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.