Mahal
Mandu Fort
Hindola Mahal
Rupmati’s Pavilion
Nilkanth’s Palace
Jami Masjid
Rewa Kund
Bagh Caves
Hoshang Shah’s Tomb
Rupayan Museum

When to go
October to March.

5) Sanchi
Sanchi is home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Sanchi Stupa, established by the great Mughal Emperor Ashoka. Sanchi comprises numerous temples, Buddhist monuments, and Monasteries and is regarded as a pilgrimage for Buddhists.

What to do
The Great Bowl
Sanchi Stupa
The Eastern Gateway
Ashok Pillar
Udaygiri Caves
Gupta Temple
Buddhist Viharas

When to go
Winter Season, from November to March.

6) Pachmarhi
The only hill station in Madhya Pradesh, Pachmarhi is a tourist retreat, even the Pandav brother spent a few days of their exile here! It is called the ‘Queen of Satpura’ with a lot of flora and fauna to explore!

What to do
Rajat Prapat Waterfall
Satpura National Park
Pandava Caves
Pachmarhi Hill
Jata Shankar Caves
Handi Khoh
Chhota Mahadeo
Mahadeo Hills
Chauragarh Temple
Bison Lodge

When to go
Any time of the year.

7) Kanha National Park
Located in the Balaghat district of Madhya Pradesh, Kanha National Park is what inspired the ‘The Jungle Book’. It’s home to multiple rare animal and bird species and is a haven for animal lovers who want to see them in their natural habitat.

What to do
Watching the sunset from Bamni Dadar
Jeep Safari
Kanha Museum
Exotic birds
Kawardha Palace
Kanha Meadows
Sonf Meadows
Shravan Tal
Sindoor Trees

When to go
From October till April.

As a traveler, you definitely should add these places to your traveling bucket list!