Other Tourist Places of Jabalpur
Madan Mahal Fort
Madan Mahal Fort in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, stands as testimony to the lives of the rulers who ruled Jabalpur for a good number of years in the 11th century AD. Situated at a hilltop, a couple of kilometres away from the city, Madan Mahal Fort was built by the Raja Madan Singh. The fort is also associated with the king’s mother, Rani Durgavati, who happened to be a valiant Gond ruler of the place. This fort, which is at ruins at present, does speak about the aura of Rani Durgavati and her fully equipped administration and military. The main pleasure chamber of the royal family, war rooms, the small reservoir and the stable are worth to visit. The fort speaks volume of the lives of the people of the bygone era, and it helps one gauge the unmatched royalty of that time. Madan Mahal Fort is certainly amongst the intriguing ancient monuments in India and is highly recommended on a visit to Jabalpur.
Dumna Nature Reserve Park
Dumna Nature Reserve Park is an ecotourism site open to the public located in the Jabalpur district of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It includes a dam, forests, and wildlife in a 1058-hectare area. Wild animals, including chital, wild boar, porcupine, jackals, and many species of birds inhabit the park. Sightings of leopards have also been reported in and around the park. A children’s park and a restaurant are available. A hanging bridge, tent platform, rest house, fishing platform, toy train, and boating are other attractions at the nearby Khandari Dam. Activities in the water, including bathing or swimming, are prohibited due to the presence of crocodiles.
Jabalpur is famous for the natural marvels – the Balancing Rock. This tourist spot is located at near the base of Madan Mahal Fort, in Deotal in a place called Shailparna.The Balancing Rock is the example of the eroded volcanic rock formations. The rock balances on the huge base rock by just touching it slightly. Yet it is amazingly that the Balancing Rock survived even in earthquake of magnitude 6.5. It is said that it’s impossible to disturb the balance of this rock.
How to Reach:
Nearest Airport is in Jabalpur called as Dumna Airport which is just 20 KMs away. Jabalpur is well connected from Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Nagpur, Bhopal and Indore through air route.
Nearest Railway station is Jabalpur Railway Station. It is an important station of West Central Railway. The DRM and General Manager Office is situated at Jabalpur. Jabalpur is well connected from vaious major cities of the country through Rail route.
Jabalpur is well connected through Road network. National Highway-7 passes through jabalpur.