Discover 9 Best Tourist Places in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh

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Hello friends, Shahdol is one of the famous tourist places located in Madhya Pradesh, which is related to the Mahabharata period. It is believed that Pandavas had spent time here. If you live near Shahdol or are planning to come from far away to visit Shahdol, this article will help you a lot. Through the article, you will know which are the best tourist places to visit in Shahdol. Where you can go for explore during your trip to Shahdol.

Along with this, we will also tell you where you can stay in Shahdol how to reach Shahdol what is the right time to visit Shahdol, and what will be the tour package to visit Shahdol, so let us know all the places of Shahdol. About one by one.

A Journey Through History and Beauty: Best Tourist Places in Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh List-

The local people here say that there used to be a huge pond here. For this reason, this place was called Sahastra Dol. Which later became famous as Shahdol from Sahastra Dol. Shahdol is a district full of mountains and natural beauty which is known all over India because of its natural beauty like waterfalls, rivers, and mountains.

Along with this, this district is also full of mineral resources. In Shahdol different types of minerals are also found, which include minerals like coal and marble. There are many places to visit here, the list of which is given below. You can include those places in your list of best tourist places in Shahdol and go to Shahdol district to visit alone or with your family.

  1. Lakhwariya Caves and Temple
  2. Kshirsagar Shahdol
  3. Virat Shiv Temple
  4. Sarfa Dam, Sahdol
  5. Marhi Mata Mandir
  6. Panchmatha Temple, Singhpur
  7. Tagore Garden
  8. Kelmaniya Ghat
  9. Bansagar Dam

Lakhwariya Caves & Temple

Best Tourist Places in Shahdol Lakhwariya Caves
Lakhwariya Caves

Lakhwariya Cave is related to the time of Pandavas of Mahabharata. It is situated a short distance from Suhagpur. There are about 13 caves here. It is said that there is a Shivalinga in every cave but the inside of most of the caves is buried with soil. These caves were constructed approximately between the second and sixth centuries.

If you are interested in knowing about the history of ancient architecture and want to see the ancient temple of Shahdol, then you can go this place to see the cave and the historical things inside it.

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Kshirsagar Shahdol

Kshirsagar is one of the famous tourist places in Shahdol and it is located at a distance of about 20 kilometers from Sahdol. The beauty of Kshirsagar is very awesome. If you cannot go to any beach, then you can enjoy the same as the beach here because at this place both the sand and the water of the rivers are visible together. Due to this this place looks like a beach. People come here during the day and evening to roam and play games.

Here Mudna and Son River are meeting together. This place is spread over an area of about 50 acres and is surrounded by greenery of trees and plants which further enhances its natural beauty. If you are thinking of having a picnic then you can go to this place.

I also went to this place once to visit and I liked this place very much. That’s why I am recommending you also to visit this place once.

Virat Shiv Temple

Virat Shiv Temple is one of the oldest and famous temples of Shahdol where people come whole India. This temple was built by Kalchuri king Yuvraj Dev I approximately between the 10th and 10th centuries and the construction art of this temple is very magnificent and of high quality, which looks very beautiful. The structure of this temple is like the temple of Khajuraho. Statues of many gods and goddesses have been carved on its outer walls.

A small Shivalinga is installed in the middle of this temple, people come here from far and wide to worship it. The Virat Shive temple is situated in Suhagpur in Shahdol district, Madhya Pradesh. If you go to Shahdol to visit, then you must visit this temple.

Sarfa Dam, Sahdol

This dam is built on the Sarfa River, where you can also come for a picnic. Most of the people come here on the occasion of New Year to have a picnic. There are big trees all around it, due to which the natural beauty of this place is worth seeing.

Marhi Mata Mandir

This is a famous temple built at place Ailiya, Umariya near Shahdol. There is an ancient idol of Mother Goddess in this temple which people come from far and wide to worship. You can come here with your family to worship Marhi Mata.

Panchmatha Temple, Singhpur

Everyone knows the Virat Temple is located in the Shahdol district, but at a distance of about 20 kilometers from the Shahdol district, the Panchmatha Temple is located in Singhpur village, and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that this temple was built in a single night by cutting huge stones. Apart from Shivji Shiv temple, there is also a temple of Maa Kali in this temple.

People around here consider the goddess of this temple as their family deity and bring the first wedding card here at the feet of the Mother Goddess. If you come to visit Shahdol district then you should visit this temple.

Tagore Garden

Friends, Tagore Garden is one of the famous gardens located in the Shahdol district. People come here in large numbers to explore the Tagore Garden. You do not have to pay any entry fee to go to this garden. When you go to this garden, you will also see a fountain here which looks very beautiful. There are trees and plants all around this garden, due to which you will experience a very peaceful and clean environment inside it.

Along with this, there are swings also installed inside it. If you go with your family, children can enjoy the swing.  In this garden, you will also get to see the statue of Rabindra Nath Tagore, after whom this garden has been named Tagore Garden. If we talk about the timing of this garden, then this garden remains open from 6:00 to 8:00 in the morning and from 6:00 to 10:00 in the evening. You can come to this garden with your family.

Kelmaniya Ghat

Kelmaniya Ghat is one of the famous tourist places in Shahdol district and is full of natural beauty. Where you can go for a walk. This ghat is very beautiful, near this ghat you will get to see the waterfall mountain. This place looks very spectacular during the rainy season, you can come here during the rainy season so that you can see its beauty better.

Bansagar Dam

This dam is built over the Son River and its height is 67 meters, due to which you can see a spectacular view of the Son River from here. Bansagar Dam is one of the most famous picnic spots in Shahdol for couples. People always come here for a picnic, especially on the occasion of New Year, most of the people come here for picnic. If you are going to visit Shahdol then you can also explore Bansagar Dam.

How to reach Shahdol

Talking about reaching Shahdol, you can reach Shahdol through all three modes road, flight, or train. If you have less budget then you can reach Shahdol by train which will cost you less money. If you want to go to Shahdol by train, then you can come to Jabalpur or Satna railway station, and from there you will get a local train to go to Shahdol railway station, through which you can easily reach here.

If we talk about flights, then, first of all, you will have to take a flight from the nearest airport of your city and reach Jabalpur Airport which is located at a distance of 143 kilometers from Shahdol and from there you can come to Shahdol by train or bus. | Apart from this, if you want, you can also come by bus. You can easily get a bus from Satna or Jabalpur to Shahdol at any time.

Best time to visit Shahdol

Talking about the best time to visit Sahdol, you can visit here anytime but the best time is between November to March. Because at this time there is not much heat here and the weather remains pleasant. Apart from this, if you want to enjoy the waterfall then you can go here during the rainy season.

Where to stay in Shahdol

When you go to visit Shahdol, you will find hotels and dormitories near many tourist places in Shahdol, in which you can stay in a room. There, rooms start available at ₹500 per day. You can take a cheap or expensive room in any hotel according to your budget.

The list of some good hotels is given below which you can check.

  • Zion Villa
  • Hotel Maharaja Palace
  • Subham Palace
  • Hotel Surya

Shahdol Tour Package

If you want to visit Sahdol and are thinking about the tour package, then we will tell you how much the tour package will cost you. If you want to explore Shahdol on a low budget, then you can roam around Shahdol for two days and explore all the places for 2 to 3000 rupees including all the travel and food expenses.


Hopefully, you have got all the information related to Shahdol and all your questions have also been answered. In this article, you have learned which are the best tourist places in Shahdol, you can go to Shahdol to explore the place. If you go to visit Shahdol, then after returning from there, you can share your experience in the comment section and if you have any questions related to Shahdol, you can also ask in the comment section.

Frequently Asked Question

What is the best time to visit Shahdol?

The best time to visit Shahdol is from Last October month to March, bescause at this time weather is cool.

Are there any adventure activities in Shahdol?

Shahdol offers to explore the many adventure activities like trekking, birdwatching, camping, wildlife safaris, boating, etc.

How can I reach Shahdol?

Shahdol is well-connected by road and rail also and the nearest airport of Sahdol is Jabalpur.

Are there any festivals in Shahdol?

Yes, there are many festivals are celebrated in Shahdol like Diwali, Holi, and Navratri, Ram Navami, etc.

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