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Madhya Pradesh means The Middle Region, and rightly so. Carrying the moniker the Heart of India, this state is located in Central India and is the second largest state by area in the country. Till date, Madhya Pradesh has been the road less travelled and has been an elusive region on the travel maps of tourists in India.
A trip to Madhya Pradesh can satiate anyone’s thirst for cultural discovery and immersion in heritage. Visit the Rajwada Palace in Indore, a beautiful historic palace which was built in 1766 and is a heavenly blend of Maratha and Mughal architectural styles. The medieval Hindu and Jain temples famous for their erotic sculptures in the town of Khajurahu will prove to anyone that India truly is the land of the Kamasutra. It makes you wonder how conservative the Indian society has turned over the centuries. Explore the Jama Masjid in Bhopal which shares its name with the prominent mosque in New Delhi, however this one in is a small and beautiful mosque with an impressive structure.
Travel to Madhya Pradesh
Uncover this northern state in India and discover the temples, sculptures and historic palaces which stand with pride on this blessed land. From the spiritual culture to the untouched wildlife, wherever you turn there is something magical to see and experience.
The largest city in the state is known as Indore. Boasting architectural grandeur and historical enigma, Indore has many prominent buildings of interest spanning many cultural eras such as British and Mughal reigns. Orchha is a former princely state in the Bundelkhand region, which houses a spectacular palace-fort on the banks of the Betwa River. The Lakshmi temple in Orchha is another splendid from of architecture in this quaint town. Your Madhya Pradesh tour will take you to the incredible town of Khajuraho, known worldwide for its erotic sculptures that have inspired the likes of Kamasutra. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments has made Khajuraho one of the most popular tourist destinations in India.
A tour to Madhya Pradesh will take you through the city of Gwalior, known for its forts and palaces, the ruined city of Mandu, and Maheshwar on the banks of the River Narmada known for its Ahilya Fort. Omkareshwar, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva on a tiny island on the River Narmada, believed to be in the shape of the mythical Om symbol is not to be missed. Revel in the pious atmosphere of the ancient city of Ujjain or dream of the brave wars fought atop the fort in Jhansi. Also known as the “Tiger State of India”, Madhya Pradesh is home to 19% of India’s Tiger population and 10% of the entire world. The state has 11 national parks, 3 biosphere reserves, several wildlife sanctuaries including the famed Bandhavgarh National Park, the bird sanctuary at Karera, Pench National Park, Panna National Park and Kanha National Park.
This beautiful and magnificent area of India is blessed with numerous palaces, historical sights and a rich heritage which is hard to not become engrossed by. Visit these sites and become immersed in the Hindu culture and discover India’s spirituality which is not limited to the temples and shrines. Surrounded by national parks and awe-inspiring landscapes, Madhya Pradesh is home to untamed wildlife, protected by countless national parks and wildlife sanctuaries. From tigers to birds, this land is a nature lover’s paradise.
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