Burhanpur Tourism

Burhanpur is a midsized town in Madhya Pradesh. It is famous historic place. The town got importance in Mughal period as an economic town. There are many historic places and worshipping places in Burhanpur. The tourism department has taken good care of the accommodation of the tourists. The place has got high importance among history lovers. There are many remnants reminding of the Mughal period in Burhanpur. Shah Jahan and Emperor Akbar has spent considerable town in Burhanpur. The Shahi Qila, Zenene Hamman are the few monuments that catches the eye of the tourists.

Burhanpur Tourism

Brief History of Burhanpur

The town got importance during Mughal period. There are many remnants of the period. It is believed that Shah Jahan beloved wife died here and was initially cremated here before her dead body was transferred to Agra. The historic town has seen many battles and wars. It was also important during Maratha rule. The town is hence a lot inspired by Mughal and Maratha rule. After Mughal came the rule of Maratha which was later on taken by the British. It also played an important role in the Indian Independence. For More Click Here

Helplines and Important Contact Numbers

Madhya Pradesh Tourism
Paryatan Bhawan, Bhadbhada Road, Bhopal - 462 003.
Fax: +91-755-2779476 / 2774289
Tourist Helpline (Toll Free) : 1800 233 7777
Hotel Booking Tel.: +91-755-2778383
Transport Booking Tel.: +91-755-2775572
Contact Between: 10:00 AM to 5:00 AM (Mon to Sat)*
Online Hotel Booking / Online Bus Seat Booking:
olrs.mptourism.com
E-mail : sales@mptourism.com
Bus Booking Enquiries:
+91-755-3295040 (Bhopal), +91-731-2499366 (Indore), +91-755-2429829 (Rainbow Treat)
Website: www.mptourism.com
E-mail: info@mptourism.com

Best Time to Visit Burhanpur

October to March is considered the best time to visit Burhanpur. Burhanpur is largely an adobe of many historical monuments and buildings especially of Mughal period. These historical monuments though can be visited anytime of the year by tourists but it gets pretty hot during the summers and hence is not a suitable time to visit Burhanpur. October to March is considered as the best time to visit Burhanpur as the climate remain good during this time.

Places of Interest In and Around Burhanpur

Burhanpur is famous for its historical remnants. The historic monuments of Mughal and Maratha period are the main attraction for the tourists visiting Burhanpur. There are many worshipping places also.

Jama Masjid

The Jama Masjid is one of the most important and preferred tourist attraction of Burhanpur. It is a historic monument as well as worshipping place. It is centrally located in Gandhi Chowk. The construction of Jama Masjid started in Farooqi rule. The construction of the monument took very long and continued even after Farooqi leader Adil Shah's demise. Then Emperor Akbar supervised and completed the work of Jama Masjid. There are two big minarets, three round cupolas and very majestic artwork on its symmetric pillars which is very well conserved.

Asirgarh Fort

Places of Interest in BurhanpurAsirgarh Fort is situated 20 km north of Burhanpur. It connects two important rivers, the Narmada and the Tapti River. It is also called as "key to the Deccan" and also the 'Gateway of South India'.

Shahi Qila

The Badshahi Qila is located in the east of the Tapti River. The monument has not been given due attention and hence only its remains are now left. The intricate carvings and artwork of 16th century can still be seen on the walls and the Zenana Hammam.

Zenana Hammam

It is the most important and beautiful part of the Shahi Qila is the Zenana Hammam(bath). It showcases a blend of Mughal and Persian civilizations. The beautiful frescoes on the ceiling, are given a Persian look. According to the guides, an image in the Zenana Hammam is said to be the blue print of the Taj Mahal.

Dargah-E-Hakimi

Dargah-e-Hakimi is an important worshipping place of Dawoodi Bohra Muslims. It is located at a distance of 3 kms from Gadhi Chowk in Burhanpur. It is constructed in pure white showcasing perfect example of Mughal architecture. The locals refer it as 'Chota Amreeka'.

Khuni Bhandara

It is a water system of the time of the rule of Abdul Raheem Khankhana in 1615 A.D. The techniques were copied from the systems of Uran and Iraq. That time eight water systems were built to supply pure water to the citizens.

Mahal Gulara

It is located on the banks of the Badi Utaoli river. It is located 21 Kms from Burhanpur on Amaravati Road. According to stories Shahjahan when visited Burhanpur he fell in love with a beautiful and talented singer named Gulara. Shah Jahan spent his time in this palace while she sang for him. The prince married her and named the nearby village after her.

Ichhadevi Temple :

It is located 23 kms from Burhanpur. It is believed that the goddess grants all the wishes made to her. The structure is renovated recently but the original is around 450 years old.

How to Reach Burhanpur ?

Transport in Burhanpur
Railways

Air : Burhanpur does not have an airport. The closest airport is the Indore Airport. It is at a distance of 163 kms from Burhanpur. The second option or second closest airport is Aurangabad Airport in Maharashtra at a distance of 186 kms away from Burhanpur.

Railways : Burhanpur is well connected to other parts of the country through railways. Burhanpur has many regular trains from major cities of the country. Burhanpur can also be reached by Indore railway station. Cabs and taxis can easily be availed from both the railway stations for Burhanpur.

Roadways : Burhanpur has a good road connectivity with all the neighboring cities of Burhanpur. It is also connected to all major cities of India through roadways.

Where to Stay in Burhanpur ?

Burhanpur is an important tourist place. It offers many accommodation facilities for the tourists. From accommodation lodges to budget hotels, luxury hotels, guesthouses you can find all and more in this part of Madhya Pradesh. For More Click Here

Tapti Retreat
Address - Ichapur Road, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331, Near Government Guest House
Phone Number - +(91)-9424796807

Hotel Panchvati
Address - Amravati Road, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331, Near Bus Stand
Phone Number - +(91)-9893857555

Hotel Ambar & Holiday Resort
Address - State Highway, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331, Opposite Bus Stand
Phone Number - +(91)-7325-251197, 255154

Hotel Ambika Residency
Address - Ambika Tower, Amravati Road, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331, Sanjay Nagar
Phone Number - +(91)-9300881217, 9009914447

Hotel Pallavi
Address - Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331, Gujarati Samaj Market

Lazeez Hotel
Address - Mandi Bazar Road, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9993994186

Hotel Shreemaya
Address - Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9425085609

What to Eat in Burhanpur ?

There are many restaurants in Burhanpur mainly of Mughlai cuisine. Restaurants may costs from Rs 200 to Rs 1000. Burhanpur has both vegetarian and non-vegetarian restaurants. The specialties of Burhanpur are Biryani, Dal Bafla, Korma, Kebabs, Rogan Josh, Poha, Pilaf, Jalebi, Ladoos. It is also famous for vibrant street food culture. The main streets foods are Bun Kabab, Paya Soup and much more. Lassi, Sugarcane Juice, Beer and a number of locally made alcoholic beverages are also found in plenty. For More Click Here

Panchvati Restaurant
Address - C/O Hotel Panchvati, Amravati Road, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331, Near Bus Stand
Phone Number - +(91)-9893857555

Anand
Restaurant
Address - Neelam Complex, Khandwa Road, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9826046686

Rahmania Restaurant

Address - Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331, Jaistambh Choraha
Phone Number - +(91)-7325-257291

Heena Restaurant

Address - State Highway, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331, Opposite Bus Stand
Phone Number - +(91)-9424024949, 9827311355

Maharastra Khanwal

Address - Bus Stand, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9926972949

Entertainment in Burhanpur

Entertainment in Burhanpur
Movie Halls in Burhanpur

Being a part of India, the people of Burhanpur are equally crazy for movies as in other part of the nation. Movies are one of the best entertainment are largely preferred mode of entertainment in our country. As soon as a movie is released, house full boards can be seen in front of the cinema halls. People of Burhanpur have a craze for Bollywood movies. Mostly hindi movies are preferred in Burhanpur. There are few cinema halls show casing Hindi, English and local movies. But mostly Hindi movies are shown in these cinema halls. Here is a list of all the cinema halls in Burhanpur.

Ankita Talkies
Address - Amravati Road, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9977811378

Kamal Talkies
Address - Burhanpur Road, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-7325-255144, 251044

New Prakash Talkies
Address - Subhash Chowk, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9425785768

Bharat Talkies
Address - Karanja Bazaar , Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9406638455, 9827277738

Chitra Talkies
Address - Lalbaugh, Near Burhanpur Railway Station, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9039244509

Travel Agents in Burhanpur

There are many beautiful historic sites in Burhanpur. The travel agents in Burhanpur offers many touring plans for the visitors visiting Burhanpur. They have all types of plans like one day trip, only temples, historic sites etc. apart from the touring within the city, they also offer tours to nearby tourist sites. These tour and travel agents also book train and bus tickets for different cities. And can also arrange your travel to any other city including transfers, stay etc. There are many tour and travel agents in Burhanpur which are listed below with their complete contact details.

Vishnu Travels
Address - Bus Stand, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9893993727

Hans Travels
Address - Bus Stand, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9993767666

Royal Travels
Address - BG 7, Arco Complex, Near Shanwara Gate , Burhanpur HO, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9826041117, 9926075557

Tathastu Tours & Travels
Address - MIG 64, New Indra Colony, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9039514164

Y S travels
Address - Bus Stand, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9422163056, 9767528178

Khurana Travels
Address - Arco Complex Basement, Shanwara, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9926075557, 9826041117

Shre Sai Prasad Tour and Travels
Address - Shahpur Bus Stand, Shahpur, Burhanpur - 450445
Phone Number - +(91)-9575418777

Taheri Tour & Travels
Address - Shop No 40, Dargah Market, Lodhipura, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9926805786

Hamza Travels
Address - Shop No 15, Dargaah Market, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9893312339, 9755215752

Noor Burhani Travels
Address - Shop No 17, Dargaah Market, Lodhipura , Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9669612527, 7869711974

Al Burhan Tours & Travels
Address - Khanka Masjid Complex, Shanwara Road, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9893989786, 9893225590, 9827297462, 9867114562

Patil Travels
Address - Bus Stand, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9302312793, 9893226050

Shiv Shakti Travels
Address - Sanjay Nagar, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9926621088, 9827321088

Travel Agency Taxi
Address - Pratappura, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9165237793

Hakimi Travels
Address - Lodhipura, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9422183290

Getbusticket.in
Address - Shop No 11, Near Hotel Prabhu Palace, Bus Stand, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-8518862229, 8103388117, 7771869777

Capitalvia
Address - Jamalpura T. I. T. Road Post Box No. 34 Burhanpur, Burhanpur Ho, Burhanpur - 450331
Phone Number - +(91)-9880431496

Burhanpur is a must visit for the history lovers for the eminent stories it is hiding behind its monuments. You can feel the imprints of the bygone ear by visiting this town city of Madhya Pradesh.


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    Kumbh Mela 2016 from Ujjain 1252 Days ago

    Burhanpur is a great place to visit in MP, India. Very important information shared here about Burhanpur city.

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