Indore is the commercial capital city of Madhya Pradesh. It is one of the most densely populated city in the country. The city is famous for its history, it’s architectures, its bazaars and its foods.
Rao Nandlal Chaudhary was the founder of the city in mid 1710 and named it as ‘Indrapura’ after the name of Lord Indra. During the Maratha rule, the city was renamed ‘Indur’. It was later anglicized to ‘Indore’ during the British era.
Indore is an important educational hub in India. It is the only city to have both Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Management (IIM).
The city is rich in culture and heritage. Ahilya Utsav and Rangpanchami are the prime festivals celebrated in the city with enthusiasm and gusto. The Ahilya Utsav is the annual festival celebrated with joy in the memory of Rani Ahilyabai Holkar. Mahashivratri and Saawan are celebrated to a large extent. Hind Rakshak and Abhivyakti are two main cultural organizations in the city that conduct Garba Mahotsav every year.
Indore has several amazing places worth visiting. ‘Shri Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga’ is a famous temple in the city. The Khajrana Ganesh temple is another popular landmark in the city built by Rani Ahilyabai Holkar. The waterfalls of Patalpani is a great picnic spot. Some other tourist attractions are Kamala Nehru Park, Lal Bagh Palace, Kaanch Mandir, Rajwada, Central Museum, Pipliyapala Regional Park, Rala Mandal Wildlife Sanctuary, Indore White Church, Tincha Falls, and And Gomatgiri.
Indore is a paradise for the shopaholics. Sarafa bazaar, located in the center of the city is heaven for foodies. Local areas in the city are Mahalaxmi Nagar, Kanadia Road, Navlakha, Gumasta Nagar, Indra Puri Colony, Mangalia, Sanwer, White Church Colony, Jawahar Marg, Kamla Nagar, Rangwasa etc.
If you have to move to Indore and are confused from where to get started, PMDIR is here to help. You can search a professional relocation company from our directory with ease and convenience. Our moving experts offer you a variety of services like corporate relocation, domestic relocation, international relocation, automobile relocation, storage-warehousing, transit insurance etc.