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Dhar - Rich Historical Essence


 Dhar is a place with most cultural and historical appeal amongst 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.

Tourist Places In And Around Dhar

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.

Beauty Unmatched

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, sculptures, 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

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.

Best Time To Visit Dhar

Dhar can be best visited during the months of October and November.

How To Reach Dhar

It can be reached by road from the nearest airport and railway station, situated at Indore.

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How to Reach Dhar

  • By Road
    Dhar is well connected by road to all the major cities in Madhya Pradesh. Madhya Pradesh run MPSRTC buses that connect Dhar to other major towns of the state. Travellers can also fall back on taxis from Indore, Mhow, Ratlam, Ujjain and Bhopal to reach Dhar.
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  • By Train
    Dhar does not have a railway station. To reach Dhar, one needs to get off at Indore which is approximately 62km from the industrial town of Dhar. Indore is one of the major railway junctions in Madhya Pradesh and is well-connected to all the major cities of the country. A taxi or a bus from Indore can take you to Dhar conveniently.
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  • By Air
    Devi Ahilyabai Holkar National Airport in Indore  happens to be the nearest airport to Dhar. Indore is situated about 62 km from Dhar. The airport at Indore is well connected to all the important cities of the country. From Indore, Dhar is accessible by buses and taxis.
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