Top 15 Must See Excursions and Sightseeing Near Indore City

Indore is called as mini Bombay and also known for it’s food diversity,hybrid culture,architectural splendor,the commercial capital and one of the major cities in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The city of Indore is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh, located on the southern edge of the Malwa plateau with Saraswati,Khan rivers and the Vindhya Range. Must visit places in Indore includes Kanch Mandir,Gomatgiri,Annapurna Temple,Tincha Fall,Indore Zoo,Treasure Island Mall,Vijay Nagar Square and Vijay Balla.

Khajrana Ganesh Temple

Khajrana-Ganesh-Temple

Khajrana Ganesh Temple is famous for housing the largest Ganapati statue in the world. The temple is built in the year 1875 during the reign of Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar.

Bijasan Mata Temple

Bijasan Mata Temple is one of the temples of the Hindu goddess Durga, situated on a hillock in Indore near the airport. The hill offers panoramic views of the sunset,airport and of the city at night.

Rajwada Palace

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The historical palace of Rajwada in Indore city is a seven storied structure, built by the Holkars of the Maratha Empire. Rajwada Palace also known as Holkar Palace is one of the oldest structures and major historical site in Indore,located in the heart of the city close to the Chhatris.

Lal Baag Palace

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Lal Bagh Palace is the finest building left by the Holkar dynasty,was once the resident of the Holkars. Lal Baag Palace is one of the most spectacular buildings in Indore,on the bank of the River Khan.

Patalpani Waterfall

Patalpani-Waterfall

Patalpani Waterfall is a beautiful waterfall near Indore and one of the most famous picnic spot. The fall is approximately 300 feet high, situated 35kms south-west of Indore city on the Indore-Khandwa route.

Krishnapura Chhatri

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Krishnapura Chhatris is one of the most architecturally significant structures in Indore and a major tourist attraction. Chhatris or cenotaphs of Indore are the royal tombs of the erstwhile rulers of the Holker dynasty with many beautiful carvings and sculptures.

Chappan Dukan

Chappan Dukan 56 Shops is a must-visit place for all foodies in Indore, Located in the heart of the city. 56 Shops are famous for delicious, many types of snacks, namkeens,chaat and sweets of Indore.

Sarafa Bazar

Indori- Poha-Jalebi

Sarafa Bazar of Indore is a ornament business hub, During the day it’s a jewelery market but during the night it turns into a street-food market. Amazing food place at night serving street Food cuisine Joshiji ka dahiwada,Saawariya ki sabudana khichdi,Vijay ki kachori and Indori namkeen.

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, Ujjain

Mahakaleshwar- Jyotirlinga-Ujjain

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva is the most famous temples of Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga of India. The temple complex also has one of the 18 Maha Shakti Peeth, Ganesh Temple,Nandi statue, a lake and a Lord Shiva temple.

Omkareshwar Mahadev, Omkareshwar

Omkareshwar-Narmada-river

Omkareshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to God Shiva and one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga is situated in the Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh on an island called Mandhata in the Narmada river.

Bahadur Mahal, Mandu

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The ruined city of Mandu is located in the Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh, about 100 km from Indore. Mandu is known for its fine architecture of Jahaz Mahal,Alamgir Darwaza,Hindola Mahal,Hoshang Shah Mausoleum and Roopmati’s Pavilion.

Tekri Mata Mandir, Dewas

Dewas-Tekri-Temple

Tekri is a conical hill in Dewas city commonly known as Tekri Mandir, located 36 km from Indore on AB Road, Agra-Mumbai National Highway 3. The great temple of Dewas is dedicated to the Goddess Chamunda Mata and Tulja Bhavani Mata.

Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar

Maheswar-Narmada-Ghat

The glorious city of Maheshwar 91 km from Indore on the north bank of the Narmada River. Maheshwar has been a centre of handloom weaving and also known for its Ghats on the banks of river Narmada,Ahilya Fort,Chhatri of Vithoji and Ek Mukhi Datta Temple.

Pipliyapala Regional Park

Pipliyapala Regional Park also known as Atal Bihari Vajpayee Regional Park is one of the best and biggest park in Madhya Pradesh. The very attractive and beautiful park has various attractions including Musical Fountain,Boating,mini cruiser,Gardens,Lake-view and and Fast food Zone.

Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary

Ralamandal-Wildlife-Sanctuary

Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary is situated 20 km from the city and home to various species of exquisite bird and wild life. The sanctuary has a rich wildlife culture and its own conservation of flora and fauna.