Monday, 26 December 2016

Everything you need to know about Indore

Work takes you to places and in this fast paced world making the most out of your journeys to different cities could also be a perfect idea to break the mundane in your lives. Different cities in India have diverse experiences in store for all the travelers. If you are planning to visit the largest city and commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore, anytime soon, then here is a guide and some piece of information that you would definitely like to know to make your trip to the city an exciting affair. Apart from being a major business hub of central India, it is also considered as an education center of the state as it houses campuses of both the premiere educational institutes of Indian Institute of Technology and Indian Institute of Management. 
hotels in indore near bus stand
Sayaji  Hotel- Indore

The city traces its roots back to the 16th century as a trading center between the Deccan region and Delhi. The city along with its surrounding regions came under the rule of the Maratha Empire in the 18th century after Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao I took over the full control of Malwa. Due to its glorious and historical past there are many architectural marvels scattered all over the city. There are also many places where you will find abundant natural beauty offering peace to your mind and body. The Holkar dynasty that ruled Indore for centuries left behind some fine buildings and monuments in the city that are now popular landmarks and tourist destinations.

Lal Bagh Palace

The Lal Bagh Palace was built between 1886 and 1921 and it is considered as one of the finest pieces of architecture left by the Holkar dynasty. The palace is adorned and designed with replicas of the Buckingham Palace gates at the entrance that leads to the magnificent 28-hectare garden. European style of architecture was used in the construction of this beautiful palace. Save some time during your visit to the city and do pay a visit to this palace and travel back in time to a glorious era. 

Rajwada Palace

The Rajwada palace is a historical building and a popular landmark in Indore city. It was also built by the Holkars of the Maratha Empire roughly about two centuries ago. It exhibits some intricate forms of architecture and craftsmanship. The Holkars lived life king size in the truest sense which is evident from this majestic palace. The Rajwada Palace still stands tall with all its might and grandeur and is flocked by tourists in the city.


Mandavgarh is a ruined city located at a distance of about 100 kilometres from Indore. Its majestic forts, palaces and tombs are a sight to behold. Although it is almost in ruins now, it forces every visitor to wonder about the glamour and magnificence that it must have exuded in its heydays. Due to its strategic location it was used as an important military outpost which is evident from its battlemented wall, which is nearly 37 km long. 

Patalpani Waterfall

Indore is home to many beautiful waterfalls and one of the most popular is the Patalpani waterfall. This cascading waterfall has a height of 200 - 300 feet and is one of the most sought after picnic spots in Indore. The picturesque and calm ambience around the waterfalls set amidst lush greenery makes it a must visit destination during your trip to Indore. The depth of the pool made by the waterfall is considered to be infinite hence the name- Patalpani. The terrain surrounding it also makes it perfect for trekking and hiking.

So, don’t you think your trip to Indore will be an action packed one? If you are travelling to Indore for a few days, then Indore has much more to offer. Even if you are traveling with less time, we just gave you all that you need to know to make your trip a fun-filled one. 


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