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Things to Do in Bhind

If you have always been fascinated by the intriguing tales of the dacoits of Chambal region, Bhind is the place for you with a a lot of fun things to do. Many famous Hindi movies were shot here with many characters, subjects & stories based on the dacoits & life of Chambal Valley. Endowed with a natural beauty it offers numerous attractions like green forests, flowing rivers, historical monuments & religious temples thus making it a must visit place. Also known as the land of Bibhandak Rishi it forms a part of Madhya Pradesh, located in Central India. If you want to take a break from the routine life, Bhind is the ideal location to spend a day or two.

Things to Do in Bhind

With something for everyone the city appeals to nature lovers, adventure seekers as well as the religiously inclined. Pack a picnic lunch and explore the magnificent forts or pay tribute at the ancient temples. There is a world of interesting & fun things to explore in Bhind:

Undertake the historical tour to forts and Palaces

Ater fort is situated deep inside the ravines of Chambal the intriguing fort was built during 1664-1668. Recommended for adventure seekers and history lovers it is about 35 kms to the west of Bhind district.One can explore around and see places like Raja Ka Bangla, Badan Singh Ka Mahal, Khooni Darwaza, Hathiapor, Rani Ka Bangla and 'Barah Khamba Mahal' situated inside the Fort. Far from the maddening crowds of the city one can lazily roam around and enjoy the peace & calm of this place. Once can also visit another fort nearby which was built by Bhadoriya King in 1654-1684 it now has a museum being run by District Archaeological Association, Bhind. Here you can get the glimpses of the bygone era. Another interesting place to visit is the Fort of Gohad with beautiful fine carvings engraved on the walls of the Mahal. Witness the living example of the exquisite Iranian Art in the 'Kachhari Mahal' present inside the fort. A historical monument built in 1766 A.D, Chhatri of Malhar Rao Holkar is adorned with beautiful carvings of floral and leaf patterns. The Chhatri built by Ahilya Bai is a glaring example of Maratha architecture. Climb up to the first storey of the chhatri where there is a pillared hall decorated with beautiful paintings. A tourist’s delight the place gives you an insight of the vibrant & diverse culture & architectural styles of India.

Visit famous religious temples of Bhind

Bhind has a number of religious places which attracts tourists from all over India who come to worship here. Vankhandeshwar Temple, The Jain Temples of Baranso, Mata Renuka Temple at Jamdara are some of the must visit places temples in Bhind. Apart from Hindu temples the town has nearly 60 Jain temples which are frequented by followers of Jain religion. Mata Renuka Temple at Jamdara is famous as the birthplace of Maharshi Parashuram. One your visit to Bhind you can travel to these famous temples of Bhind.

Admire the Flora and Fauna at National Chambal (Gharial) Wildlife Sanctuary

Have a glimpse of the various wildlife species like crocodiles, ghariyals, ganges dolphins and migratory birds. Enjoy the thrill of a boat ride arranged by local Forest Officials. Spread over vast area the sanctuary is bestowed with a scenic beauty. Nature lovers will love to wander around, admire the greenery & freshness of the sanctuary and spend some quality time with their loved ones. It is located on banks of river Chambal and is about 22 kms from Bhind town

Enjoy shopping at local markets of Bhind

Shop to your heart’s content at the local markets in Bhind. Explore the local bazaars in Bhind for folk craft, traditional clothes & other artefacts like Bamboo & Cane products, Papier Mache, Durries and Jute items, etc. One can visit the popular Sadar Shopping Bazaar & Bara Bazaar for shopping. While shopping don’t forget to enjoy the delicious local dishes available at the eating joints & restaurants.

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