Beauty of Chanderi

CHANDERI HANDICRAFTS

History with a silken touch
Beauty of Chanderi
24° 43' 12" N, 78° 7' 48" E

Beauty of Chanderi

  • Chanderi Sarees

    HOME TO THE EXQUISITE CHANDERI SARIS

  • Chanderi Jama Masjid

    THE ONLY JAMA MASJID IN INDIA WITHOUT MINARS IS FOUND HERE

  • Shishupal Ruler in Chanderi

    ACCORDING TO LEGEND, MAHABHARATA'S SHISHUPAL ONCE RULED THIS TOWN

  • Jain Culture

    MAJOR CENTRE OF JAIN CULTURE

  • Chanderi Baolis

    CHANDERI IS KNOWN TO HAVE HAD 1200 BAOLIS IN THE PAST

A town with 1200
Baolis (stepwells)

1200 Baolis in Chanderi

The secret
of Chanderi saris

Chanderi Sarees Secret

In existence since the 11th century, Chanderi is blessed with scenic beauty in and around it. While picturesque hills, lakes and forts sit surrounding it, the exquisite hand-woven Chanderi saris adorn this historic town.

These saris are adored around the globe for the artistry behind their creation. The elegance of this matchless intricate art of embellishing silk and cotton fabric with zari weaving resides in harmony with the towering forts and palaces. It is a beautiful contrast rare to be found anywhere else.

The town of Chanderi, with its regal radiance, will leave you spellbound, and often, feeling like the royalty, you used to playact as a child.

Points of interest

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Nearby Destinations

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Palatial Datia
Palatial Datia
135 km 2 hrs 22 mins

An astonishing confluence of Mughal and Rajput architecture, the 7 storeyed Datia Palace stands tall in the historic city of Datia. While its exterior is adorned with arches, chhatris and oriel window.

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Majestic Orchha
Majestic Orchha
155 km 2 hrs 42 mins

The historic town of Orchha, nestled on the banks of river Betwa, was founded in the 16th century by the Bundela Rajput Chief, Rudra Pratap. Here, the river Betwa splits into seven channels, also call.

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Reaching by Air

Reaching Mandu by Air

Nearest airports are Gwalior, Bhopal and Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport, Indore. It is well-connected to Delhi, Mumbai, Varanasi, Lucknow, Kathmandu, Hyderabad and Kolkata.

Reaching by Rail

Reaching Mandu by Rail

The nearest railway station is Lalitpur, which is just 36 km away. So are Mungaoli, just 38 kms away and Ashok Nagar which is 46 kms away.

Reaching by Road

Reaching Mandu by Road

Frequent cab service to Chanderi is available from Gwalior, Indore, Bhopal, Shivpuri, Jhansi, Tikamgarh, Vidisha, Sanchi, Lalitpur, Guna and Ashok Nagar.

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