Panna is a city in the Panna district of Madhya Pradesh, India. It has many villages and taluks under its jurisdiction. The cities nearest to Panna are Chhatarpur (73 km) and Mahoba (78 km.) Panna sees extremes in climate, summers are too hot and winters are too cold. Panna is a densely populated area and has a few places that are considered to be tourist attractions.
Places to Stay
Panna has budget hotels with all the amenities available at reasonable prices, the Jewel of the Jungle (Tariff – Rs. 1000 and above) is one of the best choices for visiting tourists.
Hindi is spoken in Panna as well as a few south Indian languages.
Some of the important festivals that are celebrated in Panna are the Hindu festivals of Holi, Dussehra, Diwali and Navratri.
Places of Interest
There are several places that can be visited by tourists in and around Panna. The caves and carvings of Khajuraho are only 35 km away. Most of the carvings are depictions from the Kamasutra texts. The temple of Chaturbhuj (5 km) which is dedicated to Lord Ganesh is also located here. There are also several local temples that can be visited.
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Panna is the Kahjuraho airport. It is located 33 km away from the town.
Panna is connected to the rest of Madhya Pradesh through the Khajuraho railway station. Trains that travel to most important cities on the Central Railway Line stop here.
There are daily bus services to Indore, Bhopal and Dewas (among others.) The best bus operator in this region is considered to be Om Sai Ram Travels. Log on to bus ticket online booking sites like Ticketgoose and book your tickets without any hassle.