Situated along the banks of River Chambal, Nagda is an industrial city in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain district. Its district headquarters is 57 km away from Nagda. This region evolved from a small village to a major city after Ghanshyam Das Birla established his industry and provided employment to the locals in the vicinity.
Places to Stay
Tourists visiting Nagda prefer booking rooms in Ujjain, as there are affordable hotels available in the city. Some of these hotels are Hotel Radhe Krishna Palace (Tariff – Rs.438), Hotel Ashray (Tariff – Rs.671), Hotel Sai Palace (Tariff – Rs.662) and Hotel Anand Palace (Tariff – Rs.765).
The official language spoken in Nagda is Hindi.
The important festivals in Nagda are Shivratri celebrated in February, Holi in March, Navratri in September, Dussehra and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few tourist attractions around Nagda. These are Birla House (2 km), Banbana Talab (3 km), Piploda (11 km), Mahidpur (37 km) and Mehidpur Dam (41 km) away from the city.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is located in Indore, which is 112 km away from Nagda.
Nagda railway station is just a kilometer away from the main city centre.
This city is well connected by state-run and private buses to nearby cities and towns. There are Volvo AC buses from Indore to this city run by private operators such as Gagan Tourist and Multani Sona Travels. You can get discount coupons for bus booking if you plan to book your bus tickets at least a fortnight prior to your journey.