Mandu Industrial tour can be very interesting, Mandu going students can choose Pithampur for their industrial visit Pithampur is the first largest industrial area in Asia, It has both large and small scale industries. Some of the major companies that have industrial units in Pithampur are New & ReCon Parts, Cummins India, Mahle Engine Components (I) Pvt Limited Flexituff International Limited, Anant Steel Pvt ., L&T CASE Equipment, Eicher Motors, Mahindra 2 Wheelers, Caparo, Force Motors Ltd, Man Force Trucks, Rathi steel, , Indorama Synthetics, Steel tubes of India, Bridgestone Tyre Ltd, Kach Motors, IPCA, Lupin, Syncom, Decora Tubes, Peb Steel Lloyd ,Lloyd Insulation. Apart from automobile industries, Pithampur is home to various other industries like food processing, chemical processing, distilleries, manufacturing, and textile industries.
One of the greatest treasures of Madhya Pradesh, the fortress town of Mandu is perched on the southwestern edge of the Malwa Plateau at an altitude of 2000 feet and commands panoramic views of the Nimar Plains below.
A major landmark of India, the place is home to an impressive array of architectural marvels. Called by the Malwa Sultans as the “City of Joy,” the place is also famous for the love of poet-prince Baz Bahadur for his beautiful consort Rani Roopmati.
Sights to See
Commonly known as the “Ship Palace” , this 120 mt long palace is built between the two artificial lakes, Munj Talao and Kapur Talao. This elegant two storied palace was built by Sultan Ghiyas-ud-din-Khilji for his large harem housing 15,000 concubines and an additional 1,000 Amazonians from Turkey and Abyssinia to guard them with its open pavilions, balconies overhanging the water and open terrace, Jahaz Mahal is an imaginative recreation in stone of a royal pleasure craft.
An audience hall, also belonging to Ghiyas-ud-din’s reign, it derives its name of “swinging palace” from its sloping sidewalls. Superb and innovative techniques are also evident in its ornamental facade, delicate trellis work in sand-stone and beautifully moulded columns. To the West of Hindola Mahal there are several unidentified buildings which still bear traces of their past grandeur. Amidst these is an elaborately constructed well called Champa Baoli which is connected with underground vaulted rooms where arrangements for cold and hot water were made.
Other places of interest in this enclave are Dilawar Khan’s Mosque, the Nahar Jharokha (tiger balcony), Taveli Mahal, the two large wells called the Ujali (bright) and Andheri (dark) Baolis and Gada Shah’s Shop and House, all worth a visit.
Hoshang Shah’s Tomb
India’s first marble edifice, it is one of the most refined examples of Afghan architecture. Its unique features are the magnificently proportioned dome, marble lattice work of remarkable delicacy and porticoed courts and towers to mark the four corners of the rectangle. Shah Jehan sent four of his great architects to study the design of and draw inspiration from the Tomb.
Inspired by the great mosque of Damascus, the Jami Masjid was conceived on a grand scale, with a high plinth and a huge domed porch projecting in the centre, the background dominated by similar imposing domes with the intervening space filled up by innumerable domes.
- Rathi steel
- Eicher Motors
- Force Motors Ltd
- Mahindra 2 Wheelers
And many More Industries for more information see state wise list of Industries
Baz Bahadur’s Palace
Built by Baz Bahadur in the early 16th century, the palace’s unique features are its spacious courtyards surrounded by halls and high terraces which afford a superb view of the surrounding countryside.The palace is famous for acoustics.
The pavilion was originally built as an army observation post. From its hilltop perch, this graceful structure with its two pavilions was a retreat of the lovely queen, from where she could see Baz Bahadur’s palace and the Narmada flowing through the Nimar plains far below.
Nilkanth, Nilkanth Mahal , Hathi Mahal, Darya Khan’s Tomb, Dai Ka Mahal, Beh Ka Mahal, Malik Mughith’s Mosque, Jali Mahal, Echo Point, Sunset Point and Lohani Caves are places of inerest in Mandu.
Dhar (35 Km.)
Once the seat of the Paramara power, the place is picturesquely located among lakes and trees ringed by barren hills. The place is famous for its relics of the past including old ramparts, many beautiful buildings.
Mandleshwar (60 Km.)
A town of historical and religious importance it is situated on the banks of river Narmada. The place is famous for a stone fort, with a flight of 123 steps leading down to the river.
How would you like to travel?
- 349 km from Ahmedabad
- 292 km from Bhopal
- 591 km from Gwalior
- 99 km from Indore
- 124 km from Ratlam
- 152 km from Ujjain
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