Here are the top 15 tourist attractions to see in Maheshwar:

1. Holkar Fort

Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
1 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

As the name precisely suggests, this was the opulent palace of Rani Ahilyabai Holkar which the reason why it is also known as the Queen's fort. This fort was also the administrative headquarter of Rani Ahilyabai during her reign and currently it has been converted into a guesthouse, which is managed by the son of the last Maharaja of Indore, Prince Shivaji Rao Holkar.

2. Mandleshwar

Must visit 3.4 /5

9 km
from city center
2 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

5 km away from Maheshwar is the town of Mandleshwar which is also situated on the banks of river Narmada. This city was founded by a woman named Mandana Mishra.

3. Rajwada

Must visit 3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
3 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Legend has it that this splendid architectural wonder was constructed under the rule of one of India's most powerful female leaders, Rani Ahilyabai Holkar.

4. Shopping in Maheshwar

3.0 /5

1 km
from city center
4 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Maheshwar is largely known for the production of exquisite cotton sarees which are called Maheshwari sarees.

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5. Narmada Ghat

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
5 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Narmada Ghat is another off-beat destination in close proximity to the town of Maheshwar surrounded with lush green environs. It is a nice spot for picnicking and to enjoy a day off from all the worries and stress one has.

6. Jaleshwar Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Following the trends of the various temples in Maheshwar, Jaleshwar Temple is also dedicated to the third god in the Hindu triumvirate, Lord Shiva. He has many benevolent and fearsome forms.

7. Pandrinath Temple

3.1 /5

0 km
from city center
7 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

This temple unlike others is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the protector of the whole universe and not Lord Shiva. Legend has it that at the end of the Dwapara Yuga, Lord Krishna incarnated on the eighth day of the dark fortnight in the holy month of Shravana.

8. Khargone

3.6 /5 View 5+ photos

39 km
from city center
8 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Another town located 20 km away from Maheshwar situated on the banks of the Kunda river is the town of Khargone. It is the administrative headquarter of the Khargone district.

9. Ahilyeshwar Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

This is another temple that is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Ahilyeshwar Temple is also testament to the splendid architectural skills of the Maratha workmen.

10. Mahashivratri

3.6 /5

1 km
from city center
10 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

The festival of Mahashivratri is to celebrate the celestial union of Shiva and Parvati in marriage. The night of Shivratri is believed to be their wedding night.

11. Kasrawad

3.1 /5

7 km
from city center
11 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Shopaholics, rejoice! Kasrawad is a paradise for women shoppers especially because it is famous for its colourful cotton saris, which are fabricated with designs like borders, stripes and checks.

12. Omkareshwar Temple

3.1 /5

59 km
from city center
12 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Omkareshwar Temple is regarded as one of the most pristine temples in the province of Maheshwar. It is situated in the confluence of two sacred rivers Narmada and Kaveri.

13. Rehwa Society

3.1 /5

27 km
from city center
13 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Rehwa Society is your best bet in Maheshwar to offer you the exquisite Maheshwari cotton sarees. Do not forget to get your hands on these gorgeous pieces of work which was introduced 250 years ago by none other than Rani Ahilyabai.

14. Rajaraheshwara Temple

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
14 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Rajaraheshwara Temple was also constructed in remembrance of the might Lord Shiva. It is situated in close proximity to the Ahilyeshwar Temple and boasts of a very rich and intricate architecture.

15. Ahilya Fort

1 km
from city center
15 out of 15
places to visit in Maheshwar

Perched on the edge of a cliff in the town of Maheshwar in Madhya Pradesh, and overlooking the pristine river Narmada in the background, Ahilya Fort, also known as Holkar Fort, is a 250 years old monument which was the capital of the Maratha Queen Ahilyabai Holkar between 1766 and 1795. Besides the striking Maratha architecture and the age old charm, the fort also offers magnificent views of the quaint Maheshwar town and its gorgeous ghats

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