Ahilyabai Ghats, Maheshwar

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Observe the daily practices and religious customs at Ahilyabai Ghats, a riverbank featuring sacred steps leading into the Narmada River. You may recognize this location from various Bollywood films, or an annual festival held in February and providing an exotic display of music, color, and celebration. Plan to visit Ahilyabai Ghats and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Maheshwar attractions using our Maheshwar day trip planning site .
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  • Many people at the end of day but no feeling of oppression, each doing what he came to do: ablutions, family outing. There are small shops of all sorts along merchants. Virtually no tourists. The demands selfies are so very many. C is a very nice place, authentic.
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  • The Ahilyabai ghat on the banks of river Narmada is a must visit place when in Maheshwar. It is serene environment and sunset here is simply amazing and beautiful. The ghat is just outside the Maheshw...  more »
  • Maheshwar ghats are beautifully built on the banks of the Narmada. In the morning they are perfect for sunrise walk and in evening you can see sunset and the Aarti. Worth visiting  more »
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  • Maharani Ahilyadevi Holkar (31 May 1725 – 13 August 1795) was the Holkar Queen of the Dhangar Malwa kingdom, India. RajmataAhilyabai was born in the village of Chondi in Jamkhed, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. She moved the capital to Maheshwar south of Indore on the Narmada River. Ahilyabai's husband Khanderao Holkar was killed in the battle of Kumbher in 1754. Twelve years later, her father-in-law, Malhar Rao Holkar, died. A year after that she was crowned as the queen of the Malwa kingdom. She tried to protect her kingdom from plundering invaders. She personally led armies into battle. She appointed Tukojirao Holkar as the Chief of Army. Rani Ahilyabai was a great pioneer and builder of Hindu temples. She built hundreds of temples and Dharmashala throughout India
  • Fantastic place for kids mens aur our family holiday tourism
  • Maheshwar is one of the oldest city of the world, Mahishmati mentioned in film Bahubali is actually Maheshwar of now, it was known as Mahishmati in Puran.
  • Here Narmada Ghat is full of water than omkareshwar in June.Good to take a dip and swim in River.Fort is also very beautiful.
  • Nice place Narmada river

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