Previously known as ‘Sidhhapur’, Sehore is a city 37 km away from Bhopal. Situated on the Bhopal-Indore highway, Sehore enjoys connectivity to the Western Railway on the Bhopal-Ratlam stretch. Sehore is quite famous for its ancient temples and archaeological glory. An interesting product here is the lacquer bangles that are an adornment of the Gond tribe and other tribes of the region. Sehore has received many honours for its achievement in academics and literature. The tribal area of Sehore is known for it traditional dance, Bhavai.
Places to Stay
There are some budget hotels in Bhopal such as Hotel Panchwati (Tariff – Rs. 944), Hotel Kamal Regency (Tariff – Rs. 1069) and The Crescent Resort & Club (Tariff – Rs. 1400 onwards).
The official language of Sehore is Hindi.
Ram Navami (October) and Deepavali (November) are the major festivals that are celebrated in Sehore.
Places of Interest
Sidheshwar Mahadev Mandir, Hanuman Phatak, Ganesh Mandir, Birla Museum, Gauhar Mahal and Taj-Ul-Masajid are some of the famous tourist destinations in Sehore.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Bhopal Airport which is located at a distance of 27 km.
Sehore Railway Station has trains running to various cities such as Bhopal, Indore, Bilaspur, Jabalpur, Jaipur and Rewa.
Old Bus Stand Ashta (30.5 km away) is the nearest bus stand to Sehore. MP Tours & Travels, Travel India Tourism Private Limited and Holiday Point Bhopal Tours & Travels Private Limited are the major bus operators that offer good services. There are a number of bus ticket booking sites like Ticketgoose.com from where you will get good offers and discounts while booking your tickets.