Pithampur is a prominent destination in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh. Known for its industries, Pithampur is the first largest industrial township of Asia. Strategically located at about 22 km from Indore, Pithampur houses some of the important small as well as big industries of the country and abroad. The industrial town of Pithampur is divided into 4 sectors and has a special economic zone (SEZ). Pithampur has some of the major vehicle production companies and is also known as the automobile hub of the country. Dhar tourism offers Pithampur as the new face of developing India.
Places to Visit
Kaleshwarnath Shiva Temple
The Pithampur Temple, also known as the Kaleshwarnath Mandir is located on the banks of the river Hasdeo. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main attraction of this temple is the annual celebration of the marriage ceremony of Lord Shiva, wherein the visitors can also see Naga Saints taking part. In addition, on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri and Rang Panchami, a ten day celebration is conducted on a yearly basis.
The Jahaz Mahal is said to have been constructed during the reign of Muhammad Shah I Khilji. During the transfer of Malwa from Dhar to Mandu many artisans were also transferred and brought here to build forts, palaces, tombs, museums, etc. these artisans who came from Delhi were experts in the Tughlaqid style of architecture depicted through the simplicity in planning and design. The Jahaz Mahal was built during the latter part of the 15th century, on a narrow strip of land between two lakes called the Munj Talao to the west and the Kapur Talao to the east. This palace has an adjoining palace also known as the Taweli Mahal. There are a number of water bodies and fountains around the palace and the beautiful garden circling it. There is also a fantastic bath pool at the back side of the Jahaz Mahal.
Must Try Food in Pithampur
1. Babu Dhaba & Restaurant
2. Pooja Sweets
3. Hotel Vatika
4. Anjali Bakari
5. Maa Bhagwati Dhaba
6. Jai Jai Bajrangbali Chinese Centre
7. Krishna Bhog Restaurant
8. Shree Dev Kripa Hotel
9. Saini Chinese Restaurant
10. Hotel Purwanchal
How To Get Here
Pithampur does not have an airport. Nearest airport is Indore Airport.
21 km away
Indore Airport (IDR), Indore, Madhya Pradesh
189 km away
Bhopal Airport (BHO), Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Pithampur.
Bus Station(s): Pithampur Byepass
Instead of Pithampur you can get a train to Haranya Kheri on a regular basis.
9 km away
Haranya Kheri (HKH), Haranya Kheri, Madhya Pradesh
10 km away
Mhow (MHOW), Mhow, Madhya Pradesh