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Saturday, 5 March 2016

#Marble#Rocks at#Bhedaghat#Narmada-River#Jabalpur

Soaring in glittering splendor, the Marble Rocks at Bhedaghat rise to a hundred feet on either side of the Narmada. The serene loveliness of the scene is one of cool quiet, the sunlight sparkling on the marble-white pinnacles and casting dappled shadows on the pellucid waters. These white rocks with views of black and dark green volcanic seams are truly majestic, and produce a magical effect on moonlit nights. The holy river flows by tranquilly flanked by the towering cliffs which reflect in it like a mirror the changing moods of nature. A little distance away, it becomes turbulent as it plunges in a mighty water fall known as Dhuandhar.
MUST SEE PLACES
MARBLE ROCKS:

Boating facilities are available from November to May and while boating by moonlight is a thrilling experience, the Marble Rocks have recently been floodlit, adding a new dimension to their splendor. The boating fares are about Rs. 20 per person. There is also a rope way for crossing the length of the river which provides the place an adventurous touch. 
DHUANDHAR FALLS
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The famous waterfall is located just 25 km from Jabalpur. Dhuandhar is one of the most beautiful waterfall in India ,is major tourist attraction.
Dhuan is a Hindi word for smoke.The Narmada, making its way through the marble rocks, narrows down and then plunges in a waterfall known as Dhuandhar or Smoke Cascade. So powerful is the plunge that its roar is heard from a far distance. The falls and the breaking of the volume of water at the crest present an awesome spectacle of Nature's power unleashed.The serene loveliness of scene is one of cool quiet, the sunlight sparkling on the marble white pinnacles and casting dappled shadows on the pellucid waters. These white rocks with view of black and dark green volcanic seams are truly majestic, and produce a magical effect on moonlit nights.
SOAPSTONE ARTIFACTS:
the soapstone revealed by the Narmada provides occupation to families of carvers of gods and goddesses, lingas, crosses, Madonnas, ashtrays and trinket boxes. 
GETTING HERE
Jabalpur is well connected by road,rail, and air,it is situated on national highway no. 7(280 km from Nagpur ) and on national highway no 12 (294 km from Bhopal).By rail it is on Mumbai route between Itarsi and Allahbad junctions.
Direct trains to New Delhi,Pune,Mumbai,Kolkatta,Patna,Bangalore , Kota, Gujarat  etc are available.
Jabalpur (23 km) is the nearest airport connected to Bhopal,Mumbai,Nagpur,Bangalore & Delhi with regular flights. Frequent buses, tempos and taxis are available from Jabalpur.
EXCURSIONS
Bargi Dam Water SportsFrom Bhedaghat visitors can visit Bargi Dam which is about 50Kms and also the beautiful city of Jabalpur which is about 25 kms away. Bargi dam is built on Narmada river. Tourist attraction here are water sports like cruise ride, motor-boat ride, speed boat ride etc. Madhya Pradesh Tourism Department has its own resort in Bargi Dam and promotes it as important section of Jabalpur Sightseeing or Excursion Tour from Jabalpur.

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