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'''Omkareshwar''' is a city in [[Madhya Pradesh]] in [[India]].
  
 
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Omkareshwar is a Hindu temple in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh state in India. It is on an island called Mandhata or Shivapuri in the Narmada river. It is one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is about 12 miles (20 km) from Mortakka in Madhya Pradesh. The shape of the island is said to be like the Hindu Om symbol. There are two temples here, one to Omkareshwar (whose name means "OM-maker-lord") and one to Amareshwar (whose name means "immortal lord" or "lord of the immortals").
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Omkareshawar is situated 70 km from [[Indore]]. It is a religious place, where one of the Jyotrilingh of Shiva is situated.
 
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Omkareshwar is formed by the sacred river Narmada. This is one of the most sacred of rivers in India and is now home to one of the world's biggest dam projects.
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There are steamboats across the Narmada river and also two connecting bridges to reach the temple.
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Air : The Airports close to Omkareshwar are at Indore (77 km) and Ujjain (133 km).
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Rail : Nearest Railway Station is at Omkareshwar Road (12 km) on the Ratlam-Khandwa section of the Western Railway which is not a mainline. The other nearest railway station connected to Delhi and Mumbai is at Indore (77 km).
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Road : Omkareshwar is connected to major towns and cities of Madhya Pradesh. There are regular bus services from Ujjain (133 km)  , Indore (77 km), Khandwa (61 km.) and Omkareshwar Road (12 km). By bus, it takes 2.5 hrs from Khandwa railway station to Omkareshwar.
  
 
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*<eat name="Maharashtriyan Brahmin Padhit Bhojnalaya" alt="" address="" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="Rs 60 per plate" lat="" long="">It is a very good place to eat lunch or dinner.</eat>
  
 
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There is very good facility by Sant Gajanan Seva Sansthan of food and stay at very reasonable rate.
  
 
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Revision as of 19:13, 17 October 2012

Omkareshwar is a city in Madhya Pradesh in India.

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Understand

Omkareshawar is situated 70 km from Indore. It is a religious place, where one of the Jyotrilingh of Shiva is situated.

Get in

There are steamboats across the Narmada river and also two connecting bridges to reach the temple.

Air : The Airports close to Omkareshwar are at Indore (77 km) and Ujjain (133 km).

Rail : Nearest Railway Station is at Omkareshwar Road (12 km) on the Ratlam-Khandwa section of the Western Railway which is not a mainline. The other nearest railway station connected to Delhi and Mumbai is at Indore (77 km).

Road : Omkareshwar is connected to major towns and cities of Madhya Pradesh. There are regular bus services from Ujjain (133 km) , Indore (77 km), Khandwa (61 km.) and Omkareshwar Road (12 km). By bus, it takes 2.5 hrs from Khandwa railway station to Omkareshwar.

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Do

Buy

Eat

  • Maharashtriyan Brahmin Padhit Bhojnalaya. It is a very good place to eat lunch or dinner. Rs 60 per plate.

Drink

Sleep

There is very good facility by Sant Gajanan Seva Sansthan of food and stay at very reasonable rate.

Contact

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