Jabalpur is located at the Humble State of Madhya Pradesh. The name “Jabalpur” integrates from the Arabic word “Jabal”, which means Mountains & the Sanskrit word “Pur” that means City.
It is very stunning city that sits on the Banks of the Divine River, Narmada. It’s a Chronicled city glorified with many Sites and Monuments. It’s a leading tourist destination which captivates tourists with its must see attractions including historical and cultural structures, enchanting Bhedaghat and thrilling Dhuandhar Waterfalls. Spread across the Vindhyan ranges, it’s a beautiful paradise for archaeologists and geologists.
Let’s Start Exploring the Tourist Places, that You Must Visit in Jabalpur:
Madan Mahal Fort
Sitting at the top of a hill, the Royal Fort provides you, an Attractive View of the city, Jabalpur. The Fort is Rumoured to Cover Gold Bricks and Jewels, which is unapproachable to anyone. The fort was constructed for the purpose of Alertness, If there was a Danger coming towards the Royals, So the army could be Alarmed on time. Also, It has an Underground Pathway, which can be used as Escape Way, at the times of Emergency, in Past Times in the State of Gonds.
Rani Durgavati, the Gond queen in past, and her Son, Madan Singh, have a Hard Association with the Fort.
It’s an Antique Medieval Astonishment that truely Amazes Visitors, Locals & Geologists. It is truely an Nature’s Act, that One large Rock maintains its weigh over the another. This place is also known as “Balancing Rock of Jabalpur”. These Rocks are expected to be made out of Volcanic Eruptions, in Million Years ago. This Rock also faced an Earthquake of 6.5 on the Ritcher Scale and it Survived by not moving from its place.
The Bastar Mansion or Jagdalpur Mansion is one of the most commonly visited spots of all the Touring Locations in Jabalpur. In Past Times, This place was used as Head Office of the Bastar Empire, before the Capital was shifted to Barsur. It is a place of Showcasing Some Unmatched Perfect Sculptures on its Walls & Ceilings.
The Picturesque of the Mansion magnifies double during the Festival of Dussehra, when the Lamps are Illuminated for the Gala and Party.
PisanHari ki Madiya
PisanHari ki Madiya is recognized as the Expedition Site for the Followers of Jainism. It is considered that the Temple was constructed by a Poor Women, 500 Years Ago. She was influenced by the teaching of Jain Priests and Since, She didn’t have any Gold or other Luxury Jewels to Donate to Decorate the Temple, So she decided to construct, by her grindstones on the peak of the temple. The Lady was known as “PisanHari” means, One who gains a living by Grinding Wheat in the Grindstone.
The Reality is that the Financially Unsound Lady placed her Source of Income as the Ornament for the Temple, which truely made its value, Diverse.
Chausath Yogini Temple
The Chausath Yogini Temple was constrcuted in the 10th Century and its a suitable example of the Perfect and Skilled Structure of the Medieval Times. These Temple is One of the Second Temple of Madhya Pradesh, which is in Jabalpur and the another one is in Khajuraho. It is built by Granite with an Image of Lord Shiva staying in the center of the Temple Complex. Also, there were three portraits sculpted on the Pedestals in the Temple and all those portraits are showcasing different era’s. One portrait relates to Kushan Era, other relates to Gupta’s Era and the Last one is from Kalachuri, which was infamous during the 10th to 13th Century.
The temple influences Travelers and Devotees alot, and insists to climb 108 steps to move towards the temple.
Rani Durgavati Museum
The Museum of Rani Durgavati was constructed in 1964, but the Sculptures and Collectables in the Museum brought back to the 10th Century, when Rani Durgavati dominated over the Area. This place is a combination of Sculptures and Portraits, which relates to Gond Dynasty of the 10th Century.
It also showcases some sculptures, which are of Prehistoric Times.
Dumna Reserve is a Natural Reserve and Fabulous Tourist Spot as it offers a variety of species of Flora and Fauna. Here, One can be introduced to the Fauna Species like Porcupine, Spotted Deer, Wild Boar, Leopard, Jackal, Fox, and some Migratory Birds. It can be also considered as the Best Tourist Spot for Families or Friends Group as It contains a Children Park, Cafeteria and Paddle Boating. It is sited near the Airport and It’s a Perfect Nature Getaway from Jabalpur.
Kachnar City Shiv Mandir
Lord Shiva Statue is at Shiv Mandir in Kachnar City (a recently advanced section of Jabalpur), which is 25 Meters Tall Statue and is considered to be one of the tallest in India. It provides an Inviting Feel to the Visitors visiting in Jabalpur for Holidays or Vacations. The best time to Visit the mandir is during the Evening to be a Part of Aarti.
Bargi Dam is a Must Visit Place in Jabalpur for Family Sightseeing, Boating and is a Perfect Site for Picnics underneath the Trees that provides Shade & Cool Breezy Air. Traveling with Friends, This place offers many Adventure Activities for the Thrill Seekers like Water Scooters, Paddle and Speed Boating. This place also offers Migratory Birds Sightseeing and presents Scenic View of the Sunset, in the Evening Time.
Kanha National Park
Kanha National Park is a Wildlife Destination in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Being away from the Busy and Rushing Life, Kanha National Park is 115 Kilometers away from the Jabalpur City. Kanha is an ideal site for traveling with Family or Friends as this place offers sightseeing of some amazing wild species between the Bamboo and Sal Forest. It is the Biggest National Park of Madhya Pradesh and a Safe Home for Royal Begal Tigers.
In fact, Greenery and Bliss in the Park perfectly Welcomes One for Educational Expedition to learn more about the Wildlife Species and also about the Flora.
This place can makes the Highlight and create Jabalpur Trip, more Special and Exotic.
Bhedaghat is the popular site among the Family Travelers, also its perfect for Solo Travelers. This place is known for Marble Rocks besides the Stream and these are featured in so many Bollywood Movies. These Rocks scatters thousands of different Hues and Colours as Day Light Shifts. Also, Some Peoples believes that these Marbles Shines and Glitter during Full Moon, correctly referred as Nature’s Answers to some Sculptures of Khajuraho. You can explore some Hindu Temples and other spots. Also, this place offers Boating by crossing the Beautiful Marble Rocks.
Dhuadhar Falls also comes under the category of Top Places to Visit in Jabalpur. It is near to Bhedaghat and can be easily visited on. The waterfall is awesome and of mere 30 meters in height and you can witness the overflow causing thick fog near the waterfall. If you are not faint hearted or Height Phobia, then You can go on a Cable Car Ride. By this ride, One can get the Closest and Widest Views of the Magnificient Fall and the some Exotic Landscapes that must be Captured in your Lens.
Jabalpur can be completely Explored in Two Days Time. So, Plan a Tour with your Family or Friends and Chill the Great Tour.
How to Reach
By Air : The Jabalpur Airport (Dumna Airport) is the closest, which is situated at the distance of 20 km from the City.
By Rail : Jabalpur Railway Station is the nearest station to get into the city. There are Trains, which is directly from Jabalpur to various cities like Bhopal, Satna, Delhi, Pune, Patna, Surat, Nagpur, Gwalior, Jamshedpur, Kanpur, and many more. Apart from this Station, The City also has the Madan Mahal Railway Station & Adhartal Railway Station.
By Road : Jabalpur is Well Connected to Nagpur, Varanasi, Hyderbad, Bhopal, etc., by Main Roads. So, Visitors may reach Jabalpur by road via NH7, The Longest Highway in India which passes through the City. NH12 also connects Jabalpur to Jaipur and other towns in the state. One can go for the bus services in Madhya Pradesh like MPSRTC and other Private Buses that runs on regular basis from Various Cities to Jabalpur.
Best Time to Visit
October to January is the great time to visit Jabalpur, as the temperature during this time ranges between 5°C and 30°C, which are Perfect for Exploring the City and Enjoying Outdoor Activities.
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