(Last Updated on : 07/02/2015)
Hill stations of Madhya Pradesh
cover the hilly world of rocky beauty mixed with history and nature. Hill stations of Madhya Pradesh are Pachmarhi
, and Kundeshwar. These hill stations are of nature, leisure and pilgrimage tourism importance.
Pachmarhi is a hill station in Madhya Pradesh. Panchmari has been the location of a cantonment known as Pachmarhi Cantonment from the rule of British Empire in India. It is widely known as Satpura ki Rani or the "Queen of Satpura". Panchmari is situated at a height of 1100 m in a valley of the Satpura Range in Hoshangabad district. Dhupgarh is the highest point in Madhya Pradesh and the Satpura range, is located here.
Amarkantak is a pilgrimage town and the small hilly land in Madhya Pradesh. Amarkantak is a nagar panchayat in Anuppur District in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is also called "Teerthraj" or the king of pilgrimages. Amarkantak region is a unique natural heritage area and is the meeting point of the Vindhyas and the Satpuras, with the Maikal Hill
being the fulcrum. This is where the Narmada River
, the Son River
and Johila River appear.
Shivpuri is a city and a municipality in Shivpuri district
of Madhya Pradesh. This hill station is located in the central Indian state, where one can find peace in the midst of the lush green hilly forests. It is in the Gwalior
Division of northwest Madhya Pradesh and is the administrative headquarters of Shivpuri District. It is situated at an altitude of 1,515 feet (462 m) above sea level. Shivpuri shares border with Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh towards the east and Rajasthan towards the west. Shivpuri has nine tehsils like Badarwas, Karera, Kolaras, Narwar, Pichhore, Pohri, Bairad, Shivpuri and Khaniyadhan.
Kundeshwar is a rural community situated in Tikamgarh District
, 5 km south of Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh. It is known for Kundadev Mahadeva an ancient temple on the bank of the Jamdhar River. In Kundeshwar there located an ancient temple known as Kundadev Mahadev Temple. According to the mythological history of Madhya Pradesh, Banpur was the capital of Banasur the king of demons and a great devotee of the Lord Siva Mahadev, her daughter Usha Devi was also a dedicated and regular devotee of this Shiv Linga of Mahadeva
in midnight. Usha Devi was married to Anirudha, the grandson of Lord Krishna and son of Pradumna. It is believed that Shiva Linga has emerged from the Kunda of Bagwar Kshatriya, Rajput clan landlady.