Dhamnod is a small town in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is part of the Dhar district. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Indore at a distance of 85 km north-east. The place is located north of the Narmada river. Enthusiasts of North Indian lifestyle, cuisine as well as temples can try this place out.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget lodging facilities available in the town are Hotel Atithi Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1,200), Hotel Sanginee (Tariff – Rs. 3,000), Maheshwar Fort (Tariff – Rs. 1,500) among others.
The official language of Dhamnod is Hindi.
The important festivals in Dhamnod are Vasant Panchami in spring, Shivratri and Holi in March, and Janmashtami in August.
Places of Interest
Balaji Mandir and Hanuman Mandir are the two most important places of worship here. Ajanta Theatre- a very old theatre is quite famous here. The state in itself is a haven of tourist attractions, often referred to ‘Hindustan-ka-Dil’ or the heart of India. Indore has a couple of tourist attractions among which Chokhi Dhani and Nakhrali Dhani heritage resorts, Chhatris (cenotaphs) Lal Baag Palace, Nehru Park and Town Hall are worth a visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Dhamnod is the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in Indore at a distance of 87 km.
The closest main railway station to Dhamnod is Patal Pani Railway Station (60 km), with daily trains to Bhopal, Delhi, Nagpur and various other cities.
Dhamnod Bus Stand is the main bus stand situated in the center of town with regular buses plying to Indore and Bhopal. Indore bus stand is the closest main bus station. Interstate buses are quite reliable, and private operators such as Hans Travels are quite popular. Bus ticket online booking facility is the most convenient way of booking your tickets.