Madhya Pradesh situated in the central part of India, is known for its naturel and historical beauties. It has the famous temples de Kamasutra in Khajuraho and the medival sites like Orchha, Gwalior, Bhopal any many more. Madhya Pradesh does not only attracts visitors by its historical sites but is also famous for is Tiger National parks. One can see the famous Royal Bengal Tiger in one of these national parks. Our India travel expert has come up with 5 best places to visit in Madhya Pradesh.
Built between 950 and 1050 CE, the Khajuraho Temples are famous all over the world as one of the oldest and boldest expression of sexuality and eroticism known to mankind. Located in the small town of Khajuraho, these temples were constructed by the Rajput Chandela clan of Kings. It is one the world Unseco heritage site.
Orchha situated at the banks of river Betwa, one of Madhya Pradesh’s off beat travel destination, is a captivating medieval legacy in stone rising over the plains of Bundelkhand. It offers a unique combination of medieval charm and quiet village life.
Spread across 1131 square kilometres, it includes one of the highest populations of tigers in the country, 250 species of birds and a large number of reptile species. Bhandavgarh has contributed to the discovery and study of some of India’s famous species, such as the white tiger.
The very oldest stone structure in India and built by the Great Emperor Ashoka himself after his legendary conversion to Buddhism, the Great Stupa is an internationally acclaimed tourist attraction. Built in the 3rd century B.C, the architecture and inscriptions have offered historians valuable insight upon the olden times and the story of Central India over the years. The Stupa is located with proximity to the capital city of Bhopal.
Located within the city of Gwalior, this fort was built by Mansingh Tomar in the 14th century on top of the Vindhyas Monutain Ranges; great kings such as Ibrahim Lodi, Humayun, Sher Shah Suri, Akbar, Aurangzeb captured and ruled from this fort over the years. In 1857, Rani Lakshmibai of Jhansi led her rebellion against the British rule from this fort.