Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar

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Address: Ahilya Wada, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh 454010, India

Phone: 011-41551575

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About Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar

Ahilya fort is named after the famous ruler of the former Maratha Empire- Ahilyabai Holkar. Each corner of this place is filled with history and today has been converted into an extremely coveted site that attracts guests with its amazing service and reception as a hotel. A part of the Malwa constituency, this was one of the gems built during the famous Queen’s reign. In the present day, apart from being one of the best hotels to stay in, there is also a cultural aspect to this place that you should definitely witness.

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How To reach Ahilya Fort by Public Transport

  • Take a rickshaw.

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Ahilya Fort, Maheshwar Reviews

  • World's oldest city with lots of flavors of life. Filled with tourist and worshipers. One of the most beautiful places s on the bank of holy Narmada to sit and experience peace and life. Must visit place for the spiritual person.

  • Very beautiful and awesome place to visit with family friend & couples. Photography also possible. Jalabhishek shivling direct from narmada water. Ghat is there. Spend peaceful time with awesome view of narmada & sunset.

  • Nice place ..showing the Grateness of Holker empaiyer ... Maintenance is quite good but government should give more focus

  • Maheshwar is a 4,000 year old town in Madhya Pradesh, India the image of the Ahilya Fort is reflected in the river Narmada below. The city is mentioned in Hindu epics, Mahabharta and Ramayana also but the name of the city in these epics is 'Mahishmati'. Akbar built the fort in the year 1601. In the 18 th century, Maharani Ahilya Bai became the queen of Holkar Dynasty. She built many temples and buildings. The Ghats of the city in the river Narmada below are named after the dynasties like Peshwa Ghat, Fanase Ghat, Ahilya Ghat. The magnificent fort houses an archaeological museum that displays antiques and different possessions of Holkar Dynasty. Temples of Maheshwar are famous for the unique balconies. temples here also have intricately crafted walls. there is an exceptionally carved doorway. Kaleshwara Temple, Rajarajeshwara Temple, Akhileshwara Temple and Vithaleshwara Temple are the most known temples. The meaning of Maheshwar is the 'Abode or Lord Shiva' and has a special significance to devotees of Shiva.

  • Ahilya Fort has beautiful Narmada Snan Ghat. It is very safe ghat. Neat and clean water. You can have Shakira ride in the river. Narmada Arati at evening gives us divine experience.

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