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PLACES OF TOURIST INTEREST
KHIVNI SANCTUARY
Year of Establishment: 1955
Reserved Forest : 115.323 sq.km.
Protected Forest : 16.678 sq. km.
Total Forest : 132.778 sq. km.
List of wild animals as per 1999 census
LION 1
LEOPARD 8
SAMBHAR 70
CHEETAL 275
NEELGAY 163
CHINKARA 45
BHENDKI 75
Approch Road : From Astha through Kannod Road
From Indore-Harda road via Kannod-Astha Road

KAVADIA HILLS

These hills are made of lacks of stone pillars which are of various shapes i.e. triangular, rectangular, pentagonal, hexagonal etc. There are seven hills of the same type. It appear that these stones are man made, because they appear to be minutely carved by human being, but in reality it is a creation of Volcano irruption. It may be vary well considered as eighth wonder of the World. On striking these stone pillars sounds like a metal pillars. According to the Hindu mythology, it is considered that during Mahabharat period these structures were created by the "Great Bheem" to check the way of river Narmada to fulfill a vow with in a day, but Bheem could not do it and since then these stones pillars are lying there. It is about 10 k.m. from Bagli H.Q. near Dharaji.


PAWAR CHATTRIES

The Chattries of Dewas impress us with its massive, powerful presence of Maratha architecture near the Meetha talab looks very attractive. This Chattries is indeed a statement of Pawar kings. What is more, the artifice, variety, esoleric and antique elusion in the place do suggest a successful baroque attempt to boost royal and civic pride. The faced of Chateries influences us overwhelmingly with its massive, powerful presence, while inside we are transported into a decorative world of muted extravagance and fantasy. The overbearing impression, as we leave Chattries, is of a gentle phenomenal with a serve, rather forbidding external presence, concealing a jubilant, ever-playful heart within.


GIDYA KHOH

Malwa region is full of natural beauty and historical places. It is colorful, cultural and environment always attracted the scholar, historian and tourists. The villages and natural places of Dewas is making a way for peaceful forest journey. There is an ancient place in tribal area, known as Khudel Devta. On every Poornima (Full moon) and Amawasya (Lunar Conjunction) the tribes gather here to pay homage to the idols of KHUDEL DEVTA and to enjoy fall. Gidya Khoh is a beautiful combination of man and nature. It is situated on Indore-Nemawar road and 9 K.M. away from Double Chowki. There is a spectacular waterfall surrounded by an attractive green valley. From the top of the hill, 600 feet smoky fluent flow of water is just recall the memory of Bhedaghat of Jabalpur. A number of tourists come here in the rainy season for enjoying natural beauty, which is free from pollution.


DEWAS GATES
SAYAJI GATE SHUKRAWARIA GATE
PATHAN KUAN GATE NAHAR DARWAZA