Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Indore is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Indore a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Indore.
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Located in the heart of Indore, is one of the most famed temple in the city, the Khajrana Ganesh Mandir. Established by Rani Ahilyabai Holkar originally, this temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh has undergone several changes here and there, under the hands of many historic figures. The locals have a popular belief about this temple, that no wish goes u...
Indore is a city that showcases the grandeur of the royal Holkar family. The Rajwada is one such place that is a perfect example of the same. Built two centuries back by the Holkars, this seven storeyed palace is an architectural beauty. The palace perfectly blends in Maratha, European and Mughal styles, and is seven floors of grandeur. While the l...
In the middle of a busy market is a spot for complete peace and allure. Translating into 'Temple of Glass', the Kanch Madir is made up entirely of glass and mirrors. The walls, ceiling, floor, pillars and doors of this Jain temple are all made of glass. The idol of Lord Mahavira is made of black onyx, and is decorated with multi-coloured glass bead...
Resembling the famous Meenakshi Temple in Madurai, this temple dedicated to Goddess Annapurna is equally stunning. Being one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the city, this temple always has devotees, as well as, tourists visiting here in hordes. The main entrance is adorned by sculptures of four life-sized elephants, welcoming you to this h...
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Indore, Madhya Pradesh
06:00 am - 07:00 pm
A sacred pilgrimage site for Jains, Gomatgiri is a hillock known for the 21 feet tall statue of Gomateshwar standing on it. The statue is a replica of the statue of Bahubali at Shravanabelagola, and is visited with equal amount of devotion. There are 24 captivating temples made in white marble, that represent the 24 Tirthankaras of Jain religion. T...
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Malhar Gunj, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
05:00 am - 08:00 pm
Acclaimed to be the biggest idol of Lord Ganpati or Ganesh,at 25 feet from head to crown, the Bada Ganpati temple is one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the whole of Indore. According to belief, a resident of the city one had a dream with the god appearing in it, which led to the man waking up and building this enormous statue of Ganpati. T...
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Nai Duniya, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452007
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
Lal Bagh Palace will let you feel the extent of royal grandeur the Holkar dynasty indulged in. With a heavy European influence on the architecture, walking into the the palace you will definitely feel dazzled. The entrance hall has an impressive display of prehistoric artifacts. There is a coin collection too which will give you an insight to the M...
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Police Colony, Sahara City Homes, Bhicholi Mardana, Madhya Pradesh 452016
06:00 am - 10:00 pm
Designed along the lines of the Vaishno Devi temple in Jammu, this temple is thronged by devotees with equal dedication to the goddess. The experience is as fulfilling as the original one, with the path to the deity being through artificial tunnels leading right into the cave where the idol is. Along with the goddess, the other deities found in thi...
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Near Advance Academy School, Nipania, Hare Krishna Vihar Colony, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452016
04:30 am - 08:45 pm
For those looking for a chance to get in touch with your inner spirituality, head the the temple built by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness or ISKCON. Dedicated to the eternal couple Radha-Krishna, this temple is a perfect way to indulge in some meditation to soak in the spiritual awareness and bliss you will feel here. The place ...
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Pauli Hills, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452005
06:00 am - 08:00 pm
Situated on top of a hillock, this beautiful temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. Built in 1920, the view from the temple is breath-taking. If you are lucky to be here before the sundown, don't miss the sunset that will leave you speechless. And after darkness falls, you can enjoy the panaromic view of the while city. Along with the temple, there ...
An example of the phenomenal architectural expertise of the Holkars, The Krishnapura Chhatris are cenotaphs built in memory of these mighty rulers. Situated on the banks of River Khan, these dome like structures in Maratha style, are an evidence to the glorious past of the Holkar dynasty. They are even more stunning when they are lit up at night. T...
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Pipliyahana Road, White Church Colony, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452001
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Considered as one of the important landmarks in Indore, The White Church gives you a glimpse of the British influence in Indore, prior to independence. Built in 1858, this church is one of the oldest in the city and exudes a sort of serenity that draws visitors to this place. The structure displays European architecture, and is a sight to behold du...
At a distance of 8 kilometres from Indore in the village of Devguradia, is the renowned temple of Lord Shiva. Built on a monolithic cliff in the 7th century, this temple was carved out of rocks. It was renovated later by the mighty Holkar queen Ahilyabai. The most unique thing about this temple is the water outlet called Gaumukh, which is in the sh...
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Indore GPO, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452007
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Formerly known as King Edward Hall, this structure is one of the best in the city. Displaying an Indo-Gothic style if architecture, the structure is made of white and red sandstone. The magnificence of the structure is added by the beautiful domes and minarets, that give it an exotic look and feel. The central area inside can easily accomodate 2000...
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VIP Rd, Pologround, Nanda Nagar, Mari Mata Square, Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452001
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located in the heart of the city, is a temple dedicated to the beloved Hindu god, Lord Ganesh. The calmn and serenity inside the Shri Siddh Vijay Ganesh Mandir will make you feel completely in touch with your inner spirituality. The striking thing about this temple is that the idol of Lord Ganesh is dressed differently on different occasions. Thus,...