Burhanpur is one of the most popular cities located in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is most commonly known for its historical places, due to which many people visit here every year. This place is mainly known because it is the death place of Mumtaz Begum. Mumtaz Begum died in this city while giving birth to her fourteenth child.

This city is also situated in a perfect place. Due to this reason, it is also known as the entry point to south India. The main reason behind the monument Taj Mahal was in this city. Moreover, Mumtaz Begum had to wait for the completion of her tomb in the city of Agra. During the Mughal period, this city was known to be one of the most established cities.

The Mughal rulers spent a lot of time working on the development of this city. So, their work has completely paid off to this generation, and due to the work they did centuries ago, its benefits are still being utilised till now. There is a perfect water supply which is established here in the city.


What is famous in Burhanpur?

Let us have a look at some of the best places to visit in Burhanpur. These places are:

1. Asirgarh Fort

Asirgarh Fort - Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh
Asirgarh Fort – Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh

This is one of the most popular historical places located in the city of Burhanpur. The fort is located near the Satpura ranges. This fort was built many centuries ago during the 15th century. The Ahir Dynasty was the founder of this fort, and it played a major role in its establishment.

Entry Time: 10:00 AM. – 05:00 PM.

Entry Fee: Free

2. Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid - Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh
Jama Masjid – Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh

This Masjid is also one of the topmost places to visit in the city of Burhanpur. This place is the most visited as it is located in the centre of the city, which is Gandhi Chowk. The place began to be constructed during the Farooqi rule. Unfortunately, it wasn’t able to have its construction completed on time.

Entry Fee: Free but charges 200 INR for cameras

3. Shahi Qila

Shahi Qila - Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh
Shahi Qila – Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh

This is the most popular among the tourist spots in the city. It is located near the Tapti river, and it gives the perfect view which one could have in the city. Unfortunately, this place doesn’t receive much tourist attention as compared to the other places. Though, it is still known to be the oldest, being built around the 16 century.

Entry Fee: 25 INR only

4. Dargah E Hakimi

Dargah E Hakimi - Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh
Dargah E Hakimi – Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh

If we look at the Muslim holy places, then Dargah E Hakimi is the most visited place in the city of Burhanpur. This is also one of the most visited sites as many Muslims from all over the country visit here. It is located approximately 3 kms away from the area of Gandhi Chowk.

Entry Time: Open 24/7

5. Zenana Hammam

Zenana Hammam - Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh
Zenana Hammam – Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh

If someone talks about the most beautiful places of Burhanpur, most of the people would say Zenana Hammam. This monument was built around Mughal civilisation, and both Mughal and Persian cultures took its idea.


You can reach Jabalpur in several ways. You can choose a suitable option of transportation for you.

By Air

Nearest Airport: Indore (210 Kms)

Good flight connectivity is Available here to major cities.

By Rail

The nearest railway station is (JBP) Jabalpur – 0.28 Kms

Also, other railway stations are here you can choose one according to your tourist spots and all.

(HBG) Howbadh Jablpur – 2.2Kms

(MML) Madan Mahal – 3.1Kms

(ADTL) Adhar Tal – 7.22Kms

By Road

Here is a lot of bus services and good road accessibility

What is the best time to visit Burhanpur?


The best time to visit Burhanpur is October to March. Here are many monuments and historical buildings. The summer season is hot sometimes, so it is not preferable for the best travel experience.

Weather: 20 degrees Celsius to 35 degrees Celsius

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