Indore Tourism

Indore is a important tourism hub, at the western region of Madhya Pradesh state in Central India. It is on the bank of River Khan and Saraswati which merges at the center of the city. Being biggest industrial city in state, it is also called as the 'financial capital of Madhya Pradesh' and 'heart of incredible MP. Indore is just located along the plateau of Malwa on the northern part of the Vindhya Mountain Range.

HOW TO REACH
Being the largest city of state and important commercial city, Indore is very well connected with all main cities of India.
Train connectivity: Indore Junction in city is the main railway station that connects it with other part of India. City have direct trains for cities like: Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Nagpur, Bhopal, Agra, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Chennai, Tivandrum etc.
Flight connectivity: Flight access to Indore is served by Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport (IATA code: IDR) which is about 10km. from city. Indore airport has direct flight connectivity with cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Nagpur, Pune, Hyderabad, Bhopal, Raipur & Jabalpur.
Road connectivity: Indore is well connectivity with other parts of India through National Highways & State Highways. It have good connectivity with cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Agra, Jhansi, Bhopal, Nagpur, Jhansi etc. Important Highways pass through Indore are:

National Highways
State Highways
National Hightway No.3 (Agra - Mumbai) State Highway No.27 (Indore - Burhanpur)
National Highway No.59 (Indore - Ahmedabad) State Highway No.34 (Indore - Jhansi)
National Highway No.59A (Indore - Betul)  

CITY IMPRESSION
The city derives its name is derived from the 18th century diety of the Indreshwar Temple. It was built by a Holkar Rani Ahilya Bai, one of the famous Queens of India. There ruling period in malwa region was from 1720 till 1818 as an independent member of maratha confederacy. One can still find association of available historic monuments in & around Indore city with Holkar dynasty due to which city is also known as the city of Holkars. With growing population, the city is expanding rapidly and has became a centre of trade and textile industry and home to many historical monuments and temples. The city is gateway to pilgrimage tours of Central India including two among 12 Jyotirlingas of India i.e in Ujjain & Omkareshwar. The Annapurana Temple here is another piece of art which was inspired by the Meenakshi Temple.

HISTORY
The city of Indore is believed to be founded by Rao Nandlal Chaudhary, who was the chief landlord (Zamindar) and had an army of 2000 men. In the emperor court of Delhi he was Honoured with a special place and was awarded with two Jewel studded swords, which are now displayed in the Royal British Museum. In 1713, Nizam was appointed as the controller of the  Deccan plateau and  received the rights of tax collection for this region. This renewed the struggle between the Marathas and the Mughals. When Rao Nandlal visited the Indreshwar temple situated on the bank of  river Saraswati, he found that the location was safe and protected by natural barriers on all sides. He founded the city of Indrapur and built a fort there. The name Indore is a mutation of Indrapur. Between 1948 and 1956, Indore served as the summer capital of the former Madhya Bharat state. Currently, it is the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh..

URBANIZATION
Indore city is rapidly moving towards urbanization and presence of number of shopping malls and multiplexes makes you realise this fact. Their is nothing wrong in declaration as Metropolitan city of Madhya Pradesh. Because of local people tradition & culture and also due to industrial & business link with Mumbai, it is also called 'Mini Mumbai'. Their are number of prominent companies who have established their industrial units in & around Indore due as it is well linked with Mumbai and also due to over-crowding in Mumbai city. Similarly presence of permier as educational institutions like: Indian Institute of Management, Medical College, Dental College, Veternary College etc. their is good availability of skilled labout in city. Some of the prominent Indstrial units in Indore are of companies like: Larsen & Turbo, Hindustan Motors, Bajaj Tempo, Kinetic Honda, Crompton Greaves, Eicher Motors, Bridgestone etc.

BEST TIME TO VISIT
Indore city is considered as gateway to pilgrimage sector of Madhya Pradesh state in Central India. Their are number of important pilgrimage places in & around city, visited for visitors from all over the country and even from other countries. All such temples & monuments remain open & accessible throughout the year for visitors. From August to December, it register huge presence of hindu religion disciples as it is a festival time of many Hindu festivals like Janamastmi, Rakshabandhan, Dushera, Diwali etc. Tourists prefers to visit from October to March and it is a popular tourism time for Central India as weather & climate remain supportive and most of other tourism destinations of country also remain open for visitors. Foreigner tourist prefers to visit during this time. During the months of April - May - June, due to hot climate their is fall in tourists but disciples still continues as it is a holiday time in schools & colleges in India. During the months of July - August - September, in rainy season, beauty of nature is at its best. One can enjoy best photography of riverside temples and lush green nature.

CLIMATE & WEATHER
Indore lies in Malwa pleatau which lies in west-central northern India occupying a plateau of volcanic origin in western region of Madhya Pradesh state.Its average elevation is 500 metres and landscape generally slpopes towards North. Here we can divide a year into three seasons: Summer, Rains & Winter. Summer season can be observed in months of March - April - May - June. After summers, rainy season comes in months of mid June - July - August - September - Mid October. City receives south-west monsoon originating from Arabian sea and receives average rainfall of 45inches. Winter extends over months November - December - January - February. Season wise average temperature chart:

PLACES TO SEE
Indore city is expanding tremendously. It population is also increasing on day by day. One can obeserve the feature of metropolitan cities like presence of number of shopping malls, multiplexes, showrooms of big brands, popular restaurants etc. Their are number of interesting places to see in Indore. Some of the place that one can visit during Indore sightseeing are:

Shopping Malls
Mangal City Mall Treasure Island Globus Super Store Orbit Mall
Cine Mall Indore Central M2K Mega Mall Silver Mall
Velocity III Yashwant Plaza Vishal Megamart C-21 Mall
Amusement Parks
Kamla Nehru Park Meghdoot Garden 9th Mile Fun & Food
Mayank Blue Water Mangal Mary Land Dream World Somako Park

Popular Indore Restaurants / Coffee Shops / Bars
Celebration
(South Tukoganj)
Guru Kripa
(Nasia Road)
Shreemaya Celebrity
(R.N.T. Marg)
Lehriya Restaurant
(New Palasia)
Kebabsville
(Hotel Sayaji)
Ambrosia Restaurant
(Fortune Landmark Hotel)
Apana Restaurant
(Bus Stand,Nasia Road)
Baywatch Restaurant
(Rani Bagh Colony)
Beeji Family Restaurant
(M.G.Road)
Cafe Z
(Anmol Tower, Old Palasia)
Cafe Udupi
(Manoramaganj)
South Indian Vegetarian
(M.G. Road)
Indian Coffee House
(M.G. Road)
Cafe Zoom
(Tukoganj)
Sheesha Sky Lounge
(C 21 Mall)
Uday Palace Pure Veg.
(Kibe Compound Road)
Casa Blanca
(Dewas Naka)
Terrace Treat
(Kanchan Bagh)
Olive Garden
(Sayaji Club Road)
Crown Palace
(South Tukoganj)
Nebula-Country Inn
(Rasoma Circle)
On Toes
(Near Bombay Hospital)
R9
(Bypass Main Road)
The Creative Kitchen
(Radisson Blu Hotel)
Dominos Pizza
(Sapna Sangeeta Mall)
Pizza Hut
(Treasure Island Mall)
McDonalds
(Treasure Island Mall)
Parathewala Restaurant
(Palasia Tower)
New Chappan Bhog
(Anand Bazar, Khajrana Rd.)
Atithi Bhojnalaya
(Hari Gopal Complex)

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