This Gothic town hall, built in 1904 and originally called King Edward’s Hall, stands incongruously on MG Rd like a ghost of the Raj.
Lal Bagh Palace
Built between 1886 and 1921, Lal Bagh Palace is the finest building left by the Holkar dynasty. Replicas of the Buckingham Palace gates...
Good-quality coffee, wi-fi and DVDs shown on a giant screen. Music, though, is often deafeningly loud and sometimes of the karaoke...
This modern bakery next to Hotel Shreemaya sells pastries, sandwiches, cookies and cakes, as well as a handful of mains, including South...
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Lonely Planet review
Housed in another fine Holkar building, this museum has one of Madhya Pradesh’s best collections of medieval and premedieval Hindu sculptures, along with tools, weaponry and copper-engraved land titles. Skirmishes took place here during the First War of Independence (Indian Uprising) – the well in the garden was poisoned during the struggle.