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.
Prithvipur is a small village in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the holy city of Ayodhya at a distance of 70 km west along the Ghaghara river. The village itself is located on the southern bank of the river. Those willing to explore ancient temples and authentic North Indian cuisine can try this place out.
Places to Stay
The best place to stay in the region is Ayodhya, with a lot of budget hotel options. Some of the lodges worth trying are Hotel Ramprastha (Tariff – Rs. 1,300), Shri Ram Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and Jain Dharamshala (Tariff – Rs. 300) among others.
The official language of the area is Hindi. Urdu is also spoken.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Ram Navami in April, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The village on its own lacks places of tourist interest. However, Ayodhya is abundant with places of tourist interest, particularly temples following the North Indian style of architecture. Some of the places worth visiting are the Nageshwarnath Temple and the Chakravarti Maharaj Dashrath Mahal.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow at a distance of 211 km.
The nearest major railway station is Ayodhya Railway Station at a distance of 69 km.
Usually state transport buses allied to the UPSRTC ply on routes connecting Ayodhya to other cities in the region. Buses to the area are readily available from Ayodhya and Gorakhpur. Bus ticket booking discount coupons are available online on several bus booking portals. Make use of them while booking your tickets.