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.