Is the central part of India and that is why also famous by the name of Heart of India. The capital city of Madhya Pradesh if Bhopal and it is well connected by Road, Air and Train. Madhya Pradesh tourism is famous for the history, temples, architechture, wildlife, Buddhism etc. The famous destinations of Madhya Pradesh are Gwalior, Khajuraho, Bandhavgarh, Kanha, Pench, Ujjain, Mandu, Sanchi, Bhimbetka etc. Madhya Pradesh is still considered as the un-explored destination of India because it is not got the popularity what it deserves. But now a days after a brilliant efforts by the Madhya Pradesh tourism board this state is getting the importance and tourists are moving to this state to admire the legacy this state is holding.
Destinations of Madhya Pradesh :
Is considered the most popular destination of Madhya Pradesh which was hugely explored by the tourist and the attractions of this place are Erotic Kamasutra Temples. There are two portions of temples knows as the Eastern & Western Cluster of Temple. The history of these temples are quite interesting that once the population of Khajuraho was falling at lowest and the King of Khajuraho was worried that if population will not increase then it will be very difficult for his dynasty to save their kingdom without the warriors & soldiers. Then kind made these temples with lots of Sexual poses carved on the temple walls to inspire the local public to indulge in sexual activities to give birth to new babies. Because India is always a religious country and temples are always inspiration and this step worked for him and again public start giving birth to new babies and population of Khajuraho comes to normal. Khajuraho was rules by the Chandela & Bundela dynasties mostly.
Madhya Pradesh is considered the most important state of India as far as the wildlife and Tiger population is concerned. It has three major Tiger national parks of India at Bandhavgah, Kanha, Panna and Pench. Here Bandhavgarh is the most popular because of its high population of tigers and many documentaries had shoot here on the tigers. Then second comes the Kanha national park and third is the Pench national park. At all these national parks you can see the tigers and other wild animals.
Is one of the important cities of Madhya Pradesh after Khajuraho in popularity. The main attraction of Gwalior is the Gwalior Fort which is a very huge fort and very well constructed. The other local attractions are Sun Temple, Sas Bahu Temple, Teli Ka Temple etc. Gwalior is a city and here we have good choice of accommodations also to cater the international tourist’s requirements.
Is the small but important destination in Madhya Pradesh because it makes a perfect route. When traveler reaches Jhansi railway station from Delhi or Agra and they have to go Khajuraho then nearest destination to Jhansi is Orccha which is just 10 Kms from there on the way to Khajuraho. Orchha is famous for its Fort and small town. Some people prefer to stay a night Orchha before heading towards the Khajuraho.
Sanchi is the famous place for the Buddhist Stupa and this stupa attracts many tourists from all over the world. Apart from its religious importance Sanchi stupa is also a architectural marvel which was built by the Great Ashoka.
Is the Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva out of 11 Jyotirlingas in India. It is very important place as far as the Hindu mythology and it has important significance place in Hinduism.
Miscellaneous Destinations :
Apart from the above mentioned important destinations Madhya Pradesh has Mandu, Jabalpur, Indore, Bhimbetka, Maheshwar, Tribal Areas etc.