Madhya Pradesh

Best Places to visit in Madhya Pradesh

1. Orchha – Hub Of Temples

Located in the Tikamgarh district of Madhya Pradesh, Orchha is a town known for its grand historical structures including palaces, temples and forts. Set on the banks of Betwa river, the medieval architectural heritage of this place attracts tourists from around the world. Orchha is also popular for its frescos and classical murals paintings. There are many beautiful temples in this town, Chaturbhuj temple is one of the most popular temple which was built by the queen of Orchha, Ganeshi Bai.

Best time to visit : July to March

How to reach :

  • By air: Gwalior airport (140 km) is the nearest airport
  • By rail: Jhansi railway station (18 km) is the nearest railway station.
  • By road: Jhansi (16 km) is the nearest bus stop. There is no direct connectivity by road to Orchha.

Attractions : Jahangir Mahal, Raja Mahal, Orchha Fort, Ram Raja Temple, Chattris, Chaturbhuj Temple,Phool Baag

2. Gwalior – A Majestic Fort City

Gwalior is a historic city in Madhya Pradesh founded by Surajesan. It is known for its grand forts, palaces, rock temples and statues that reflect the heritage of the city. The spectacular Gwalior fort built in the 8th century is a major attraction and gives a panoramic view of the entire city. Being the birthplace of the great Indian musician, Tansen, Gwalior also hosts a 4-day Tansen Musical Fest to celebrate various forms of classical music.

Best time to visit : July to March

How to reach :

  • By air: Gwalior airport is a major airport in the region
  • By rail: Gwalior is well connected to major parts of the country through railways
  • By road:NH3, NH75 and NH92 are the national highways that connect Gwalior with other major cities of India.

Attractions : Gwalior Fort, Jai Vilas Palace, Gujari Mahal, Man Mandir Palace, Tomb of Tansen, Teli Ka Mandir, Saas Bahu Temple, Scindia Museum