Category Archives: Madhya Pradesh

Sights in The Temple City of Maheshwar, India

The one mile long Narmada riverfront is dotted with shrines, ghat and elegant cenotaphs of the Holkar rulers. Maharani Ahilya Bai/Ahilyabai was greatest queen of the Holkar Dynasty and built many of the temples and buildings during the mid-Eighteenth Century.

Maheshwari Sarees in Maheshwar, India

Maheshwar is known for its distinctive handwoven sari called Maheshwari and is a center of hand loom weaving since the Fifth Century. Maharani Ahilya Bai Holkar brought in weavers from Gujarat during her rule and established them in Maheshwar to

The Royal Enclosure in Maheshwar, India

The greatest queen of the Holkar dynasty was Maharani Ahilya Bai who built temples and buildings during the mid-Eighteenth Century. A fan shaped stairway leads from the river front to Maheshwar Fort’s royal enclosure. Her husband Khanderao was killed during

The Important Pilgrimage Site of Maheshwar, India

It is a two-hour drive from Mandu to Maheshwar, an important pilgrimage center also known as the Temple City. Maheshwar is situated along the sacred Narmada River where pilgrims and holy men spent hours meditating. The Narmada is considered by

Historical Mandu, India: Palace of Baz Bahadur

Historical monuments in Mandu have been classified into different groups based on location. Rupamati’s Pavilion (also Roopmati and/or Rupmati) and Baz Bahadur’s Palace are referred to as the Rewa Kund Group of Monuments and both are located 4 kilometers/2.4 miles

Historical Mandu, India: Rupamati’s Pavilion or Palace

The monuments of Mandu have been classified into different groups based on location. Rupamati’s Pavilion (also Roopmati and/or Rupmati) and Baz Bahadur’s Place are referred to as the Rewa Kund Group of Monuments and both are located 4 kilometers/2.4 miles