Located at the centre of the State of Madhya Pradesh in India, Jabalpur is an ancient city on the shores of the holy river Narmada and on the tributary plains the Hiran, Gour, Ken and Sone rivers. Jabalpur is one of the most important cities in the State. It is situated in the 'Mahakaushal ' region of the State and gets its name from history being the native land of the great 'Jabali Rishi'. Its scenic beauty made it the pleasure resort of the Gond Kings.
Although it is more renowned for its scenic charms, in particular the magnificent Marble Rocks, however, at present, the divisional headquarters, Jabalpur is a city of growing commercial importance. The major attractions of Jabalpur are Rani Durgavati Museum, Madan Mahal, Kanha National Park and many other places.
State: Madhya Pradesh
Altitude: 411 m (1,348 ft)
STD Code: 0761
Language: Hindi, English
Clothes: Summer: Tropical Winter: Light Woollens
Temperature: Summer: 45 - 21 C Winter: 28 - 10 C
Local transport: Metro buses, taxis and auto rickshaw are the major modes of local transport in Jabalpur
Best Season: The best time to visit Jabalpur is between October and March
How to reach
By Air: The Jabalpur airport is about 20 km from the center of the city. Daily flights are operated for New Delhi,Mumbai,Bhopal,Indore
By Rail: Jabalpur is the headquarters of West Central Railways and well connected by train with all major cities of India.
By Road: Jabalpur is very well connected by road to all important cities in India like Varanasi, Nagpur, Bhopal, Jaipur, Raipur, Allahabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore.