Madhya Pradesh, the heart of India, is known for its cultural richness and geographical diversity. This state has everything from famous rivers, beautiful ancient temples, breathtaking hills and mountains to lush green forests. The fragrant history and cultural diversity of Madhya Pradesh has something to offer every tourist, hence the state is one of the most popular destinations of India. Here are some must-visit places of Madhya Pradesh:
Omkareshwar: The fragrance of India can be felt in the beautiful state of Madhya Pradesh and Omkareshwar is the must visit tourist destination of the state. Located on the banks of River Narmada, Omkareshwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The fragrance of incense and the aura of the beautiful Shiva temple can be felt all around this place.
Khajuraho Erotic Temples: The magnificent medieval monuments of Madhya Pradesh, Khajuraho temples are one of the most popular tourist attractions of India. As you enter this small temple town of Khajuraho, the air is filled with amazing fragrance of incense sticks that are lit in every home along the way to the temples.
Sanchi Stupas: The Buddhist monuments and Stupas of Sanchi are one of the best-preserved World Heritage Sites of India. If you are planning to visit Madhya Pradesh, Sanchi Stupas is the place to go. The peaceful environment, the lush green gardens and clean surroundings makes this a perfect place for family outings and the intricate stone architecture attracts art enthusiasts from around the world.
Taj ul Masajid: Situated in Bhopal, Taj Ul Masajid means ‘the crown of mosques’. This mosque is the biggest mosques in Asia and people from all over the world visit this masjid to pay their homage. As you enter the vicinity, the subtle fragrance of Incense and the beautiful stonework of the famous mosque immediately captures the attention of visitors, making the experience a truly memorable for all.
Amarkantak: Source of the holy river Narmada, the temple town of Amarkantak is another popular temple of Madhya Pradesh. This place is of high religious importance, since it is believed that a person who dies in this town goes directly to heaven. A sweet, floral fragrance of incense, flowers and dhoop lingers in this holy town of Amarkantak.
Travelling in India is incomplete without taking a trip to these amazing and religious destinations of Madhya Pradesh. For those looking to explore the heart of Incredible India start here!
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