Indore is situated on the Malwa plateau on the banks of two small rivulets – the Saraswati and the Khan. They unite at the center of the city where a small 18th century temple of Sangamnath or Indreshwar exists. It is the largest city in Madhya Pradesh state in central India.
Places to visit in Indore:
The residence of Holkars that was built in the year 1749 by Malhar Rao Holkar, and is located in Khajuri Bhazaar also known for wholesale book and stationers in the heart of the old city.
Lal Bagh Palace
Another palace built by the Holkar dynasty between 1886 and 1921. Extends to an area of 72 acres, and once had one off the best rose gardens in the country. The European-inspired palace is a combination of various architectural styles such as Renaissance, Palladian and Baroque.
An architectural Jain temple that is simply marvelous because it is made of glass. It was built by the Jain industrialist Seth Hukumchand in the early 20th century.
With its excellent collection of ancient and medieval Hindu sculptures, collection of ancient copper inscriptions, tools, coins, and arms and amour from Madhya Pradesh.
Another well-known tourist spot in the city is Nehru Park. It is the oldest park in Indore, located centrally. Built by the Britons, it was earlier known as Biscow Park and was open only to British before independence. After independence, it was renamed as Nehru Park. The park has a variety of roses and offers facilities like library, swimming pool, children’s hobby centre, a mini train and battery operated cars.
Town Hall or Mahatma Gandhi Hall
One of the prettiest buildings in Indore city of India. Built in 1904, it was originally named King Edward Hall. Renamed in the year 1948 as Mahatma Gandhi Hall. It has a clock tower in front and is popularly known as Ghanta Ghar. The central hall can accommodate 2000 people at a time and is the venue of book, painting exhibitions and fairs throughout the year. The building also has a library, children’s park and a temple.
Indore Sarafa Bazaar is traditionally famous for its Gold & Silver jewelers,and it turns into a street-food lover’s paradise every single night.
Chappan Dukan (56 Shops) is a must-visit place for all foodies where you can cherish Indore’s famous snacks and namkeens a must visit place here is Vijay chaat house, Poha a famous breakfast item is delicious and served at various places in the city.Three of the famous Indian sweets makers of Indore – Agrawal Sweets, Madhuram Sweets, and Gangaur Sweets – have their big outlets here.
Another well-known eat out in Indore situated near Usha Nagar, you get tasty samosas like never before, especially on Sundays they offer dal bafla a traditional food item from the central India. The sweets and khaman a traditional Gujarati recipe is pretty famous and the staff is full of energy to delight your trip to this beautiful city.