Indore is a city in west-central India. It’s known for the 7-story Rajwada Palace and the Lal Baag Palace, which date back to Indore’s 19th-century Holkar dynasty. The Holkar rulers are honored by a cluster of tombs and cenotaphs at Chhatri Baag. The night market Sarafa Bazar sells street food. East is the Indo-Gothic Gandhi Hall and clock tower. The Jain temple Kanch Mandir has a mirrored mosaic interior.

Indore has been selected as one of the 100 Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission. It also qualified the first round of Smart Cities Mission and was selected as one of the first twenty cities to be developed as Smart Cities. Indore has been part of Swachh Survekshan since its inception and had ranked 25th in 2016. It has been ranked as India's cleanest city five years in a row as per the Swachh Survekshan for the years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Meanwhile, Indore has also been declared as India's first 'water plus' city under the Swachh Survekshan 2021. Indore became the only Indian city to be selected for International Clean Air Catalyst Programme. The project with cooperation of Indore Municipal Corporation and Madhya Pradesh Pollution Control Board, will be operated for a period of five years to purify the air in the city.

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Khajrana Ganesh Temple

This temple was built in 1735 by queen Maharani Ahilyabai Holkar of the Holkar dynasty, who retrieved the idol of god Ganesha from a well where it had been hidden, to keep it safe from the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. The devotees circle around the temple and tie a thread to pray to Lord Ganesha for the successful completion of their work. It is said that the ancient idol in the temple was seen in a dream of a local priest, Pandit Mangal Bhatt. The temple is still managed by the Bhatt family.

From a small hut to a huge structure, the temple has developed a lot over the years. The temple is equally famous in India abroad. The temple regularly receives money, gold, diamonds and other precious jewels in the form of donations. The gate, the outer and upper walls of the Garbhagriha are made of Silver and different moods and festivals are depicted on it. The eyes of the deity are made of diamonds which were donated by a businessman of Indore.

Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary

The Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1989 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. It is spread over five square kilometres and is home to different species of birds and other wildlife. It has an ancient palace built by Holkars which was primarily used as a hunting hut also known as shikargah (hunting lodge).

the place served as a hunting ground for the royal family members of Holkars as it had a huge population of tigers, leopards and deers. In order to protect animals and birds from noise and air pollution emanating from nearby highway, a green wall of about 10,000 trees was created. It is 180 metres long and 6 metres wide.

Radisson Blu Hotel

Located in the serene neighborhood of Vijay Nagar, the Radisson Blu Hotel Indore promises an unforgettable stay with unparalleled service from our attentive staff. Our hotel’s convenient location places you within five miles (eight kilometers) of the city center and less than 12 miles (19 kilometers) from Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport (IDR), making arrivals and departures a breeze. Visiting Indore to meet with clients? We’re close to several local business parks, and, thanks to our proximity to AB Road and National Highway 52, the industrial towns of Dewas and Pithampur are an easy drive away.

Carve out time in your busy itinerary to enjoy a swim in our rooftop pool or revitalizing treatments in our spa. You can admire sweeping city views from the treadmill in our well-equipped fitness center. After your workout, visit the on-site beauty salon to ensure you look perfectly polished for dinner in one of our elegant restaurants.

Gandhi Hall

The Gandhi Hall was originally known as King Edward Hall, but H. H. Yeshwant Rao Holkar II (reign: 1926 - 1948) renamed it in 1948, after the death of Mahatma Gandhi ! This town hall was designed & constructed by architect Mr. Charles Frederick Stevens from Mumbai at a cost of Rs. 2,50,000 and was inaugurated by Prince of Wales, George V in 1905 ! It was made in the Indo-Gothic style, made of White stones from Seoni & Red stones from Patan in M. P., has magnificent domes and minarets, and a huge clock-tower

This town hall, known as Gandhi Hall, is a major venue for art and cultural exhibitions, with a central hall of capacity to accommodate 2,000 people and grounds for even bigger events ! The State Government lights up this building in tri-colour on all three national festivals !

Lalbagh Palace

Lalbagh Palace is a residence of the Holkar Maharaja of Indore State in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Construction began in the late 19th century and was completed in 1926. It was built in the Italian Renaissance Revival architecture style.

The construction of Lal Bagh Palace, or the Red Palace, began in the late nineteenth century and was completed in 1926 by the Holkar dynasty, one of the most powerful Maratha rulers of India. The architecture reflects Italian Renaissance Revival style, making it one of India’s finest neo-classical buildings. It is renowned for its European influenced interiors, among the finest surviving of this period in India.