Bhedaghat at a glance
Also regarded as the Marble Rocks of Bhedaghat, this small town has earned a reputation for the 100 ft tall resplendent rocks on either sides of Narmada -not only in India but all across the world. With beautiful waterfalls, historic temples and an aura attached – a weekend trip to this place is sure to light up anyone’s mind and body.
Things to do in Bhedaghat
Chausath Yogini Temple
Dedicated to goddess Durga, (considered as the mother of the universe in Hindu mythology) this temple was built in the 10th century. Chausath Yogini temple has intricately designed stone figures of deities belonging to the Kalchuri period. It has 64 yogini sculptures. Located near River Narmada, this temple attracts many tourists.
As the Narmada River swiftly paves its way through the exquisite Marble Rocks, it reaches a culmination point where it narrows down and plunges into a waterfall which is famously known as the Dhuandhar Falls. Located about 20 kms from Jabalpur, these waterfalls resemble smoke. These falls look especially beautiful during nights.
Bollywood fans, rejoice! For this is exactly the place where Shahrukh Khan wooed Kareena Kapoor in one of his films – Ashoka. The humongous limestone and magnesium rocks flank the river Narmada giving it the tourists an ethereal view of the many scenic locales that Bhedaghat has to offer.
Shopping in Bhedaghat
Bhedaghat is famous for its marble artifacts. The markets are usually filled with flocks of tourists who wish to purchase decorative and sculptures.
Soapstone Artifacts This is like the local market outside the Marble Rocks which is run by the locals who are talented enough to carve out small, complicate and flawless artifacts and marble idols. Get your hands on them!
What to eat in Bhedaghat : Local Food and Cuisine
Bhedaghat doesn’t have much to offer for foodies as it is a small area and mostly visited just for the waterfalls and marble rocks. However, there are few stalls which serve snacks which can cater to the hunger needs of travelers. The local food is not too spicy, with a culmination of north and south Indian style of cooking.