Itarsi Travel Guide
- State: Madhya Pradesh
- Famous for/as: Heritage
- Altitude: 997 m
- District: Hoshangabad
- Language: Hindi
- Weather: Summer 25 to 37°C, Winter 13 to 30°C
History of Itarsi
The small town of Itarsi is located in the central region of India in Hoshangabad district of Madhya Pradesh. The area of Itarsi is popular for its rich handcrafted handloom clothing and ancient art crafts. The town of Itarsi is a combination of both agriculture and industrialisation that resulted in a range of economical activities and development of the town. The presence of several Ordnance factories and soya oil mills here helps in the economic growth of the town.
People and Culture of Itarsi
There are several places of religious importance in different parts of the town like Evangelical Lutheran Church, Hanuman Dham, Tilak Sendoor, Roman Catholic Church and Pentecostal Church of God. The Hindu temples here include the Boodhi Mata Mandir, which is visited by large number of tourists every year. Itarsi also has shopping streets with small shops that sell handmade handicrafts and clothing. The Dwarkadheesh Mandir, Tilak Sendoor and Kherapati Mata Mandir are other places here that are of religious importance. The attractions present here also include the ancient Hushang Shah Fort on the bank of the river Narmada.
Things To Do in Itarsi
The climatic condition in Itarsi is subtropical in which the weather varies in different conditions. The three main seasons here are summer, winter and monsoon with extremely hot summers. Monsoon is from June to September, which is also the best time to visit Itarsi. The town of Itarsi is very easily accessible through Bhopal, which is at a distance of about 90 kilometres. The modes available for reaching Itarsi are buses, taxis and trains. The nearest airport to Itarsi is in the city of Bhopal from where different cities are connected like Delhi, Mumbai, Raipur and Ahmedabad. The town is also well connected by rail with places like New Delhi, Agra, Bareilly and Chennai.
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