This fort is the best example of ancient Indian material construction,war tactics & defence policy. It provides security to 2 sq kms area and was built during 4th to 5th century.The present structure belongs to 17th to 18th century. Though it is in ruined state now but it's history is glorious due to its strategic importance.
There are five main entrance & several rooms for watching soldiers. From the top of the fort worriers were kept ready with guns,canons & arrows to defeat enemy. It also has a five feet wide footpath to supervise the area around it.
The monuments inside the fort are Rajbada (palace), Ahilyabai''s place of worship having golden jhula & Rajrajeshwar temple.
This city has its present significance & identity due to religious & generous nature and wisdom of Ahilyabai''s.She declared this holy city as capital,due to its glorious past.
Maheshvar was also famous for the great Pandit.Mandan Mishra and his wife Bharti devi.Jagatguru Shankaracharya defeated the couple in a ....Read More
The palace and rajwada inside the fort is a must see place in Maheshwar. This area has the place from where Ahilyabai use to sit for administration and justice for all. On the rajgadi there is a sitting statue of Rajmata Ahilyabai Holkar. and a lot things of ....Read More
"God has entrusted the responsibility into me and I have to obey his orders. It is my duty to keep my people happy and secured.I am liable for the work done by me on the basis of my capacity and power and answerable to the God. Nothing is ....Read More
Maheshwar is city of temples most of the temples are of lord Shiva. the most numbers of mahadev temples in maheshwar rename the city as "Gupt Kashi". Famous temples here in Maheshwar are Shri Rajrajeshwar mahadev, Kashi vishwanath, Ahilyeshwar mahadev , Jwaleshwar Mahadev, Baneshwar , kaleshwar, Saptmatrika , ....Read More