Rau is a village in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. It is a suburb of Indore, the district capital and is located 208 km away from the state capital, Bhopal. The Indian Institute of Management and Indian Institute of Technology both have colleges here.
Places to Stay
Some of the good budget hotels in Rau, Indore are Lords Inn Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Ma Sharada Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Uphaar (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Winway (Tariff – Rs. 1000).
Hindi is the official language of Rau.
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with much fervour in October every year.
Places of Interest
Khajrana Ganesh Temple and Shri Ridhhi Sidhhi Chintaman Ganesh Temple are very popular amongst locals. There are also a number of Chhatris that dot Indore. The cremation place of the Holkar dynasty that ruled Indore in the 17th and 18th century prior to the British era is also interesting. The Patal Paani Falls, Sitala Falls, Choral Falls and Tincha Falls are all popular tourist spots during the monsoons.
How to Get There
The closest airport to Rau is the Indore airport which is located 12 km away.
Indore Junction Railway Station connects Rau to major cities all across the country like Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow and Pune.
Some of the reliable private operators that operate daily services to and from Rau are Shri Vijaya Lakshmi Travels, Hakimi Tours and Travels, Vijeta Travels, Neeta Tours and Travels and Ashok Travels. Book bus tickets online from the confines of your home or office without any hassle.