Dhar is a place of cultural and historical appeal of the destinations of Madhya Pradesh. Located in the Malwas region of Madhya Pradesh Dhar has its own significance as one of the most culturally rich destinations of Madhya Pradesh. Ruled by the Puaras, this place was a Maratha princely state and acquired the status of a 'Salute State', a sheer royalty during that period.
There are many tourist places in and around Dhar. The Bagh Caves is a must visit. Another famous attraction is Pithampur, which is an industrial town.
Dhar is the small town situated in the western region of Madhya Pradesh. The location of Dhar is extremely relevant and adds to the picturesque beauty of the place. Situated at 559 m above sea level, Dhar is surrounded by lakes and hills and also old buildings containing immense historical importance , making Dhar tourism distinct.
Cultural Town of Madhya Pradesh
Fine arts, paintings, sculpture, music and dance form an integral part of Dhar. The people of Dhar from time immemorial have been thoroughly engaged in the work pertaining to arts and made their presence felt all over the world. The painting in the famous Bagh Caves speaks highly about the rich cultural potential of the people during the Gupta Period.
Land of Famous Baaz Bahadur and Roopmati
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The famous love story of Baaz Bahadur and Roopmati has inspired generations and still continues to do so. Every corner of this town speaks about their love story. Be it literature, dance or music, Baaz Bahadur himself took interest in cultivating these art forms and attained considerable recognition making Dhar a well-known name in India’s map.
Dhar can be best visited during the months of October and November.
It can be reached by road from the nearest airport and railway station, situated at Indore.