Places of Interest
Kanha National Park:-
Located in Mandla and Balaghat districts, the Kanha Tiger Reserve is being occupied by two major sanctuaries, the Hallon and the Banjar Sanctuaries. Respectively covering the area of 250 sq km and 300 sq km, the Kanha Reserve together forms a greater area of 1,949 sq km.
Sahastradhara is one of the most popular tourist destination in the locality of Mandla. The place has an ecstatic beauty of nature where water drips from thousand deep narrow channel through the magnesium, limestone and basalt rocks forming a beautiful grid like pattern.
Ram Nagar :-
The Ramnagar Fort was built in the late 17th century by the Gond Kings. It is constructed in a loop of the Narmada River. The main feature of this fort is its three- storey strategic construction. It was built on the banks of the Narmada river so that the river forms its defence from three sides.
Begum Mahel :-
Located nearly 3 Kms away from Moti Mahal is another fort called Begum Mahal, Constructed in the honour of Rani, this Mahal or place has a beautiful three storyed rectangular master place reminiscent of the Mughal style of architecture . The Begum Mahal was built from black stones which were brought from a spot known as Kala Pahad situated 4 Kms away.
Garam Pani Kund:-
Situated at a distance of near 18 Kms from the city of Mandla is the famous Garam Pani Kund or well of hot water. Popular for its unique & magical sulphur rich water it is believed that water of the well was blessed by Lord Vishnu decades ago to cure the people who were suffering from plague. The Place has a natural scenic beauty to it and is surrounded by lush greenery all around. Scientific studies have been conducted on this water from time to time and it has been established by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) that the water in Garam Pani Kund can cure certain skin diseases. So the Garam Pani Kund in Mandla is a place of religious & Medicinal importance and is visited by hundreds of people every year.