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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

History of Indore

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.

Things To Do in Indore

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 Tekri, 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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Apashu

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  • Apashu
  • Lives in Pune
  • 1 Review
  •  39 readers

"Indore city review"

  • 5.0/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
Indore city is famous forits poha jalebi and I have tried poha jalebi here at many places and to be frank it has been in one of my favourite breakfast menu now. One who visiting Indore should try this breakfast menu available at road side as well as hotels and restaurants over here.
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Nandkumar mhatre

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  • Nandkumar mhatre
  • 5 Reviews
  •  74 readers

"Good mouthwatering food experience at Indore"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
It was a business cum holiday trip. This was my sixth trip to Indore (business purpose), second with my wife.

Not much of sight seeing but good food at almost all the restaurants visited, Apna Sweets, and mouth watering sweets at SARAFA. A worth experience of chaat and sweets, Nafees, Khanabadosh, etc.

Ladies Dresses and Dress Materials as well as Maheshwari Sarees are cheap in Indore but you have go in main city inside the narrow lanes to find the cheapest and best material near Rajwada.
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Satianath parayath

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  • Satianath parayath
  • 9 Reviews
  •  170 readers

"Great time ... Great weather"

  • 6.0/7
  • Posted 3 months 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
  •  327 readers

"Indore"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 20, 2017
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
  •  7 helpful votes
  •  209 readers

"Very good city in Madhya Pradesh I like it"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Jan 18, 2017
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
  •  5735 readers

"Wedding at JALSA GARDEN, Indore"

  • 7.0/7
  • Posted Dec 23, 2016
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
  •  499 helpful votes
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"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
  •  474 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
  •  479 readers

"Heaven"

  • 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
  •  619 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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