Mandla has the largest National Park in the central India – Kanha Tiger Reserve. This is the same National Park that features in Rudyard Kipling’s famous novel – The Jungle Book. Mandla also has 2 forts – Ramnagar Fort and Begum Mehal built under Gond rulers. Mandala also has a hot water well. According to local people, the water can cure several skin diseases.
Mandla also has a local cuisine – Kodo-Kutki kheer – a pudding originating from the villages of Mandla.