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Maheshwar is categorised as Heritage / Pilgrimage

Maheshwar River Views (Nivalink Trip Dated - 5 April 2007)
Ek Mukhi Datta Temple (Photo Courtesy: Nilrocks)

Reasons to Visit
  • Maheshwar is a temple town on the banks of the river Narmada, finds mention in the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata.
  • Maheshwar has been a center of handloom weaving since the 5th century.
  • Maheshwar is the home of one of India's finest handloom fabric traditions.
  • Maheshwar is noted as a center for weaving colorful Maheshwari saris.
  • Maheshwar has number of Shiva temples and is typically day visited from Indore.
  • The scenic beauty of Maheshwar and river Narmada are captured in many Bollywood and Tamil movies. Ahilya Fort on the banks of River Namada is a charming heritage retreat of the holkar family (erstwhile Royal family of the region) and now am experiential heritage hotel.
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  • Central India Heritage with Agra and Aurangabad (14 Nights)

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  • Ahilya Fort experience

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  • Nimar Utsav

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Maheshwar lies on the bank of Narmada river and is a pilgrim centre with more than 100 temples Sahastrarjun Temple, Rajrajeshwar Mandir, Kashi Vishwanath Mandir, Chaturbhuj Narayan Mandir, Ahilya Matas Chhatris,Chintamani Ganpati etc. Ek Mukhi Datta Temple is a relatively newly constructed temple constructed on riverfront area of 30 acres and Temple area of approx 10000 sq. feet.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Other, Lord Ganesha

Destinations within reach from Maheshwar

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Nearest Airport in Maheshwar
  • Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport ( IDR ) , Indore-90 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Maheshwar
  • Indore Junction ( INDB ), Indore-90 Kms
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