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Indore

Indore,Madhya Pradesh

Indore

Attractions

Bada Ganapati Mandir


Built in the year 1875, the temple has over the time, has become a great tourist attraction. It is famous for the magnificent statue of Lord Ganesha. Towering to a height of 25 feet, it is the biggest statue of Lord Ganesha in the world. The statue is built of material like bricks, limestone, jaggery mix, soil collected from seven Mokshapuri, powder of five atnas and water from sacred rivers. The charm of the statue comes from the metallic frame made up of gold, silver and copper, iron and brass. Do not miss a visit to this giant wonder.


Lal Baag Palace


This is surely the most impressive building in Indore. The construction of this palace was started in the year 1886 by Tukoji Rao Holkar II but it was carried out in phases. The palace was completed in 1921 by Tukoji Rao Holkar III. The palace is spread over an area of 200 acres. One will notice the influence of European and Maratha style in the architecture. Lal Baag Palace is now a museum where you can see numerous artifacts of Holkar Dynasty.


The main attraction of the palace is the Durbar hall, which is covered with stucco art and has been a venue for many royal gatherings. The palace is open from 10 AM to 5 PM and is closed on Mondays.


Kanch Mandir


Kanch Mandir is a Jain Temple that is considered nothing less than a wonder. The entire building is decorated with glass. Right from ceilings and floors to pillars and doorknobs, everything is completely covered with glass. There are many paintings as well, which are also done on glass.


This one of a kind temple is dedicated to Lord Mahavira whose statues are kept in a glass chamber at the top. There are three statues that are reflected 21 times on all sides akin to 21 tirthankars of faith.


Town Hall


The present Mahatma Gandhi Hall was initially named as King Edward Hall when it was built in the year 1904. It was then renamed to Mahatma Gandhi Hall only in 1948. The building is made up of Seoni stones and is built in Indo-Gothic style.


It is also referred to as 'Ghanta Ghar' because of the four-faced clock tower in front. The Town Hall houses children's park along with a temple and a library. The Hall also is venue to many fairs and exhibitions that are held here throughout the year.

 

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Indore,Madhya Pradesh

More info on the city

Indore city presents a happy blend of historical past and promises of rapid future modernization.Indore is situated on the Malwa plateau at an altitude of 535 m (1,823 ft) above sea level, 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. The name Indore is due to this diety.


                          			  
                          
Hotels near Indore

Hotel Infiniti Indore

Hotel Infiniti is appropriately located opposite Bombay Hospital, Indore


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Fortune Park Landmark

Fortune Park Landmark Indore Indore (Madhya Pradesh, India) is situated off the Mumbai - Agra highway, adjacent to the renowned Meghdoot Gardens.


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Lemon Tree Hotel Indore

Lemon Tree Hotel Indore is situated right in the heart of the town in Indore (Madhya Pradesh - INDIA), the hotel is a minute away from the railway station and at a distance of approximately fifteen minutes from the Airport. The location works to its advantage as every area of the town falls within 15 minutes drive from the hotel.


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