Tourist Places in Maheshwar

Places to Visit in Maheshwar

Maheshwar - #16 of 32 in Madhya Pradesh |
Maheshwar Average Rating - 5.4/7 1 based on 43 Ratings

Maheshwar is mostly preferred by travellers. The go to destination for types of travellers, be it family, kids and couples, Maheshwar is, however, mostly preferred by Couple, Group. The best season or months to visit places in Maheshwar are February, March, October, November, December. There are 19 tourist places in Maheshwar, which can be explored by travellers. Local attractions can be visited at any time of the day, be it early morning, afternoon, evening or night, as suitable for travellers. Sightseeing in Maheshwar can be done by travellers, which will take half a day or one day, but to see all sightseeing places, travellers need to stay in Maheshwar for 2 days to 3 days.
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Maheshwar Tourist Places



  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Kasrawad, Maheshwar
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Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Kasrawad is famous for its colourful cotton saris, which are fabricated with designs like borders, stripes and checks. Popular attractions of this town include Bhavani Mata Temple, ancient Kailask Kund and Baba ki Mazar on Gangleshwar Parvat. In the winter season, Gangaleshver... Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Mandleshwar, Maheshwar
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Mandleshwar is located around 8.4 km away from Maheshwar and contains various attractions like Hathani, Ganga-Zira Chhappan-Dev, Dhawal-kunda, Shstradhra and Ramkund. It also houses a dam, which is constructed across the River Narmada.    Read More »
Rajwada, Maheshwar
  • Type: Monument
Rajwada, Maheshwar
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Ranked 3 of 19
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Rajwada depicts the history related to the Holkars and is situated in the heart of the town. Having a structure of seven storeys, the edifice is believed to have been constructed under the orders of Devi Ahilyabai Holkar. This building displays the combination of Muslim,... Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Khalghat, Maheshwar
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Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Khalghat, located on the banks of River Narmada, is a town and a municipality in Dhar District. Read More »
Khargone, Maheshwar
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Khargone, Maheshwar
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Khargone is the administrative headquarter of Khargone District and is located around 20 km from Maheshwar. Located on the shores of Kunda River, the town is famous for cotton and chilly production. Tourists can also visit the famous Navagraha Temple in the town, which is... Read More »
  • Type: Fort
Holkar Fort, Maheshwar
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Holkar Fort, located on the bank of River Narmada, was built in the 18th century. This monument was the residence of Queen Ahilyabai Holkar, due to which it is also known as the Queen's Fort. It also served as the administrative headquarters of the queen and has... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Omkareshwar Temple, Maheshwar
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Omkareshwar Temple, which means Om-maker-lord, is counted among the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Maheshwar, another name for Lord Shiva. This holy shrine of Lord Shiva is situated on the confluence of River Narmada and River Kaveri. It is located in the Mandhata Island, also... Read More »
  • Type: Offbeat Attraction
Narmada Ghat, Maheshwar
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Ranked 8 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Narmada Ghat, located the banks of River Narmada, was built by Ahilyabai Holkar, the then ruler of Holkar State, in the 18th century. Read More »
  • Type: Historic Place
Navdatoli, Maheshwar
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Ranked 9 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Navdatoli is located on the opposite side of the shores of River Narmada. It is regarded as a pre-historic site, which used to be the home for the various cultures from the Paleolithic period till the 18th century. During an excavation in 1950, its ruins were found in along... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Pandrinath Temple, Maheshwar
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Ranked 10 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Pandrinath Temple is counted among one of the famous temples of Maheshwar, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. As per legend, the incarnation of Lord Krishna took place on the 8th day of Sravan month. It is because of this, that Pandrinath is one of the other names of Lord... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Jaleshwar Temple, Maheshwar
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Ranked 11 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Jaleshwar Temple is among those temples of Maheshwar, which are dedicated to Lord Shiva.  The presiding deity is worshipped as God of Water, which is counted among the various forms of Lord Shiva. Idol of the presiding deity is in the form of Lingam and attracts... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Tilbhandeshwar Temple, Maheshwar
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Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Tilbhandeshwar Temple is famous for its architecture that is exhibited by its doors and balconies. This temple is counted among those temples of the town, which are dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is believed that the idol of the presiding deity of Lord Shiva increases every year... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Kashi Viswanath Temple, Maheshwar
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Ranked 13 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Kashi Viswanath Temple is dedicated to the Jyotirlinga form of Lord Shiva and is among the renowned temples of Maheshwar. This temple was built by Queen Ahilyabai Holkar of the Holkar Dynasty. As per mythology, devotees will be relieved from their pains and sorrows on... Read More »
  • Type: Craft
Rewa Society, Maheshwar
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Ranked 14 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Rewa Society is a weaving centre developed by Richard and Sally Holkar of the Holkar Dynasty. This society has helped in the growth and enhancement of the handloom industry and is known for producing the Maheshwari sarees.... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Swaadhyaaya Bhavan Ashram, Maheshwar
Rank 15
Ranked 15 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Swaadhyaaya Bhavan Ashram is the commencing point of Mahaamrityunjaya Rath Yatra in the town of Maheshwar. This yatra was regarded the first of its kind in the world when it was initiated by Shri Harvilas Aasopaa for the welfare of humanity. Till date, devotees carry on this... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Kaleshwara Temple, Maheshwar
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Ranked 16 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Kaleshwara Temple lies within equipped ramparts on the northern banks of River Narmada. This temple has the deity of Lord Kaleshwar, who was considered as the destructive avatar of Lord Shiva. The Kaleshwar avatar is believed to destroy everything completely and dissolve it as... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Ahileshwara Temple, Maheshwar
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Ranked 17 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
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Ahileshwara Temple is located on the shores of the River Narmada. This temple is home to another shrine dedicated to Lord Ram, besides its main shrine. Various carvings adorn the front side of this temple. In addition to these, this temple also exhibits several images of... Read More »
  • Type: Place of Worship
Rajaraheshwara Temple, Maheshwar
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Ranked 18 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Rajaraheshwara Temple is considered as the temple of eternal flame lamps or the 11 Akhand Jyoti Deepak. Located in vicinity of Ahileshwara Temple, it is one of the various Shiva temples of the town. Tourists can reach this temple by walking a few minutes from the Ahileshwara... Read More »
  • Type: Religious Place
Peshwa, Ahilya and Fanese Ghats, Maheshwar
Rank 19
Ranked 19 of 19
Places to Visit in Maheshwar
Peshwa, Ahilya and Fanese Ghats are situated along the shores of River Narmada. These Ghats are always visited by numerous devotees and visitors, owing to their sanctity. Besides, these Ghats also have various memorials carved in stone, which were built to commemorate the... Read More »
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