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Madhya Pradesh is rich enough with the beauty of nature, architecture, history, and culture. There is nothing that the state is deficient in and that is why it is one of the most prominent states of India. Talking about its relevance in history, Mandu is a popular tourist destination in the state which is an ancient city in the Mandav area of Dhar district. Mandu also known as Mnadavgad has so much to explore in the context of both history and architecture that it attracts people from several parts of India. The ancient city has got so much to be proud of itself like the oldest erected monument of India, the amazing architect that is a testament of eternal love between Prince Baz Bahadur and Rani Roopmati. 

Places to visit in Mandu

Rani Rupmati’s Pavilion

This building is a popular tourist place in the city as people come here to know the history of the place and also to visualize the love of Baz Bahadur and Rani Rupmati.

Jahaz Mahal

This place is also known as Ship Mahal because of its unique structure made on a very narrow strip of land. There is also an upper story in the Mahal which makes it look like a bridge of ships. 

Jama Masjid

It is a giant mosque in the city made of red-stones and is big enough to be seen from a few km far. The architectural design of the mosque is incredible and was inspired by the ‘Omayyed Mosque’ in Syria. 

Things to do in Mandu 

Explore every bit of architectural beauty in the monuments, buildings, temples, and mosques which are a prolific part of historical India.

Also Read: Historically speaking, this city has been the epicentre of Portuguese influence since 1843

Events and Festivals in & around Mandu 

Khajuraho Dance Festival

Madhya Pradesh truly believes in celebrating the folk music and dance of India. It has various such festivals which relive the forms of art and tries to make it reach to as many people as possible. Read more...

Panchmarhi Utsava

There are various festivals and celebrations in the state which are devoted to the traditional folk music and dance of India and Pachmarhi is one such celebration. Read more…

Ujjain Kumbh Mela

Kumbh Mela is known to be the largest human gathering on Earth. It is one of the most sacred festivals which is celebrated by people from all religions, castes, and differences. Read more…

Best time to visit Mandu 

Since summers get really hot in the state of Madhya Pradesh mainly in the months of March-May, winters are comparatively more pleasant, and the weather is quite moderate. October-March is the best time to visit and explore Mandu and other parts of the state. 

How to reach Mandu?

Mandu had no airport or railway station of its own, although it is well-connected to many parts of the state by road. The nearest airport is in Indore which is about 59 km from the city. Ratlam junction is the nearest railway station for people who wish to commute to the city. 

You can plan your trip and create your own route to the city with Adotrip’s technically driven circuit planner. Click here

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