Places to Visit
Madan Mahal Fort
Built by the Gond ruler,Raja Madan Shah, in 1116 atop a rocky hill,
the fort dominates the skyline and provides a panoramic view of the
town and the country-side around it.
Sangram Sagar and Bajana Math
These medieval constructions were built by the famous Gond king,
Sangram Shah between 1480-1540.
The place from where Mahatma Gandhi's ashes were immersed in the Narmada,
and venue of the opensession of the Tripuri Congress in 1939;the 12th
century Mala Devi Mandir; Pisan Hari Jain Temples and Roopnath are some
of the other places in and around Jabalpur.
The Small village of Jabalpur tehsil situated on the bank of river Narmada
and widely famous for its marble Rocks is at a distance about 21 Km from
Jabalpur by road. Soaring in glittering splendour, the Marble Rocks at
Bhedaghat rise to a hundred feet on either side of the Narmada.
The serene loveliness of the scene is one of cool quiet,
the sunlight sparkling on the marble-white pinnacles and c
asting dappled shadows on the pellucid waters. It has a serene
The Narmada, making its way through the Marble Rocks, Narrows down and then
plunges in a waterfall Rocks,narrow down and then plinges in a waterfall known
as Dhuandhar or the smoke cascade. So powerful is the plunge that its roar is
heard from a far distance, The falls and the breaking of the volume of water
at the crest present an awesome spectacle of Nature's power unleashed.
Chausat Yogini Temple
Situated atop a hillock and approached by a long flight of steps,the Chausat
Yogini Temple commands a singularly beautiful view of the Narmada flowing
through the jagged Marble Rocks. Dedicated to Goddess Durga, this 10th century
temple has exquisitely carved stone figures of deities belonging to the
Kalchuri period. According to a local legend,this ancient temple is connected
to the Gond Queen Durgavati's palace through an undergroung passage
Rani Durgavati Memorial and Museum
Dedicated to the memory of the great Queen Durgavati is her memorial and a
museum which houses a fine collection of sculptures, inscriptions and