Khajrana Temple

Category Religious

Citizens of Indore city and other nearby cities have great faith in the Khajrana temple. This temple was made by Ahilyabai Holkar, the brave Maratha queen. This is an important place of Hindus.

Khajrana Ganesha Temple was constructed by Rani Ahilyabai Holkar. This temple is one of the famous Hindu temples in India. Mostly wednesday and sunday huge people will come to this temple for offering prayers. As per a local belief, all the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled, once they worship in this temple. The main festival of this temple is vinayak chathurthi and was held in grand manner in the month of August and september

The temple is taken over by the government. The temple is managed by the Bhatt family. It is believed that in order to safe guard the idol from Aurangzeb, the idol was hidden in a well and in 1735, it was taken out from the well and a temple was established in 1735 by Ahilyabai Holkar belonging to the Holkar dynasty of the Maratha Empire.

The temple has developed a lot over the years. It has developed from a small hut to a huge temple and the most revered shrine in the city. There are regular donation of gold, diamonds and other precious jewels at the temple.The gate and the outer wall of the Garbhagriha is made of silver and different moods and festivals are depicted on it. The eyes of the deity are made of diamonds which were donated by a business man of Indore. The upper wall of the Garbhagriha is made of silver.

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How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest airport is Devi Aahiliya International airport. Indore is a city that sees a lot of tourists thanks to its historical importance. There are many places for one to go sightseeing in Indore. There are plenty of flights to Indore for travellers looking to visit the place. Indore flight tickets can be purchased from different travel sites online. The Indore airport sees a lot of flights from cities such as Delhi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Kolkata etc. It is important to check on the Indore flight status well in advance for anybody travelling to the place. There are Indore flights that are available for great rates online. Anybody travelling can check on the Indore airport flight status well in advance to save up on money and time.

By Train

Indore is well connected to all other cities and towns by rail. Therefore, you can catch a direct train to Indore railway station. The distance between the station and the temple is 5 km.

By Road

Indore is one of the major cities in the state of Madhya Pradesh and attracts a lot of visitors owing to its importance. The city has many options for anybody who wishes to go sightseeing in Indore. There are many cities from which one can catch a bus to Indore. The Indore bus stand has both state as well as private-run buses that arrive into the city. The two main bus stands of the city are the Sarwate Bus Stand and the Gangwal Bus Stand. If you are wondering how to reach Indore by bus, there are many ways to book Indore bus tickets online. Book Indore bus tickets well in advance online. The main highways that are connected to Indore include the NH 3 as well as the NH 59A. Indore bus ticket bookings are subject to availability and bus timings. An Indore visit by bus can be done from major cities such as Bhopal, Lucknow, New Delhi, Mumbai and Pune. If you are looking to make an Indore trip by bus, make sure you get a good travel service provider. Indore bus tickets, as well as, bookings for hotels in Indore can be purchased online through many travel sites.