03 Jul Top 7 Must-Visit Places in Indore – The City of the Holkars
Heading to the city of Indore? Here is our curated list of the top 7 places which you must visit on your trip to Indore!
The city of Indore is located in west-central India, in the state of Madhya Pradesh. Known for its 7-story Rajwada Palace and the Lal Baag Palace, the city has very well retained the old-world charm of the Holkar rulers who are honoured in the city by a number of tombs and cenotaphs at the very popular Chhatri Baag. Some of the other delights which you will find in the city are the night market at Sarafa Bazar which sells amazing street food. If you are a religiously inclined person then you will find the Jain temple or the Kanch Mandir, which has beautiful mirrored mosaic decorative interiors, making it worth a visit.
So if you are planning to fly to Indore from Bangalore then book Bangalore to Indore flight tickets today. Find some of the best deals on Bangalore to Indore flight tickets with Air Asia airlines. However, once you have flown to the city here is a list of the 7 best places which you must visit on your trip:
1) Khajrana Ganesh Mandir
The Khajrana Ganesh Mandir is recommended by travellers as well as locals. The temple is beautifully built and the architecture is worth noticing. The complex of the temple is also very clean and properly maintained so you can take your family there to relax in the spiritual environment. Head there during the evening and during the weekdays when the temple is swarming with people. The temple is open from 6 AM to 8 PM from Monday to Friday.
2) Sarafa Bazaar
To engage in some hunger therapy and try some of the best street food in Indore, head to the Sarafa Bazaar. If you are a foodie then this is the ideal place to visit as you will find a variety of local fast food. You can try the dahi wade, kachori, and rabri. There are a number of stalls which sell these local delicacies. If you have a sweet tooth then you will find a number of stalls selling sweets as well.
3) Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga
Located right by the Narmada River this place is a temple which houses the very famous Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga. The island on which this temple is located can be reached from the city in just a matter of 2 hours. The temple remains open from 5:00 AM to 9:35 PM on all days.
4) Kanch Mandir
This beautifully Jain temple has a glass floor. On your visit to the temple, find out about the unique Jain traditions. Even the walls of this temple are made entirely of glass. The temple is open from 6 AM to 9 PM on all weekdays.
5) Patalpani Waterfall
Take your kids to this naturally beautiful place and enjoy the amazing view of the waterfalls. If you are visiting Indore during the monsoon then you are in for a great view of the waterfalls. It is located 40 km away from the city of Indore and tourists as well as locals visit this place and often plan picnics here.
6) Lal Bagh Palace
This beautiful 19th century palace remains open from 10:15 AM to 5:00 PM and has served as a popular landmark in the city of Indore. Built by the Holkars ages ago, it still serves as a great relic depicting the glorious past of the Holkar Empire.
7) Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary
This is the best place in the city of Indore to explore the wildlife of Madhya Pradesh. Head here with your family to spend an awesome time during sunset or sunrise and bask in the calm environment of the jungle. It remains open on all days from 9 AM to 6:30 PM and has a 5 rupee entry fee.
So what are you waiting for? Book Bangalore to Indore flight tickets today and head to the city of temples, and tuck into some delicious street food enroute.