The city of Indore is home to rich culture and well-preserved natural heritage, and is the largest city in the state of Madhya Pradesh. From historic monuments to natural wonders, an old-world charm to a modern vibe, from delectable food to cultural nuances – the city will surprise you at every step.
When it comes to sightseeing spots, Indore is perfection. The most eminent attractions here include Rajwada – the historical seven storied structure made by the Holkars and the grand Lal Bagh Palace. There are quite a few places of religious importance that attract a number of devotees all round the year. Some of the famous temples in Indore are the Kanch Mandir, Annapurna Temple, Bada Ganpati, Khajrana Temple and Gomatgiri.
If you’re a history buff, the Central Museum of Indore is where you must head to admire intricate carvings, coins from different era, arms belonging to different periods and sculptures that date back to the 11th-century. Another popular monument that’d be of interest to a history enthusiast is the Gandhi Hall that is famous for its Indo-Gothic architecture.
If nature is what attracts you, don’t miss out on gorgeous waterfalls near Indore such as the Patalpani Waterfall and Tincha Fall. There are also a number of parks and sanctuaries that you must explore such as the Pipliyapala Regional Park and Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary – which is the oldest sanctuary of Madhya Pradesh.
Nehru Park is also a popular getaway where you can enjoy buggy rides, elephant and camel rides along with capturing pictures of interesting wildlife that also includes a variety of birds.
You must have heard people raving about the food in Indore – well it actually is as good as the stories that go around. One of the most famous places for great street food is Chhappan Dukaan. Sarafa Bazaar is another place that boasts of numerous food stalls where you can enjoy some great food items that don’t burn a hole in your pocket. Whether it is the famous Indori poha or imarti, or even pani puri, vada, idli, dosa, sabudana khichdi, chaat, kachori, dal bafla and chole bhature – you wouldn’t be able to pick a favourite.