Indore is the commercial hub of Madhya Pradesh. The unique part is that the city serves as the capital of Indore district and Indore division. The Holkar dynasty left was responsible for a few of the city’s fine buildings. If you enjoy sitting and watching the happenings on the street, Indore has a number of cool cafes. This is because the city has a coffee culture.
Indore - Places to Visit
Most tourists visit Indore as it serves as the gateway to Maheshwar, Mandu and Omkareshwar. However, it is a nice to relax for a few days before heading out on business. A visit to Lal Bagh Palace should definitely be on every tourist’s itinerary. The palace was built between 1886 and 1921 and is among the finest buildings left behind by the Holkar dynasty. One will be quite surprised to find Buckingham Palace-like gates that open to the 28-hectare garden. One can find a statue of Queen Victoria situated close to the palace. The palace is European in style, replete with rococo and dining rooms, an English library with armchairs in leather, a Renaissance sitting room as well as a Palladian queen’s bedroom. An autorickshaw from the city centre will take you to the palace. The Central Museum is also among the popular tourist destinations in the city. The museum is located in the Holkar building. It is home to some of Madhya Pradesh’s best medieval and pre-medieval Hindu sculptures. One can also find a wide collection of tools, weapons and copper-engraved land titles. There were a number of skirmishes that took place during the First War of Independence (Indian Uprising). In fact, the well situated in the garden was poisoned during the uprising. One can also take a tour of Gandhi Hall. This Gothic structure was built in 1904 and was originally know as King Edward’s Hall. There are a number of beautiful statutes one can catch a glimpse of during their stay in the hotel. The statues of Sardar Patel, Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore and Nehru are all works of art.
Accommodation in Indore
Choosing the hotel is always a challenging task. Sometimes, it can also get quite overwhelming. How do you know if the hotel will live up to the hype on its website? More importantly, will the hotel be the right fit? There are a number of OYO hotel in Indore. There are OYO rooms near the railway station, Gangwal bus stand, the Indore Airport and other places in the city.