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Balancing Rocks

Nr. Madan Mahal, Jabalpur 482001, India
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Ranked #6 of 18 Attractions in Jabalpur
Type: Geologic Formations, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Outdoors
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Pune
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Yes, it must be a horizontal oval shaped rock weighing at least 2 / 3 tons. It has very little contact with another rock acting as pivot. It is on the verge of falling, but not falling down. One can drop near Madan Mahal bus stop and chose to take auto rikshaw to climb the mountain. The first point is... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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41 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

One of the great and unexplainable phenomenon of nature wherein a huge rock balances at one point on a small rock for years. Upon hearing about the tourist spot, I was quite excited and thought that it will be in a park or something, however to my utter surprise, it is located in the middle of city surrounded by garbage... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Aha! You will smile definitely once you really see this. The place unfortunately is dirty, don't know why, but this is some work done by Nature. I really loved it and enjoyed the work thoroughly.

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New Delhi, India
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60 reviews 60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Many people are not aware of this, but this one is a must try. visit this place.you will find much dust/dirt/garbage around but even then it is worth to watch and visit such place where a big big rock is lying with point contact on a small rock. google the picture and site you will love it.take your kids there.

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Bhopal, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

While taking enjoyment of boating in river Narmada at Bheraghat around marble rocks, we come across to see this unique rock which moves even if a small bird sits at this rock. They are so balanced that they are since ages undisturbed Seeing this is an amazing experience.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Actually, it is a huge piece of rock strangely balanced at quite an altitude. But very close to this is the Rani Durgavati Mahal at about 200 steps containing an old fort, Mahadev mandir & a mosque.

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Jabalpur, India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

good piece of rock really amazes you. the place is within the city but surrounded by slums. not safe after dark.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

In the middle of congested city, bad approach road, area not maintained properly, stink of human waste. All these factors offset the beauty of this natural wonder.

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New Delhi, India
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Had a hard time to locate this. It is nothing extra ordinary. It is not a balancing rock at all. The base and the hanging rock are the same rock shaped in that way.

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Lucknow, India
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61 reviews 61 reviews
27 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The entry is dirty but the balancing rock is really interesting.Wonder how the two rocks are balanced.

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