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Maheshwar - Amalgam Of Heritage And Handlooms


Maheshwar is a quaint town seated in the district of Khargone in the state of Madhya Pradesh. The place is truly rich in its heritage and is famous for its finest handloom fabrics, which boosts Maheshwar tourism. Moreover, it is among the most culturally sound places in Madhya Pradesh.

Tourist Places In And Around Maheshwar

Maheshwar tourism packages are flooded with heritage sites of attraction. Be it the forts, ghats, palaces, temples or any other site, tourists accumulate in huge numbers to enjoy their stay at Maheshwar. Tourists are often surprised by the distinct architecture that sets some different standard for the heritage built all over Maheshwar.

Maheshwar - Divine Connection And Celebrations

Maheshwar houses numerous temples of Lord Shiva and the name of the place can be literally translated as “abode of Lord Mahesh”, Mahesh being another name of Lord Shiva. The place has been a pilgrimage centre for thousands of people since time immemorial.

Visitors to this place gain the true feeling of divinity while taking a holy bath in the sacred Narmada and visiting the temples all over Maheshwar. This town is undoubtedly a place where festivals are celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm. The Mahaamrityunjaya Rath Yatra, festivals of Lord Ganesha and Navratri are some of the festivals celebrated here.

How To Reach Maheshwar

Maheshwar is just 3 hours away from Indore. Buses are a convenient choice to travel from the major cities of Madhya Pradesh to Maheshwar.

Best Time To Visit Maheshwar

The best time to holiday at Maheshwar is during the winter season. While holidaying at this place, do not forget to buy Maheshwari cotton sarees for the women in your life.

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How to Reach Maheshwar

  • By Road
    Maheshwar can be reached easily and conveniently from all major cities of Madhya Pradesh via road. Road transport is well maintained in Maheshwar. Visitors can easily reach Maheshwar from any other place in Madhya Pradesh by private as well as public buses. Taxis service is also available.
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  • By Train
    Indore Railway Station is the nearest station to Maheshwar, which is situated around 80 km away. Since it is a major railway station, the frequency and connectivity of trains is way better. The rest of the distance can be easily covered with buses and taxis from Indore.
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  • By Air
    The Indore Airport lies 85 km from Maheshwar, and it is the nearest airport to this place. The distance from the airport to Maheshwar can easily be covered with taxis and buses. So, passengers travelling by air to Maheshwar can cover the distance between Indore and Maheshwar in a couple of hours.
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