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Hoshangabad - A Truly Commendable Visit


Hoshangabad lies in the heart of the nation, on the northern bank of the Narmada river. The place achieves quite a remarkable place in the history of the nation as well as the state. Initially named as Narmadapuram, derived from the name of river Narmada, it was subsequently named after the ruler of Narmadapuram, Hoshang Shah as Hoshangabad.

Ever since, the city is famous for its beautiful natural, spiritual and scenic distinctions attracting a huge number of tourists every year.

Tourist Places In And Around Hoshangabad

Narmada Jayanti is a happening celebration in the city of Hoshangabad. This festival boosts Hoshangabad tourism in a great way. The Sethani Ghat is a notable landmark of Hoshangabad. Bandraban is the intersection point of the two rivers of the district, which are Narmada and Tawa.

Hoshangabad's population largely depends on agriculture. It is a matter of pride for the city that it is the largest producer of soya bean. The city has a number of attractions for the tourists. Be it the Satpura National Park, ancient petroglyphs on Adamgarh Hills or Bandhrabhan, tourists normally throng these places.

Salkanpur, Hushang Shah Fort, Khedapati Hanuman Mandir and Ramji baba Samadhi are a few more attractions displaying the beauty of Hoshangabad. Hoshangabad has another distinct feature with Panchmarhi being the only hill station of Madhya Pradesh, which is a pilgrimage site for the disciples of Lord Shiva. Hoshangabad hence is a place which would definitely appeal to travellers.

Best Time To Visit Hoshangabad

Hoshangabad has a pleasant climate throughout the year.

How To Reach Hoshangabad

The city is well connected by road and rail to the neighbouring cities. A city that displays true diversity in almost every term, Hoshangabad is definitely a must visit for those who plan to explore Madhya Pradesh.

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How to Reach Hoshangabad

  • By Road
    Hoshangabad is also well connected to all major cities of Madhya Pradesh through a network of good roads. Since, its location is not very far from the capital of Madhya Pradesh it is convenient to travel by road. Visitors can hire a taxi or board a bus to reach the city.
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  • By Train
    Hoshangabad has its own well maintained railway station with a good frequency of trains. The Hoshangabad Railway Station is located in the heart of the city. The place has a good connectivity of rail lines from all major cities of Madhya Pradesh. Traveling to this city by train is a good option.
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  • By Air
    The nearest airport to Hoshangabad is the Raja Bhoj Airport, located in the state capital, Bhopal. The distance between Bhopal and Hoshangabad is about 70 km. Taxis are a convenient choice for passengers traveling from Bhopal to Hoshangabad. Travelers can also board a bus from Bhopal to reach Hoshangabad.
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