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Marble Rocks

Just 21 km west of Jabalpur, is a small village called Bhedaghat. The village is world famous for splendid Marble Rocks on the banks of Narmada River. Covered with dark volcanic seams of green and black, they tower to almost 100 ft above the soft flowing Narmada on either side.
The rocks are floodlit at night for dramatic effect .However MP Tourism is heavily promoted it and views on this tourist spot vary from 'truly spectacular' to 'a total bust'.

Dhuandhar Falls

The Narmada river, while making its way through the marble rocks river plunges through a narrow rock in Jabalpur giving it a powerful roar and smoking cascade. It is called Dhuandhar falls and the plunge is powerful, roar is audible from a far distance. The fall and the breaking of the volume of water at the crest present an awesome spectacle.


Chausath Yogini Temple

Situated near the famous Marble Rocks in Jabalpur MP, Chausath Yogini temple complex is an open sky circular courtyard atop a hill. It is dedicated to Goddess Durga. Right in circular fashion is a row of idols of attendants of Goddess Durga called Yoginis. Lord Shiva temple is in the center. The lawa stone idols were plundered and disfigured by Moghul invaders.
One of the unique features of this temple is that both Shiva and his consort Parvati appear together riding on the Bull or the Nandi.

Tilwara Ghat

Tilwara Ghat in Jabalpur in India is situated on the banks of the river Narmada and is considered to be holy like the Ganga. Tilwara Ghat Madhya Pradesh is the best developed among the several ghats around the Narmada river and has the Gandhi Smarak. One of the biggest attractions of Jabalpur, the famous Marble Rocks is situated nearby. It is the place where the Narmada river has created a narrow canyon. The striking thing about the site of Tilwara Ghat Jabalpur is that both sides of the canyon are of pure marble.


Madan Mahal Fort

Madan Mahal fort is situated in Jabalpur City of Madhya Pradesh. It is approximately 515 meters above the ground.During the Gondwana period it acts as a watch tower for the attackers and defenders coming to conquer the Gondwana rulers. The fort of Madan Mahal is situated on the south-western part of the modern city of Jabalpur.
The fort dates back to 11th century AD. The fort is well associated with Rani Durgavati the Gond Queen and her son Madan Singh. Rani Durgavati eventually died fighting the Moguls and is hailed as a martyr in Indian history. She also built numerous temples and tanks scattered around Jabalpur chiefly around her Garha principality.

Sangram Sagar & Bajnamath

Bajnamath And Sangram Sagar is located at just 15km from Jabalpur. The Sangram Sagar and Bajnamath are most sort out tourist destinations in Madhya Pradesh. The Bajnamath And Sangram Sagar have the medieval architectures built by Sangram Shah.
The Sangram Sagar Lake has a good number of aquatic creatures and fishes. The migratory birds from central parts of western Asia like, pin-tailed ducks, coots and red-perched pilchards are seen in this lake.Built by the famous Gond King Sangram Shah between 1480-1540, these are Medieval constructions.

Rani Durgavati Museum

At the center of the Jabalpur city, Rani Durgavati Museum was established in year 1976.The Rani Durgavati Museum is dedicated to the memory of the great Queen Durgavati as her memorial and museum. A collection of sculptures, inscriptions and prehistoric relics are on display - many from the 10th and 11th C. A sandstone idol of Durga and the sculpture of Saraswati is also on display in the museum.