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Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Madhya Pradesh: Best Tourist Attractions in MP

Madhya Pradesh is one of the most popular travel destinations in India. It is the fifth largest state in India by population. The state is blessed with many natural and beautiful places for tourism. Bhopal, the capital of the state has a large number of tourist attractions for the tourism. We have compiled a list of the 10 tourist places to visit in Madhya Pradesh.

Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Madhya Pradesh: Best Tourist Attractions in MP

1. Khajuraho Group of Monuments

Khajuraho, one of the most visited travel destinations in India. The group of monuments are designated as the World Heritage Site by UNSESCO in 1986. The group of monuments were built during the rule of Rajput Chandela dynasty. There are total 21 Hindu temples in Khajuraho, some of them are dedicated to the Vishnu, Lord Shiva, Parvati Devi, Vamana, and many others.

 

2. Lower Lake, Bhopal

The Lower Lake, is one of the most beautiful lakes in Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the most popular tourist places in Bhopal. Halali River via Patra Drain is the primary outflows of the lake. The Lower Lake or Chhota Talaab was built in 1794 over an area of 1.29 sq.km.

 

3. Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Bhopal

Bhopal has a large number of Hindu temples. Lakshmi Narayan Temple is a dedicated Hindu temple to the Goddess Lakshmi. According to the Hindu beliefs, the Goddess Laxmi is considered the Goddess of wealth and prosperity. The temple was built by the Birla family and hence known as the Birla Temple. Apart from Goddess Lakshmi and Narayana, Lord Shiva and his wife Goddess Parvati are also worshiped in the temple.

Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Bhopal
Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Bhopal

4. Regional Science Centre, Bhopal

The Regional Science Centre is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city of Bhopal. It is a dedicated centre to promote science and technology among the people, specially the students. The Science Centre was visited by 1,79,000 people in 2013-2014. It is located on Banganga Road, Shyamla Hills in the city of Bhopal.

 

5. Rajwada Palace, Indore

Rajwada Palace is one of the oldest royal palaces in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The construction of the palace was completed in 1766 by Holkars. The palace was destroyed in 1984 by fire in riots and again renovated in March, 2007 by Ushadevi Holkar. This seven storied structure is located near the Chhatris in Indore.

 

6. Ujjain City

Ujjain is one of the most sacred cities in India. The city has a large number of ancient Hindu temples. The city is also a historical place where rulers like Chandragupta II ruled. Ujjain was placed as the centre of the world in numerous ancient world maps. The city has a large number of tourist attractions such as the Mahakaleshwar temple, Radha Madan Mohan Temple, Kal Bhairava, Pir Matsyendranath, and many others.

 

7. Jai Vilas Mahal, Gwalior

The Jai Vilas Mahal or the Jai Vilas Palace is one of the largest royal palaces in the world. The palace has more than 400 rooms, 40 rooms are dedicated to the Jiwaji Rao Scindia Museum. At the time of its construction, the royal family spent about 1 crore rupees which is now equivalent to Rs. 1200 crore or US$200 million.

 

8. Gwalior Fort, Gwalior

Gwalior Fort is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Madhya Pradesh. It is an eigth-century old fort, located in Gwalior. The fort was initially constructed for the defensive purpose. There are also two main palaces located in the fort, namely, Gurjari Mahal and Man Mandir. The Gurjari Mahal is now converted into an archaeological museum.

Gwalior Fort, Gwalior
Gwalior Fort, Gwalior

9. Sultan-e-Malwa Hazrat Fateh Ullah RA Dargah, Raisen

Sultan-e-Malwa Hazrat Fateh Ullah RA is located in Raisen, Madhya Pradesh. According to people’s belief that whoever brings his/her new vehicle to the dargah, then it never meets with an accident. People have a strong belief that ones desires are fulfilled if asked to God via Hazrat Peer Fatehullah Shah Baba.

 

10. Purwa Falls, Rewa

The Purwa Falls, is a natural waterfall located in the district of Rewa in Madhya Pradesh. The height of the Purwa Water Falls is about 70 metres (or 230 ft). It is the most popular tourist attractions in the district of Rewa. The Purwa Falls is an example of a nick point caused by rejuvenation.

 

Article Title: Top 10 Tourist Places to Visit in Madhya Pradesh: Best Tourist Attractions in MP
Article last re-published on September 9, 2019.

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