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Maheshwar Palace - Indore Indore is situated in south of Satpura Range on the Malwa Plateau, Indore is the largest city in Madhya Pradesh. The city is called the cosmopolitan capital of Madhya Pradesh and is definitely the most living as well. The city, which was founded by landlords in year 1715, gets its name from temples of Indreshwar and Indrapur. The city served as the summer capital of former state of Madhya Bharat before it was taken into Madhya Pradesh. Today Indore is a center of garment industries and is some times also referred to as 'Textile City'. The overall outlook of the city is an amalgamation of young and old, historical and contemporary. Small shops still dominate the market place but now they stand wall to wall with glittering showrooms and retail stores. The metropolitan is fast catching up with many malls becoming land of sort for the Indore residents.

Indore is explicitly the best destination in India when it comes to street foods. The moment you set foot in Indore, the aroma of spicy and salty food arrests all your senses. Many residents of nearby areas come to Indore just to tread through those tasteful streets that are full of food vendors and pamper their taste buds. The most known streets are Sarafa Bazaar, Chhapan Dukaan and Chhawni Chowk.

PLACES OF INTEREST
Rajwada(Old Palace) Rajwada(Old Palace)
The Rajwada or the Old Palace is one of the most important sites to visit in Indore. Located in the old city, the building is a blend of French, Mughal and Maratha architecture.
Lal Bagh Palace - IndoreLal Bagh Palace
One of the few important monuments built by the Holkar rulers is the Lalbagh palace. The palace, construction of which was carried out in three stages, is a must visit in Indore. The palace is open for public from 10 am to 6 pm (Monday Closed).
Kanch Mandir - Indore Kanch Mandir
The Kanch Mandir, as the name suggests in the local language, is a temple made of mirrors. Also known as Seth Hukamchand Temple, it is a must visit in Indore. Built by Sir Hukamchand Seth in the early 20th century, it is a wonderful Jain temple.
Sas-Bahu Temple - Gwalior Chattri Bagh
Located near the Khan River, the Chattri Bagh is another important place to visit. The place is characterized by a number of chhatris or memorial canopies dedicated to the Holkar rulers and their family members.
Suraj Kund - Gwalior Bada Ganpati
Built in the year 1875, this temple as the name suggests is famous for housing the largest Ganapati statue in the world. The statue measures 8 m from crown to foot.
Omkareshwar Temple - Indore Omkareshwar
Located a few kms away from Indore town is a small island at the confluence of the Narmada and Kaveri rivers in the state. The island is shaped like the holy Hindu symbol 'Om' and the Omkareshwar temple here is one of the many temples dedicated to Lord Shiva.
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