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 The small city of Chanderi sitting in the Ashoknagar District of Madhya Pradesh state occupies a prime position in the Indian history. The place has its name referred in the historic epic Mahabharatha. The city flourished royally under the valiant rulers of Malwa, Mughal, Bundela and Scindia dynasties. The rulers contributed in their own way for the overall cultural development of the city. Being one of the major trading hub in the Central India, Chanderi was also a prime military base camp. Chanderi is a veritable paradise which enthrals the visitor with its lush green forests, lofty hills, shining lakes and impressive monuments and facades of the Bundela Rajputs and Malwa Sultan period.

 Men out there, have some handsome cash in hand while on your visit to Chanderi, as the beautiful ladies will love the exotic hand-made cotton and Zari sarees. The sarees look absolutely brilliant with attractive borders and buttas of Varnasi style. Chanderi sarees with 400 years of history are in great demand and are exported to many places. 
 Buddhi Chanderi with the congregation of 10th century Jain temples has emerged as a major pilgrimage centre for the Jains. 

 This historic city is a marvellous site for the tourists looking for the historical evidences, archaeological findings, pristine surroundings and tranquillity.

                                                   PLACES TO VISIT

The Fort : The fort was constructed during the Mughal rule on a hill. Khooni Darwaza is the name given to the main entrance. 

Jama Masjid : It is one of the oldest and biggest mosques located in the central India. 

Parameshwar Tal : This beautiful tank was built by the Bundela Rajput rulers. Cenotaphs of kings and a beautiful temple is located to the side of the lake. 

Buddhi (Old) Chanderi : Buddhi Chanderi with the congregation of 10th century Jain temples has emerged as a major pilgrimage centre for the Jains. 

Thruvanji : This place about 26 kms from Chanderi is popular for its medieval period Jain temples. 

Archeological Museum : This museum consist of ancient idols and rare articals collected from the near-by places. 

Deogarh : This city about 70 kms from Chanderi is a place with rich scenic locale, historical and religious importance. 

Thubon : Thubon is a historical city which is located about 28kms from Chanderi. Remnants of ancient temples are noticed here.

Kadhvaya : A heritage site protected by the Archaeological Survey of India houses monasteries belonging to the 8th century.

Malhargarh : This place is famous for the presence of Pathrigarh - Hasangarh Fort.

                                               OTHER PLACES
Boodhi Chanderi

Shahzadi Ka Rouza

Badal Mahal Gate 

Koshak Mahal

Badal Mahal Gate

Battisi Bavdi

Handloom Unit
                                                     HOW TO REACH

By Air : The nearest airport is located at Bhopal about 258 kms from Chanderi.  Gwalior is also another major air station.

By Bus : State and private buses run between Gwalior, Indore, Guna, Shivpuri, Ashok Nagar, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Tikamgarh, Vidisha, Sanchi and Bhopal to Chanderi.

By Rail : Lalitpur, 36 kms away from Chanderi is the nearest station. Ashok Nagar is also a major rail head. 

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Best Time To Visit : OCT NOV DEC JAN FEB MAR
Near By major Cities
Bhopal  197 KM near     
Jaipur  376 KM near     
Lucknow  412 KM near     
Near By Air Ports
Gwalior Airport   196 KM near     
Bhopal Airport   199 KM near     
Khajuraho Airport   202 KM near     
Kheria Airport   304 KM near     
Near By Local Cities
Jhansi  103 KM near     
Sagar  129 KM near     
Gwalior  187 KM near     
Kota  261 KM near     
Near By Districts
Lalitpur   32 KM near     
Ashoknagar   48 KM near     
Tikamgarh   80 KM near     
Guna   92 KM near     
Near By RailWay Station
Lalitpur Junction Rail Way Station   30 KM near     
Jakhalaun Rail Way Station   32 KM near     

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