Khandwa is proud to be a part of the East Nimar District. Many great men have visited this place and during the time of the British Government, it was the only site that connected Northern, Eastern, Southern and Western rail routes. Hence, Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Swami Vivekananda, Mahatma Gandhi, Lokmanya Tilak and many more great personalities came here during their all-India visit. The place has several ancient kunds (ponds), English architectures and religious places, especially Jain and Hindu temples. Some of the major tourist attractions include: The building of the Collector’s Office, Girls’ Degree College, and Ghanta Ghar are among the ancient monuments. Dada Dhuni wale ki Samadhi, Tulja Bhavani Temple, Nav-Chandi , Devi Dham are the places of faith and worship of Hindu pilgrims.Khandwa has recently gained major attention for Jal Mahotsav. It has focused on establishing Madhya Pradesh as a surging national arena of adventure and water tourism. It was an event that brought on the platter adventure activities, so far a distant dream in Central India. The cost-effectiveness activities were brought from various parts of the country and ensured full security to the participants. The activities were divided as air, land and water activities. Areas were earmarked for each activity at Hanuwantiya.
Mythological stories and legends are linked to the temples and ponds here, making it a major pilgrim centre for the devotees of Hindu faith. The temple-town locates many historical buildings since the time of the colonial era that is of special interest to history lovers. Hanuwantiya Island is a new addition to the town that has gained popularity for its cost-effective water activities.
Another popular temple of Goddess Shakti frequented by devotees for its religious and cultural programs
Khandwa does not have an airport. Nearest airport is Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport in Indore is the nearest airport, situated at a distance of 122 km.
Regular train serivices operate from Khandwa Junction (KNW) to other major cities of the country.
Khandwa is well connected by road network to major cities of India.
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