Indore, the largest city of Madhya Pradesh serves as the headquarters of both Indore District and Indore Division. It is the central power city. It has been described as the commercial capital of the state. Numerous colleges and universities are located in Indore, including IIM Indore and IIT Indore.
Budget Hotels in Indore
There are excellent hotels within 1-3 Km distance from Indore Sarwate Bus stand which include the Amaltas International Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 645 per day onwards), Central Apartment and Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 650 per day onwards), Crown Palace Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 3162 onwards) and Kanchan Tilak Hotel (Tariff of Rupees 1330 per day onwards).
Events in Indore
Some of the major events that happen every year include Anant Chaudas (September), Navratri fair (September/October), Ahilya Utsav (August) and Rangapanchami (March).
Marathi is the local language spoken in Indore. Some people also converse in Hindi and English here.
Places to See in Indore
There are various tourist places to visit in Indore. Some of them are located quite near to Indore Sarwate Bus Stand including Central Museum (1.9 km), Chhatris (1 km), Chokhi Dhani (1.5 km), Kanch Mandir (3.3 Km) and Lal Baag Palace (5.1 km).
How to Get There
Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport, is the central airport of Indore, located about 8 km from the city. It is the busiest airport in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh and also serves as a hub for international cargo.
Indore Junction BG is the main railway station of Indore, located on Broad Gauge line. Its route is connected with Ujjain Junction to the North West, Indore Mhow to the south, Dewas Junction to the north and Khandwa Junction to the south east. It is well connected to major ports within the state and also with some of the major cities of India.
Indore has a well-developed transport system. Atal Indore City Transport Services Ltd, a PPP scheme operates buses and radio taxis in the city. Also, Indore City Bus is a road transport system run by Indore City Transport Services Limited or ICTSL. This transport system runs through 277 kilometres of road network in the Indore city and surrounding areas. Book your tickets to anywhere in India through Ticketgoose.com’s online bus reservation service.
Located on the banks of River Betwa, Kurwai is a town in Madhya Pradesh’s Vidisha district. This town was founded in 1730 by Mohammed Diler Khan. Kurwai lies on the border of Vidisha and Sagar. This area is famous for its Kurwai Jain Temple which draws a large number of devotees. Some of the nearby cities include Khurai, Sironj, Rahatgarh and Ashok Nagar.
Places to Stay
Kurwai does not offer accommodation facilities. Travellers to this town can book affordable hotels in Vidisha which is 83 km away. A few of the hotels here are Hotel Sanchi Green (Tariff – Rs.745) and Gateway Retreat (Tariff – Rs.837).
The official language spoken in Kurwai is Hindi.
The important festivals in Kurwai are Guru Purnima in July-August, Dussehra in September-October and Lakshmi Puja and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few places of interest around Kurwai. These sightseeing destinations are Bina (21 km), Mandi Bamora (10 km), Parasari (11 km) and Barual (12 km) away from Kurwai.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Kurwai is located in Bhopal, which is 145 km away.
Kurwai Kethora Railway Station is situated just 8 km away from the main town center.
Kurwai can be reached through various routes from nearby cities and towns. This town is connected to all major cities by state-run and private buses. Private bus operators such as Rai Bus Services run buses daily from Indore and Dewas to Kurwai. You can get discount coupons for bus booking if you plan to book your bus tickets at least a fortnight prior to your journey.