Indore - 9 Attractions You Must Visit

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About Indore

Indore is situated on the Malwa plateau. There is a small 18th-century temple of Sangamnath or Indreshwar exists. The name Indore is due to this diety. It is the largest city in Madhya Pradesh state in central India.

Types of Attractions in Indore

Activities Around

List of Attractions in Indore

Central Museum , Indore

Central Museum , Indore

Man-made Structures - Other

Museums

Indore Museum, which is popularly known as Central Museum, is located near the General Post Office in Indore. The artifacts exhibited in the museum range from the prehistoric to the modern era. Museum has two galleries, out of which Gallery I houses all the artifacts from the prehistoric period of Madhya Pradesh ranging from 5,000 to 4,000 BC. This gallery also holds exhibits from western Malwa, which includes stone tools, quartz sickles, ornaments, and items of domestic use.

Choral Dam

Choral Dam

Outdoors - Other

Dams

Boating Spots

This is a huge dam located in the heart of Indore constructed around the backwaters of River Narmada. A large number of lush green trees and small hills surround the place making it even more attractive. There is boating and so many other activites around the dam.

Indore zoo (Kamla Nehru prani Sangrahalay)

This zoo is also known as Kamla Nehru Prani Sangrahalaya which Occupies an area of more than 51 acres, which is home to a wide variety of mammals, birds, and reptiles. There is a total number of 57 animal species and around 628 specimens in a lush Green environment, right in the centre of the city. A lot of tourists visit this place every day.

Janapav Kuti

Janapav Kuti

Outdoors - Other

1 Day Treks

Mountain Peaks

This mountain is the second highest vantage point in the Malwa Region and easily counts as amongst its most scenic as well situated at a height of 881 m. It is the ideal getaway for lovers of nature and trekkers alike. It has a wide variety of flora and fauna along with the scenic views.

Khajrana Ganesh Mandir

Khajrana Ganesh Mandir

Hindu Temples

Man-made Structures - Other

This is a famous pilgrimage centre in Indore bult during the reign of Holkar dynasty which was dedicated to the god Ganesha. This temple is locatd in a picturesque location and a lot of devotees visit this place everyday.

Lal Bagh Palace

Lal Bagh Palace

Man-made Structures - Other

Palaces

Notable Architectures

Lal Baag Palace is one of the most spectacular three-story buildings on the bank of the River Khan which was built by Maharaja Shivaji Rao Holkar from 1886-1921. it was one of the most stylish residences in India. This Palace once hosted many royal receptions and even today reflects the lifestyle and taste of the Holkar Rulers.

Nehru Park 2

Nehru Park 2

Outdoors - Other

Zoos

Parks

Kamala Nehru Park is a zoological park, which is popularly known as Chidiya Ghar. Located on A B Road between Naulakha and Chhawani, this zoological park overlooks the River Khan on one side. On the other end of this park, there is a children's playing area, which includes small rides and open gardens. This zoo is basically a conservation, education, and recreation organization.

Patalpani Water Falls

Patalpani Water Falls

Waterfalls

Outdoors - Other

The Patalpani Waterfall is located in Mhow Tehsil of Indore district which is approximately 300 feet high. The water flow is highest immediately after the rainy season. It goes almost dry in the summer season, and the stream is reduced to a trickle.

Tincha Water Falls

Tincha Water Falls

Waterfalls

Lake/ River/ Ponds

Outdoors - Other

Tincha falls is the most popular falls in this region surrounded by lush green forests and it falls from a height of 300 feet. It is a very good place for trekking and is a good destination for a one day tour.

Map of attractions in Indore

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For more information about Indore, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indore_district