10 Best Instagrammable Places in Madhya Pradesh

If you are eager to surprise your Instagram followers with something out of the ordinary, it's time to give yourself and your camera a blissful change of scenery by walking into the realm of Madhya Pradesh. Your Instagram followers will thank you for it.

Shrouded in the lush folds of Central India, the crowned state of Madhya Pradesh enjoys global appreciation owing to the historical splendours and natural bounties that grace its realm.

Escape into the world of wilderness in Pachmarhi, Kanha, and Pench, whose sprawling beauty is the perfect remedy for a restless mind and an idle camera! The panoramic beauty of these places will render your filters and editing apps useless.

Lose yourself amidst the rich, haunting history and cultural diversity of cites like Khajuraho, Mandu and Bhopal, steering the wheels of time to the age of fantasy and legends. Gaining quick recognition as a global travel destination, Madhya Pradesh promises tranquillity, thrill and romance. The combined effects of nature, religion, and history can be felt in the soul.

The state, along with offering you an unforgettable experience of unwinding, offers ample opportunities to shutterbugs to quench their thirst for aesthetic frames. As far as architecture goes, Madhya Pradesh accommodates monuments with an unmatched architectural brilliance that will make your Instagram feed look like a time machine.

Here are the best instagrammable places in Madhya Pradesh:

01

Gwalior Fort, Gwalior

Gwalior Fort, Gwalior

Perched atop a beautiful hill, the installation of Gwalior Fort can be traced to the 10th century. The fort emanates with impressions of the multiple rulers that dominated the area. Resplendent with the fascinating ancient architectural styles, the picturesque fort takes you on a thrilling ride back in time.

Bound by a central structure and two striking palaces called Gujari Mahal and Man Mandir. The fort will grace your Instagram with unmatched beauty with the architectural marvels that adorn it.

Famous for: The fort offers a rare insight into the traditions of the ages gone by, which are beautifully reflected in the interior of the fort. The fort seems to dominate the skyline of the city and bears great historical significance.

Timings: 06:00 AM to 05:30 PM.

Location: Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

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02

Moti Masjid, Bhopal

Moti Masjid, Bhopal

Moti Masjid, also known as ‘Pearl Mosque’, was established in the year 1862 by Sikander Jahan Begum, one of the most progressive women of her time. Designed to perfection with elegant white marble, the architectural splendour of the mosque tempts herds of travellers and photographers into its bounds.

Similar in appearance to Delhi’s Jama Masjid, the monument promises to ignite historical and cultural curiosity.

Famous for: Crafted with pure white marble that adds a blinding shine to its face, Moti Masjid is justly nicknamed ‘Pearl Mosque’. The structural brilliance gives you an ideal chance to flaunt your photography skills, whether you’re an amateur or a professional.

Timings: 06:00 AM to 07:00 PM every day.

Location: Moti Masjid, Hawa Mahal Road, Chowki Talaiya, Peer Gate, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

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03

Western Group of Temples, Khajuraho

Western Group of Temples, Khajuraho

A collection of some of the most ancient and stunning temples in Khajuraho, the Western Group of Temples exhibits exceptional architecture and intricate carving dating back several centuries.

It is home to magnificent temples like Kandariya Mahadev, Chausath Yogini, Chitragupta, Matangeshwar, Varaha, Lakshmana, and Vishwanath. Kandariya Mahadev temple, a shrine of Lord Shiva, is the largest temple in Khajuraho and has its origins in 1050 BC.

Famous for: Western Group of Temples are beautiful relics of the bygone ages and are crafted with stunning architectural marvel. And although no photograph will ever be nearly as beautiful as the real thing, the place guarantees to make your Instagram look like something right out of the glossy pages of a history magazine.

Timings: Most temples are open from 06:00 AM to 08:00 PM.

Location: Sevagram, Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh.

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04

Mandu

Mandu

Mandu, also known as the city of ruins, is lined with numerous ancient forts and monuments that resonate with the glory of the ages of Mughals. Dating as back as the 14th century, there still exist a handful of sites which have endured.

Though seemingly inanimate, every site has a beautiful story to recite, stories that are tucked away within the decrepit walls. Concerning abandoned places, the Afghan ruins of Mandu reign supreme.

Famous for: One of the most captivating places to visit in Mandu is Jahaz Mahal, perched on a tapering stretch of land gives the illusion of being afloat, hence the name. Rani Roopmati's Palace, Taveli Mahal, Baz Bahadur Mahal, and Hoshang's Tomb are other well-preserved monuments in Mandu, and worth a few dozen albums!

Location: Mandu, Madhya Pradesh.
05

Pandav Falls, Panna

Pandav Falls, Panna

Tucked away within the lush drapes of the Panna district of Madhya Pradesh, Pandav Falls cascade from about 30 meters over the Ken river. The legendary Pandava brothers from the epic of Mahabharata were believed to have spent a few days here, thus earning the place its name.

The roaring water flows down to accumulate in a cavernous gorge, lapped amidst a dense forest. Breathe in the euphoria of serenity and rejuvenation that Mother Nature grants you, while the mellifluous roar of the water hums you a tranquil lullaby.

Famous for: True to its name, the Pandava brothers are believed to have graced the area with their presence while in exile.

Location: Pandav Falls, NH 75, Nahri, Madhya Pradesh.

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06

Koshak Mahal, Chanderi

Koshak Mahal, Chanderi

One of the most important monuments in Chanderi, Koshak Mahal was established in the mid 15th century by the Sultan of Malwa as a celebration of victory. The palace was planned to span 7 stories but was abandoned after the completion of 3.

The beautiful stone that the edifice was designed with has resulted in the formation of two beautiful adjacent ponds. Koshak Mahal also bears striking embellishments in the form of intricate carvings on the ceiling and windows. The splendid rays of the rising Sunbathe the palace in a surreal hue, perfect for your camera rolls.

Famous for: Dating back to the 15th century, Koshak Mahal digs deep into the ancient cultures that dominated the reign of the Sultans. The carvings that grace the interiors are a subject of fascination for all.

Timings: 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM.

Location: Isagarh - Chanderi Road, Saray, Madhya Pradesh.
07

Sanchi Stupa, Bhopal

Sanchi Stupa, Bhopal

Amongst the most eminent historical monuments of the world, the renowned Sanchi Stupa marks the rise of Buddhism and is a sacred site for Buddhists. Founded by the Mauryan emperor Ashoka as a tribute to Lord Buddha, Sanchi Stupa was chiselled and crafted into a dome-shaped edifice to house the relics of Lord Buddha in an enclosed shrine.

The place is symbolic of the marvellous architectural styles prominent in the bygone eras. It is also a popular haunt of photographers, and it’s not difficult to understand why!

Famous for: Adorned with carvings that illustrate the birth of Gautam Buddha, Sanchi Stupa is the sacred shrine for his relics and remains. The place flags the birth and advent of Buddhism in India and has been its hub across several centuries.

Timings: 08:30 AM to 05:00 PM.

Location: Sanchi, Raisen, Madhya Pradesh.
08

Gulawat Lotus Valley, Indore

Gulawat Lotus Valley, Indore

One of the most shaded, unexplored nooks of Indore, the beautiful Lotus Valley sits blanketed under an expansive verdant carpet of flowers dominated by Lotuses. Closely touching Yashwant Lake, there are two routes leading to the valley.

Flanked on either side by gushing waters carrying blooming lotuses, the lush greenery leaves you with a happy heart and your Instagram with unmatched photographic splendour. The trail soon opens up to a bamboo forest which is something off the beaten tracks. Lotus valley is essentially a warm embrace of nature.

Famous for: The valley is an ideal pick for picnics and long hikes amidst sublime natural beauty and serenity. A canopy of lotus flowers afloat the vicinal water bodies is a rare sight indeed.

Timings: 06:00 AM to 07:00 PM.

Location: Gurda Kedi, Madhya Pradesh.

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09

Marble Rocks, Bhedagahat

Marble Rocks, Bhedagahat

Bhedaghat is one of the most marvellous places in Jabalpur. Home of the magnificent Marble Rocks which form a graceful cluster by the flowing Narmada, it is perfect for your evening excursions. The site has been explored thoroughly to unveil many clusters of dinosaur eggshells, which dates the rocks way back to prehistoric times.

The beautiful marble rocks have been whittled out by the gushing Narmada river beside a narrow gorge stretching across 8 km. The entwining blue and brown patches of marble are truly beautiful.

Famous for: As the name suggests, Marble Rocks make up a cluster brushed with streaks of blue and brown, while the graceful Narmada river ribbons through. The rocks are marvellous, and naturally formed, the likes of which can be found nowhere else. Add the canvas of a phenomenal sunset in the background, and you known what euphoria looks like.

Location: Marble Rocks, Narmada River, Madhya Pradesh.

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10

Siddheshwar Temple, Omkareshwar

Siddheshwar Temple, Omkareshwar

The temple of Siddheshwar Mahadev is a testament to the splendid architectural styles that dominated the era. Seated atop a beautiful hill, the sprawling canvas that surrounds the temple will leave you awestruck.

The exterior facade along with the imposing interior present ample opportunities to shutterbugs! The resident shrine is surrounded by porches,  festooned with 18 magnificent stone pillars carved with figures of satyrs.

Famous for: Held by a pedestal whose massive sides carry intricate elephant carvings. Out of four, two have been transferred to Nagpur museum for preservation, and the others sit partly in ruins.

Location: Omkareshwar, Madhya Pradesh.
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