Balaghat Madhya Pradesh Tourism, Tourist Guide of Balaghat MP

Place of Interests in Balaghat

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Places Of Tourist Attraction

Gomji-Somji Temple in Balaghat

Visit Gomji-Somji temples in Balaghat which are too near to each other, and hardly these 10 kms far from distance. You can also visit the Jwaladevi temple (twin sister temples), that were located right over the area of Bharveli region. While the Navratri festival is celebrated grandly at this temple and had been dragging attention of thousands of devotees across the state of Madhya Pradesh.

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Gangulpara Dam

This Gangulpara dam is a most popular dam, which just 13 kms from the Balaghat, and has been attracting people for its amazing size and shape, as well as creating attention of the visitors due to its great panoramic view. The dam is surrounded by the wonderful range of Satpura, and is covered by the thick green vegetation. While during the monsoon seasons, the waterfalls along with the streams, splits out from the mountain range, and thereby creates the special attention of the tourists. The natural beautiful atmosphere of this dam has become the picnic spot of the locales, and the entire village has become the tourist spot

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Rampaili Temple in Balaghat

The very well-known 'Rampaili Temple' has been the major tourist attraction, that is established in the center of the city. This temple has become the very long history attached to the temple, and there is a belief that, Lord Rama visited this place and constructed a large Shivlingam with sand! While the beautiful river used to pass the Chenayi via the banks of the temple, and nearby Hanuman Mandir adds additional beauty to the place. Thus, it has become the famous tourist spot, and is a feast to the eyes of the pilgrims who wish to see the idols of Lord Sri Rama and Hanumanji.

Kaliputli in Balaghat

This place is another great site to visit, where you will find the decorated beautiful black statue of a woman (built with stone), in a sitting posture holding pot on her head. This spot has become a major tourist attraction is another major tourist spot of the city. This place is visited by the people from all over India and foreign countries in huge numbers, as the elegant structure of the idol has such a magnetic power.

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Bajrang Ghat in Balaghat

Bajrang Ghat is one among the very popular ghats for adventure lovers, especially for the swimmers as well as for the athletes. Since, several banks are formed, these banks have become a pleasant place for the pilgrims and other tourists who like to swim in waters, and the river water flows in such a way that, it adds beauty as and when it moves, and the shadow or the reflection of the sky and trees in the water seems to look great. And even another ghat that is well-known as 'Jalaj' is formed in the opposite direction of the ghat, which is even another beautiful attraction of the local and tourists.

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Old Ram Mandir in Balaghat

The Old Ram Mandir is one of the center of attraction of many tourists, and is located at the center of the Balaghat district. From this place, people can visit many places like Kaliputli, which is just 1.2 kms from this temple. While, there is also a New Mandir dedicated to Lord Shri Ram, and this is situated at Hanuman Chowk with a distance of about 2.5 kms. You can move to vegetable market to buy the fruits and vegetables at Gujari, that is too close to the Lord Rama's Old Temple.

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The Kanha National Park

Balaghat is among the most wonderful places of Madhya Pradesh, and the major part of the city is surrounded by the beautiful trees as well as vegetation from different sides. The park is famous with the name called ‘Mukki’. Trees such as teak as well as pine, bamboo and other exclusive trees that are well-known by the name 'Saja', and it is globally popular for its very natural animal and plant species. The Kanha National Park is said to be situated very near to the city of Balaghat, and is one of the extremely popular national parks of India and is a home for many wild animals such as the tiger and leopard, the giraffe, as well as the elephant and various migratory national birds.

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There are various tourists who arrive regularly from the near and far places to enjoy the nature from a very close distance and be in same tune with natural beauty of the site.

Lanji Temple/Fort in Balaghat

The Fort is said to be established at Lanji Tehsil of Balaghat, which was made by Cultury Rajwansh and is situated in the thick forest area. The Temple as well as fort (statues are of Khajuraho style), is even related with the Gond dynasty. Apart from Lanji temple and fort, travelers can find various temples within the fort with many statues such as the Mahadev, Mahamaya, etc.

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Kosmi in Balaghat

Kosmi is said to be the portion of Balaghat district, that is established in Balaghat itself. Thus, the residences as well as the industrial development is still functioning in Balaghat. Though it is Gram Panchayat, it is very important to include Municipal Corporation in the city of Balaghat. While Kishore Kuti is the very well-known residence of Verma Family which is popularly known with their grandfather's name called 'Sheonath Lala Pondiwale'

 

Hatta Ki Baodi in Balaghat

This Baodi is constructed between 17th and 18th centuries by cutting and wrapping the large rocks through building the decorated pillars. This Baodi has ten pillars over the ground floor, under which, visitors can find the verandahs created for the light decorative rooms. There are two sculptures carved on the entrance door of the Baodi (4 armed Shiva as well as his wife Ambika who holds Sriphal). These are said to be of the 16th century. After the rule of the Haiheya rulers of Balaghat, Hatta moved from the Gonds to the Marathas and thereafter went under Bhonsles. Hence, the art and decors made to the pillars vary in their styles. This Baodi was constructed as a water source, as well as made for the soldiers for the purpose of protecting themselves from enemies, and also to take rest whenever they wish. The records say that, during the reign of Bhonsles, some of the armies of Samantas hide here.

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