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.
Shajapur derived its name from the mughal emperor 'Shah Jahan' who resided here for a while. It is among the top 50 districts of Madhya Pradesh. Shajapur has lush greenery all around as well as hillocks. There are beautiful temples here such as Raj-Rajeshwari Temple or Muradpura Temple. Shajapur lies in the Malwa region.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Shajapur. Some of them are Hotel Shree Ganga (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Shree Mohan (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Jainparth (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Manorath (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Shajapur is Hindi. Other languages spoken are Malvi, Punjabi and English in some parts of the area.
The important festivals of Shajapur are Diwali (November) and Dusshera (October) every year.
Places of Interest
There are several places of touristic attraction in Shajapur. Some of them are Ujjain (63 km from Shajapur), Rajgarh (88 km), Dewas (64 km) and Tarana (28 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport is Indore Airport is 102 km from the city.
Shajapur Railway Station is 2 km from the village.
There are regular local or private buses from Madhya Pradesh Transport Corporation to Shajapur or nearby cities like Pachore, Ujjain or Tarana. Shajapur Bus station is kilometre from the city. People can book tickets in advance with travel operators like KP Travels or Joy Travels etc. to reach places like Rajgarh, Dewas or Ujjain. Online booking of bus tickets have become very easy through TicketGoose.com.