Indore Tour

About INDORE

Indore is the most populous and the largest city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is considered as an education hub of the state and has campuses of both the Indian Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Management. Indore has been ranked as India's cleanest city three years in a row as per the Swachh Survekshan for the years 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Indore traces its roots to its 16th century founding as a trading hub between the Deccan and Delhi. The city and its surroundings came under Hindu Maratha Empire on 18 May 1724 after Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao I assumed the full control of Malwa. During the days of the British Raj, Indore State was a 19 Gun Salute (21 locally) princely state ruled by the Maratha Holkar dynasty, until they acceded to the Union of India. Indore served as the capital of the Madhya Bharat from 1950 until 1956.

Rajwada Palace
Rajwada is a historical palace in Indore city. It was built by the Holkars of the Maratha Empire about two centuries ago. This seven storied structure is located near the Chhatris and serves today as a fine example of royal grandeur and architectural skills.

It was constructed in 1766. The Palace was constructed by the Muslim artisans from Mandu who worked for the Marathas but sought refuge in Malwa with their families, At that time only the Muslims were the most skilled crafts persons.

Lal Bagh Palace
The Lal Bagh Palace was built by Maharaja Shivaji Rao Holkar in the year 1886-1921. The beautiful Palace is situated in the outskirts of the Indore city. It is a three storey building standing tall on the banks of the River Khan. The Palace manifests the life style of the Maratha Rulers.

It is architecturally quite similar to the New Palace. Lal Bagh Palace once hosted many royal receptions and even today, reflects the life style and taste of the Holkar Rulers. The Palace also houses a coin collection which is from the Muslim period.

Gandhi Hall
Gandhi hall is one of the most historical buildings and greatest landmarks of the Indore. Built in the year 1904, Architectural Heritage Gandhi Hall has a unique Indo-Gothic architectural style which makes is different from other historical monuments in Indore.

It also known as the Clock Tower, the King Edward Hall was renamed to Mahatma Gandhi Hall by H. H. Yeshwant Rao Holkar Hall after independence.

Patalpani Waterfall
Patalpani is a waterfall, close to Indore city. It is a popular picnic spot where local people use to visit on holidays. It location is 35kms south-west of Indore city. Many people visits this place in week-ends. Here waterfall height is approx 150 feet and becomes photogenic in rainy season when waterfall receives adequate rainy water and fall is in its full strength. Being a seasonal waterfall, it gives serious surprise of water in rainy season due to which many accidents took place in this fall.

Indore Museum
Central Museum, also known as the Indore Museum, is one of the most interesting buildings in Indore. It is a treat for the people who are genuinely fascinated by the history of India and the rich civilization that flourished here in the pre historic age. It is located near the General Post Office in Indore. The Museum exhibits the finest collection of Parmar sculptures from Hinglajgarh. The Parmar style actually originated here only. Its main features include proportioned figures, careful and intricate ornamentation and depiction in stone.

Krishna Pura Chhatri
The Krishnapura Chhattris of Indore is a monument that portrays bravery and courage. The Chhatris were built in the late 1800s, in the memory of the Holkar rulers and the tombs are built on the cremation spot of the Holkar rulers near Rajwada. The Chhattris were built in the memory of Bolia Sahib over the ashes of another woman ruler of Malwa, Maharani Krishnabai.

These chattris are located on the bank of khan river which is now under the revival by IMC. The Krishnapura Chhatris is one of the beautiful architectural heritage of the Indore city.

Mandu
Mandavgarh is situated at a distance of about 90 km from the Indore city of Madhya Pradesh. Popularly known as Mandu, the town is located amidst the Vindhya Ranges, at an elevation of 2000 feet above the sea level. It was originally founded in the 10th century by the Parmar rulers who made it their fort capital. Later, it was conquered by the Delhi Sultans, who named it as Shadiabad, meaning the "City of Joy". There are a host of historical monuments here which are constructed on the fusion of Hindu and Afghan style of architecture.

Sarafa Bazaar
Sarafa Bazaar is a jewellery market and night street food court located in central Indore, India. Sarafa is the only market in India which remains as a jewellery marketplace at daytime and converts itself into a street food court at night.

Indore's Sarafa Bazaar is a popular tourist place because of its cuisine and night lifestyle.