Madhya Pradesh is the second largest state in central India in terms of area and in terms of population it is the fifth largest state. The state of Madhya Pradesh is often undervalued by people who believe that there is no valuable importance to the state. Madhya Pradesh is rich in historical events dating back to the Pleistocene Era, the ancient culture and tradition that the people follow. Having 10 national parks and several forest reserves makes Madhya Pradesh and important ecological region in the country.
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Bhimbetka caves was declared as a world heritage site in India in 2003 and preserves remains of cave painting that dates back 30,000 years. About 500 caves consist of these paintings giving a proof of the earliest phases of the stone age era. The rock shelters of Bhimbetka caves are famous and most visited tourist site
Hanuwantiya in Madhya Pradesh
Hanuwantiya adventure tourist destination in Madhya Pradesh that is located near the Indira Sagar dam. It is known for its Jal Mahotsav which is the largest and the only water carnival in India. It offers a wide array of water sport activities and is the site of attraction for all adventure seeking enthusiasts and foodies from all over the world.
‘Bandhav’ means brother when translated to English and ‘Garh’ meaning fort. This photo was gifted by Lord Rama to his brother Lakshmana. Bandhavgarh has several man made caves which date back to 2000 years and consists of cave paintings and inscriptions. Bandhavgarh national park has the highest population of royal Bengal tigers in the world.
Khajuraho is the most famous tourist destination in Madhya Pradesh which comprises ancient temples portraying the finest of art in the world. Built between 950 to 1050 AD, the inscriptions on the temple depicts intricate carvings relating to meditation, spiritual teaching, kinship wrestling, royalty and ethnic artship. The temple also displays craftsmanship of ancient sculpting and exceptional architectural skill, making it one of the UNESCO world Heritage sites in India.
Orchha is a place which is known for its majestic temples and palaces which still stand tall and pretend they are architectural elements till this date. Chaturbhuj temple, Jehangir Mahal, Laxmi Narayan temple which is a mix of temple and fort.
Known as the marble city, Jabalpur has a lot of historical significance and is famous for its Dhuandhar waterfalls and the white marble rock at Bhedaghat. Some of the points of interest in Jabalpur are the balancing rock, Chausath yogini temple and Bargi dam.
Revise is blessed with amazing landscapes and waterfalls along with many ancient monuments like the 35 feet reclining Bhairav Baba statue. It was home to the renowned white tiger Mohan, thanks to its climate and terrain the rare White Tiger lineage grew in numbers. Bahuti waterfall with a height of 142m is one of the highest fall of the region. Rewa is best known for ‘White Tiger Zoo and Safari’, it is situated in a nearby village of Mukundpur. Other touristic site of attraction is the Venkat Bhavan, Deur Kothar and Chachai waterfalls which is the second largest waterfall in Madhya Pradesh.