The River Narmada passes close to Jabalpur, there is really very little in Jabalpur town to capture the attention of the visitor. But a short drive to Madan Mahal Fort is a tourists attraction. The Marathas held sway over Jabalpur until 1817, when the British wrested it from them and left their impression on the spacious cantonment with its colonial residences and barracks. Today Jabalpur is an important administrative centre, abustle with commercial activity.
Jabalpur celebrate all the major festvals like Diwali, Navratri and Holi. Tribal Dance events such as Gonds performing traditional dances in August; or Banjaras doing Matki dance and Giridand dance also draw attraction. Major melas are held near Bhedaghat.
Jabalpur is connected with regular flights from Delhi & Bhopal.RAIL
Jabalpur is on the Mumbai-Howrah (via Allahabad) main line. All mail, express and passenger trains halt.ROAD
A couple of National Highways like the NH-7 (Varanasi-Kanyakumari) pass through Jabalpur. There are a great number of buses plying from the city to others like Nagpur, Jaipur, Gwalior (487km), Indore(494 km), Satna, Bhopal (307 km) etc.