Located in the centre of Madhya Pradesh, Jabalpur is one of the most important cities in the State. It is situated in the 'Mahakaushal' region and gets its name from history, being the native land of the great 'Jabali Rishi'. Its scenic beauty made it a pleasure resort of the Gond Kings. Jabalpur is a city of growing commercial importance, though it is more renowned for its scenic charms, in particular the magnificent Marble Rocks. Spread across the Vindhyan ranges, it's a beautiful paradise for archaeologists and geologists. The rich chronicling legend of Jabalpur is visible in various forts, monuments and temples, which are visible in different parts of the city and have now, become major tourist attractions of Jabalpur.