Chanderi's historical ties of the city take us back to the early 11th century. The city is strategically located the borders of Malwa and Bundelkhand. The city served as one of the most important trade and commerce route between central India and Gujarat in the ancient times. The city has been a witness to a number of dynasties who ruled the town. Some of the famous ones are the Malwa Sultans, Mughals, Bundelas and Scindias . The city not only has a rich historical past but also is known for its economic and cultural activity.
Tourist visiting the city can assure themselves of a not only a rich cultural experience but a breathtaking view of the magnificent hills, beautiful lakes and lush green forests, surrounding the city. You can also visit several monuments made by Rajputs and Malwa Sultans. For Shopaholics this tourist destination is a delight as you can buy beautiful hand-woven Chanderi saris, which are made by master weavers using silk and cotton threads to create a masterpiece.