An important historical destination, Vidisha is very popular for archaeological sites, ruins, inscriptions and sculptures, which reflect the rich history of the Gupta period. The city of Vidisha is divided into five regions ie the Betwa Valley, Eastern Region, Western Region, Sindh Valley and Bina Valley. All these regions are immersed in the magnificence of the splendid past of different dynasties, which have governed the region.
If history is to be believed, Vidisha is the same place where Emperor Ashoka once arrived and met Vidisha Devi, with whom he married later. The city also found its mention in the epic Ramayana, where it is written that Shatrughati, the son of Shatrughana was the guardian of the city. Some of the most famous places to visit in Vidisha include Vijaymandira Temple, Khamba Baba, Udayapur, Shalbhanjika, Gadarmal Temple and many more.