Mandsaur is known for its archaeological and historical heritage reachness. It is famous for two different things one for OPIUM cultivation and another the temple of Lord Pashupatinath located on the bank of shivna river. The Pashupatinath temple is known for Lord SHIVA . Another famous temple in Mandsaur is Nalchha Mata. The most common language is Malvi (Rajasthani and Hindi Mixed). It is also famous for large production of Opium around the world. Earlier days when slates were commonly used for teaching the slate pencil industry was flourishing in Mandsaur and even now it has got its roots in Mandsaur and is the main industry of the district.
Mandsaur is a city of education for sorrounding districts it has a Management college, Engineering College, Pharmacy College, Law College, Commerce College, Music College and now newly opened POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE by the STATE GOVERNMENT OF MADHYA PRADESH.
Mandsaur is situated on INDORE – JAIPUR Highway and is well connected with INDORE, RATLAM, Bhopal, Jaipur and Udaipur . The Distance from Mandsaur to various important city is as follows