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The largest city in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, Indore is situated on the banks of the Khan River and Sarawati River. The city also stands as the most populous metropolitan area in the central part of India. Standing at an elevation of about 553 m, above the sea level, the city lies on the Malwa Plateau. The city is sprawled over a land of about 526 sq km and is densely populated in the central province.

It is believed that the name of the city has been derived from its location, as the city stands where the two rivulets meets and there stands a temple, which is dedicates to Sangamnath, also known as Indreshwar. The city took its name from the very deity.

With its growing population, the city is also making its mark in the tourism industry with showcasing its great amalgamation of the past and the future. The city also serves as the headquarters to both Indore District and Indore Division. The city is 14th largest city in India and 147th in the world.

The roots of Indore can be traced from 16th century foundation as a trading center between the Deccan and Delhi. Then on 18th May 1724, the very city and its vicinity came under the influence of Maratha Empire after which Maratha Peshwa had complete authority of Malwa.

It is believed that during the British Rule it was a 19 Gun Salute, 21 locally princely states were ruled by the Maratha Holkar dynasty, till the period they agreed to Union of India. The city of Indore has also served as the capital of the Madhya Bharat from the period 1950 till 1956.

Indore travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Indore tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Central India.

General facts about Indore
Location: Central India
State: Madhya Pradesh
Altitude: 553 m
Area: 526 sq km
Language: English and Hindi
Climate: Tropical and Humid
Major Attractions: Omkareshwar Temple, Annapurna Temple, Bada Ganpati Temple, Ganesha Temple/ Khajrana Temple, Gomatgiri Temple, Bijasen Tekri Temple
Ideal Time to Visit: November to February

Tourist sightseeing in Indore
The city of Indore is besieged with various tourist attractions which comprise religious places, historical monuments and others places to enjoy and relax. Some of the religious places to visit in Indore are Omkareshwar Temple, Annapurna Temple, Bada Ganpati Temple, Ganesha Temple/ Khajrana Temple, Gomatgiri Temple, Bijasen Tekri Temple, Kanch Mandir, Geeta Bhawan, Devguradia Shiva Mandir.

Other attractions in the city are Krishnapura Chhatris  Tomb, Lal Bagh Palace, Indore Museum, Patalpani, Rajwada, Gandhi Hall, Chhatri Bagh, Sukh Niwas Palace, Nehru Park, Meghdoot Upvan.

Climate of Indore
The town being the part of the state which lies in the heart of the country bears variations in its climate. The climate here is typical tropical type and has humid summers with pleasant winters. Here, summers starts from the month of March, which soars to severe heights. On the arrival of the monsoon season in the month of June, the town gets a sigh of relief, which lasts till the month of September. Winters here in the state are quite pleasant to bear. In fact, the best time to pay a visit to the town is in the months from November till February.

How to reach Indore

Indore by Air: The city has its own airport, Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, which connects it to most of the parts of the country.

Indore by Rail: Indore has a railhead, which lies on the longest functional meter gauge line in India, i.e. between Jaipur and Purna. Indore has both meter gauge and broad gauge railways tracks.

Indore by Road: Indore is well connected to different parts of the state as well as the country. There are a number of National and State Highways passing from Indore namely, NH3, NH69, 69A, NH86.

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