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Home>>Central India>>Madhya-Pradesh>>Historical Places of Madhya Pradesh

Historical Places of Madhya Pradesh

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Khajuraho, once capital of the Chandela dynasty, is today recognized for its superb temples.

Archaeological Museum (Gwalior)

The Archaeological Museum was established in 1922. On view are archaeological antiquities similar to sculpture, inscriptions, copper plates, inscribed seals, stone pillars and capitals, sati stones, metal images, terracotta and coins excavated from very old sites like Pawaya (Padmavati), Besvagar (Vidisha). Ujjain (Ujjayini) and Maheshwar.

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Like most site Museums in India, this one also owes its genesis to an English general accidentally stumbling upon some ancient ruins around 1818.

Bharat Bhavan

In February 1982, a unique cultural complex called Bharat Bhavan opened in Bhopal. Built and designed by the well known architecture Charles Correa, the complex is set in a number of the number of low building set around the banks of the lake.

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Central Museum (Indore)

The Central Museum, established in 1929, was conceived as a purely district institution. Consequently it displays antiquities from the western Malwa area of Madhya Pradesh. On sight are paintings, sculpture, bronzes, terracotta, coins and architectural relics.

Central Museum (Bhopal)

The Central Museum at Bhopal was recognized in 1949. On sight are paintings, coins, porcelain object, metal and ivory toys and artefact, woodcarvings and a number of miscellaneous items like needle-works and local handicrafts.

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Chanderi Fort

Deogarh or Fort of the Gods and Chanderi Fort: These forts are on the either side of the Betwa River on the main route to the Deccan.

Datia Fort

The fortress palace at Datia is one of a superb architectural work. The fort is an exemplary mixture of the Rajput and Mughal architecture.

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Four Gateway (Sanchi)

The Four gateways make in 35 BC are the best from of Buddhist expression one can find any where in the world. Gateways or Torans as they are called are covered with explicit carving which depict scenes from the life Buddha and the the Jatakas, the stories relating to Buddha and his earlier births.

Gwalior Fort

The Fort of Gwalior has slumbered for long in silence. Now every night, famous incidents are re-enacted in a sound and light show. The Sound and Light show at the Man Mandir Palace of Gwalior Fort gives you a glimpse into the glorious past.

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H H Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Scindia Museum

Situated in the Jai Vilas Place, the Scindia Museum has a variety of objects ranging from sculptures, bronze weapon's miniature paintings, manuscripts and coins.

Jahangir Mahal

Built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo in the 17 th century. Its strong lines are counterbalanced by delicate chhatris and trellis work, the whole conveying an effect of extraordinary richness.

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Jahaz Mahal 

The Jahaz Mahal was constructed by Ghiyath Shah. This beautiful and exclusive piece of architecture was constructed on a narrow strip of land located in between two water tanks. The rooftop terrace of this ancient monument is decorated with domed pavilions.

Jehan Numa Palace

Jehan Numa Palace, nestled on the slopes of Shamla Hill, Bhopal, set in five acres of lush green grass, trees and splashes of colourful Bougainvilla, is a delightful and charming get-away.

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Jhansi Fort

The fort of Maharani Jhansi has strategic importance since the earliest of times. It was built by Raja Bir Singh Ju Deo (1606-27) of Orchha on a rocky hill called Bangra in the town of Balwantnagar (presently known as Jhansi).

Khajuraho Temples

The Temples: The architectural way of the Khajuraho temples is extremely dissimilar from the temple prototype of that period. Each stands, instead of within the customary enclosure, on a high masonry platform.

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Lal Baag Palace

Lal Baag palace lies on the south-west of the city, bounded by gardens. It was built between 1886 and 1921. Currently this is the residence of Usha Raje, direct descendent of the Holkars, whose ancestral fort it used to be.

Noor-Us-Sabah Palace

The land of Bastar is identified for the Chait Parah and the Dhankul songs. The previous is of the seasonal category while the latter is connected with the invocation to the goddess Danteshwari.

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Rai Praveen Mahal

Built in circa 1618 by Maharaja Indrajit Singh, the three-storeyed fort is also variously recognized as the Anand Mandal Bagh and the Rai Praveen Manika Bhavan.

Raja Mahal

Work on the Raja Mahal was started by Raja Rudra Pratap, but he died in 1531, leaving the construction incomplete. His son, Bharti Chand, completed the front and the main portion of the palace, but could not complete the building during his lifetime.

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Sanchi Stupa

Sanchi has been well-known for the Stupas which were built on the peak of a hill. The purpose of these stupas was mostly religious. The most likely use of the stupas has been said to keep the relics.

State Museum

As museum devoted to archeology, the State Museum exhibit antiquity like coins, sculptures, terracotta excavated from all the significant sites of the region. Also on the view are paintings and handicrafts, especially those made by the tribal communities of the Baster.

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More Historical Places in Madhya-Pradesh

>> Archaeological Museum ...

>> Archaeological Museum Gwalior

>> Archaeological Museum Sanchi

>> Bharat Bhavan

>> Central Museum Indore

>> Central Museum Bhopal

>> Chanderi Fort

>> Datia Fort

>> Four Gateway

>> Gwalior Fort

>> H H Maharaja Jiwaji Rao ...

>> Jahangir Mahal

>> Jahaz Mahal

>> Jehan Numa Palace

>> Jhansi Fort

>> Khajuraho Temples

>> Lal Baag Palace

>> Noor Us Sabah Palace

>> Rai Praveen Mahal

>> Raja Mahal

>> Sanchi Stupa

>> State Museum  


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