Indore Tourism

Indore Tourism

Indore Info

  • State: Madhya Pradesh
  • Famous for/as: Heritage
  • Altitude: 553 m
  • Pincode: 452001
  • District: Indore
  • Language: Hindi
  • STD code: 0731
  • Weather: Summer 21 to 45°C, Winter 8 to 32°C

The city of Indore, located on the plateau of Malwa, is a commercial centre and Madhya Pradesh's largest city. Indore is said to have derived its name from the temples of Indreshwar and Indrapur. The founder of Indore, was Rao Nandlal Chaudhary. Indore changed hands several times from the Rajputs to the Mughals, and the  Marathas, until they lost it to the British.




Indore has a beautiful natural landscape coupled with man-made historical monuments, especially those dating to the Holkar Dynasty. A landmark of Indore is the 200-year-old palace, Rajwada, built in a mix of French, Mughal and Maratha architecture. This monument built during the Holkar Dynasty, is a seven storey building with the three lower levels constructed in stone and the remaining floors in wood. Nearby, is a Jain Temple, the Kanch Mandir meaning the temple of mirrors. Visit the museums - The Indore Museum, and the Border Security Arms Museum, at Bijasen Tikri, atop a hill, and while you are at it get your blessings from the Goddess Bijasen at the temple built in 1920. Shree Sansthan Bada Rawala, is the original home of the founder of Indore, housing a large library with as many as 28,000 books and artifacts.

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Satianath parayath

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  • Satianath parayath
  • 9 Reviews
  •  79 readers

"Great time ... Great weather"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
I just moved out of Indore a year back and it was nice to be back ... Spent late evening chappan hopping at chappan dukan ... Had amazing panipatasha at madhurams ... Lunch was at shreemaya Vijay nagar and the service and quality continues to be top draw. Great weather and my ideal time to visit would be October to Feb Mid ...
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Mangal Mehta

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  • Mangal Mehta
  • 9 photos
  • 3 Reviews
  •  4 helpful votes
  •  157 readers


  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Indore is a city in west-central India. It's known for the 7-story Rajwada Palace and the Lalo Baag Palace, which date back to Indore's 19th-century Holkar dynasty. The Holkar rulers are honored by a cluster of tombs and cenotaphs at Chhatri Baag. The night market Sarafa Bazar sells street food. East is the Indo-Gothic Gandhi Hall and clock tower. The Jain temple Kanch Mandir has a mirrored mosaic interior.
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  • 2 votes

Man doorwar

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  • Man doorwar
  • 1 Review
  •  6 helpful votes
  •  118 readers

"Very good city in Madhya Pradesh I like it"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Very nice city in Madhya Pradesh at every angle like cleaness, model, religious, tourists place, educational hub, also business capital of Madhya Pradesh and safe to live here this Metro city of Madhya Pradesh Ujjain( Mahakaleshwar) and Omkaleshwar is near from here
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Krishan gopal Malu

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  • Krishan gopal Malu
  • Lives in Vadodara
  • 22 photos
  • 24 Reviews
  •  34 helpful votes
  •  5144 readers

"Wedding at JALSA GARDEN, Indore"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
I attended a wedding in Indore on 30 November and 1 December 2016 at Jalsa Banquets, Jalsa Garden, Indore. I must say that Indore is a very beautiful and neat and clean city with honest and warm hearted people. The weather was very pleasant and the food was awesome. Indore is very rich in offering varieties of tasty food specially the Sarafa Bazaar in the midnight.
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Pritvi Kanchi

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  • Pritvi Kanchi
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 232 Reviews
  •  466 helpful votes
  •  547575 readers

"A Trip to Indore"

  • 6.5/7
  • Posted Nov 11, 2016
I had been to Indore by train in the month of September 2016. Indore is a must-visit attraction in the tourism circuit of Madhya Pradesh. The must-visit attractions around Indore include the Patalpani Waterfalls, Central Museum and the Pipliyapala National Park. The Patalpani waterfalls is located 36 kilometers from Indore. Here, water falls from a cascading height of 300 feet. The Central Museum is also known as the Indore Museum. It has a rich range of collections dating back to 5000 BC and it has the Ganapati Statue which is located at a height of 8 meters, which is the biggest Ganapati statue in the world. Pipliyapala National Park is home to a variety of interesting facilities such as Mughal, French and biodiversity gardens and a musical fountain. There is also an added facility of an amphitheatre and boating facilities available here.
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Sourabh Gurjar

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  • Sourabh Gurjar
  • 1 Review
  •  395 readers

"Exilent room condition and services"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Oct 23, 2016
I am visit by holiday IQ is very most helpful for best class give hotel is service is good at Indore. This is food and shopping arrive stores. Holiday IQ is give very good rented hotels and food resturent is also owe some. Holiday IQ is relizible prices.
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Aditya ramji

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  • Aditya ramji
  • 2 Reviews
  •  400 readers


  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Oct 22, 2016
You have money, you are fooody, this place is for you, even you have 20rs you can eat with stomach full.
Indore is paradise be it you wanna study or work or do business, people are, can use ola or Jugnu app for travel purposes. Awesome places to visit Mandu, omkareshwar, Maheshwar, patalpani, tincha, mahakaleshwar
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Maneesh Saini

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  • Maneesh Saini
  • Lives in Gurgaon
  • 2 Reviews
  •  540 readers

"Nice holiday place"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted Sep 5, 2016
I came for small trip. Stayed in The Ashoka Hotel and Indore city is very big with wide roads. Traffic was not much. People seems to be good to help in..

It was nice place. Make a trip for 3 to 4 days then you can visit every place. I had only one day trip and come to meet my friend.
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Sandeep singh

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  • Sandeep singh
  • 2 Reviews
  •  615 readers

"Business hub city"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Aug 14, 2016
Indore is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh. It is situated on the banks of the River Khan and Sarawati. The two rivulets unite at the center of the city where a small temple of Sangamnath or Indreshwar exists. The city of Indore derived its name from the deity itself. At an altitude of 553 m above sea level on the Malwa Plateau, this city is nearly the heart of the nation. With growing population, the city is expanding rapidly and so is its tourism industry. Travel to Indore city will present a blissful blend of the past and the future
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Baliah mallam

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  • Baliah mallam
  • Lives in Delhi
  • 2 Reviews
  •  628 readers

"Nice place to visit"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Aug 1, 2016
We came for a pilgrimage tour. Stayed in Hotel Chanakya and visited Ujjain and Omkatrshwar temples. Indore city is very big with wide roads. Traffic was not much. People seems to be good to help in showing directions to the new tourists. We never felt any difficulty for food as our South Indian food was available in many hotels. Particularly in Hotel Chanakya. Had a nice tour and enjoyed a lot.
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