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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maheshwar fort is grand. The fort along with the ghat in front of it has to be the most scenic waterfront in the whole India. It oozes heritage. The fort itself is extremely well maintained, with strong walls, & intricately carved temples & pillars....More

Thank kakaanirban
Reviewed 11 August 2018

The fort has a beautiful architecture made out of granite. The carvings on the walls are a sight to see The designs on Maheshwar saris are basically a replica of the designs carved on the walls of the fort. Located on the banks of Narmada...More

Thank Sunil W
Reviewed 30 May 2018

This fort was probably build before the time of the Mughals, as it is mentioned in the Akbarnama. Maybe even older. The stone work is beautifully and intricately carved and they say some of the designs are reflected in the Maheshwari Sarees that Maheshwar is...More

Thank Shanth148
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Queens fort at Maheswar and the temples within the fort are the best piece of architecture of Holkar dynasty even surpassing the Holkar monuments at Indore. The Ghat near the fort adds beauty to the whole place. Worth a visit.

2  Thank Shailendrasood
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Ahalyabai Fort on the banks of Narmada is a small yet beautiful place. It houses some astounding temples, and Ahalyabai's residence and workplace. It also has one of many 'factories' of handmade famous Maheshwari sarees.

Thank TheCornerChair
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Many scientists identify Maheshwar as the ancient town of Mahishmati. Believed that Maheshvar is built on the site of the ancient city of Somvangshya Shastrjun Kshatriya and was the capital of the king of Kartavirya Arjuna (Shree Shastrarjun), which is mentioned in the Sanskrit epics...More

Thank Vladimir M
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Recommend a local guided tour for same. Devi Ahilyabai Holkar was the Queen and to understand the history of her incl fort, temple and others.. There are no entry charge to Fort. The descendants manage to maintain fort by having section of same converted into...More

Thank Kilroy_Mariner
Reviewed 22 February 2018

It is a great place to experience Indian architecture at its best. The lively use of the temples makes that place even more attractive to experience.

1  Thank Gabie H
Reviewed 30 January 2018

There is a lot of confusion regarding how many forts are there in Maheshwar. 1. Queen's Fort 2. Maheshwar Fort 3. Ahilyabai Fort 4. Heritage Hotel Fort 5. Rajwada Actually there is only one fort which has been addressed by all these names at different...More

2  Thank arvinda2014
Reviewed 29 January 2018

phenomenal place to visit. temples,huge gates & stairs view are momentous things to watch. wonderful ancient architecture.

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Response from Gabie H | Reviewed this property |
There is a nice Coffeeplace near the entrance to the temples. It's called Labooz!
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Response from Badrinathan | Reviewed this property |
Depending on where you plan to stay. Autos are available, but it's fun to walk around in that small town to see the local stuff, food joints, local markets and to feel the environment. Do carry a hand torch if you move... More
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