-one of the grandest monuments the Holkar dynasty left to
Indore city. It is a blend of the baroque and renaissance styles, and in its
days was one of the most elegant residences in India. It is lavishly decorated
in the style of Versailles Palace.
The Kanch Mandir (Glass Temple)-
a marvel in glass. The walls, ceiling,
floor, pillars, doors are entirely inlaid with glass.
Rajwada (Holkar Palace)
- a seven storied building, built over two
centuries ago. Rajwada was burnt three times in its history, and the last one in
1984 was the most devastating (only the facade remains).
- many citizens of Indore have a great faith in this Ganesh
temple made by Ahilya Bai. They believe that praying here fulfils one's wishes.
Mahatma Gandhi Hall
- one of the most beautiful buildings in Indore. Built
in 1904 and originally named as King Edward Hall, was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi
Hall in 1948.
-the museum houses the finest collection of Parmar
sculptures from Hinglajgarh. It is also known for its collection of coins, arms
Chhappan Bazar and Sarafa-
Chhappan Bazar has many shops selling
mouth-watering "Chaat" and related things. Sarafa is a jewellery market during day
time. At night, the place is transformed into a large Indian fast food centre.
TRANSPORT TO/ IN INDORE
Indore is well connected by road, rail and air to rest of the country. Indian
Airlines and other air carriers operate flights from
Indore. Private buses also connect Indore to other major cities.
Local transport: mainly city bus services, auto rickshaws
and cycle rickshaws.
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Airport Code : IDR
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