the state capital


home to the Marble Rocks, about which many have rhapsodised


a city that is rich in history


an historic city famous for the Gwalior Fort


the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh


ancient city in on the shores of the holy river Narmada and the tributary plains of the Hiran, Gour, Ken and Sone rivers


Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples in Madhya Pradesh


a university city with a number of forts, temples, lakes and waterfalls


a small town, home to the Sharda Mata temple (at Maihar) and peaceful surroundings


city of Shree Mahakaleshwar Temple (Jyotirlinga) with many temples to visit

Other destinations


among the best national parks of India where Asian tigers can be easily viewed


a UNESCO World Heritage site noted for its cave paintings

Kanha National Park

beautiful and well managed park containing a good number of wildlife species

Panna National Park

a national park and tiger reserve

Pench National Park

has various species of animals such as deers, wild gaurs and monkeys with infrequent sitings of tigers and lions

Satpura National Park

in the rugged terrain of the Satpura hills, this park habitat for a large diversity of animals.


Bandhavgarh National Park

national park

Khajuraho Group of Monuments

group of Hindu and Jain temples in Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh, India


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Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh (commonly abbreviated as MP) is a state in the plains of India. The name "Madhya Pradesh" means "central region", and derives from its geographical position. It is one of the few states of India that is completely surrounded by other states, having neither a border with another country nor a coastline. To its north is Uttar Pradesh. To its west lie Rajasthan and Gujarat, to its south is Maharashtra and to its east is Chhattisgarh, a state that used to be a part of MP till 2000.


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