Known as the ‘Heart of India’, Madhya Pradesh is the land of distinct cultures speaking diverse languages across cities in Madhya Pradesh. The state is famous for the cultural and spiritual heritages of all religions, its wildlife parks, unique monuments, and so much more.
The state is one of the most sought-after destinations in India for travelers. Major attractions include Kandariya Mahadev Temple, Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir, Gwalior fort, Mahakaleshwar Temple, and many more.
One of the most popular attractions among them has to be the Khajuraho temples. Khajuraho is considered to be an astonishing gift of love to the world. Beautifully carved structures depict every aspect of human life.
One of the most famous cities in Madhya Pradesh, if not the most famous, Bhopal is a fusion of what's old and the new in the region. Other popular cities include Gwalior, Orchha, Khajuraho, Omkareshwar, Chitrakoot, Mandu, Jabalpur, Sanchi, Kanha, Ujjain, Panchmarhi, and Amarkantak. For all the above reasons, the wonderful destination in Madhya Pradesh is a must-visit for every traveler.
What is the capital of Madhya Pradesh?
Bhopal is the capital of Madhya Pradesh. The place is sometimes called the 'City of Lakes' due to the presence of numerous artificial and natural lakes. The two major ones among them are Upper Lake (Bada Talab) and Lower Lake (Chhota Talab).
Historically, the city was the capital of the former Bhopal State during the British-India period. Situated in a central location, Bhopal city is well connected to all the corners of the country. Some of the popular attractions here are Moti Masjid, Upper Lake, Udayagiri Caves, Sanchi Stupa, Shaukat Mahal, Bhimbetka Caves, Van Vihar National Park, Lakshmi Narayan Temple, Lower Lake, Birla Museum, Taj ul Masjid, and others. With its well-planned public transport, infrastructure, institutes, academic hubs, IT hubs, etc., Bhopal holds the title of 'Green City' and is one of the best tourist attractions in India.