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Madhya Pradesh
 
Madhya Pradesh, known as “Heart of India" is a state located in the Central India. This historical land shares its boundaries with Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan. Madhya Pradesh is known for its religious hubs of Hinduism, Jainism and Islam, Buddhism, Khajuraho temples, impregnable forts, exquisitely carved Jain temples, palaces, which are the glorious reminders of erstwhile golden era of the royal Kings and Maharajahs. Endowed with immense natural beauty and splendour. The history of the royal state goes back to the time of Ashoka, the great Mauryan ruler. To the Chandelas, however, goes the credit of building the splendid monuments of Eros, Khajuraho, in the Northern part of the state. Between 12th and 16th centuries, the region saw continuing struggles between Hindu and Muslim kings and invaders. The fortified city of Mandu in the southwest, was the scene of frequent battles.

The cultural lineage is ancient and checkered. Madhya Pradesh occupies a special position in the history of music. The Gwalior royal family is among the most prominent arbiters of style. The rivalry of Tansen and Baiju Bawra is remembered in fantastic detail to this day. In modern times, the revival of north Indian classical music was accomplished by the legendary Ustad Allaudin Khan, guru of famous sitarist Pandit Ravi Shankar and sarod player Ali Akbar Khan. Madhya Pradesh also has a rich tribal culture: the bison-horn dance of the Muria tribe in Madhya Pradesh is a dynamic interpretation of nature's mating season.

Madhya Pradesh possesses exquisitely carved temples, fortresses and variety of wildlife. Most of the state is a high plateau, historically known as the Malwa region. The place of many pre-Aryan tribes such as the Gonds and Bhils, the states is still overwhelmingly Indo-Aryan.

Besides, Indore and Gwalior, other attractions are: Udaygiri, an excursion from Bhopal, with notable cave sculptures of religious themes, the medieval city of Orchha with exquisite palaces and cenotaphs, the Khajuraho ancient erotic temples, cave paintings at Bhimbetka, Sanchi, unmatched repository of Buddhist art and architecture, the city of love, Mandu

Madhya Pradesh is heavenly place for tourists. With its incredible natural beauty, pilgrimage shrines, historical monuments, lavish forts and palaces, rich culture and glorious hospitality, the state succeeds to allure a large number of domestic as well as international tourists every year. Madhya Pradesh is not only known for its architectural and living heritage but is also counted for natural attractions like wildlife parks and sanctuaries, national reserve park, pilgrimage, hill stations and beautiful landscape. During few years the state has shown a phenomenal growth and has succeeded in carving a special place for itself as the must visit tourist state of India.
 
 
Bhopal Bhopal Bhopal is situated along the slopes of a sandstone ridge in the north-western part of Madhya Pradesh. Bhopal lies on the banks of an enormous lake spanning several square miles, dominating its landscape and giving it a magnetic, mesmerizing quality. The city was built by King Bhoj in the 11th century. Till 1707 the region was a part of the Mughal Kingdom More..
 
 
Gwalior Gwalior Gwalior, the city with golden past and majestic historical backdrop. Gwalior is located in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on the main New Delhi-Mumbai and New Delhi-Chennai rail route. Gwalior is an main city of Madhya Pradesh in India. Gwalior is an old city, known for its old and massive forts. The legend says, Gwalior derives its name from More..
 
 
Indore Indore Indore is known as the city of the Holkars kingdom. Indore is located on one of India's oldest pilgrimage routes from Mahakaal at Ujjain on river Kshipra, to Omkareshwar on the river Narmada and onwards to Rameshwaram, Indore was a convenient resting place. The city was built by a Holkar Rani Ahilya Bai, one of the famous queens of India. Located. More..
 
 
Khajuraho Khajuraho Khajuraho situated in the heart of Northern part in Indian state Madhya Pradesh. This destination is most sought-after among the tourists for ancient and splendid temples, exquisitely carved s in stone. Khajuraho is a small town, but a thousand years ago it was a large city. These temples were built during the reign of the Chandela dynasty. The temples of KhajurahoMore..
 
 
Orchha Orchha The word Orchha means hidden. Orchha is a small yet interesting town situated on the banks of Betwa river in the North of Madhya Pradesh, . Orchha's grandeur has been captured in stone, frozen in time, a rich legacy to the ages. The town was once covered with thick forest from all 4 sides and was discovered by Bundela rulers only in the year 1531. More..
 
 
Pongal Pongal A symbol of great victory of peace over war. More than 20 centuries ago, young prince Ashoka had married a Vidisha merchant’s daughter when his royal carven on its way to an other town had camped here. Princes and merchant princes in those days had a great need to live in harmony. Eight years after Ashoka ascended the throne; he went to More..
 
 
   
   
   
 
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