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Madhya Pradesh has still preserved its beautiful past in the form of monuments. From one of Asia's largest mosques to a palace that resembles a ship, these architectural marvels make the state all the more charming.

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Magical Mandu
Magical Mandu

Floating over it's own reflection, the Jahaz Mahal in Mandu looks like a ship that’s about to sail. However, for centuries this ship made of stone and mortar never did. Instead, it stood floating…

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Beauty of Chanderi
Beauty of Chanderi

In existence since the 11th century, Chanderi is blessed with scenic beauty in and around it. While picturesque hills, lakes and forts sit surrounding it, the exquisite hand-woven Chanderi saris…

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Majestic Orchha
Majestic Orchha

The historic town of Orchha, nestled on the banks of river Betwa, was founded in the 16th century by the Bundela Rajput Chief, Rudra Pratap. Here, the river Betwa splits into seven channels, also…

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Sacred Sanchi
Sacred Sanchi

The town of Sanchi is synonymous with Buddhist Stupas - hemispherical structures typically containing relics of the Buddha or his followers. The Stupas of Sanchi were constructed on the orders of…

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Ancient City Ujjain
Ancient City Ujjain

One of Hinduism’s seven sacred cities, Ujjain boasts a wealth of cultural heritage, largely in the form of temples. Situated on the banks of the Shipra River, the city dates back to 600 BC and was…

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Funfair of Jabalpur
Funfair of Jabalpur

Under the brightly lit moon, 100 feet tall mountains of marble change forms as the river Narmada passes through it. This view is so scenic that it stays with you for long. But this is just one of the…

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Begum's Bhopal
Begum's Bhopal

Split by a pair of lakes, Bhopal is two cities within a city. Two starkly contrasting cityscapes. Towards the North you have the old city, a fascinating area of mosques, serpentine alleys, chowks,…

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Serene Pachmarhi
Serene Pachmarhi

Situated at 1100 m, Pachmarhi, popularly known as 'Satpura ki Rani' (Queen of Satpura), sits beautifully, embellished by nature and history, amidst the Satpura range. Legend says the Pandava brothers…

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Royal Bandhavgarh
Royal Bandhavgarh

Bandhavgarh is a place of mythological and legendary significance. The ancient Bandhavgarh Fort is of great importance as it is believed to have been gifted by Lord Rama to his younger brother…

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Graceful Khajuraho
Graceful Khajuraho

Khajuraho is one of the most popular tourist spots in Madhya Pradesh. It is famous for its ancient temples that depict some of the finest art in the world. Built between 950-1050 AD by the Chandela…

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Melodic Gwalior
Melodic Gwalior

Gwalior is best known for its imposing hilltop fort, which was famously described as ‘the pearl amongst fortresses in India’. Historically, the city has been the cradle of a number of dynasties that…

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Yummy Indore
Yummy Indore

A trading hub between the Deccan and Delhi in the 16th century, the city of Indore was discovered by Rao Nandlal Chaudhary in mid-1710. Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar, with her keen interest in education and…

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Divine Amarkantak
Divine Amarkantak

Situated at an altitude of 1000 m, Amarkantak is a well frequented Hindu pilgrimage center that is popularly known as ‘Teerthraj’ - ‘the king of pilgrimages’. The Amarkantak region has a rich…

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Revered Burhanpur
Revered Burhanpur

Founded in 1400 AD on the bank of the Tapti River, the historical city of Burhanpur was once the capital of the Mughal Kingdom. An important outpost of the Mughals, Burhanpur was known as the gateway…

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Enchanting Rewa
Enchanting Rewa

Blessed with natural beauty, Rewa, situated on the north-western side of Madhya Pradesh was home to Mohan – the world renowned white tiger. The lineage of the rare white tigers in India grew, thanks…

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Palatial Datia
Palatial Datia

An astonishing confluence of Mughal and Rajput architecture, the 7 storeyed Datia Palace stands tall in the historic city of Datia. While its exterior is adorned with arches, chhatris and oriel…

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Breathtaking Bhedaghat
Breathtaking Bhedaghat

It’s a spellbinding experience to see the marble rocks accompany the graceful Narmada river. These tall mountains, are known to magically change shapes as you sail along the river. The calm Narmada…

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Amazing Bhimbetka
Amazing Bhimbetka

Cave paintings dating back to approximately 30,000 years. Rock shelters that were home to humans, millennia ago. And a rich flora and fauna surrounding these, indeed, make Bhimbetka a gift to us from…

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Magnificent Maheshwar
Magnificent Maheshwar

Situated on the banks of river Narmada, Maheshwar appeals to both, the pilgrim as well as the tourist in you. The town possesses a treasure trove of beautiful temples that calm the soul, alongside…

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