Kanha National Park
Kanha National Park falls in the Balaghat and Mandla districts. It is located in the "Maikal" ranges of the Satpura Mountain Range. The Park is internationally renowned for its rich floral and faunal attributes.
The National Park has distinguished itself in saving, the endangered hard ground barasingha (cervus, duvaceli, branderi) from extinction and has the unique distinction of harbouring the last world population of this dear species. Barasingha is State Animal of Madhya Pradesh.
Lanji Temple or Fort
The Fort is located at Lanji Tehsil of Balaghat. The Temple and its Statutes art are of Khajuraho Temples' style. The Lanji Fort is also related with Gond Dynasty. There are so many temples within Fort with lot of Statutes like Lord Shiva, Mahamaya, Lanjkaidevi etc.
Rampaily Temple is a historical place located 30 Kilometers away from District head quarter. The temple is built on the bank of Chandan River, in which Lord Rama, Lord Hanuman and Balanji's big statutes are there.
Nahlesara Dam is built on Chandan River. Its length is 1.5 kilometres and it is quite old Dam, it was built some where around 1960-1965. It is 58 kilometers away from district headquarter Balaghat. The Dam is used for irrigation purpose. Behind the Dam about one kilometre, away one temple Amma Mai is there which is also famous.
The village Hatta is located about 30 Km away from the district headquarter. The village Hatta is famous for its historical history. At the time of British government, Hatta was centre of a powerful Zamindari system. Here one Bawali and old temple is situated. It was built in 17th Century.
The Dhuti Dam is built on Wainganga River and it is around 65 km. away from Balaghat near Lamta. The dam is quite oldest; it was constructed during year 1911-23. The Dam height is 26.6 ft, its length is 4040 ft, and width 881ft. The maximum water level of Dam is 1077.5 ft. This dam mainly serves the irrigation purpose of the villages.
Gangulpara Tank and Water Fall
From district headquarter Balaghat around 14 km. away on Baihar road the Gangulpara Tank and Waterfall is located. The natural beauty surrounding Tank and Waterfall looks nice. People at Balaghat used to go there for picnic. The Tank stores the water of Ghysri Nala and it is used for irrigation purpose.
Balaghat district is well connected by buses, directly with important places such as Bhopal, Nagpur, Gondia, Jabalpur, Raipur etc. The District Headquarter is situated on Narrow gauge line of Jabalpur-Balaghat and Broad-gauge line of Balaghat-Gondia section of South-Eastern Railway. The nearest Airport is at Nagpur.
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