Indore- the heart of Madhya Pradesh is home to the tastiest street food you'll ever find; the Indoris swear by it. It is the only place to have three reputed education centers- IIT, IIM and Dally College (it's among India's top five boarding schools) in the same city. Also, stars like Salman Khan, Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, MF Hussain are from the same place.
The Holkar kingdom ruled Indore for 14 years and you cannot miss seeing the beautiful blend of Mughal, Maratha and French style of art and architecture at their Rajwada and Mandav fort. Sheesh Mahal, Bada Ganpati, Khajrana Ganesh, Patalpani trek and Tincha falls are among the many other tourist attractions in the city.
The largest foodies of India are also found here crowding mostly near the Sarafa Night Market, Chappan Dukaan or Sayaji, overdosing on poha-jalebi, Sabu dana khichdi, panipuri, alu-kachori, Johnny Hot-dog, ghamandi lassi, rasgulla, paan and what not.
Indore, is the state's commercial capital and Pithampur, the largest Industrial area here. Indore is also home to the third oldest stock exchange - Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange (MPSE). The Global Investor's Summit which attracts investors internationally is an example of the city's flair for trade and its ability to arrange for such provisions.
Maheshwari, Chanderi sarees and heavy Zari worked fabrics are the specialty of the place and can be bought at affordable prices as souvenirs.
The well-constructed roads, developed airways, railways, unlimited luxury as well as budget friendly stay options, close proximity to Delhi and Mumbai, makes Indore an appropriate option for business and leisure travel.