Things to Do in Madhya Pradesh
This Mahal is a ‘T’ shaped structure which was earlier used as an audience hall or open-air theatre. The English translation of Hindola Mahal is “Swinging Palace,” and the 77 degrees angled wall which looks buttressing gives an appearance as if it is in motion. The construction of this hall dates back to the year 1425 during the rule of Hoshang Shah. The simple aesthetic appeal of this monument needs careful examination to appreciate the neatly chiseled corners and joints. If you are scrolling through the places to see in Mandu, you must include Hindola Mahal in your bucket list for its fine masonry to get some of the best historical essences of Madhya Pradesh.Location: Sulibardi, Mandu, Madhya Pradesh 454010Timings:6 AM to 7 PM on all days of the week.Entry Fee: INR 5 per Indian adult.Suggested time required: Around an hour.Distance from Mandu Bus Stand: Around a kilometer.
One of the oldest heritage sites in the country, Chausat Yogini Temple was built in the 10th century by the Kalachuri kingdom, and still stands tall, enticing tourists and devotees from different part of India and beyond. This is one of the four Chausat Yogini Temples in India and is one of the major places to visit in Jabalpur.The revered temple is adorned by the idols of Yoginis, Lord Shiva and Goddess Durga. The design of the temple is simple yet captivating. Though the temple has been partially damaged, its magical aura is still intact. The hilltop location of this temple adds serenity to the experience of being here and offers breathtaking views of the natural beauty that surrounds this site.Timings: 7 AM to 8:30 PMLocation: Bhedaghat, JabalpurDistance from Jabalpur Bus Stand: 25 kmNo matter if you are visiting Madhya Pradesh to explore its rich wildlife or to take a plunge into the ocean of divinity here, historical places should be a part of your itinerary.
The 300 feet tall steep cliff makes the finest ravine in the country. Enveloped in dense forest and wriggling water streams, Handi Koh has mythological stories associated to it. It is believed that once it was a huge lake but the devilish snake who was guarding the lake was destroyed by the fury of Lord Shiva and the event dried up the lake into a small pot (Handi).It is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Pachmarhi for the enticing nature and a fun trek.Timing: From 7 AM to 5 PM on all days of the week.Entry Fee: Free of cost.Location: Pachmarhi Cantt, Madhya Pradesh 461881Suggested time required: 1 to 2 hours.Distance from Pachmarhi Bus Stand: Around 4.5 KM.Road trips are regarded as the best way to travel, Explore road trips routes to take near Bhopal.