30 Nov 2022
Chanderi is a small 11th
century town located in northern part of Madhya Pradesh. It is known for its
quaint forts, hills and elegant hand-woven Chanderi sarees. This six yard of
piece is adorned around the globe for the artistry behind their creation. There
is a variety of weaves you will find here, from Chanderi cotton-silk to pure Chanderi
silk, and every weave is exemplary in its self.
The town will not only leave you
spellbound with its weaving industry but also with its regal radiance! There is
a rich history remains in its heritage sites of Chanderi Fort, Badal Mahal, and Koshak Mahal which you can admire
on a visit to this quint city.
The Chanderi Fort dates back to
the Mughal times, ruled by differed monarchs. It can be approached through
three very famous gates. The main gate is known as 'Khooni Darwaza' because the
criminals from battlements were thrown from the above. Another gate is 'Hawa
Pur' which is the third and highest gate of the Fort. The southwest- side of
the fort has a gate called the 'Kati-Ghati'. Another place to visit in Chanderi is the Badal
Mahal Gate is a singular structure of a gate that doesn't lead to any palace.
It is situated at the Southern end, facing the Jama Masjid, it offers a
striking view of the fort above. The Gate has a height of 100 feet and the
structure features intricate carvings and remarkable motifs.
Surrounded by lakes, forests and hills, Chanderi is known for its historical monuments and
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The museum preserves heritage and culture of this beautiful town intact. It houses sculptures and stone carvings from bygone era.?
Carved entirely out of stone, this impressive 15m tall gateway, stands towering against a fort on the hilltop.
Built in 1485 and running 4 storeys deep, this unique well is accompanied by a flight of 32 steps, giving it the name 'Battisi'.
Jain temples dating back to the 9th and 10th century stand calm in Buddhi Chanderi.
The massive fort stands on a 200m high hill with 3 intimidating entrances and offers a panoramic view of Chanderi town.
Witness the process of Chanderi saree in the making at Handloom park
Built in the 15th century, this majestic holy place built by Chanderi's Governor still stands strong today.
Established in 1251, this giant structure is one of India's biggest mosques, and the only one without minars.
Created long back in 1445, entirely out of white sandstone, this palace still survives in ruins yet looking beautiful.
Surrounded by shrines and cenotaphs, this picturesque tank was built by Bundela Rajput kings.
One of a kind monument in Chanderi which houses an exciting tale of princess Mehrunissa.
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Kila Kothi is meant for them who are seeking a regal hospitality in the historic city of Chanderi. This is a royal residence of the erstwhile Scindhia state which has now been converted into a hotel by MPSTDC. The sprawling garden and restaurant and 6 AC rooms host you with full regality and class.
MPSTDCs hotel Tana Bana hosts you in the heritage city of Chanderi. Located in almost ravine like surroundings, you can behold the grand hill which houses the Chanderi Fort right from the hotel. The Chanderi Weaver's village, the Heritage sites and the bus stand - all are located within the periphery of almost 2 km, making the hotel most convenient.
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
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
The best time to visit Chanderi is from June to Septmeber.