Madhya Pradesh Tourism

Indore City

Indore is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh State. It is situated on the banks of the River Khan and Sarawati and lies in Western region of state. Both rivers Khan & Saraswati 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. It is located at an altitude of 553mtr. above sea level on the Malwa Plateau of Central India. It is important industrial city of Madhya Pradesh state and was among cities who has grown rapidly after independence of India. 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.

Indore is known for pilgrimage tourism hub due to presence of famous Hindu pilgrimage destinations like Omkareshwar, Maheshwar, Ujjain around this city. In addition to this architectural splendor of city attracts visitors. History of Indore city is associated with Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar who was a great architectural patron and spent a lot of money & take initiative for construction of many beautiful temples across the region and other parts of nation. The queen is taken in great regard by the people and as a tribute; her statue was built in the center of the city, near Rajwada. Apart from being a historical city, Indore is also the commercial capital of the state of Madhya Pradesh.

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