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Maheshwar -

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Maheshwar is a town in Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh state, in central India. It is 92 km away from  city Indore. The town lies on the north bank of the Narmada River. Its ancient name was Maheswari in Hindi and Mahishmati in Sanskrit language.


Maheshwar is a center of handloom weaving since 5th century. Saris(dress worn primarily by Hindu women) of Maheshwar are still popular among Indian women. Maheshwar handloom industry has been tourist attraction in addition to Maheshwar fort, boating and temples of Maheshwar. Here we can find number of Shiv Temples such as Kashivishwnath temple, Jaleshwartemple etc. The main attraction of this city is Maheshwar fort which is situated on the bank of river Narmada. It is still maintained by royal family. Some part of fort is turned into hotel. So accomodation problem can be solved by staying in Maheshwar Fort and enjoying royal treatment. Here boating facility is also available on river narmada. Maheshwar lies in Tourist circuit of Indore city. Visiors usually covers Omkareshwar and Maheshwar in same day and stay in MP Tourism Hotel in Omkareshwar or on Hotels in Indore

How to reach Maheshwar -
The nearest airport to reach Maheshwar is in the Indore City, direct flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Raipur, Lucknow is available to reach here.

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