Ghughua Fossil Park
MP SH 22, Shahpura, Madhya Pradesh 481990, India
About Ghughua Fossil Park
Ghughua Fossil Park is a National Park, located in Dindori. Here fossils of trees of six and a half million years are preserved as an invaluable heritage. It was discovered here in 1970. It has been preserved in glass showcases. These fossils are very precious and give a lot of information about the history of Earth.
Attractions near Ghughua Fossil Park
The Bandhavgarh Fort is situated in Bandhavgarh in Umaria district rising 811 meters above sea level at the centre of the Bandhavgarh National Park. It is surrounded by many smaller hills separated by gently sloping valleys. These valleys end in small, swampy meadows, locally known as 'bohera'. The fort is also home to many of the endangered species of Vulture in India.
Bandhavgarh National Park is spread at vindhya hills in Madhya Pradesh has a core area of 105 sq km. It was the former hunting preserve of the Maharaja of Rewa and at present is a famous natural hub for White Tigers. The area of Bandhavgarh is being flourished with a large biodiversity, Over the years, the park has shown a great number of increases in the count of the tiger species and this is the reason why tiger tours is so famed to attract a large number of tourists at its vicinity.
The reserve is one of the popular places in Jabalpur with a large variety of flora and fauna spread over an area of one thousand and fifty-eight hectares. A hanging bridge, tent platform, rest house, fishing platform, toy train and boating are the major attraction of the place.
A historical place of interest located on top of a hill in Jabalpur which was founded by Gond rulers. Dating back to 11th Century AD. The fort is a small one and is considered to be one of the finest ancient monuments of India. There are so many things of interest in and around the fort.
Balancing rock is an independent rock precariously balancing over another rock situated at the base of Madan Mahal Fort, 6 km from Jabalpur, The upper rock balances on the base of the lower rock. The physics of these rocks has also attracted a lot of geologists who keep visiting this place. One can walk further up to the Madan Mahal Fort and take a look around or climb up the watchtower in the fort complex to get extensive views of the other rocky formations found around.
Bargi Dam in Jabalpur is constructed on the Narmada River and is one of the first completed dams in Madhya Pradesh which is 69 meters high. The magnificent picture of the Bargi Dam is a treat to the senses. It is also a good picnic spot and it comprises of two major irrigation projects, named Bargi Diversion Project and Rani Avantibai Lodhi Sagar Project.
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Dindori District, formerly known as Ramgarh District, is a district of Madhya Pradesh state of central India. It is surrounded by Shahdol in the east, Mandla in the west, Umaria in the north, and Mungeli district of the state of Chhattisgarh in the south.