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Boliya Chattri

This chattri was built in 1858 a.d. It was built in the memory of sardar chimaji Rao Appa Saheb Bolila , son of shree Govind Rao & Bhimabai, similar to Rajwada it is also a combination of Rajput , Moghul , and Maratha architecture . It has one octagon shaped room which depicts rajput style, and the arches resemble to Amer style. In the centre there is situated Shiva Linga along with the vahan Nandi . There are also the statues of Bolia Sarkar and their two wives.

Gandhi Hall

Built in 1904 earlier known as Estward Hall and then as Town Hall. It was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Hall in 1948. This building is about 100 yrs. old and is made of seoni stones. It has a central tower dome with four huge tower clocks due to which it is also known as Ghanta Ghar. It has four other smaller domes on all the four corners of the building. it has a central hall with a capacity of 200 persons.


These chattries are built on the cremation place of three later Holkar rulers of Indore namely Maharani Krishnabai, Tukoji Rao 2 & Shivaji Rao . These chattries are built adjacent to krishnapura bridge on the western bank of Khan river .Here alongwith two entrance two basement rooms have been built. Rani Krishnabai Holkar's chattri has been influenced by the Amer style of Rajasthan.

LalBag Palace

It is situated on the banks of Khan river, made by Maharaja Tukoji Rao 2 in the middle of 19 th century. The Palace is built on the area of 4 acres and is decorated by various paintings. It had one of the best rose gardens of the country.Shahi Darbar in the Palace is made of italian marble. In 1937 M.P.

Rajwada Palace

This is a famous Holkar Palace situated in the middle part of the city . it was built between 1818 and 1833a.d. where we can see the combination of Muslim , maratha , and European architecture at one place. at several places in the palace wall paintings in tempra style have been found. some of the paintings to be influenced by Rajput style. It is a seven storied building . The lower three stories are made of wood. Rajwada was burnt three times in its history, the last one in 1984.

Kkhajrana Mandir

Khajrana Mandir

There is a temple of lord Ganesh built by Devi Ahilya Bai.People have deep faith in this temple . It is said that nobody gets disappointed here. It is situated in approx. 4 acres of land . there are many other statues of lord shiva, Durga , Shani dev , Kal Bhairav etc. Mela is held here on every Wednesday. nearby are situated the temple of Maa Kali and durgah of Nahar Sayed . It is believed that the headless body of Nahar Sayed is burried here.


Gopal Mandir
Gopal Mandir

Situated in the heart of the city near Rajwada. It was built by Rani Krishna Bai Holkar , wife of maharaja Yashwant Rao Holkar in 1832. At that time it was built in Rs. 8,00,000 . It has a big hall with large pillars holding a massive roof. As the name depicts it is temple of lord Krishna. It is well decorated on Krishna Janamashtmi

Gomat Giri
Gomat Giri


It is a holy place of jain samaj , where a 21 feet statute of bhagwan Gomateshwar is situated on hillock. It is 10 min. drive from airport . It has a guest house and a restaurant.From here one can get a magnificent view of whole Indore.Jain saints used 0to stay here during there visit to Indore

Bijasan Tekri


There is situated a temple of Bijasan mata after which it was named Bijasan Tekri and built in 1920. From here we can see the lovely sunset and marvelous view of city at night . Mela is held here in Navaratri.


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Maheshwar was a glorious city at the dawn of Indian civilization when it was Mahishmati, capital of king Kartivarjun.  This temple town on the banks of the river Narmada finds mention in the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata. Revived to its ancient position of importance by the Holkar queen Rani Ahilyabai of Indore. Maheshwar's temples and mighty fort-complex stand in quiet beauty, mirrored in the river below. Today, Maheshwar is also known for its distinctive handwoven sarees called Maheshwari.

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Omkareshwar, the sacred island, shaped like the holiest of all Hindu symbols, 'Om', has drawn to it hundreds of generations of pilgrims. Here, at the confluence of the rivers Narmada and Kaveri, the devout gather to kneel before the Jyotirlinga (one of the twelve throughout India) at the temple of Shri Omkar Mandhata. And here, as in so many of Madhya Pradesh's sacred shrines, the works of Nature complement those of man to provide a setting awe-inspiring in its magnificence.

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This temple of Lord Shiva with its lingam is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. It is also known as the shrine of Mahakaleshwara. The temple has an idol of Omkareshwara Shiva consecrated in the sanctum above the Mahakal Shrine. The temple also mages of Ganesh, Parvati, Kartikeya and Shiva's Bull, Nandi.

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A saga inscribed in stone, Mandu is situated on the edge of the Malwa Plateau. Mandu was dominated successively by Hindu and Muslim rulers. Mandu is also known as the city of joy. It was in the 10th century that Raja Bhoj founded this town as a retreat. It was taken over by the rulers of Delhi in 1304. The Mughals invaded as this place in 1401.The Afghan governor, Dilawar Khan established the kingdom of Mandu and with this started the golden era of this place.Today Mandu is a ghost town. But it is a ghost town with a difference. It's grandiose and remarkable architecture makes it one of the places having the most impressive collection of Afghan art in India.

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