Indore, the largest city of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is also its commercial capital. It is also considered as an education hub of the state as it houses campuses of both the premiere educational institutes, Indian Institute of Technology and Indian Institute of Management. Indore traces its roots to its 16th century founding as a trading hub between the Deccan and Delhi. The city is not only frequented by business travellers but also many leisure travellers. There are many architectural marvels and places blessed with abundant natural beauty in and around the city. The Holkar dynasty left behind some fine buildings and monuments in the city that are now popular landmarks and tourist destinations.
Lal Bagh Palace
It was built between 1886 and 1921, the Lal Bagh Palace is one of the finest pieces of architecture left by the Holkar dynasty. The palace is adorned with replicas of the Buckingham Palace gates at the entrance that leads to the 28-hectare garden. If you are a lover of art and beautiful palaces and forts, then it is one place you would love to visit.
The Rajwada palace is a historical building in Indore city. It was built by the Holkars of the Maratha Empire about two centuries ago. It does exhibit some intricate forms of architecture and is a famous tourist destination in the city.
If you have time to spare, do pay a visit to Mandavgad which is located about 99 kilometres from Indore. It is a ruined city with many majestic forts, palaces and full of natural landscapes.
If you are for a longer time in Indore, and want to spend some quality time amidst nature then you can see the waterfalls such as Patalpani waterfall, Choral fall, Tincha fall, etc. which will definitely delight you. So, head for an interesting excursion to Indore soon.