There is not much to see in this industrial town except for the marble rocks a river gorge and the nearest for the approach of Kanha(165 kms) and Bhandhavgarh (200kms).

Rani Durgawati museum has a collection of some ancient sculptures, entry is Rs 10/- open from 10am to 5pm and Mondays are closed.


How to reach

By Air   Jabalpur (23 km) is the nearest airport.
By Rail  Jabalpur, on the Mumbai-Howrah via Allahabad main line, is the main railhead. All mail, express and passenger trains halt here.
By Road Frequent buses, tempos and taxis are available from Jabalpur


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Excursions

Bhedaghat
Bhedaghat is 22kms from Jabalpur. The marble similar magnesium and limestone cliffs are the major attraction here. Located on the banks of River Narmada it changes its colour depending on the intensity of sunlight from black to light pink. It is worth visiting here after dark as the sorroundings are illuminated.  You can take a motor boat and take a drive through the gorge even full moon drives are available from 8pm to midnight from the Panchavati ghat. The service is closed in the monsoon months 15th June to 15th Oct.

Dhaundhar
Dhaundhar is a 1.5 km walk up a hill nearby the ghat. A Durga temple is located atop Chausath Yogini after the climb you have to take a cable car amounting Rs 60/- per person to reach the temple. Nearby Chausath Yogini temple is Hotel River View which is a good place to stay and lunch.


Bandhavgarh National Park is 155 kms away

Kanha National park 165 kms

Pench National park is 150 kms

Burhan-Sagar - 20 kms away there are lots of migratory birds here. Burhagarh village lies nearby and since Gandhiji visited this village, it became popularly known as Gandhigram.

Kachnar City
A Vijayanagar suburb of Jabalpur, famous for a 76 feet (23 m) high Lord Shiva statue which houses a cavern with replicas of Shivalingam from 12 important holy shrines of Lord Shiva all over the country
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Jabalpur





Bhedaghat
Bhedaghat is 22kms from Jabalpur. The marble similar magnesium and limestone cliffs are the major attraction here. Located on the banks of River Narmada it changes its colour depending on the intensity of sunlight from black to light pink. It is worth visiting here after dark as the sorroundings are illuminated.  You can take a motor boat and take a drive through the gorge even full moon drives are available from 8pm to midnight from the Panchavati ghat. The service is closed in the monsoon months 15th June to 15th Oct.

Dhaundhar
Dhaundhar is a 1.5 km walk up a hill nearby the ghat. A Durga temple is located atop Chausath Yogini after the climb you have to take a cable car amounting Rs 60/- per person to reach the temple. Nearby Chausath Yogini temple is Hotel River View which is a good place to stay and lunch.


Bandhavgarh National Park is 155 kms away

Kanha National park 165 kms

Pench National park is 150 kms

Burhan-Sagar - 20 kms away there are lots of migratory birds here. Burhagarh village lies nearby and since Gandhiji visited this village, it became popularly known as Gandhigram.

Kachnar City
A Vijayanagar suburb of Jabalpur, famous for a 76 feet (23 m) high Lord Shiva statue which houses a cavern with replicas of Shivalingam from 12 important holy shrines of Lord Shiva all over the country
There is not much to see in this industrial town except for the marble rocks a river gorge and the nearest for the approach of Kanha(165 kms) and Bhandhavgarh (200kms). It is famous for marble rocks of varied colours. Apart from that, the city is even known for housing some historical forts and war memorials amidst the panoramic beauty of the place.

Rani Durgawati museum has a collection of some ancient sculptures, entry is Rs 10/- open from 10am to 5pm and Mondays are closed.

Kapil dhara falls
 
Nearby excursions


  • Bargi Reservoir - Bargi Dam is built on Narmada River. Its reserved water is used for Hydropower generation and irrigation purpose.
  • Dumna Nature Reserve - The Dumna Nature Reserve is an eco-tourism site in Jabalpur.
  • Madan Mahal Fort - Madan Mahal fort was built in 11th century by 38th Gond (Tribe) ruler. It is built on top of the hill and visible from most of the city part.
  • Tilwara Ghat - Is one of the main among the several Ghats around the Narmada river and has the Gandhi Smarak.
  • Jabalpur Palace - Jabalpur has the palace of Gond kings. It possess gifted natural scenic beauty of hills, ponds, river, water-fall, historical monuments etc.
Narmada udgam