Maheshwar: Visit this perfect weekend getaway from Indore to live the city's oldest culture

Maheshwar: Visit this perfect weekend getaway from Indore to live the city's oldest culture

Know all about the history and culture of one of the oldest city in this guide to Maheshwar

Maheshwar is a small town in the Khargone district of Madhya Pradesh. But what it lacks in size is compensated by the enormously rich culture, history, tourism and art. A centre of handloom weaving since time immemorial, the town is known for the famous Maheshwari sarees. Apart from this, it has been the capital stronghold of the Holkars and home town of Devi Ahilya Bai. Located on the southern edge of Indore and on the northern bank of the great Narmada river, the town makes the perfect weekend getaway for residents from the nearby cities. Let’s take a look at what Maheshwar has in store for the wandering souls.

While you are in Maheshwar, you can find many shops right outside of the palace where you can buy authentic Maheshwari sarees, fabrics for salwar suits, dhotis and more. From shopping, sightseeing and activities like boating on the Narmada, Maheshwar has it all. Located just 95 km and a 2-hour drive away from Indore, this historical city makes it to the go-to list of the perfect weekend getaways from Indore.

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