About Indore

With its rich history, unique tradition, numerous tourist attractions and beautiful surroundings, there are lots of interesting facts about Indore. One of the most popular historical cities, Indore belongs to the central state of India, Madhya Pradesh. It is at present, the biggest city in Madhya Pradesh. The place has been blessed with natural beauty and is drained by various rivers.

The place has derived its name from the Indreshwar Temple, which was built in the 18th century. Rani Ahilyabai Holkar planned and built the beautiful city of Indore. The city boasts of its glorious past as well as its rapidly developing modern outlook. Due to its beautiful landscape, historical sites and other popular tourist attractions, Indore is one of the most favorite tourist destinations in India.

There are a lot of interesting places for sight seeing that speak volumes about Indore city. Some of the important tourists' destinations in and around the city are:

  • Rajwada
  • Kanch Mandir
  • Chhatri Baugh
  • Lal Baugh Place

    The administrative headquarters of the Indore Division and Indore District, this city previously served as the capital of the erstwhile Indore princely state. The majority of the population in Indore as well as in the state of Madhya Pradesh is Hindus. People from other religions like Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism are also a part of the population of Indore. The main languages that are spoken in the city are Hindi, English and Marathi.

    Indore city is well known for its culinary delights, especially the large variety of salty snacks that the people of Indore love to binge on.

    One can easily reach Indore as the place is well connected with the major railway stations and airports of other important cities in India. The city administration is looked after by the Indore Municipal Corporation.

    To know more click on the links:

  • Indore Bus Schedule
  • History of Indore
  • Geography of Indore
  • People of Indore
  • Indore Municipal Corporation
  • Languages in Indore

    Last Updated on 29th Nov 2012