5 Must Visit Places In Jabalpur Madhya Pradesh
By: Pinki Wed, 06 May 2020 5:23 PM
Family vacations can get very exciting and backbreaking, simultaneously, especially if you are holidaying with kids. However, Jabalpur is one of those best places where traveling with kids as it can be quite a comfortable holiday destination. And while here, consider an exploration extravaganza as this top travel place in Madhya Pradesh is filled with interesting attractions to see. In order to give you a hint of what Jabalpur has in store for you, here is a mixed bag of places you get to see from pilgrimage sites to wildlife destinations to historic places while you relish a trip around this city in Madhya Pradesh.
* Dumna Nature Reserve
This natural reserve may not be within the city limits as it is located near the airport, however, it makes a great family tourist destination. Dumna Nature Reserve can be a fabulous place to visit as it treasures a variety of species of plants and animals. While here, you can introduce your kids to animal species like wild boar, porcupine, jackal, leopard, spotted deer and a wide range of migratory birds. Dumna Nature Reserve has a restaurant, a small children’s park with toy trains and boating facilities making it an ideal place for quick nature getaway and picnic with the family.
* Rani Durgavati Museum
In Jabalpur, one historically significant attraction to visit for art and history lovers is Rani Durgavati Museum. This museum safeguards many important possessions of the ‘then’ legendary rulers. One can also see fair glimpses of the rich the cultural heritage here. Rani Durgavati Museum perhaps can be tagged as an educational place for children as it has a series of prehistoric treasures and also a collection of sculptures and letters of Mahatma Gandhi. This museum also has a gallery of Adivasi culture and is tagged to be one of the best museums to visit in the whole of Madhya Pradesh.
* Balancing Rock
You must have heard about a balancing rock of Mahabalipuram ‘Krishna’s Butterball,’ well, there happens to be another such tourist place located in Jabalpur. It has the same name as how it is normally called as, ‘balancing rock!’, as a matter of fact, this site can’t be missed even if you want to since it is located on your way to ‘Madan Mahal Fort’ which we will be discussing below. This huge rock is said to have survived even an earthquake of 6.5 magnitudes and is also believed to be one single rock instead of two as per the geologists.
* Madan Mahal Fort
The escalating journey from the balancing rock on a four-wheeler or three or even two will land you to Madan Mahal Fort, which is surrounded by dust and greens. Here, you get a chance to spend time amid the gem of the past where the still standing 11th-century fort offers an architectural splendor. This heritage attraction in Jabalpur back in the bygone days served as a watchtower and it still offers a splendid view of the city. And the only way to witness its beauty is by bookmarking this place in your go-to-list during your tours in Jabalpur.
* Sangram Sagar Lake
A downhill trail from the Madan Mahal Fort, you can visit another hidden attraction in Jabalpur, Sangram Sagar Lake. There may be narrow offbeat paths to visit the lake from the fort, crisscrossing the forest. However, there are vantage points from the other side of the fort from where you can get a closer look at the lake. Perhaps, this is the best thing to do during evenings, come with family or anyone in particular (if you know what I mean) and enjoy this scenic little place to escape the city’s rush and admire what raw nature looks and feels.