Reasons to explore Madhya Pradesh - The heart of India!!!
Madhya Pradesh, the incredible heart of India embodies a blend of architectural grandeur, pristine & unexplored destinations, and cultural values. It is indeed a one-stop destination for both national and international tourists. The state is endowed with a rich heritage and is known for its numerous monuments, palaces, fortresses, stupas, diverse wildlife, beautifully engraved Asian temples, and hill stations.
If you are looking forward to reconnoitering some wonderful landscapes, delicious cuisines, world heritage sites, and beautiful handicrafts then come discover the heart-stopping beauty of Madhya Pradesh.
Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board also referred to as the 'MPTB' was established in 2017 to promote tourism in Madhya Pradesh. Development of tourism with the public, the private partnership in a sustainable manner, investor facilitation, skill- development, publicity/promotion of tourist destinations nationally & internationally, identification and development of tourism infrastructure are the core objectives of the Board.
REASONS TO EXPLORE MP
1. Three UNESCO world Heritage Sites
Sanchi , Khajuraho, Bhimbetka
2. Rich forest coverage and natural Beauty
Madhya Pradesh is home to 10 National Parks. Besides this, there are 24 Wildlife Santuries and 6 Tiger reserves.
3. Two jyotirlingas out of 12
Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain and Omkareshwar are the 2 revered places in MP.
Popular Places in Madhya Pradesh
1. Khajuraho Erotic Temples- The Khajuraho erotic temples are one of the top historical destinations in India. If you want proof that the Kama Sutra originated in India, Khajuraho is the place to visit.
2. Bandhavgarh National Park - Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks are among the top national parks in India. Bandhavgarh, while being relatively difficult to reach and costly to visit, is the best place to see tigers in the wild in India.
3. Orchha - Orchha is located on the banks of the Betwa River, a comfortable hour and a half south of Gwalior. It's another relatively peaceful place, full of well-preserved palaces and temples, with a distinctly medieval charm. Three main palaces are enclosed in Orccha's fortified walls. The Jahangir Mahal is the largest and most impressive, and its upper levels offer some arresting panoramic views.
4. Bhopal - Madhya Pradesh's capital city, Bhopal, is perhaps best known for the tragic poisoning that occurred there in 1984 when a pesticide manufacturing plant leaked a mixture of deadly gases. The city has two main attractions -- mosques and museums.
5. Malwa Region Golden Triangle: Mandu, Ujjain, Omkareshwar - The Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh is situated in the southwest portion of the state), with Indore as the point of entry. Ujjain, Mandu, and Omkareshwar popularly make up its "Golden Triangle". Ujjain is one of Hinduism's seven sacred cities, and one of the four locations of the Kumbh Mela.
6. Sanchi Stupa - Sanchi Stupa, northeast of Bhopal, is one of India's oldest Buddhist monuments and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.