Jabalpur is the land of Marble Rocks; this place is famous for situating by the coast of the pure river Narmada. The city is fulfilled by all types of facilities and transportation that make the city life possible here. This city is famous for having some soothing attractions that make this a number one choice for tourist destination in the state Madhya Pradesh. With this blog I have tried to brief about places to visit in Jabalpur.
From the modern life to the historical places, this city includes all fun here. The splendid ghats, waterfalls and historical structures make this city a worth visiting. So, let’s have a look at these most beautiful attractions of the city Jabalpur.
Dhuandhar waterfall is situated at Bhedaghat. The fall is famous for its ultra-white water that almost looks like a flowing smoke, and that’s why it has the name Dhuandhar in which Dhuan means Smoke and Dhar means Flow.
Another name is ‘Smoke cascade’ for Dhuandhar falls located 30 km from the city Jabalpur on the banks of Narmada. Many people come here to see the glory of these falls that are capable of making your heart fonder for this place. This waterfall originates its journey of falling through the hard rocks and the entire place bloom your mind with is mist and naturalness.
Dhuandhar Falls is also recognized as one of the holy rivers of Jabalpur, and according to the beliefs of residents here, this river can make you pure and wash all your sins if you make your visit during the Narmada Mahotsava. One can visit here from September to March to see these falls in full fame. Dhuandhar Falls is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Jabalpur.
The second main attraction is the marble rocks; this place is situated 25 km from the main city and again at the bank of river Narmada. One can enjoy seeing these marble rocks with and the pleasure of the peaceful water flow here.
This amazing scene would surely catch your eyes that most concise a height of hundred feet and spread in the area of 25 km. These marbles stones look beautiful when the reflection occurs in the holy water of Narmada and this all scenery creates a spellbinding on the viewer’s mind.
Not just in sunlight but these marble rocks create a beautiful effect in the moon light as well, and you can’t ever imagine how mind-blowing these limestone rocks look in the moonlight.
These rocks look marvelous due to casting different colors at different times whether it is daytime or night. It make this place one of the beautiful places to visit in Jabalpur. This area is always beautiful and can be visited anytime except the rainy season as being in the river seems impossible in the monsoon.
Many taxies are available to take you there, and one can enjoy motorboat riding at just Rs. 30 for 40-50 minutes of the ride.
Madan Mahal Fort
Next one is Madan Mahal Fort built on rock presents the history of the king ‘Raja Madan Shah’ who ordered to build his fort in the 11th century. One can enjoy the wide open sky and have a look at the city’s panoramic views.
This fort emphasizes the story of the Tribe ruler, Raja Madan Shah and it also comes among the top tourist attractions in Jabalpur. This fort is located in the main city, Jabalpur, so anyone can reach her with ease as the city is well-connected with buses, trains, and flights. You can call any taxi or travel via bus service to reach this destination and enjoy sightseeing of this fort that always attracts tourists that offer perfect scenery of the city Jabalpur. Madan Mahal Fort is one of the famous tourist places to visit in Jabalpur.
Anyone can have a visit to this place from October to March as this time the climate goes cool, and you won’t have to face any hot weather.
Jabalpur is also famous for the place named as ‘Balancing Rock.’ As its name implies, the place presents you balancing rock and some greenery all around. People visit this place to view the extraordinary formation of this rock that makes it stand on a very low support from the surface.
This rock has also survived several earthquakes up to 6.5 on the majoring scale, but the rock stays still on the same support according to the people living here.
Anyone can visit here when the temperature goes down, and it feels the cool breeze, this place is perfect for having some selfies and you can enjoy a greenery watch. The Balancing Rock is 6 km from Jabalpur having an amazing history that made this rock balancing over another rock. The place is near Madan Mahal Fort, so you can have a quick visit to this rock after finishing up your tour to the fort. Balancing is one of the beautiful places to visit in Jabalpur.
Chausath Yogini Temple
You can plan your visit to this temple after returning from Bhedaghat or Dhuandhar Falls as this place is situated between these two places. Chausath Yogini temple presents the history from the 10th century built on the top of the hill.
The temple is situated on the peak, so you can enjoy the scenery which features the beautiful Narmada River and feel Lord Shiva while enjoying the detailed carvings made on the walls.
Chausath Yogini Temple may remind you of the temples of Khajuraho due to the same built, and the temple describes the Kalachuri kingdom that made this temple as the home of Goddess Durga and 64 yoginis.
Rani Durgavati Museum
This place shows Adivasi culture and objects made by Adivasis (aboriginal tribal peoples of India). Other than ancient culture, the museum also features photographs of Mahatma Gandhi and some shapes from Chausath Yogini Temple.
Anyone can take a ride to Russel Chowk and visit this museum having a beautiful gallery reporting history. The museum was built as a memorial of Queen Durgavati in 1964. Also, to provide honor to her name, a replica of Goddess Durga is established in the museum.
There is a replica of Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati made of the red sandstone, the museum features the history of 10th- and 11th-century if you are interested in exploring things, you are going to love this place.