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, Madhya Pradesh

(Omkareshwar is also spelled as Omkareswar)
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Fast Facts
State: Madhya Pradesh
District: Khandwa
Famous for/as: Pilgrim, Jyotirlinga
Languages: Hindi, English
Best Season: Sep - Mar
Weather: Summer 23 to 37°C, Winter 17 to 30°C
Altitude: 567 m
Pincode: 450554
STD code: 0731
Omkareshwar is one of the best pilgrimage attraction situated in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. This Hindu temple town is situated on the islands of Mandhata on the river Narmada. This holy shrine is one among the 12 enshrined Jyotirlinga shrines of the Lord Shiva. This Omkareshwar is situated some 20 kilometer from Mortakka in Madhya Pradesh. The structure of this island appears in the shape of Hindu Om symbol. Tourists visiting the temple can find 2 temple shrines situated here. One is the Omkareshwar which portrays the name of "OM-maker-lord" whereas the other is the Amareshwar, which portrays the name describing "immortal lord" or "lord of the immortals".

Omkareshwar lies at the meeting point of the rivers Narmada and the Kaveri. It is divided north to south by a deep gully. Visiting this exciting holy place is a worth seeing attraction. Ardent Lord Shiva followers will never miss to visit this place as they sense the real peace and harmony in their minds and thoughts. Scenic attraction has always been an exciting factor in Omkareshwar. Situated on the river banks, climate in Omkareshwar is absolutely pleasant and friendly. But the temperature in summer will be a bit hot and make you feel sultry.

People visiting to Omkareshwar can make a wide-collection of shopping as the town has the major shop lines across the streets surrounding the temple. Tourists can purchase quite several handcrafted materials and other religious items here. It is merely very simple to reach this place and you can avail any mode of transportation to reach this pilgrimage town.
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Travel within city

Omkareshwar is a Hindu temple town and sacred site, which is an island in the Narmada River.

Tourists who arrive at the banks of river, which is also part of the town, have two options to cross the river. There are two bridges that connect the temple to the other side of the river. Tourists also have the option of crossing by steamer.

There are a few local transport options that are available such as, auto rickshaws, boats and steamers, and taxis.


Taxis can be hired from nearby cities and they can be used for traveling around the place. They cost around Rs 7 per km for non A/C sedans. Prices for SUV’s are higher and A/C cabs are available as well.

Boat and Steamer

Boats and steamers that are required to cross the river charge a fixed fee and it is usually around Rs 200.

Auto Rickshaw

Auto Rickshaws are available in most places around the town. Auto rickshaws can be hailed off the road or from the various auto stands, although it is advisable to hail them off the roads because the drivers at the stand pressurize travelers to shell out more cash. They may not operate on meter and there are no special night charges. Prices have to be negotiated before boarding.


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omkareshwar is very good tempal
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