Khandwa – A quiet little district of Madhya Pradesh! Khandwa is a small town in the Nimaad region. The place is quiet famous for its numerous temples. If you book your Khandwa Tours you will find a lot of Hindu and Jain temples. Moreover Khandwa is a major railway junction, which connects Indore with the Deccan India and meets the main east-west line. The best part of the Khandwa Tours is the location. Its easy availability of resources and other socio-economic factors are in flavour of making the place a very good Industrial region. And not forgetting the place also homes several ancient kunds, English architecture and religious places.
The Major Attractions of Your Khandwa Tours Are as Follows:
Gauri Kunja: This is a cultural hall built in honor of the great singer Kishor Kumar Ganguli. This magnificent hall is the hub of most cultural shows and events held in the city.
Omkareshwar Mandhata: This temple is situated about 75 Kms from Khandwa and is believed to be one of the most holy Hindu and Jain pilgrim sites. A Khandwa Tours to this place will let you marvel at one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of the Hindu and Jain sects. Other significant site near to this temple is the Adi Guru Shankaracharya (The ancient saint of advait philosophy).
Narmada Nagar: Narmada Nagar situated about 61 Kms from Khandwa on the banks of the River Narmada. This is one of the primary locations of the Indira Sagar Project of Narmada Valley.
Dada Dhuniwale Darbar: Khandwa Tours to this place will take you to one of the most sacred places of the city. Here you will find the Samadhi of the great Avadhoot Hindu saints Swami Keshwanandaji Maharaj and Swami Hariharanandji Maharaj, reverentially known as "Bare Dadaji" and "Chhote Dadaji" . A fair is held on Guru Purnima at this place which is attended by thousands of the devotees from all over the nation.
The District Collectorate Building: This magnificent Building was constructed in 1919. It is one of the most well preserved and beautifully designed structures of this city. Presently this building serves as the office of the Office of The Collector.
Turja Bhavani Mata Temple: This beautiful temple is situated besides the Dadaji Darbar. The temple is devoted to Goddess Maa Turja Bhavani. It is believed that this temple was visited by Lord Rama during his exile where he worshipped Shakti for 9 days, which is why a 9 day fair is held at this temple during the Navratri period which is attended by devotees from across the country.
Nav Chandi Devi Dham: This magnificent Dham is dedicated to Goddess Nav Chandi. The fascinating part is that the temple hosts a fair every year during the month of Falgoon (feb - march) followed by a cultural and religious program.
Nagchun Dam: Nagchun Dam is situated near the Nagchun village. It is the nearest and the most magnificent picnic spots of the city of Khandwa. This dam is also the main water source of this city.
Veerkhala Rook: This is an ancient temple where you will find a sacrificial altar. The temple is located on the hillside of Omkareshwar. It is believed the human sacrifices took place here in days of yore to appease Kal Bhairoa, a form of Shiva. This practice was later ended by the British rule.
How to Reach
By Air: The nearest airport to Khandwa is Indore which is about 127 Kms away.
By Train: The Khandwa railhead is well connected with regular trains with the rest of the country.
By Road: Khandwa has good motor-able roads and is well linked to all major cities via bus services.