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Morena is a city in the northern part of Madhya Pradesh, India. It is known for its rich history, vibrant culture, and abundant peacock population. The city serves as the administrative headquarters of the Chambal division and is governed by a municipality corporation.

How to Reach

Morena is well-connected by rail and national highways. It is approximately 39 kilometers from Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, and can be reached from anywhere in the country through National Highway No. 3.

2 Days Itinerary

  • Day 1: Start your day with a visit to the Kakan Math Temple, followed by a tour of the city’s historical sites. In the evening, explore the local markets.
  • Day 2: Dedicate your second day to exploring the natural beauty of Morena. Visit the peacock sanctuary and take a stroll along the Chambal River.

Get Around

The city has Mofussil (city-to-city) bus services with connections to nearby towns, villages, and cities. Auto-rickshaws and cycle rickshaws are also commonly used for local transportation.

Things to Do

Visit the Chausath Yogini Temple, explore the Sabalgarh fort, and take a walk around the city to admire its architecture and soak in its culture.

Offbeat Places

The Kakan Math Temple and Shani Dev Temple are lesser-known gems that offer a unique glimpse into the city’s religious practices and architectural style.


Attend a local fair or festival, explore the local markets, and try the local cuisine.

Fairs and Festivals

Morena hosts several local fairs and festivals throughout the year, offering visitors a chance to experience the city’s vibrant culture and traditions.

Shopping Malls

While Morena may not have large shopping malls, it does have bustling local markets where you can buy traditional handicrafts, textiles, and local produce.


Morena’s cuisine is a blend of traditional Madhya Pradesh recipes with a distinct local twist. Don’t miss out on trying the local street food.


Morena offers a range of accommodation options to suit different budgets, from luxury hotels to budget guesthouses and homestays.

Go Next

After exploring Morena, you can head to Gwalior, which is just a short drive away and offers a host of historical and cultural attractions.