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Ratlam , Madhya Pradesh

Ratlam is a place which was a gift from Shah Jahan to to Ratan Singh Rathore. This city today is a thriving city but it still reflects the glories of the past. Located in Madhya Pradesh, it is another reason why this state is the heart of the country, and its not just because it is centrally located. A princely state, this place reflects all the Rajputana that can be found in the country and there are still some beautiful palaces and havelis which tell you the story of the past. Ratlam today is famous for the Ratlam gold and Ratlam sarees. There are some very famous gold mines in this area and this attracts people from all over to come and explore these lands. Ratlam was oneof the first trading centres of central India and it excelled in the trade of salt and opium in the past. Today, Ratlam is also the headquarters of the Regional Narcotics Operations and is an established and planned location for the Law enforcement division The places here that will attract you are mostly religious sites. Numerous temples, like the Bilpakeshwara Temple, Kedareshwar Temple, Andikalpeshwar Temple, Sagod Jain Temple, Veerupaksh Mahadev Temple, Shipawra Temple, Dharola Mahadev Temple, Garkhankhai Temple, Ayana Mahadev Temple and Kalikamata Temple are present here and they tell you of a very long sustained Rajput rule in these lands. The Cactus garden and the Kharmour bird sanctuary are the only two places where you can see the natural glory of this place. Attractions like Namli Garh, Hussain Tekri Jaora, Ganga Sagar and Dholawad Dam are also situated near Ratlam City and the villages surrounding this city have a lot to offer to the visitors of this land. A princely place, this will show you the value of the country.

Distance / Time Current Temperature Mean Rainfall Altitude Population Best Times Min Hotel tariff
km / Hrs 17.0°C /63.0°F 70 mm 1596feet 221267.0 /km2 Jan-Mar,Oct-Dec Coming Soon

Places of Interest

  • Cactus garden

  • Dholawad dam

  • Ganga sagar

  • Khamore bird sanctuary

  • Bilpakeshwara temple

  • Gadkhange mata temple

  • Kalika mata temple

  • Kedareshwar temple

  • Mahalaksmi temple

  • Sagod jain temple

  • Siva temple


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