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Know how Indore's Mhow Cantonment has carried itself as a military stronghold since 1857

Touted as the oldest military cantonment in India, MHOW (also known as Mau) was founded by Sir John Malcolm in 1818 after the Treaty of Mandsaur was signed between the then Holkar King and British Government. An acronym for Military Headquarters of War, the history of this cantonment dates back to the First War of Independence (1857). Further, the prominence of this place has increased manifolds due to its relation with eminent personalities, such as Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. So embark upon a virtual journey with us, as we unfurl the stories of MHOW.

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Explore the colonial heritage of Indore with a virtual tour of its 20th century Gandhi Hall!

Take a trip down the lanes of history and explore one of the most famous tourist destinations of Indore- Mahatma Gandhi Hall. Currently used as a town hall that hosts art and cultural events, this early twentieth-century building was called King Edward Hall until 1948. An architectural marvel alluring tourists with a fusion of archaic charms and modern ideas, let's delve into the several connotations that are associated with this ancient site.

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Despite a 'deadly' name, Hatyari Khoh near Indore comes with gruesome legends & stellar sceneries

Lying at a distance of about 31 km from Indore, Hatyari Khoh is so far away from commercialization, that it looks like something right out of a postcard! As filmy as that name sounds, there is no murder investigation running for this breathtaking locale, so don't be misled by the gruesome name of this otherwise beauteous spot. Full of legends that may or may not be true, Hatyari Khoh offers a trekking trail that will relax your mind in the midst of lush trees and a plethora of arresting flora!

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Add a splash of culture to your wardrobe with additions from Anokhi Museum in Jaipur

Situated approximately 15 km from the centre of Jaipur, in the old Amber town, the magnificently restored Anokhi Haveli houses the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing (AMPH). Your trip to Amber Fort is incomplete if you do not tour around this gem of a museum, which is merely a ten-minute walk away from the fort. This museum aims to address the fragile situation and serious challenges faced by the block printing industry, when pitched against the pace of modern manufacturing, primarily through education. Enlighten your grey cells and witness this heritage craft as we give you a glimpse of the best that AMPH has to offer!

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Approx. 138 km away from Indore, Hanuwantiya Tapu is where adrenaline junkies need to be!

If you're in Indore and are craving for a power-packed beach vacay but cannot travel too far due to whatever reason, we suggest you check out Hanuwantiya Tapu; a site that will not disappoint the water-baby in you! This locale is a treat for all the adrenaline junkies out there, with umpteen water sports and if you're in the mood to charge up your adrenaline, you've gotta bookmark this site. Located around 138 km away from Indore, Hanuwantiya Tapu should definitely be on your travel itinerary and here's all you need to know about it!

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