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1/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Bada Ganpati Temple
3 kms from Indore city limits
History

Bada Ganapati Temple is a temple located at Indore, Madya Pradesh. Bada Ganpati is popular, ancient temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Temple is located in crowded area of Indore city, about 2-3 Kms from city centre.

Bada Ganpathi Temple was built in the year 1875. Back in the day, people used to give their marriage invitation card in this temple firstas a tradition. Bada in Hindi means large, so the temple is known as Bada Ganapati Temple, since it encloses the largestatue of Hindu Lord Ganapati in the world, which is approximately 25 feet tall and bright orange in color. Temple is...

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2/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history

Bijasen Tekri is a temple located in the city of Indore, Madya Pradesh. This tekri (hillock) has a temple dedicated to BijasenMata which was built in the year 1920. It is prominent for it's Maa Durga Temple on hill top. The temple has it's roots in history and is also famous for its Navratri Mela(fair). It is located within city limits, at a distance of about 7 Km from city centre.

This tekri [hummock] has been named after Bijasen Mata hence called as Bijasen Tekri. Bijasen Tekri is an ideal picnic spot surrounded by gardens and a small lake. It offers a breathtaking view of the cit...

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3/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Devguradia Shiva Mandir
15 kms from Indore city limits
HistoryWater

Devguradia Shiva Mandir also referred to as Deoguradiya Temple or Dev Garudia Temple is a historic temple which is located a bit far from Indore main city, Madya Pradesh. This temple is very quite spacious and peaceful. It is located some 15 km from Indore main city area.

This place is established on small mountain. Trekking can be done to the top of the hill. The temple was built around 8th Century. There is a small water body in shape of Gaumukh around the temple.

You can visit this place during the festival of Mahashivratri as it is the main festival of temple. During...

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4/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Gandhi Hall Indore
Within Indore city limits
ArchitectureHistory

The Gandhi Hall is a prominent landmark in the city of Indore, Madya Pradesh. Built in the year of 1904 and originally named as King Edwards Hall,it was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Hall after the independence. Gandhi Hall is one the most gorgeous buildings of Indore with domes and minarets madecompltely from white and red sandstone. It is located in the heart of city.

Its domes and staples are a landmark of Indore today. It has a four-faced clock tower in front. Its architectural style is Indo-Gothic. Made in Seoni stone, the historic building was constructed in British Raj Era and th...

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5/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history

Gopal Mandir, also known as Dwarikadhish Temple, is a temple situated in Indore, Madya Pradesh. This historic temple built under Vikram Aditya rule during the timeframe between 1848-56. It is situated within the city limits.

Gopal Mandir's architecture is a classic example of Maratha style architecture. Temple is located in the main market. Despite bring an ancient temple,it is well maintained by the administration. Gopal mandir is dedicated to Lord Krishna and was built by the Scindia family. In addition to the great Architecture, Gopal Mandir also houses good paintings that can b...

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6/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Indore Museum
4 kms from Indore city limits
HistoryArtArchitecture

Indore Museum, also referred to as Central Museum, is a museum situated in Indore in Madhya Pradesh. The artefacts exhibited in the museum range from the prehistoric to the modern era. It is situated in city limits, at a distance of about 4 Km from city centre.

There are two galleries in the Museum. The galleries introduce the visitor to the heritage of city. There are several old coins from the holkar regime and pre-independence era. The highlight of the museum are the stone sculptures of various Hindu deities. The Central Museum of Indore displays some of the rare and elegant coll...

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7/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history

Indore White Church is one of the oldest churches in central India located near Agra Bombay road in Indore, Madya Pradesh. This is the largest Church in Indore. It is a British era church with British architecture prevelant in the construction as well as the architecture. It is located near city limits about 4 Kms from city center.

This church has beautiful interiors. The white colour on the walls of church and greenry near the church , makes it a scenic beauty. The colonial style Church stands in compliment to the Princely feel of the Indore City. Considered as one of the important...

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8/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history

Krishna Pura Chattris are exquisite cenotaphs of the three later Holkar rulers located in the city of Indore, Madya Pradesh. These memorials in stone are gracefully poised on the banks of the Khan river with their pyramidal spires tapering into soaring kalashas. It is located within city limits, at a distance of about about 14 Kms from the city centre.

Krishna Pura Chattris are memorials built on the cremation spots of the Holkar rulers of Indore. Facing west is the cenotaph built over the ashes of another woman ruler of Malwa. The other two Chhatris are of Tukoji Rao II and Shivaji...

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9/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Lal Bagh Museum
4 kms from Indore city limits
ArchitectureHistoryArt

Lal Bagh Museum is a palace/museum located in the city of Indore, Madya Pradesh. Lal Bhag Museum entails the conservation and restoration of a late 19th-early 20th century historic palace of the Holkar dynasty, among themost powerful Maratha rulers of India. It is located within the city limits, about 4 Kms from Indore city centre. The palace was built during late nineteenth to early twentieth centuries.

The architecture reflects the contemporary vogue among Indian royalty, of European influenced architecture and is in the Italian Renaissance Revival style. Lal Baag Palace is one of...

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10/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Meghdoot Garden
4 kms from Indore city limits
WildlifeNatureHistory

Meghdoot Garden is a garden located in the city of Indore, Madya Pradesh. It is located within the city limits at a distance of around 4 km from Indore city center. Meghdoot Garden/Upvan is a very well maintained garden. The garden is quite popular for it's greenery and it's calm environment.

One can find various species of birds and animals at the Meghdoot Garden.

Its a beautiful place to roam around, especially during the mornings and evenings. Very calm atmosphere, one can spend a good time in fresh air in a pleasant morning.

Meghdoot Garden, being one of th...

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11/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Rajwada
Within Indore city limits
ArchitectureHistory

Rajwada is a historical palace in Indore city, Madya Pradesh. It was built by the Holkars of the Maratha Empire about two centuries ago. Its within city limits, at a distance of just about 500 mts from Indore city centre.

Rajwada is seven storied structure serves today as a fine example of royal grandeur and architectural skills. The structure comprises two parts, the first one located at the heart of the city and the second one standing in the old part of the town. Rajwada palace exhibits a blend of Maratha styles, the palatial structure is scenic.

The entrance itself is...

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12/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Sarafa Bazaar
2 kms from Indore city limits
FoodHistory

Sarafa Bazaar is a jewellery market and night street food court located in Indore, Madya Pradesh. The unique characteristic of the Sarafa Bazaar is that it remains as a jewellery marketplace at daytime andconverts itself into a street food court at night. Indore's Sarafa Bazaar is a popular tourist place because ofits cuisine and night lifestyle. It is located within Indore city limits, at a distance of about 2 Kms from city center.

In Sarafa Bazaar, they have the multiple flavours of pani puri, patties, garadu ki chaat and gajjak(chikki) are a must try when for tourists and locals ...

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13/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Bhartrihari Caves
63 kms from Indore city limits
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Bhartrihari Caves(Also known as Raja Bhartrihari Caves) are one of the famous caves around Indore, Madya Pradesh. This is the one of the prominent singhtseeing sport during any Indore trip. It is at this ancient place that Bhartrihari is said to have meditated. It is located at a distance of about 63 Kms from Indore city centre.

Bharatrihari caves are very old but well maintained. Bhartrihari caves are historical caves located on the banks of river Kshipra. These caves are one of the best examples of natural caves.

Electric bulbs have been fitted inside the caves for co...

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14/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history

Chintaman Ganesh is the biggest temple of Lord Ganesha in Ujjain, Madya Pradesh. Chintaman temple is famous and popular, religous piligrimes from all over india are visit this place. It is located a at resonable distance from Indore city limits, about 60 Kms from Indore city centre.

Chintaman Ganesh is one of the ancient temples in Ujjain and is also the biggest temple of Lord Ganesha in Ujjain. The temple dates back to 11th and 12th centuries when the Paramaras ruled over Malwa. The Ganesha idol enshrined in this temple is supposed to be swayamabhu (self manifested). Locally, Gane...

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15/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Harsiddhi Temple
57 kms from Indore city limits
History

Harsiddhi Mandir is a Hindu Temple located in Ujjain, Madya Pradesh. Shri Harsiddhi Temple is one of the ancient places of India and it is the 13th Shaktipeeth among the 51 Shaktipeeths of Mata Sati. It is situated at a distance of about 57 Kms from Indore city centre.

Harsidhhi, a contracted form or, at its very least, a form of "Harshad Amba" - The Happy Mother, is considered one of the aspect of Amba and Kalika, the Hindu Devi. She is worshiped as Kuldevi by many Kshatriya, Brahmin, Rajput and Vaishya communities. Out of 52 shaktipith, this is one of the shaktipith of goddess Du...

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16/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is one of the most famous Hindu temples located in the ancient city of Ujjain in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingams, which are supposed to be the most sacred abodes of Lord Shiva. It is located a distance of 56 Kms from Indore city centre.

The idol of Mahakaleshwar is known to be Dakshinamurti, which means that it is facing the south. The Mahakaleshwar temple is a three-storey temple. There are two types of entrance, one is free entrance. Another is VIP-entrance. The Kunda as well as its water is...

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17/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Vikram Kirti Mandir
55 kms from Indore city limits
HistoryArchitecture

Vikram Kirti Mandir is a museum located in Ujjain, near Indore, Madya Pradesh. This monument has wide collection of coins, manuscripts(more than 18000), ancient clothes, weapons and other notable historical things. The distance between Vikram Kirti Mandir and Indore is around 55 Kms.

Vikram Kirti Mandir Museum was established in the year of 1965. The place is hosting artifacts found at the Narmada valley. The archaeological museum here exhibits a variety of pottery, copper utensils and fossils that have been discovered from Narmada valley. The lush greenery around this is also the ke...

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18/18 Places to Visit in Indore with history
Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
6 kms from Indore city limits
ArchitectureHistory

Shri Khajrana Ganesh Mandir is historical temple in Indore, Madya Pradesh. It is located within city limits, at a distance of around 6 Kms from Indore city center. It is one of the most famed temples in the city.

It is an ancient temple with lot of historical importance. The temple Shri Ganesh was built with modern sculptures and architectural style. Khajrana Ganesh Temple was built in 18th Century by Holkars.

It is believed that in order to safe guard the idol from Aurangzeb, the idol was hidden in a well and in 1735, it was taken out from the well and a temple wasestabl...

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