It is also a beautiful place to visit in Mahdya Pradesh. This is another temple town situated on the banks of the river Narmada. Maheshwar with its temples and fortress stands in serene dignity.
Maheshwar was revived to its ancient glory by Rani Ahilyabai of Indore. Maheshwar also finds mention in the epics Ramayana and Mahabharata.
The Ghats at Maheshwar
Maheshwar Ghats are very neat and clean therefore, people really really like to sit and stroll on the ghats for hours. Along the Narmada river are the Pehwa Fanase and Ahilya Ghats. A flight of step lead down to the river Narmada. It is often crowded with pilgrims.
The Temples at Maheshwar
Meheswar’s temples stand high with spires reaching out to the sky. Moreover, their balconies and carved doorways are a sight to behold. Most Important temples to visit at Maheshwar are Kaleshwara, Rajarajeshwara, Vithaleshwara and Ahileshwar temples
Rani Ahilyabai of Indore introduced and encouraged the weaving of Maheshwari sarees. It is a popular craft in Maheshwar besides this it is also famous all over India. Woven mostly in cotton the “palu” is distinctive with five strips, three colored and two white alternating running along its with hand reversible border, known as Bugdi.
Hotels in Maheshwar:
There are many hotels around the Ghats with Naramada river facing rooms. There are hotels also situated inside the city with cheaper rates.
Photography in Maheshwar:
For photographers Maheshwar is a paradise. Maheshwar offers many amazing shots including Ghats, Fort, temples, river and landscapes. Besides this the sadhus and colourful people are also a very good shot for the photographers.
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