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Madhya Pradesh Tourism – The Temple Town of Neemuch

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Neemuch is a small city located in Madhya Pradesh, which many tourists are unaware of. This town although small in stature is reputed for being India's 'Eye Donation Capital'.

Far from the madness of the metro cities, Neemuch enjoys the calmness of nature and is an ideal escape during the weekends.

This secluded town will surprise visitors coming here with its beautiful tourist attractions.

Gandhi Sagar Dam

Gandhi Sagar Dam

The Gandhi Sagar Dam is located in the Mandsaur district and is built on the Chambal river. It has its foundation stone laid by the then Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. It is the second largest reservoir in India and is also home to many migratory birds. Bird watchers come here to see these birds and study their lifestyle.

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Nava Toran Temple

Nava Toran Temple

The Nava Toran Temple is located in the Khor village. This beautifully carved temple is certainly eye-catching and certainly makes you wonder at the skill of the artisans. Although partially in ruins, this temple still shines as a major tourist attraction. There is a statue of Varaha that stands at the center of this temple and is a major crowd puller here.

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Shri Kileshwar Mahadev Temple

Shri Kileshwar Mahadev Temple

The Shri Kileshwar Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is visited by devotees who come here to pay their respects to the Lord. The temple has a vast ground where you can go for a picnic with your family also.

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Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary

Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary

The Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary is teeming with wildlife and nature. It is a hub for wildlife enthusiasts who come here to see animals like Chinkara, Nilgai, Sambar, leopard, langur, wild dog, peacock, otter, crocodile, etc. The Chambal river flows through this sanctuary, and you can see many animals coming to its banks to quench their thirst.

Photo Courtesy: Tambako The Jaguar

Sukhanandji Ashram

Sukhanandji Ashram

The Sukhanandji Ashram is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and is named after Sukadeva, the son of Veda Vyasa. Devotees come here to pay respects to the lord, and also to view the beautiful carvings and inscriptions that are there on its walls. It is believed that Sukadeva, who was an ardent follower of Lord Shiva, built this temple.

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How to Reach Neemuch

How to Reach Neemuch

By Air: The nearest airport to Neemuch is the Udaipur Airport, which is about 110 km away. The airport is well-connected with all the major cities of the country.

By Train: Neemuch has a well-maintained railway station where the frequency of trains is quite good. It is connected well to major cities of the state and other parts of the country by rail.

By Road: All the major cities of the state and neighbouring cities like Udaipur are well-connected to Neemuch by road. Buses are available at all times for passengers travelling from any other part of the state to Neemuch. Taxis are also a convenient choice for road transport in Neemuch.

Photo Courtesy: Varun Shiv Kapur

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