The best travel guide to the top Madhya Pradesh Tourist Places

Madhya Pradesh is the heart of incredible India because of its geographical position, the state is located in the centre of India. The state is a unique combination of rich culture heritage and full of architectural Marvels.

By Samir Hussain
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Madhya Pradesh is the heart of incredible India because of its geographical position, the state is located in the centre of India. The state of Madhya Pradesh is surrounded by other states on its four sides and the plane region of the state is one of the oldest part of the Indian subcontinent, which was once a part of the Gondwana land.


The state of Madhya Pradesh is completely filled with divorce range of tourist destinations which include religious sites Natural wonders historical monuments and an untouched wildlife. The state is a unique combination of rich culture heritage and full of architectural Marvels, and offers a complete pack of tourist destinations field with historic places, spiritual places and natural beauties.

Top tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh

Bhopal - The city of beautiful lakes


Bhopal is the capital city of Madhya Pradesh which is also referred as the city of lakes due to a number of beautiful lakes present in the City. The city is famous for its most prominent lakes the upper lake and lower lake which provides a beautiful view of the city. The city also has many Historical monuments such as the Shaukat Mahal, the Sardar Manzil and the beautiful Taj ul Masjid which is the largest mosque present in India.

Sadar Manzil Bhopal
Sadar Manzil Bhopal

Indore -The cleanest city of India 


The city of Indore has been rewarded the cleanest city of India by the government of India for consecutive three years and presently also holds the position of cleanest city present in India. The cities filled with renowned places and Markets such as the Rajwada Palace and the famous Sarafa Bazar. The city also provides a variety of Street foods for the food lovers and often known as food lovers Paradise.

Gwalior - Historical and heritage City of Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior is famous for its glorious history and rich cultural heritage. Gwalior is one of the most beautiful city of Madhya Pradesh and the Gwalior Fort is world famous piece of architecture. The city of Gwalior is the birthplace of the great musician Tansen. The city is well known for its monuments and temples such as the Gwalior Fort, Jaivilas Mahal, Sun Temple,Gujari Mahal, Tele ka mandir, Sas-Bahu Temple etc are some of the popular tourist destination in Gwalior.

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Bateshwar gwalior

Khajuraho - A Paragon of ancient Indian architecture.

Khajuraho is just 388 km away from Bhopal the capital city of Madhya Pradesh is located in the Chattarpur district of Madhya Pradesh is one of the best places to visit in Madhya Pradesh and should be included in your Madhya Pradesh tour package as it is a must visit site.  The temples of Khajuraho are under the UNESCO World Heritage site the town of Khajuraho was the cultural capital of Chandela Rajput during the 10th to 12th century AD. The temples are filled with Mauryan architecture and erotic carvings which are the most notable aspects of the Khajuraho Temples.

Kandariya Mahadev khajuraho
Kandariya Mahadev khajuraho

Ujjain - The holy city of Madhya Pradesh. 

The city of Ujjain is just 179 km from Bhopal which is an ancient City situated in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh, it is the holiest Pilgrimage site in India for the Hindus. The city is on the banks of river Kshipra, the city is famous for its numerous temples such as the Jyotirlingas the Mahakaleshwar Mandir, Kal Bhairav mandir, Iskcon Temple, etc. The city also has a Jantar Mantar similar like Jaipur which was built to study the astronomy. The city of Ujjain is also one of the sites in India which organise the Kumbh Mela, which is a largest religious festival in the world and is organised once in 12 years.


Sanchi - The city of Buddhist monuments. 

Sanchi is the worldwide famous city for its Buddhist monuments and is a popular site of Heritage in the state of Madhya Pradesh, the city is located just 46 km from Bhopal. Sanchi is a well known UNESCO World Heritage site, the great Stupa is one of the Ancient stone structure in India which was built by the emperor Ashoka. Other than the great Saptah the city also contains Ashoka Pillar, Sanchi museum, Gupta Temple, the great bowl and Udayagiri Caves which are a major tourist attraction in the City.

The Great Stupa Sanchi
The Great Stupa Sanchi

Pachmarhi - The beautiful hill station

The pachmarhi hill station is about 194 km away from Bhopal and is the only hill station present in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The hill station is situated in the Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh, in the Satpura ranges. The hill station is filled with ancient caves of Buddhist era and surrounded by beautiful forests of the Satpura ranges. The Mahadev Hill, duchess fall, Priyadarshini point,  Dhupgarh, Pandava Caves, Gupt Mahadev etc are the top tourist destination in the hill station.

Kanha National Park - A heaven for wildlife lovers

The National Park is situated in the central region of Madhya Pradesh it was declared as a national park in the year 1955 and was declared as a tiger reserve in 1973. The Park is home to rich Tiger population, leopards dears and antelopes etc.

kanha tiger reserve madhya pradesh
Kanha National Park Madhya Pradesh


Jabalpur-The Cocktail of natural and historical sites

The city of Jabalpur is on the banks of Narmada river and is about 315 km away from Bhopal. The city is an important business and industrial hub of the state of Madhya Pradesh. Madan Mahal Fort, balancing rocks, Bagri Dam, Lord Shiva statue, Dhundhar Falls, marble rocks, Sagar lake, etc are some of the top tourist attraction in Jabalpur. Other than these attractions the city is also known for its crafts from where carpets are handmade from cotton and wool which are called as Durry designs.

Things to remember while Traveling to Madhya Pradesh

  • Schedule your visit during the winter season (October to March) to avoid the heat of summers.
  • Dress properly and respectfully when visiting the different religious sites.
  • Always hire a local guide to attain deeper knowledge of the history and culture of the region.
  • Follow the rules and regulations of the national parks and wildlife sanctuaries while visiting the sites and respect the wildlife.


The central State Madhya Pradesh is filled with avoid range of popular tourist attractions which promises a memorable journey experience for every Traveler. Madhya Pradesh provides a distinctive combination of experience that makes every Traveler's journey ultimate. So pack your bags and follow this travel guide and explore the top places of Madhya Pradesh.

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