Jabalpur is one of the most important cities of Madhya Pradesh and is also known as the cultural capital of the state. The city is famous for its major tourist attraction such as Dhuandhar Falls, Bhedaghat and Chausat Yogini Temple. Navratri and Dusshera are celebrated with great pomp and festivities. Gakkad-Bharta and Khoye ki Jalebi are two most famous foods from the heart of Incredible India. Some of the famous tourist attractions in Jabalpur are:

Dhuandar Falls: The Dhuandhar Falls is the most beautiful waterfall of Madhya Pradesh, located on the Narmada River in Bhedaghat. The waterfall plunges downwards creating a bouncing mass of mist due to smoke known as Dhuandhar. This happens with a very powerful roar which can be heard from a far distance.

Marble Rock Formations: Jabalpur is known for its picturesque white marble rock formations at Bhedaghat on the banks of the river Narmada. The picturesque marble rock formation is one of its kind in the world. This marble rock is supplied all over India and is used for stone crafts and idols.

Bhedaghat: Bhedaghat is a town famous for its bathing ghat in the sacred river Narmada. Another major attraction is Bandar Kodini. Tourists are also allowed to travel in between the marble rocks in a boat. On a moonlit night the marble rock mountains alongside the river Narmada is one of the most beautiful sites which should not be missed.

White-Marble-Rocks-Bhedaghat

Lord Shiva Statue: The Lord Shiva statue at Kachnar City in Jabalpur is 76 feet tall and one of the tallest statues of lord Shiva in sitting posture in India. Kachnar city Lord Shiva statue is situated under the open sky and offers beautiful view of The Destroyer, it is also one of the tallest statues in India.

Chausat Yogini Temple: The Chausat Yogini Temple of Jabalpur is one of two famous Chausat Yogini Temples in Madhya Pradesh. Chausath Yogini Temple of Khajuraho being other. 64 Yogini temples is one of the four major extant temples made of coarse granite and the Lord Shiva temple is situated in the middle of complex.

Chausath-Yogini-Temple

Madan Mahal Fort: The area of Madan Mahal is famous for the historical Durgavati fort Situated atop a hill in Jabalpur. Madan Mahal Fort is a popular ancient fort of Jabalpur city and ranked as one of the top 10 among attractions in Jabalpur city.

Madan-Mahal-Fort

Balancing rocks: Balancing rock of Jabalpur is an independent rock balancing over another rock. It is one of the two big balancing rocks in India, balancing rock Mahabalipuram being other.

balancking-rock-jabalpur

Gwarighat: The most beautiful ghat of the sacred Narmada river is famous for its temples such as Shri Ramlala Mandir, Ganesh Mandir,Gurdwara and Jain temple. Gwarighat has a Maa Narmada temple near the bank and half of the temple is always immersed in water and Narmada temple aarti is should not be missed in the evening.

The Gurdwara Gwari Ghat Saheb: The Gurdwara Gwari Ghat Saheb is situated on the bank of holy river Narmada and the ghat is known as Gwari Ghat, Gurdwara is surrounded by very picturesque locations. Complex of Gurdwara Gwarighat includes Guru ka Langar, pilgrims rooms,small museum and Homoeopathic dispensary.

Dhuandar Rope way: Rope way at Dhuandhar Falls is one of the must try thing at Dhuandhar Falls, It offer breathtaking view of  Dhuandhar Waterfall and holy river Narmada passing through deep ravine.

Sangram Sagar Lake: The beautiful Sangram Sagar Lake is located 15km from the city of Jabalpur and has a good number of aquatic creatures and fishes. Sangram Sagar Lake is one of the famous spots for bird watching and ranked among top 15 attractions of Jabalpur.

Rani Durgavati Museum: Rani Durgawati Museum is dedicated to the memory of the Queen Durgavati and has the fine collection of Sculptures and Inscriptions. It is one of the best museums in the state of Madhya Pradesh

Hanumantal Bada Jain Mandir: Hanumantal Bada Jain Mandir is one of the most famous and historic Jain temples, situated right on the edge of Hanumantal. The Hanumantal Jain Mandir is the largest independent Jain temple in India and the main Jain temple in Jabalpur. Pisanhari Ki Madiya is another famous Jain pilgrimage site located near the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Medical College in Jabalpur.

Dumna Nature Reserve Park: The Dumna Nature Reserve Park includes a small dam, forests and wild animals such as chital, wild boar, porcupine and many species of birds. It is situated 10km from the city of Jabalpur and famous as picnic spot with many activities to do like fishing platform, toy train and boating.

Bargi Dam: Bargi Dam of Jabalpur is one of the first completed dams amongst the 30 major dams on Narmada River Valley project. Bargi Dam’s main attractions are water sports such as Speed Boating, Water Scooters, Paddle Boating and bird watching.

Bargi-Dam

The above mentioned locations are must visit spots when on vacation to Jabalpur. Find a good travel agent and plan your vacation now! A list of reliable travel agents in Raipur can be found on the QuickSearch website.

Written by Taarini Chandramouli

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