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Satna - The Border City Of Madhya Pradesh


Satna is a quaint city situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It holds in its bosom the glorious past of ancient India and is a treasure trove of religious and mythological memoirs.

Historically, a portion of the erstwhile Baghelkhand region, Satna district proudly boasts of its proximity to the ancient city of Bharhut and the world-renowned Khajuraho temples, which is noteworthy of Satna tourism. The sheer abundance of limestone and dolomite in Satna make it one of the largest cement producing districts in the world. There are several cement factories in Satna making cement production the main contributor to the local economy.

Tourist Places In And Around Satna

Attractions in Satna district include a mix of religious and ancient culture. Amongst the religious destinations, Chitrakoot Dham and Maihar are very important while others include the Sai Baba Mandir in Dhawari, Sharada Devi Temple and Venkatesh Temple.

Other attractions include the Madhavgarh Fort, Gidhakoot and Jagat Dev Talab. While in Satna, one must not miss out on eating the locally famous poha-jalebi, lotan ki mungaudi and dahi vada.

Best Time To Visit Satna

Typical of the climatic characteristics in most of Madhya Pradesh, Satna experiences soaring temperatures in summer, pleasant downpour in the monsoons and chilly weather in the season of winter. The months between October and March are the best and busiest for Satna tourism.

How To Reach Satna

Satna is well connected by all three modes of transport – air, rail and road. While it has a small airport, even the nearby city of Jabalpur has an airport from where one can travel to Satna by road. Lying on a strategic route, Satna is conveniently accessible by road as well as trains.

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Satna Weather

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How to Reach Satna

  • By Road
    Private and state-run buses are available from various cities and towns of Madhya Pradesh and neighbouring Maharashtra to and from Satna. Being strategically connected to the National Highway 7 and 75, Satna is linked to important cities such as Jabalpur, Bhopal, Indore in Madhya Pradesh and Rewa, Allahabad, Varanasi, etc. outside the state.
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  • By Train
    Satna has its own railway station and is well connected to several major cities in India. Being positioned on the major route connecting Mumbai and Howrah, Satna Station is a significant junction. Trains are the most convenient mode of transport to reach Satna.
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  • By Air
    Satna is equipped with a small airport known as the Satna Airport. However, it is not connected with most of the major places of India. The closest major airport is approximately 220 kilometres away at Jabalpur. From the Jabalpur airport, one can avail taxis to travel to Satna.
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