Places to visit in Omkareshwar

Omkareshwar in a glance :

Coordinates : 22.14 N, 76.09 E

State : Madhya Praesh

Omakareshwar is located in Khandwa district in Madhya Pradesh. It houses one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in India; which is the Omakareshwar temple. Here are a few places to visit in Omkareshwar.

How to reach Omkareshwar

By air :

The closest airport from Omkareshwar is the Indore airport located at a distance of 63 kilometers.

By train :

You can easily get regular trains to Omkareshwar Rd from other major cities of the country.

By road :

The closest bus station from Omkareshwar is the Mhow bus station located at a distance of 43 kilometers.

Places to visit in Omkareshwar

Kedareshwar Temple :

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Built in the 11th century, the Kedareshwar temple is one of the most eminent shrines in Madhya Pradesh. The religious significance of the place attracts devotees and tourists from all over the world.

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Omkareshwar Jyothirlinga temple :

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One of the holiest shrines in the whole of India, the Omkareshwar or Omkar Mandhata temple is one of the twelve revered jyothirlingas in India. The temple is situated on an island called Mandhata, located at the meeting point of the rivers Narmada and Kaveri.

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Siddhanath Temple :

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Located near the Omkar Mandhata temple, this 13th century temple is also an important temple here and is architecturally very interesting.

Sri Govinda Bhagavatpaada Cave :

Considered very religious by the Hindus, this cave has a main hall and a small sanctum with a Shivalingam. It is believed that it was here where Shankaracharya met the great saint Govinda Bhagwatpad and he took spiritual education and his deeksha under him.

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What to Eat in Omkareshwar :

There aren’t many restaurants here, hence the options for food can get a bit limited. The handful of eateries available, though offer some variety across cuisines, serve only vegetarian food, given the religious significance of the area. The temples too, serve food which usually consists of Sabzi-zi-Puri, Samosas and Pakoras. You will mostly find typical Indian cuisines here with an influence of the state’s local cuisines.


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