5 Quaint Towns to Visit in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh is a modern metropolis that features bustling cities, industrial hubs and many popular travel destinations. However, there are certain destinations that are not known to the touring masses. These places are visited by experienced travellers and those who are looking to rest and rejuvenate their city-weary souls.

Dhar

Dhar is a quaint historical town that was once the capital of King Bhoj that is home to many forts and other historical sites. One of the most famous forts in the area is the Dhar Fort that was built by Muhammad Bin Tughlaq back in 1344 AD. This is one of the first examples of the Islamic style of architecture and was entirely constructed using red and black stones. Majority of the fort has been reduced to ruins, but one can still embrace the history of the area when they visit.

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Mandu

Mandu is a small hilly town that showcases a variety of architectural marvels that will amaze history buffs and architectural aficionados. Mandu was the seat of power of the Parmar Kingdom. This town features architectural grandeur way back from the 10th century and attracts people from all across the country, who want to take in the beauty of this location. Some of the popular monuments in and around the area include Baz Bahadur’s Palace, Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal and more.

Shivpuri

Shivpuri is another offbeat destination that is surrounded by forests and features many historical buildings. Shivpuri used to be the hunting grounds for the emperors of the Scindia Kingdom. It is also known for many small waterfalls and lakes within the forest area which adds to the beauty of the place. The renowned Madhav Vilas Palace, that was the primary residence of the Scindias, is an important tourist attraction that boasts colonial architecture.

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Udayagiri

Udayagiri consists of 20 rock-cut caves and is one of the best places to explore in Madhya Pradesh. Said to have originated sometime between the 5th and 6th century BCE, these caves feature iconographies of Shaivism, Vaishnavism, and Shaktism making it a must-visit spot for every architectural enthusiast when visiting Madhya Pradesh.

Sagar

Sagar is a picturesque town located near the Vindhya mountain range. It is one of the lesser-known towns in Madhya Pradesh and is famous for its contribution to Hindi literature. Travellers who wish to experience the rich culture, ancient history and tranquil surroundings should visit this destination in Madhya Pradesh.

Some of the popular places that you can visit here include the Hanuman Temple, Jama Masjid, Lakha Banjara Lake and more.

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Visit these major attractions in Madhya Pradesh and enjoy a marvellous stay at Jehan Numa Palace to embrace its true essence. With comfortable rooms and various other amenities that will make your trip enjoyable, a trip to these quaint towns guarantees a relaxing getaway.

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