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About Indore

The city of Indore, located on the plateau of Malwa, is a commercial centre and Madhya Pradesh's largest city. Indore is said to have derived its name from the temples of Indreshwar and Indrapur. Indore changed hands several times from the Rajputs to the Mughals, and the Marathas, until they lost it to the British.Indore traces its roots to its 16th century founding as a trading hub between the Deccan and Delhi.

The city and its surroundings came under Hindu Maratha Empire on 18 May 1724 after Maratha Peshwa Baji Rao I assumed the full control of Malwa. During the days of the British Raj, Indore State was a 19 Gun Salute (21 locally) princely state (a rare high rank) ruled by the Maratha Holkar dynasty, until they acceded to the Union of India. Indore served as the capital of the Madhya Bharat from 1950 until 1956.

Places To Be Visited In Indore

Town Hall or Mahatma Gandhi Hall

    The Town Hall or Mahatma Gandhi Hall is one of the prettiest buildings in Indore city of India. Built in 1904, it was originally named King Edward Hall. In 1948, it was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Hall. It has a remarkable Indo-Gothic structure and is made in Seoni stone. Its splendid domes and steeples are the landmark of the Indore city. It has a clock tower in front and is popularly known as Ghanta Ghar. The central hall can accommodate 2000 people at a time and is the venue of book, painting exhibitions and fairs throughout the year.

Kanch Mandir

    The Kanch Mandir, as the name suggests, is a temple which is entirely made up of glass and mirrors. It is also known as the Seth Hukamchand Temple, as it was built by the "Cotton King" Sir Hukamchand Seth in the early 20th century. It is primarily a Jain temple and is a wonder in glass. Town Hall or Mahatma Gandhi Hall:The Town Hall or Mahatma Gandhi Hall is one of the prettiest buildings in Indore city of India. Built in 1904, it was originally named King Edward Hall. In 1948, it was renamed as Mahatma Gandhi Hall. It has a remarkable Indo-Gothic structure and is made in Seoni stone. Its splendid domes and steeples are the landmark of the Indore city. It has a clock tower in front and is popularly known as Ghanta Ghar. The central hall can accommodate 2000 people at a time and is the venue of book, painting exhibitions and fairs throughout the year. The building also has a library, children's park and a temple.

Rajwada

    Rajwada is the historical palace of the Holkars. It was built about two centuries ago and is located near the Chhatris in the main square. It is a seven storied structure, which serves as the living example of the grandeur of the Holkars. Rajwada stands in the centre of the city.

Chokhi Dhani

    Chokhi Dhani and Nakhrali Dhani are Rajasthani heritage resorts on the outskirts of Indore. These resorts are given the appearance of a Rajasthani village in India. The villages provide people the precise atmosphere of the village, along with the modern day facilities and entertainment.

Central Museum/ Indore Museum

    Central Museum, also known as the Indore Museum, is one of the most interesting buildings in Indore. It is a treat for the people who are genuinely fascinated by the history of India and the rich civilization that flourished here in the pre historic age.

Chhatris

    The Maratha Rulers were skilled in the field of architecture. An exquisite example of their architectural style comprise of the Chattris of Indore. These chhattris are the cenotaphs built in the memory of the Holkar rulers. The memorials are built in stone and have stood the test of time.

Lal Baag Palace

    Lal Baag Palace is one of the most spectacular buildings in Indore. It stands on the outskirts of the town, towards the southwest. It is a three storey building on the bank of the River Khan. The palace was built by Maharaja Shivaji Rao Holkar during 1886-1921.

Total Number Of Branches In Indore (646)

STATE BANK OF INDIA (116 Branches)BANK OF INDIA (58 Branches)PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK (35 Branches)CANARA BANK (34 Branches)ICICI BANK LTD (32 Branches)UNION BANK OF INDIA (31 Branches)BANK OF BARODA (28 Branches)CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA (26 Branches)AXIS BANK (25 Branches)UCO BANK (25 Branches)YES BANK (22 Branches)HDFC BANK (22 Branches)INDUSIND BANK (22 Branches)IDBI BANK (16 Branches)ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE (15 Branches)BANK OF MAHARASHTRA (13 Branches)ALLAHABAD BANK (11 Branches)ANDHRA BANK (11 Branches)CORPORATION BANK (11 Branches)KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK LTD (10 Branches)INDIAN OVERSEAS BANK (9 Branches)DENA BANK (9 Branches)SYNDICATE BANK (9 Branches)VIJAYA BANK (6 Branches)INDIAN BANK (5 Branches)IDFC BANK LTD (3 Branches)FEDERAL BANK (3 Branches)BANDHAN BANK LTD (3 Branches)ING VYSYA BANK (2 Branches)KARNATAKA BANK LTD (2 Branches)PUNJAB & MAHARSHTRA CO-OP BANK (2 Branches)PUNJAB & SIND BANK (2 Branches)STATE BANK OF BIKANER & JAIPUR (2 Branches)STATE BANK OF HYDERABAD (2 Branches)UNITED BANK OF INDIA (2 Branches)THE SHAMRAO VITHAL CO-OP BANK (2 Branches)STATE BANK OF MYSORE (2 Branches)STATE BANK OF PATIALA (2 Branches)STATE BANK OF TRAVANCORE (2 Branches)SARASWAT CO-OP BANK LTD (2 Branches)SOUTH INDIAN BANK (1 Branches)STANDARD CHARTERED BANK (1 Branches)TAMILNAD MERCANTILE BANK LTD (1 Branches)RBL BANK LTD (1 Branches)KARUR VYSYA BANK (1 Branches)LAKSHMI VILAS BANK (1 Branches)JAMMU & KASHMIR BANK LTD (1 Branches)HSBC BANK (1 Branches)BHARATIYA MAHILA BANK LTD (1 Branches)DCB BANK LTD (1 Branches)CITI BANK (1 Branches)CITY UNION BANK LTD (1 Branches)
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