Mandla, a tribal city located at a distance of 120 Kms from Jabalpur is the district headquarter of Mandla district. Mandla is best known for its forests, glorious history and natural beauty. Its multiple picturesque spots and a blend of tribal culture simply list it one of the favorite tourist destination under madhya pradesh tourism.
Some of the top places to visit in Mandla are given below:-
A picturesque place located at a distance of 5 Kms from Mandla town, sahastradhara is a major tourist attraction and best known iconic site of Mandla. Here, the river Narmada splits into thousand contrast color streams of white and grey flowing through the basalt and limestone rocks make this place a famous picnic spot for localities. Sitting at the banks and watching multiple drifting bouncing streams of Narmada is an awesome experience at sahastradhara. the place is also famous for old temples dedicated to lord shiva.
Kanha National Park
Mandla is often called gateway of Kanha national park, which is one of the most visiting wildlife parks in India. It is located at a distance of 50 Kms from Mandla and famous for its tigers.
Garam Pani Kund
The Garam Pani Kund lies at a distance of 20 Kms from Mandla town on Mandla Jabalpur road is famous for its sulphur rich hot water well having medicinal value for curing different skin diseases. According to popular religious legend, The place is blessed by lord Vishnu to cure plague which had spread as an epidemic in the region in past. Apart from this, the place is also surrounded by dense forests and a beautiful lake make is an ideal location for a hideout.
Also known as Mandla fort or Moti mahal, Ramnagar fort was built by Kings of Gond Empire in the 17th century. Situated on the banks of river Narmada, The fort is well known for its three-storey architectural style primarily constructed with the purpose of keeping an eye on its enemies from the top of the fort. The fort is also surrounded by river Narmada from three sides at an ideal strategic location from the defense point of view.
Located at a distance of 3 Kms from Ramnagar fort, Begum mahal was constructed for gond queen Chimney Rani. Built in Mughal architectural style using black stones from “kala pahad” in close proximity, Begum mahal is three storey high palace.
Famous Ghats of Mandla
Kila Ghat is famous for garha fort.
Sangam Ghat where the Narmada meets Banjar.