Places of interest in Indore:
-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).
Khajrana - 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.
Indore Museum -the museum houses the finest collection of Parmar sculptures from Hinglajgarh. It is also known for its collection of coins, arms and armours.
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 Delhi , Mumbai and Bhopal to 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