The temple stands on a one mile long, half mile wide island formed by
the fork of the Narmada. The soft stone of which it was constructed has
lent its pliable surface to a rare degree of detailed work, of which the
frieze figures on the upper portion are the most striking. Also
intricately carved is the stone roof of the temple. Encircling the
shrine are verandahs with columns which are carved in circles, polygons
A fine example of early medieval Brahminic architecture. Its unique
feature is a frieze of elephants carved upon a stone slab at its outer
A cluster of Hindu and Jain temples, remarkable for their skillful use
of varied architectural modes.
6 km from Omkareshwar, a group of 10th century temples.
Kajal Rani Cave
9 km from Omkareshwar a particularly picturesque scenic spot, with a
panoramic view of broad acres and gently undulating landscape that
stretches in unbroken harmony till the horizon.