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.
Patur is a city located in the Akola district of Maharashtra. Popularly called as ‘Paiur Shaikh Babu’ or ‘Nanasaheb's Patur’, it is located in the south east corner of the Balapur tahsil. The first evidence of the existence of civilization in Patur can be found in the Buddhist monastery on the hill. The monasteries are believed to have been established around 1058 AD. According to historical sources, Patur was looted and burnt to ashes in 1808 by the Pendharis. Nearby towns and cities are Akola (32 km), Washim (49 km) and Shegaon (50 km).
Places to Stay
There are many decent hotels available in Patur. Some of the hotels here are Samrat Ashok Hotel, Washim (Tariff – Rs. 700), Regency Hotel, and Aloka (Tariff – Rs. 600).
The official language in this region is Marathi. However, Hindi and English are also spoken here.
Ganesh Chaturthi during the month of September is celebrated with great fervour here.
Places of Interest
Shaikh Baba Mosque and Nana Sahib Temple are the two attractions here worth visiting.
How to Get There
The nearest airport from Patur is the Nanded airport (164 km).
Patur doesn't have a railway station of its own. Barsi Takli railway station, located at a distance of 19 km from Patur, is the nearest railway station.
Patur has its own bus stand. Apart from the state run buses, private operators like Rahul Travels and Saini Travels are some of the leading bus operators on this route. The buses connect to nearby cities such as Nanded, Akola among others. Get bus ticket online offer to your favourite destination through Ticketgoose.