Ratan Nagar, Madan Mahal, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh 482001, India
About Balancing Rock
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.
Attractions near Balancing Rock
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.
This beautiful falls which were 30 meter high cascading from the Narmada river which is surrounded by greenery. The water is crystal clear and there is boating and so many other activities are there. A good place to enjoy with friends and family.
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.
The Marble Rocks is an area along the Narmada river in central India near the city of Jabalpur. The river has carved the soft marble, creating a beautiful gorge of about 8 km in length. It is a popular Indian tourist destination. The local marble is mined and carved into various figures and transported all over India.
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.
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.
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Jabalpur is the administrative headquarters of the Jabalpur district. Historically, a center of the Kalachuri and Gond dynasties, the city developed a syncretic culture influenced by intermittent Mughal and Maratha rule. The High Court of Madhya Pradesh, headquarters of the West Central Railway and Army headquarters of five states (MP, Chhattisgarh, Orissa, Bihar, and Jharkhand) is located here.