Hotels in Jabalpur

Jabalpur is situated on the banks of holy river Narmada and is surrounded by rocky hills, hence it is also called as the “the city of the rocks." It got its name from Saint Jabali Pattanam or Jabal (in Arabic meaning rocks). It was the capital of the medieval Gond rulers but later it became the capital of the Kalchuri Kings and the Marathas until the British seized it. Saint Binoba Bhave named it as Sanskardhani (Cultural Capital) of Madhya Pradesh, as it is a major educational & cultural center.

Area:  154.21 Sq. Kms.

Best Time to Visit:  October to March.

Climate:  Climate is generally much less humid for most part of the year.

Main Languages:  Hindi and English.

Population:  15 Lakhs.

Temperature:  Summer - Max : 41. Min : 21.
Winter - Max : 27. Min : 10.

Some of the important tourist destinations in Jabalpur are:

  • Rani Durgavati Museum - Rani Durgavati Museum is one of the popular tourist sites that attracts tourists from the different parts of the world. It is located in the southern part of the bazaar near the tempo stand.

  • Madan Mahal - Madan Mahal is a Gond fortress, which is located on the rocky hill. It was built in 1116. The fort offers a panoramic view of the entire city.

  • Kanha National Park - Situated in the south-eastern part of Jabalpur, Kanha National Park is known for leopards and tigers. The national park also houses a number of other animals such as gaur, chital, sambhar and barasingha. It is also a famous spot for bird watching in Jabalpur.

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