“Dewas is a princely town, also known as the ‘Abode of Gods’, famous for its Goddess Chamunda. It is a beautiful city of Madhya Pradesh and is also a famous tourist spots with its colourful bazaars.”
Dewas is a sticking beauty that comes under Ujjain Revenue Division of Madhya Pradesh, famous for its Goddess Chamunda. It is a major tourist attraction in the state as it has enumerable tourist’s destinations; the city is full of natural beauty and lively bazaars. It is also an important industrial town, thus attracting a huge number of people that travel to the city by railways or road. The scenic beauty of the city is captured by the tourists in its natural environment, cultural heritage and the warm hospitality. Dewas is a famous tourist’s destination amongst the local travelers and also people visiting the state. The city has to offer a lot to the travelers from wildlife beauty, to natural and man-made beauty. The city is a must-visit site with family while on vacations.
Places to visit in Dewas
Dewas is a city lsituated on the Malwa plateau in the state of Madhya Pradesh; it is the 6th most populous city of the state. It is widely known for its rich cultural and religious heritage and the natural beauty that surround the city.
Gidya Khoh - Gidya Khoh is a unique mixture of man-made wonders & nature and is situated on the Indore-Nemawar road, it is believed that Khudel Devta is a respected deity of the tribal people living in the forest region with an idol enshrined there. It is a beautiful sight as the waterfalls makes the environment serene and calm.
Kheoni Sanctuary - Established in the year 1955, the Kheoni Wild life Sanctuary is situated in Dewas; covered with rich dry deciduous forest, consisting mainly of teak & bamboo trees the sanctuary is a natural paradise with a wide variety of flora and fauna.
Pawar Chattries - Chattries are the everlasting symbols Maratha architecture. Located near the Meetha Talaab, it is one of the most mesmerizing sights to capture in the heart and camera. The architecture shows the grandeur and richness of the Maratha rule.
Kavadia hills - Located nearly 10 km from Dharaji, Kavadia Hills are seven hills of the same type formed by joining of lakhs of stone pillars. The stones are of different shapes and sizes, the hills are of high importance to the Hindus as they have a religious history.
Best time to visit Dewas
The average temperatures in Dewas vary greatly, the city is considerably hot with high humidity. Thus, the best time to visit the is the winter season like most other cities of Madhya Pradesh that is between the months of October to March. It is said that the “festival of colours” is indeed celebrated in a very colourful manner in Dewas. It is one of the biggest festivals for the natives.
How to Reach Dewas
Dewas is well connected to most Indian cities via a good network of roads and railways, as it is a popular tourist destination.
By Air - The nearest International Airport from Dewas is Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, in Indore, roughly half an hour drive from the city, the airport is well-connected to various cities of the country.
By Rail - Dewas Railway Junctionis the station of Dewas and has daily trains to New Delhi, Bangalore, Ranchi, Lucknow, Mysore, Amritsar, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Puri, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Patna and Gaya.
By Road - Dewas is well connected to the various cities of the country by private vehicles and Madhya Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (MPSRTC) and some private travel services.