Omkareshwar : The Om Island
The town of Omkareshwar looks remarkably like the shape of the ancient and holy symbol of the Hindus, the ‘Om’. Surrounded by two hills and divided by a valley, this incredible place is blanketed by an aura of spirituality. Omkareshwar contains one of the 12 Jyotirlingas, special holy shrines dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. The Omkareshwar temple is a splendid piece of sacred architecture that has given its name. There are many other fascinating temples in the vicinity such as the Siddhanath Temple and the Ran Mukteshwar Temple. During prayer times, the music of the chants and prayers happening at all of these temples in unison is capable of enthralling you. Nature has provided the perfect setting for a spiritual experience in Omkareshwar. The spectacular beauty of nature will envelop you in a cocoon of spirituality. The two rivers, Kaveri and Narmada cradle Omkareshwar with their confluence. The magnificence of nature displayed around you is certainly going to make you wonder.
How to Get There
The nearest Domestic Airport is Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport, Indore.
Omkareshwar Road Station which is located at a distance of 12 Km from the Omkareshwar city. The nearest major railway station is Indore about 7 8km from Omkareshwar.
The road network is very good to reach Omkareshwar.