Recognized as the Commercial Capital of Madhya Pradesh, Indore was the capital of the Holkars. The greatest and most populated city in central India, the city is famous for its antiquity, food and bazaars. Rao Nandlal Chaudhary, the founder of the city, named it as ‘Indrapur’ after Lord Indra, the deity of Indreshwar temple. Throughout the Maratha regime, the city was renamed ‘Indur’, which the local Marathi community continues to practice. It was later Anglicised to ‘Indore’ during the British period. Holkar dynasty performed a major role in the antiquity of Indore. Indore region was given as a reward to Malhar Rao Holkar, the originator of the dynasty by the Peshwas. Rani Ahilya Bai Holkar brought several developmental changes and reforms in the city. Although Maheshwar was the capital of the Holkars throughout the reign of Rani Ahilyabai, Indore continued an outstanding commercial and military hub. Rajawada, Lal Baug Palace and Sukh Niwas stand testimony to the grandeur of the Holkar era in Indore. The Ahilya Utsav is a yearly festival honored in the memory of Rani Ahilyabai Holkar. Indore is a paradise for shopaholics. The Sitlamata Bazaar is famous for Maheshwari and Chanderi saris. Comfort options are infinite in the city. One can encounter budget, mid-range and leisure hotels in Indore conveniently. Book these hotels in Indore with EasyMyJourney now.

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