About Indore


Indore is located on the Malwa plateau 553 mt above sea level. Summers start in mid-March & temperature can touch 43 C. Winters are moderate & temperature can go as low as 40C. Rainy season is from 15 June to 15 Sep contributing 32-35 inches of annual rain.


Indore's total population as per provisional population data for census 2011 is reported to be 19,91,000 with average literacy rate of 82.3%. The NH3 & NH59 pass through Indore. Indore has an International airport. The must watch in Indore are the Lalbag Palace, Kanch Mandir, Rajbada & Chattris.


Places of interest nearby Indore are Mandu 90 kms, Omkareshwar 77 kms, Ujjain 56kms, Maheshwar 90 kms. Picnic spots near Indore are Patal Pani Fall, Sheetla Mata Fall, Kala Kund, Simrol & Choral.


Indore has both the IIT and IIM. It is also the education hub of M.P. It has famous public school Daly College. Indore is famous for its namkeens, phoa,jalebi, chaat, kachori, samosa & mithai.


Indore has 4 big shopping malls - Indore Central, Treasure Island, 21st Century mall & Malhar Mall. The prominent hospitals of Indore are M.Y. Hospital, Chohitram hospital, Bombay Hospital, Shri Arbindo Hospital.


All major rural estate players are present in Indore viz Ansal, Omaxe, DLF, Emmer MGF, Shahra etc. TCS & Infosys have acquired huge campuses. Major Industries present are Eicher, Force, MAN, L&T, Avtec, Bridgestone, Cipla, Lupin, Tata International , Tata Communication, S Kumars, Gabriel, Ranbaxy, etc.


Places to Visit

Town Hall
2.5 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

Made in 1904 and originally named King Edward's Hall, it was renamed Mahatma Gandhi Hall in 1948. Its architectural style is Indo-Gothic. Made in Seoni stone, its domes and staples are a landmark of Indore today. It has a four-faced clock tower in front, because of which it is locally known as Ghanta Ghar. It is frequently the venue for the various book and painting exhibitions, fairs and festivals held throughout the year. The building also has a library, a children's park and a temple.

Pipliyapala Regional Park
4 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

Regional park is one of the tourist attraction of Indore. It has a lake along with a beautiful garden with lot of variety of plants and seasonal flowers. In the evening, musical fountain operates which is worth watching. Go there with Family and enjoy, which may include boat ride, walk around the lake, ample space for kids to play sports and their fun loving activity.... Also very neat and clean place to enjoy. There is total security, lots of open space, also located near the main city. Regional park is about 6 Kilometers from Main railway station and there are plenty of public transport options.

Kanch Mandir
1 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

The Kanch Mandir, as the name suggests, is a temple which is entirely made up of glass and mirrors. It is also known as the Seth Hukamchand Temple, as it was built by the "Cotton King" Sir Hukamchand Seth in the early 20th century. It is primarily a Jain temple and is a wonder in glass. The walls, ceiling, floor, pillars, doors, everything here is entirely adorned with glass. The Kanch Mahal has always been an object of interest for almost all the Hindu rulers in India.

Vaishno Devi Mandir
1.5 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

Vaishno Devi, also known as Mata Rani, Trikuta and Vaishnavi, is a manifestation of the Hindu Mother Goddess Mahalakshmi. The words "maa" and "mata" are commonly used in India for "mother", and thus are often used in connection with Vaishno Devi. This is the replica of Vaishnav Devi Mandir

Annapurna Mandir
2 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

This temple was inspired by the Meenakshi temple of Madurai. Four lifesize elephants hold an ornately decorative gate in plaster. Inside the temple of Annapurna Devi are also temples of Shiva, Kala Bhairav, Hanuman and a Pravachan hall.

Khajrana Mandir
8 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

The citizens of Indore have great faith in this Ganesh temple, built during the reign of Ahilya bai Holkar. It is believed that all wishes are fulfilled by Praying here. Nearby is the dargah of Nahar Sayed. This is an important pilgrimage place for Maita Muslims.

Central Museum
6 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

The Central Museum of Indore was established in 1949.houses the finest collections of Parmar sculptures from Hinglajgarh, paintings, coins, porcelain objects, metal and ivory toys and artifacts, woodcarvings and the beautiful handicrafts.

Rajwada
2 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

Synonymous with the heart of Indore city, it stands today as a mute witness to the bygone splendour of the Holkarrulers. The lower three floors are made of stone and the upper floors are made of wood, which made it very vulnerable to destruction by fire. Today only the front facade remains. Recent renovations have recreated some of the old glory of this beautiful palace.

Lalbagh
1 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

Lal Baag Palace is one of the grandest monuments the Holkar dynasty left Indore. A reflection of their taste, grandeur and lifestyle, its construction began in 1886 under Tukoji Rao Holkar II, and was carried out in three phases. The final phase was completed in 1921 under Tukoji Rao Holkar III. Many royal receptions were held here.

HINKARGIRI
6 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

A world famous and the largest Jain shrine of the area is the Hinkar Tirtha (Jain Temple) located at Mangalagiri hills of Krishna district. Its architecture is spell bounding and speaks a lot of the fabulous Jainism architecture of the earlier days. The shrine also provides shelter to the devotees. The peaceful surroundings make the visit worth visiting .

GOMATGIRI
7 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

The Jain Samaj has constructed a 21 feet statue of Lord Gomateshwar, a replica of the Bahubali statue of Shravanbelagola. Also built here are 24 marble temples with shilars for each tirthankar.

BadaGanpati
1 Km from our Hotel Anand Regent

The temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha was created because of the dream of an Avantika (Ujjain) resident, Shri Dadhich. Built in 1875, it houses the largest Ganesh idol measuring 25 feet from crown to feet. It is perhaps the largest statue of Lord Ganesha in the world.


Near By Places to Visit

UJJAIN
55 Km from Indore

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga

MANDU
90 Kms From Indore

Famous for its Excellent Mughal Architecture.

OMKARESHWAR
80 Km from Indore

Sacred Jyotirlinga Temple

MAHESHWAR
100 km from Indore

Situated on the bank of river narmada.Known for its equisite Maheshwari Sarees.

How to Get There


By Air: Indore is connected with all Domestic Airport.
Direct flights to Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Jaipur, Pune, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Nagpur, Bhopal, Raipur, Gwalior, Jabalpur.

By Rail: Indore is on the Western railway and is connected with major cities across the country.

By Road: Indore is connected by bus with major cities across the country.


IMPORTANT NUMBERS


Police - 100
Ambulance - 102
Fire control Room - 101
Indian Airlines Enquiry - 143
Railway Enquiry - 131,132
Sarvate Bus Stand - 2480688
Gangwal Bus Stand - 2700244
M.Y. Hospital - 2528301, 2527301
Bombay Hospital - 4001716
CHL Apollo Hospital - 4006004

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