Places to Visit in Indore
There are places to visit in Indore that will give you major #travelgoals. Surrounded by dense forests, breezy rivers and hilly mountains, the city has lots of getaway options. But even with its scenic outskirts, the palaces, gardens and other super cool places to visit in Indore more than hold their own.
But you’ll need a convenient place to stay while you’re exploring the city, won’t you? Thankfully, you’ve got us. At Stanza Living, we provide residences where we serve up homely meals when you’re weary, take care of your laundry, and clean your room regularly. So your precious time is spent doing what you really want i.e. checking out all the best places to visit in Indore in our list below.
Best Places to Visit in Indore
25 best places to visit in Indore are:
- Lalbagh Palace, Indira Nagar
- Khajrana Ganesh Temple, Khajrana
- Kanch Mandir, Itwaria Bazar
- Rajwada Palace, Ashok Vihar
- Patalpani Waterfalls, Kekariya Dabri
- Annapurna Temple, Kranti Kriplani Nagar
- Treasure Island Mall, Tukoganj
- Sarafa Market, Central Indore
- Chhapan Dukaan, New Palasia
- Gomatgiri, Major District Road
- Krishnapura Chatris, South Toda
- Pipliyapala Regional Park, Pawan Putra Nagar
- ISKCON Indore, Hare Krishna Vihar
- Indore White Church, White Church Colony
- Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary, Tillore Road
- Gandhi Hall, New Siyaganj
- Tincha Falls, Tincha
- Bamniya Kund, Malindi
- Choral Dam, Dr.Ambedkar Nagar
- Janapav, Mhow Tehsil
- Indore Museum, Navlakha
- Meghdoot Gardens, Maguda Nagar
- Crescent Waterpark, Kampel Road
- Sirpur Lake, Sirpur
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Lalbagh Palace, Indira Nagar
The Lalbagh Palace is a grand palace in Indore. It was the royal residence of the Holkar rulers. It was influenced by European architecture and you will find giant Italian columns, Persian rugs, and lavish chandeliers inside. Visit this palace and ‘instruct’ your friends to click a picture of you in front of it. Coz you’re a queen, aren’t you?
Khajrana Ganesh Temple, Khajrana
You might not be religious, but you’ll still enjoy the serenity and calmness of the temple complex. The shrine was built by the queen Ahilyabai Holkar to protect the idol of Lord Ganesha. The temple is a sight to behold because of its gigantic Ganesha statue and smaller temples surrounding the main temple.
Kanch Mandir, Itwaria Bazar
The Kanch Mandir is a Jain temple that is made up entirely of Belgian stained glass and mirrors. The opulent temple is one of the most mesmerising places to visit in Indore. Moreover, its beauty is elevated during festivals such as Mahavir Jayanti. The temple lights up with candles and will fill you with excitement and optimism (or make your ‘glass’ seem half full!)
Rajwada Palace, Ashok Vihar
The Rajwada Palace is considered the heart of Indore. It’s a 200-year-old palace with influences of Maratha, french and muslim styles of architecture. Moreover, it’s one of the best places to visit in Indore for couples. So ask your partner out for a royal date?
Patalpani Waterfalls, Kekariya Dabri
The Patalpani Waterfalls are 300-foot falls located 30 km away from the city. Monsoons are the best time to visit the place with your friends. Sit by the edge of the pool, enjoy fried Maggi and relax your heart out. Also, there’s a railway line nearby which makes for an Instagram worthy picture!
Annapurna Temple, Kranti Kriplani Nagar
One of the more scenic temples in Indore, the Annapurna Temple is a place of pilgrimage. Every year, lakhs of devotees travel to this holy place. Moreover, the temple has gorgeous life-size sculptures and wall paintings. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Annapurna, the deity of food.
Treasure Island Mall, Tukoganj
The treasure island mall is one of the biggest malls in Indore. It has an exciting gaming lounge, delicious eateries, and a number of clothing brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, GAP and Flying Machine. So maybe you can go on a treasure hunt for clothing apparel with your roomies, right?
Sarafa Market Central, Indore
Indore has the best street food in the country. Some of the delicacies you’ll find in the market are Dahi Bade, panipuri, sabudana khichdi and garadu chaat. If you’re bored with eating at your ‘PG, take a rickshaw to the Sarafa Market. Coz we all deserve a cheat day, don’t we? And we won’t let your gym trainer know about it, okay?
Chhapan Dukaan, New Palasia
If you want to feel the vibrancy of Indore, visit the Chhapan Dukaan. You can head to Johnny’s hot dogs or the iconic Vijay chaat house for their tasty panipuri. We’re telling you, the place will become a regular chill spot for you and your roomies. And yes, there are literally 56 shops in the market. We counted.
Gomatgiri Major, District Road
The beautiful Jain temple is situated on a hillock amidst lush greenery. This is one of the top picnic spots in Indore. The temple has a 21 feet high statue of Bhagwan Bahubali (nothing to do with the movie) and smaller idols spread across the complex.
Krishnapura Chatris, South Toda
Situated beside the Kahn river, the Krishnapura Chatris is a cremation site for the rulers of the Holkar dynasty. It’s one of the most architecturally rich places in Indore. If you visit this place, you’ll find an intriguing stairway leading to the river bank.
Pipliyapala Regional Park, Pawan Putra Nagar
A well-known place among the locals, the regional park is one of the best places to visit in Indore at the night. Spread over 22 acres, the park houses a huge lake that allows activities such as motor boating and pedal boating. Also, make sure to witness the musical fountain when you visit the site.
ISKCON Indore, Hare Krishna Vihar
If you’re looking for some peace and quiet, you should visit ISKCON Indore. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and you’ll hear soothing hymns and chants around the complex. Moreover, the marble architecture allows you to settle down and breathe in the lovely atmosphere.
Indore White Church, White Church Colony
The white marble architecture of the church makes it an appealing sight for visitors. The historic site was built in 1858 by Sir Robert M C Hamilton. If you and your partner are tired of going out to cafes and parks, you can go on a romantic walk by the Church.
Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary, Tillore Road
The Ralamandal Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the popular adventure places in Indore. Thousands of wildlife enthusiasts and nature lovers flock to this reserve every year. It is rich in flora and fauna. And if you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of a tiger, deer or wild hare.
Gandhi Hall, New Siyaganj
Built in 1904, the Gandhi hall exhibits art & culture meets and discussions. It’s a gorgeous piece of architecture with an Indo-Gothic theme.
Tincha Falls, Tincha
Remember the iconic scene in Chennai express? A train passing below a majestic waterfall? The waterfall that has been a backdrop for various movies is a popular getaway in Indore. If you and your flatmates are short on budget, you can head to this place located only 25 kms away from the city.
Bamniya Kund, Malindi
Feeling a bit romantic lately? The Bamniya Kund is a romantic getaway for couples who want to spend time amidst natural surroundings. The waterfall is surrounded by dense forests and lovely weather to provide visitors with a sense of tranquility.
Located a few kilometres away from Indore, Dharampuri is a scenic town in Indore. The river Narmada flows through the town, making it an abode for travellers looking for hidden gems. So maybe hire a cab with your roommates for a soulful road trip?
Choral Dam, Dr Ambedkar Nagar
A reservoir is a place you’ll love to visit by yourself. The evening strolls will make you appreciate the beauty of life amidst the greenery and cold wind brushing through your hair. Hop on a bus in the city and you’ll be there in no time!
Janapav, Mhow Tehsil
Janapav is the highest peak in the Vindhyachal range. Located 45kms away from the city, you’ll catch a ‘peek’ when you are travelling on the Indore-Mumbai highway. The mountains are calling and you can’t keep calm, right? We know!
Indore Museum, Navlakha
The Indore museum is one of the best places to visit in Indore. If you’re just settling in the city, this is a great place to start exploring. There are two galleries that exhibit artifacts from the prehistoric era to the recent past.
Meghdoot Gardens, Maguda Nagar
Plan a visit to Meghdoot Gardens with your flatmates every once in a while. Green grass, fountains, and trees are always great soothing elements. Moreover, the park is inclusive for people of all ages-kids, families, couples, and friends.
Crescent Waterpark, Kampel Road
The amusement park is one of the best places to visit in Indore with friends. It features large swimming pools, water rides, and a thrilling wave pool. Moreover, the park has large open spaces to organise picnics with your loved ones.
Sirpur Lake, Sirpur
The Sirpur Lake is a heaven for bird enthusiasts. It is spread over 800 acres and is sure to rejuvenate your senses with the sound of little birds picking twigs and fresh air. The lake is open to picnics, nature photography, and casual strolls. Perfect for a getaway, right?
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FAQs on Places to Visit in Indore
What is Indore Famous for?
Indore is famous for its cotton textiles, grand palaces, and natural parks.
What is Famous to Buy in Indore?
If you want to shop in Indore, you must buy its great cotton textile, terracotta idols, and wood-carved handicrafts.
Which are the Best Places to Visit in Indore?
These are the top 3 places to visit in Indore:
- Rajwada Palace
- Lalbagh Palace
- Khajrana Ganesh Temple
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