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Visit Omkareshwar Temple

Omkareshwar is one of the 12 famous Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva. The temple is based on the banks of Narmada River, the river splits to form an Island called Mandhata. Omkareshwar Temple is perched on this 4 kilometres long and 2 kilometre wide island. Interestingly, the shape of the island resembles to holy Hindu word “Om”. Tourists and devotees from all over the country gather here to visit this holy shrine dedicated to Hindu Lord Shiva. The iconic temple is built in Northern Indian style of architecture, high spires can be spotted on the top of the temple.

Omkareshwar is one of the 12 famous Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva. The temple is based on the banks of Narmada River, the river splits to form an Island called Mandhata. Omkareshwar Temple is perched on this 4 kilometres long and 2 kilometre wide island. Interestingly, the shape of the island resembles to holy Hindu word “Om”. Tourists and devotees from all over the country gather here to visit this holy shrine dedicated to Hindu Lord Shiva. The iconic temple is built in Northern Indian style of architecture, high spires can be spotted on the top of the temple.

There are a number of temples in Omkareshwar, some of the most notable ones include Siddhnath Temple, Satmatrika Temples and Kajal Rani Cave. These tourist attractions are swarmed with pilgrims and travellers throughout the year. Devotees kneel before the gods and goddesses in these temples to get their wishes fulfilled and praise the lord.

Useful information for the visitors:

  • Devi Ahilyabai Holkar international airport of Indore is 77 kilometres from Omkareshwar Temple.
  • The nearest railway station is Khadawa at a distance of 72 kilometres.

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Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Scenic, Religious
  • Altitude

    553 m
  • STD Code

    0731
  • Best Season

    Winter; October to March
  • State/Code

    /452001
  • LANGUAGES

    English, Sindhi, Gujarati, Malvi and Hindi