State of Madhya Pradesh Things to Do

  • A boat ride along Bhedaghat  Marble rock stones.
    A boat ride along Bhedaghat Marble rock...
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  • Dhuandhar Waterfalls.
    Dhuandhar Waterfalls.
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  • Indigenious fishing on side rocks of Duandhar Wate
    Indigenious fishing on side rocks of...
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State of Madhya Pradesh Things to Do

  • Baghel Museum of the Maharaja Rewa

    500 years old palace and museum plus white Tiger gallery.The entire fort is situated on the meeting point of two tributaries of the river Son - Bichiya and Beehar. And overlooking the meeting of these rivers is an overhanging veranda, which has distinct north Indian architectural style. The veranda has now been christened as the Baradari and is now...

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  • Kanha National Park

    Kanha National park 940 Sq. Km area, considered one of the best national parks in Asia, is located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. This is the area in which Rudyard's Kipling's children's classic Jungle Book is set. Covered in sal and bamboo forests, with ravines, streams and grassy stretches, Kanha provides a home to a significant...

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  • Orchha Palace Complax

    Orchha means 'hidden', it is situated 16 kms away from Jhansi, on the banks of the river Betwa in the state of Madhya Pradesh, is surrounded by charming hills and greenery. This small village was once the capital of the region ( Bundelkhand). The historical monuments of Orchha still retain their pristine charm and narrate stories of war and peace,...

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  • Hindola Mahal

    An audience hall, also belonging to Ghiyas-ud-din's reign, it derives its name of "swinging palace" from its sloping sidewalls. Superb and innovative techniques are also evident in its ornamental facade, delicate trellis work in sand-stone and beautifully moulded columns.To the West of Hindola Mahal there are several unidentified buildings which...

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  • Teli ka Mandir

    The Teli ka Mandir is a 11th century edifice, towering at 70 ft high. This is a Pratihara Vishnu temple of a unique blending of architectural styles. The shape of the roof is distinctively Dravidian, while the decorative embellishments have the typically Indo-Aryan characteristics of Northern India.

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  • Sas Bahu ka Mandir

    This is a 9th century temple. The Sas-Bahu temple was probably called the Shashtra Bahu (another name for Vishnu) temple. "The smaller one close to it was perhaps a Shiva temple, but over the years this pair of temples whose carvings can be compared to any of the great temples of India came to be known as the "Sas-Bahu temples". In local language...

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  • Gwalior Fort

    The most magnificent monument of Gwalior; the hilltop fort overlooks the city. The fort is above 300 feet high and is about three kilometers(1.86 Miles) in length and 600 to 3000 feet wide from East to West.Raja Mansingh Tomar built it in 15th century. The fort can be approached from two sides, on the eastern side is Gwalior Gate which leads...

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  • Man Mandir Palace Gwalior Fort

    Built between 1486 and 1517 by Raja Mansingh.The tiles that once adorned its exterior have not survived , but at the entrance , traces of these still remain. Within the palace rooms stand bare, stripped of their former glory, testifying to the passing of the centuries. Vast chambers with fine stone screens were once the music halls, and behind...

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  • Gopachal /Jain Tirthankaras

    Gopachal Parvat is situated on the Mountain Area at slopes of Gwalior Fort carries unique statue of Jain Tirthankars. The largest Idol of Bhagwan Parshwanath on Lotus is the largest statue(in single stone piece) in the world, being 35 feet high and 25 feet in width. 26 Jain statues in a series give a beautiful and attractivce picturescue. Built...

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  • Jai Vilas Palace Darbar Hall and Museum

    A splendor of a different kind exists in the Jai Vilas Palace, current residence of the Scindia family. Some 25 rooms have been turned into the Jivaji Rao Scindia Museum, and in these rooms , so evocative of a regal lifestyle, the past comes alive. Jai Vilas is an Italianate structure which combines the Tuscan and Corinthian architectural modes....

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  • Sonagiri Jain Temples

    Sonagiri This sacred Jain hill lies 3 km to the North West of Datia and is 5 km from the railway station. There are 77 Jain temples, built in rows on the hill and its slopes, and date back to the 17th century. Of these the temple dedicated to Chandranatha, the 8th of the 24 Tirthankaras, is quite a large one and the most beautiful. A large annual...

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  • Gujari Mahal Museum Gwalior

    In the 15th century Gujari Mahal is a monument to the love of Raja Mansingh Tomar for his Gujar queen, Mrignayani. After he had wooed and won her, so the story goes, Mrignayani demanded that he build her a separate palace with a constant water supply from the River Rai, via an aqueduct. The outer structure of the Gujari Mahal has survived in an...

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  • Darwazas/Gates

    The 45 km parapet of walls that encircle Mandu are punctuated by 12 gateways. Most notable of these is Delhi Darwaza, the main entrance to the fortress city, for which the approach is through a series of gateways well fortified with walled enclosures and strengthened by bastions such as the Alamgir and Bhangi Darwaza, through which the present road...

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  • Hoshang Shah's Tomb

    India's first marble edifice, it is one of the most refined examples of Afghan architecture. Its unique features are the magnificently proportioned dome, marble lattice work of remarkable delicacy and porticoed courts and towers to mark the four corners of the rectangle. Shah Jehan sent four of his great architects to study the design of and draw...

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  • Mandu

    Mandu was once a capital and pleasure resort with lakes and palaces, where joy and love were celebrated in poems and romances. Even if it's former extravagance and glory still live in legends and songs, it is no more than a small village in the middle of ruins nowadays.

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  • Jahaz Mahal Mandu

    This 120 mt long "ship palace" built between the two artificial lakes, Munj Talao and Kapur Talao is an elegant two storeyed palace. Probably it was built by Sultan Ghiyas-ud-din-Khilji for his large harem. With its open pavilions, balconies overhanging the water and open terrace, Jahaz Mahal is an imaginative recreation in stone of a royal...

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  • Sanchi Stupas

    Sanchi is known for its Stupas, monasteries, temples and pillars dating from the 3rd century B.C. to the 12th century A.D. The most famous of these monuments, the Sanchi Stupa 1, was originally built by the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka, the then governor of Ujjayini, whose wife Devi was the daughter of a merchant from adjacent Vidisha. Their son Mahindra...

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  • Eternal Expressions of Love Khajuraho

    The temple of Khajuroaho are India's unique gift to the world representing as they do a paen to life, to love, to Joy, perfect in execution and subline in expression.Life, in every from and mood has been captured in stone, testifying to the craft man's artistry and extraordinary breadth of vision of the Chandela Rajputs.Yet another theory is that...

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  • Datia Fort

    Datia 70 km from Gwalior and 30 Km from Jhasi.Datia is a town whose antiquity can be traced back to the Mahabharata. A town of great historic significance, Datia's seven-storeyed palace built entirely of stone and brick by Raja Bir Singh Deo in 1614, is considered to be one of the finest examples of Bundela architecture in the country. Within the...

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  • The park of course

    The national park is the reason one goes to Bandhavgargh. However, apart from the tiger there are various other animals and birds to see. We were lucky enough to see the wolf which excite the naturalists a whole lot more than the tiger. And we saw not one but two!! It will be a whole lot more enjoyable if one went with an open mind to see other...

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  • The deer

    One gets to see plenty of deer as well. While the spotted deer are very common and easy to see, the Sambar can also be found - though not as often as the Chital and definitely not often enough for a picture like this!!

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  • The monkeys

    The monkeys especially the langurs are all over the place. It is very interesting to see how they work with the deer. If they see a leopard or a tiger, they give out warnings. They also help feed the deer as what they eat on the trees falls on the ground, which is then picked up by the deer.

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  • The birds

    There are many birds to see in the park. Unfortunately, the tiger seems to outshine any other animal life form! We saw many beautiful birds and were rather disappointed in our next trip there to see few of them.

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  • RANTHAMBHORE NATIONAL PARK

    This was once the hunting preserve of the Maharajas of Jaipur, the park at Ranthambhore in Sawai Madhopur district of Rajasthan was once the venue for royal hunting parties. Today it is one of the best places in the world to see a tiger and has been documented in many tv documentarys. In a park of approximately 400 sq kms there are between 30 to 35...

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