Places to visit near Bhopal under 500kms

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Here is the list of 50 Places to visit near Bhopal under 500kms

1. Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

3.5

21 photos

190 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Mahakaleshwar Temple | Kal Bhairava Temple | Ram Mandir Ghat

Ujjain considered to be one of the holiest cities of India, is the home to Mahakaleshwar Temple and is also one of the four sites for the Kumbh Mela.

Best Time : October to March

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2. Khajuraho, Madhya Pradesh

4.2

16 photos

371 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Light and sound show, Khajuraho | Kandariya Mahadev Temple | Lakshman Temple

Khajuraho is known around the world for its stunning temples adorned by erotic and sensuous carvings.

Best Time : July to March

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3. Orchha, Madhya Pradesh

4.3

18 photos

350 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Jehangir Mahal, Orchha Fort | Ram Raja Temple | Raja Mahal, Orchha Fort

Known for its grand palaces, intricately carved temples and striking forts, situated on banks of river Betwa Orchha is a city with a lot of historical significance and a photographers' delight.

Best Time : July to March

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4. Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh

3.9

16 photos

211 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Bee falls | Jata Shankar caves | Pandava Caves

The only hill station in Madhya Pradesh, Pachmarhi is often known as the queen of the Satpura ranges.

Best Time : Throughout the year

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5. Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

3.4

14 photos

448 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Gwalior Fort | Jai Vilas Palace | Gujari Mahal (State Archaeological Museum)

A historic city founded by king Surajesan, Gwalior is galore with beautiful monuments, palaces and temples, giving this city a majestic charm which speaks volumes of its glorious past.

Best Time : July to March

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6. Kanha National park, Madhya Pradesh

3.5

17 photos

455 kms from Bhopal

A delightful town situated in the district of Mandla, Kanha National park is the haven of an exceptionally wide variety of wild animals, including the majestic creature tiger.

Best Time : October to June

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7. Ranthambore, Rajasthan

4.2

22 photos

484 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Jeep Safari | Wildlife Safari | Ranthambhore Fort

This is one of the best tiger reserves of the country, known to have ""friendly"" tigers

Best Time : October to Apr

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8. Chittorgarh, Rajasthan

3.6

13 photos

451 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Chittorgarh Fort | Vijay Stambh | Maha Sati

A historic city, Chittorgarh is mainly known for it's beautiful forts and temples

Best Time : October to March

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9. Bandhavgarh National Park, Madhya Pradesh

4.2

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497 kms from Bhopal

Formerly a hunting ground for the Maharajas of Rewa, this National Park is world-renowned as a tiger reserve.

Best Time : October to June

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10. Indore, Madhya Pradesh

3.3

10 photos

194 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Lal Bagh Palace | Rajwada | City Shopping

The charm of this city lies in its rich cultural heritage which has been preserved over centuries.

Best Time : July to March

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11. Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh

3.5

38 photos

285 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Holkar Fort | Mandleshwar | Rajwada

Based on the banks of the River Narmada, Maheshwar was the capital of Rani Ahilyabai Holkar's province, Holkar and is also famous for its temples and architecture.

Best Time : October to March

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12. Mandu, Madhya Pradesh

4.0

27 photos

284 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Jahaz Mahal | Rani Rupmati's Pavilion | Baz Bahadur's Palace

This marvellous city is so deeply drenched into the ruins of the architectural wonders of the ancient times that it is surely going to take you back in time.

Best Time : October to March

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13. Bhimbetka, Madhya Pradesh

3.8

16 photos

44 kms from Bhopal

Known For : The Rock Caves | Hoshangabad | Bhojpur

The Bhimbetka rock shelters are an archaeological site, exhibiting the earliest traces of human life on the Indian subcontinent, and thus the beginning of the South Asian Stone Age.

Best Time : October to April

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14. Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh

3.7

409 kms from Bhopal

With the majestic Pench river flowing through the greens and a variety of wildlife to be spotted in the rocky terrains, Pench National Park served as an inspiration for the famous novel 'The Jungle Book'.

Best Time : October to June

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15. Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh

3.3

14 photos

340 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Asirgarh Fort | Jama Masjid, Burhanpur | Dargah-E-Hakimi

Burhanpur is a historical town based on the banks of the Tapti River in Madhya Pradesh with few marvelous architectural examples.

Best Time : October to March

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16. Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

3.3

25 photos

312 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Dhuandhar Falls | Boat ride to Bhedaghat | Sea World Water Park

Jabalpur, located on the shores of river Narmada, is an industrial city picking up as a tourist destination because of its splendid ghats, waterfalls and other historical and cultural structures.

Best Time : August to March

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17. Nagpur, Maharashtra

3.3

27 photos

351 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Dhamma chakra stupa | Ramtek Fort Temple | Maharaj Bagh and Zoo

Commonly associated with its delectable juicy varieties of oranges, Nagpur is also the winter capital of Maharashtra and is known for its rich cultural heritage.

Best Time : October to March

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18. Tadoba, Maharashtra

3.4

17 photos

487 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve | Moharli | Khosla

Famous for its natural heritage, Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve is definitely one of India's most exciting and best protected Tiger Reserve, with most visible tiger sightings in the state of Maharashtra

Best Time : October to March

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19. Bundi, Rajasthan

3.4

11 photos

379 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Taragarh Fort | Moti Mahal, Bundi | Badal Mahal, Bundi

A princely state for a princely stay, in the northwest of India, lies the district of Bundi, in the Hadoti region of the royal state of Rajasthan.

Best Time : October to March

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20. Chikhaldara, Maharashtra

3.6

307 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Bhimkund | Melghat Tiger project | Narnala Fort

Being the only coffee growing area in the state, Chikhaldara also boasts of beautiful lakes, breathtaking panoramic viewpoints and exotic wildlife.

Best Time : July to February

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21. Panna, Madhya Pradesh

2.8

19 photos

398 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Pandava Falls and Caves | Diamond Mines | Panna National Park

Along with historical significance, Panna is also most notably known for the Panna National Park. To add to that, this beautiful city also boasts of being the only city with diamond reserves.

Best Time : November to May

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22. Sanchi, Madhya Pradesh

3.5

35 photos

48 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Sanchi Stupa | The Great Bowl | Ashok Pillar

Most famous for the Sanchi Stupa, Sanchi is a must visit for every Buddhist going on pilgrimage and is on the list of UNESCO World heritage sites.

Best Time : July to March

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23. Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh

3.3

16 photos

284 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Madhav National Park | Chhatri | The Madhav Vilas Palace

With a very minimal population and located at a height of 478 metres above sea level coupled with some of the most exotic attractions, Shivpuri makes up for a very tranquil and peaceful destination.

Best Time : November to March

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24. Bhedaghat, Madhya Pradesh

4.4

26 photos

303 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Marble Rocks | Dhuandhar Falls | Chausath Yogini Temple

Also regarded as the Marble Rocks of Bhedaghat, this small town has earned a reputation for the 100 ft tall resplendent rocks on either sides of Narmada in not only India, but all across the world.

Best Time : November to March

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25. Kota, Rajasthan

2.9

29 photos

344 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Seven Wonders Park | Kishore Sagar and Jagmandir Palace | Kota Barrage

It is one of the most dynamic and picturesque cities in the state of Rajasthan, and an inviting tourist destination on the banks of Chambal river.

Best Time : October to March

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26. Omkareshwar, Madhya Pradesh

3.4

22 photos

262 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Omkareshwar Jyothirlinga temple | Kedareshwar Temple | Parikrama on the island

Omkareshwar is a pilgrimage center for Hindus housing one of the 12 jyotirlingas, situated on Mandhata islands in river Narmada.

Best Time : October to March

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27. Toranmal, Maharashtra

2.5

15 photos

444 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Sita Khai | Lotus Lake | Yashavant Lake

Toranmal is a hill town nestled in the lap of nature in Maharashtra and is adorned with nature's best elements.

Best Time : October to February

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28. Jhalawar, Rajasthan

2.5

6 photos

259 kms from Bhopal

Known For : Jhalara Patan | Bhimsagar Dam | Jhalawar Fort

A place laden with historic forts and beautiful palaces, Jhalawar takes on back in time to an era of glory.

Best Time : October to March

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29. Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary, Maharashtra

2.5

5 photos

466 kms from Bhopal

The Bhamragarh Wildlife Sanctuary of the Bhamragarh town is located in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra and is home to various animal species like leopards, the blue bull, peacock, flying squirrel, wild boar, etc.

Best Time : October to May

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30. Fatehpur Sikri

4.5

19 photos

427 kms from Bhopal

A city, predominantly made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri was founded in 16th century by Mughal Emperor Akbar. Back then it was the capital of his Empire for fifteen years. Now a UNESCO world heritage site and a famous tourist attraction, it is a fine example of Akbar's architectural finesse. Fatehpur Sikri is a home to Jodha Bai's palace , Jama Mosque, Buland Darwaza , and a Tomb of Salim Chisti.

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31. Bhangarh fort

4.2

5 photos

441 kms from Bhopal

Famous for the historical ruins and the ghost stories, Bhangarh has been regarded as the most haunted place in the country. It is located on the way between Jaipur and Delhi.

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32. Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary

4.2

6 photos

463 kms from Bhopal

Nestled in the Aravali Hills over an area of about 800 Sq. Km covering the grasslands, dry deciduous forests, cliffs and rocky landscape, lays the Sariska Wildlife Sanctuary, now known as The Sariska Tiger Reserve. This area was once a hunting preservation of The Maharaja of Alwar. The Reserve is known for its majestic Royal Bengal Tigers. It is the first tiger reserve to relocate the Tigers (from Ranthambore) successfully. As it lies in the lap of Aravali Hills, it holds an abundant amount of mineral resources like copper.

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33. Bharatpur National Park

4.3

19 photos

433 kms from Bhopal

Now known as the Keoladeo National Park, Bharatpur National Park is a famous bird watching paradise and is listed among UNESCO's World Heritage sites as well. The 29 km reserve is locally known as Ghana and is a mosaic of dry grasslands, woodlands, woodland swamps, and wetlands. These diverse habitats are home to 366 bird species, 379 floral species, 50 species of fish, 13 species of snakes, 5 species of lizards, 7 amphibian species,7 turtle species, and a variety of other invertebrates. Every year thousands of migratory waterfowl visit the park for winter breeding.

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34. Galtaji Temple

3.9

7 photos

435 kms from Bhopal

Located on the outskirts of the regal city of Jaipur, Galtaji Temple is a prehistoric Hindu pilgrimage site. Outlined by the striking Aravalli hills, it consists of several shrines, holy kunds, pavilions and natural springs. This majestic temple is situated in the heart of a hilly terrain that is bounded by a beautiful gorge which attracts tourists here every year. Galtaji Temple was built using pink colour sandstone and is a vast temple complex housing varied shrines. Located inside the City Palace, the walls of this temple are beautifully adorned with carvings and paintings that make this place worth visiting.

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35. Eklingji Temple

4.4

7 photos

409 kms from Bhopal

Eklingji Temple is one of the most popular temples of Rajasthan and is sited at a distance of 22 km in the north of Udaipur. Eklingnath Temple is dedicated to the Lord Shiva of the Hindu religion and its brilliant architecture drives several tourists here every year. This double-storied temple looks magnificent with its pyramidal style of roof and uniquely carved tower. The outer walls of the temple are stretched with steps that lower touching the serene waters. Inside the arena, the main temple is a huge pillared hall or 'mandap' that is sheltered by heavy pyramidal roof

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36. Bhojpur

3.7

5 photos

24 kms from Bhopal

The enigmatic temple of Bhojpur is an incomplete Hindu temple situated in the Bhojpur Village of Madhya Pradesh. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it houses a 7.5 feet high lingam in its sanctum and is believed to have been constructed in the 11th century during the reign of King Bhoja. The temple's construction was left abandoned for reasons that are still unknown. Construction material can still be found at the site, with architectural plans engraved on the surrounding rocks. Historians speculate that it could be due to a sudden natural disaster, war or lack of resources. The temple has been designated as a Monument of National Importance by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).

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37. Hoshangabad

3.7

7 photos

66 kms from Bhopal

Lying along the quaint bank of river Narmada in Madhya Pradesh, the district of Hoshangabad is a charming tourist destination which has a number of tourist destinations in its confines. This attraction is blessed with a gentle mix of natural sightseeing and historical monuments which includes picturesque cascades of water and ancient shrines. In addition to being a beautiful location in itself, Hoshangabad is a gateway to a number of other popular destinations as well. A notable fact about Hoshangabad is that it trades in some exquisite pieces of handicraft, silk, leather and pulses, which make it's shopper's delight as well.

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38. Bateshwar Temples

3.6

9 photos

424 kms from Bhopal

Bateshwar Temples is a famous temple complex situated in the National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary which is about 70 kilometres away from the district of Agra, India.  The location of the temples is a major landmark for tourists seeking spiritual getaways. The temple complex is made up of 101 temples and is situated on the banks of River Yamuna. It is known for its religious importance in the country. The temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva or Bateshwar Mahadev and hence are called Bateshwar Temples. The serene temples scattered along the banks of River Yamuna is a peaceful sight, especially during sunrise and sunsets. One may want to sit still and meditate to experience tranquillity. A visit to the Bateshwar Temples is a must for those seeking clarity and harmony in life.

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39. Kalpeshwar

3.5

499 kms from Bhopal

One of the famous Panch Kedars located in Uttarakhand, Kalpeshwar is famous for the Kalpeshwar Temple which, highly revered for housing Lord Shiva in one of his five forms (Kedars). Perched at an altitude of 2400 meters, Kalpeshwar is a breathtaking place with amazing views of the Himalayan peaks and an aura that just grips you upon your arrival here.

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40. Chand Baori

3.5

9 photos

253 kms from Bhopal

Chand Baori is a major tourist attraction site inÔ_Abhaneri villageÔ_that belongs to 10th century monuments of Rajasthani architectural expertise and talents. It is a very big step well with flights of steps on the three sides that lead to the water reserve. This well is a unique invention of Abhaneri_ã_s people and is a treat to the eyes for native and foreign tourist as it is a huge well with convoluted and delicate engravings.

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41. Kesroli

3.5

8 photos

482 kms from Bhopal

The Hill Fort Kesroli is one of the rare heritage hotels in Alwar that has been in existence since the 14th century. A wonderful destination to enjoy the barrier sunsets, showing daily since 700 years and discovering the Neemrana heritage hotels in Alwar is this resort. Hill Fort-Kesroli is a great holiday choice for those looking for a relaxing weekend getaway from Delhi.

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42. Ahivantgad

3.5

415 kms from Bhopal

Ahivantgad is a fort in the Nasik district of Maharashtra. Ahivantgad and Achala are twin forts. The top of the fort resembles more a wide plateau than the peak of a hill.

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43. Bhivgad Trek

3.5

322 kms from Bhopal

Bhivgad (or Bhimgad) is a hill fort in Maharashtra. Located in the district of Raigad, this fort offers a nice trek in close companionship to the fort of Dhakbahiri. There are two caves and a few water cisterns at the top. During monsoon, this fort offers offers the scenic view of a seasonal waterfall. There are some fortifications still left, and the remnants of some old structures near the top. There is a stone idol of some unknown deity near the caves. The top of the citadel offers a panoramic view of the trek route to Dhakbahiri.

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44. Dhodap Trek

3.5

473 kms from Bhopal

Dhodap is a hill fort in Maharashtra. One of the many forts in the district of Nasik, the fort is situated at an elevation of about 4700 feet from the ground. There is a temple of Jagdamba in the fort, along with an idol of Hanuman at the op of one of the tanks.

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45. Mulher Trek

3.5

442 kms from Bhopal

Mulher, also known as Mayurgad, is a hill fort in Maharashtra. One of the many forts in Nasik, it is at an elevation of 4200 feet from the ground.

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46. Salher Trek

3.5

455 kms from Bhopal

The highest fort in the Sahyadri, Salher is a lesser known but extremely gorgeous trekking destination that should be a must on your bucket list.

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47. Vidisha

49 kms from Bhopal

Vidisha, a quaint town in Madhya Pradesh is one of the few, less heard of, unconventional places of historic importance. Located near the state capital, Bhopal, it has a rich cultural heritage a number of magnificent monuments, temples and ruins. This place is a huge tourist spot in MP and if you’re a history enthusiast or intrigued by archaeology, this is one place you cannot miss out on! The town is located at the confluence (sangam) of Betwa and Beas rivers, 9 km from Sanchi and to the east of the Betwa river. About 3 km’s to its west lies Besnagar, which was once a significant medieval trade centre and is now known for its remains like the Udayagiri Caves and Heliodorus Pillar. Vidisha is a place straight out of our history textbooks and can be pretty enjoyable for someone who wants to imbibe the beauty, relax and click beautiful pictures. Vidisha has evolved historically being occupied by the Maurya Dynasty, then the Guptas, followed by the Khilji dynasty, Mughals, Greeks and even the Britishers! This is quite evident from its resplendent diversity of architecture and culture.

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48. Bithoor

470 kms from Bhopal

Bithoor is a quaint little town nestled away in the Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, acclaimed for being an important hub of pilgrimage for Hindus. Along with its religious significance, Bithoor also has a good share of historical places of interest. Bithoor is immersed in local legends, religious myths, primeval artifacts and ancient ruins. The town was said to be the residence of Lav and Kush, prominent figures in the Hindu mythology of Ramayana. It was also rumoured to be the residing place of Lord Bramha while performing a Yajna, and the name of the town Bithoor was derived from Brahmavarta; the location where Lord Bramha stayed. The town also witnessed one of the biggest uprising movements in India’s freedom struggle. Set along the coast of the majestic Ganges, the old-world town has enough historical paraphernalia and mystique to fuel your inquisitions, and apart from that is also perfect for when you need a breather or just some time away from the chaos of cities.

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49. Nawabganj-Bird-Sanctuary

496 kms from Bhopal

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary, also known as Shahid Chandra Shekhar Azad Bird Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh is a popular tourist hotspot. Located in Unnao the bird sanctuary is engulfed by dense forests and is home to over 250 species of aviary creatures, which include domestic Indian birds as well as the birds that migrate to the sanctuary in the winter months like the Peafowl, Sarus Crane, King Crow, Indian Roller among others. In addition to birds the sanctuary is also an abode for reptiles like Viper, Water Snakes, Cobra, Rattlesnakes and others, it also has a deer park in the main premises. It’s the perfect destination for wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. The bird sanctuary has an interpretation centre that has been set up to study the characteristics and behaviour of a wide array of birds. A great destination for gatherings and small picnics, Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary should definitely be on your itinerary for its manicured lawns, rich diversity of birds and animals and photogenic backdrops.

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50. Kabirvad

469 kms from Bhopal

Kabirvad is a small island in the Bharuch district of Gujarat rumoured to be Saint Kabir’s residence several hundred years ago. Located along the banks of the river Narmada, the island promises you a calm and serene abode underneath the humongous canopy of Banyan trees that Kabirvad is most prominent for. What started as a single Banyan tree in Kabirvad has emanated into over 3000 trunks currently, with the mother tree believed to be over 600 years old, interestingly the tree populous has grown manifold to such an extent that it is impossible to distinguish the mother tree from the other trees at present. The canopy of the Banyan trees envelops a massive area of 17,520 square metres with its perimeter extending up to 641 metres. And while the natural wonder remains the most alluring attribute about Kabirvad, the legend and local folklore around it only add to the island’s mystical charm and aura.

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