Neemuch TourismAlthough Neemuch is much known for its cantonment area yet it has some beautiful places where tourists can create some lifetime memories. Most of the tourist spots here constitute of temples, which are historical as well as immensely beautiful. Besides, Neemuch also offers fine collections of beautiful dams and a wildlife sanctuary that is surrounded with immense flora and fauna. Below are more details about all these famous places of Neemuch, along with information on how to reach and where to stay in this part of Madhya Pradesh.
Helplines and Important Contact NumbersMadhya Pradesh State Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
Paryatan Bhawan, Bhadbhada Road, Bhopal - 462 003.
Hotel Booking Tel.: +91-755-2778383
Transport Booking Tel.: +91-755-2775572
Contact Between: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Mon to Sat)*
Best time to visit NeemuchWinter season is typically considered to be the best season to visit any city or town anywhere in India. Neemuch too is no exception in this case. Winter season, which is from December to February (January being the coldest month) is definitely the best season to visit Neemuch. The overall climate during this season is very pleasant. Nonetheless, visiting Neemuch during summer or monsoon seasons is not a bad idea either. This is because temperature during summer season is only moderately humid and also rainfall received during monsoon season is also moderately high.
Places to visit in Neemuch
Nava Toran Temple
Nava Toran Temple is located in small and relatively unknown village of Kohar. Built during historical period of 11th century, this temple boosts rich architectural design and carvings. Its architectural designs are in fact testimony of ancient India’s spectacular achievement in the field of architecture. The present condition of this temple though is not really good. But anyone who has slightest of interest in architecture or religious history of India will not feel disappointed after paying visit to this temple.
Bhadwamata TempleThis is the most miraculous temple of entire Neemuch district. According to locals Mahamaya Bhadwamata – goddesses of this temple – has miraculous power to cure people from any suffering and pain. Locals believe that however deep may be diseases and physical pain, Goddesses Bhadwamata can cure it with her divine power. It is this indomitable faith of locals that has made this temple the most revered and prestigious temple of entire Neemuch district. Besides, temple is grand and beautiful enough to hold your attention. All in all, Bhadwamata is one of the must visit destinations of Neemuch District.It is located in small village of Bhadwa, 18 kms away from Neemuch city.
Sukhanandji AshramSukhanandji Ashram is a historical temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The major attraction of this temple is that it is surrounded by hills and some really fine greenery – a pretty interesting geographical location. And it is indeed this interesting geographical location that makes this temple really worth visiting. The serene and peaceful ambience surrounding this temple surely has soothing effect on heart and minds of visiting devotees. Here they get all the spiritual solace and peace that their heart craves for. The temple though as such is not grand or boosts any special architectural feature. Nonetheless, an interesting location pretty much makes up for this otherwise unassuming temple.It is located some 7 kms away from city of Neemuch. Good numbers of buses are available for this temple from main bus terminal of Neemuch city. Lastly, it is highly recommended to visit Sukhanandji Ashram during monsoon season, as one will get to see and enjoy more greenery and flora in the surrounding.
Neemuch does have quite a few dams that are really worth visiting – as was mentioned earlier in the introduction. And amongst these quite a few dams the most popular one is Morwan Dam. It is located just 24 kms away from Neemuch city. What makes it popular is the surrounding lush greenery around this dam, which makes this place a fine picnic spot for family and young ones alike. Moreover, you can also even enjoy boating here. All in all, Morwan Dam is pretty decent place for enjoying some stress free time.
Gandhi Sagar Wildlife SanctuaryGandhi Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the most important wildlife sanctuaries of India. What obviously makes it important is the splendidly rich flora and fauna found here. Hence anyone who loves to be in and around nature, then this is the place to be in. The best time to visit the sanctuary is said to be April and May. Some of the commonly found animals in Gandhi Sagar Sanctuary are nilgai, deer, Indian gazelle, leopard, peacock, wild dog, sambar, otter, crocodile etc. Further there are wide variety of bird species that can also be seen here.
Moreover, there are also some really must visit destinations in and around this sanctuary. The immensely famous Gandhi Sagar Dam, Chatubhujnath temple and historical Hinglaj Fort reside in and around this sanctuary. Each of these destinations is immensely beautiful and really worth visiting. Gandhi Sagar Wildlife Sanctuary is exactly located on northern border of Mandsaur and Neemuch districts. Tourist can avail bus or car rental service for reaching this famous destination.
How to Reach Neemuch ?If you’re coming anywhere from Madhya Pradesh, then traveling via train or road is definitely by far the best options. However, via train Neemuch is directly connected to only few cities like Ratlam, Chittaurgarh and Bhopal. Madhya Pradesh citizens travelling from any other cities will have to make a break up journeys from any one of these stations. In case if you’re coming from very far off state, then travelling via train or flight is definitely the best option. However, amongst outstations Neemuch is directly connected only to few cities of neighboring state of Rajasthan. This includes Udaipur, Jaipur and Ajmer. Hence people choosing to travel via trains from other states will have to travel via break up journey through either Ratlam or Bhopal station. Or else, travel via flight to Ahilyabai Holkar Airport located in Indore – nearest airport to Neemuch. It is some 273 kms away from this airport. Ahilyabai Holkar Airport is connected to almost all the important cities of India via direct and indirect flights. And more importantly Indore and Neemuch are connected directly via government bus service.
Where to Stay in Neemuch ? Here are the names and addresses of some of the best hotels where you can opt to stay whenever traveling to Neemuch. The best part about these hotels is that they offer whole range of services at affordable price range.
Near Railway Station,
Kumariya Viran, Neemuch (M.P.)
Phone no: (91)(7423) 227001, 227002, 227003,
Mobile no: (91) 9424853100,
Near Fawwara chowk , Neemuch(M.P)
Phone No. (07423) 220926,221687
Hotel Bharat Palace
Fawwara Chowk, Neemuch H O,
Neemuch – 458441
Mobile no: + (91)-9826868648
Phone no: +(91)-7423-222213, 227366, 403009
Hotels in Neemuch
Entertainment and Nightlife in NeemuchIn entertainment all that Neemuch can offer you is few cinema halls where latest Bollywood movies are played round the year. These cinema halls though are single screen theatres and offer pretty ordinary cinematic experience. Even in nightlife Neemuch offers pretty ordinary and few choices. Either one can enjoy evening in one of the many beer bars or few of the multi cuisine restaurants serving in Neemuch city. However, the very few multi cuisine restaurants that there are in the city are actually part of luxury hotels. Addresses of few of the leading cinema halls are as follows:
1st Floor, Opm Complex, Near P G College,
Manasa Road, Neemuch H O,
Neemuch – 458441,
Phone no: +(91)-7423-280888.
Raj Mandir Theatre
Vijay Talkies Chauraha, Neemuch Main Road & CRPF Road,
Neemuch H O, Neemuch – 458441
Phone no: + (91)-7423-221090, +(91)-9425328390.
Shopping in NeemuchThere are some really good shopping areas in the main city of Neemuch, where almost all the popular and traditional items are sold. Although there are no shopping malls and upscale retail stores in any of these shopping areas or for that matter anywhere in Neemuch district. The shopping experience that you’ll get in Neemuch will be either traditional street shopping or ordinary retail shopping experience. Tagore Marg, Tilak Marg, Naya Bazaar and Bohra Bazaar are famous shopping areas in Neemuch.
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