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Tunga Fort – Tungarh

Tunga Fort – Tungarh
Tunga fort, near Khandala and Lonavala, is a perfect weekend destination. All the mountaineering and trekking enthusiasts should just lap up this opportunity. Tunga Fort is considered to be one of the most difficult Fort to trek, and this challenge itself is enough to fire the bellies of all the trekkers out there. All the Corporates and exec [...]

Ratnagiri, Maharashtra

Ratnagiri, Maharashtra
Ratnagiri district is located in the southwestern part of Maharashtra State on the Arabian Sea coast. The sorrounding area is bordered by the Sahyadri Hills on the East and Arabian Sea on the West. It forms a part of the greater tract known as Konkan. This region was under the rule of the Mauryas, the Nalas, the Silaharas, the Chalukyas, the [...]

Matheran

Matheran
Matheran is one of the most famous at the same time most beautiful tourist place of Mumbai, in Maharashtra. The serene environment, lashing greeneries and the unpolluted ambience makes it the most deserving holiday spot for the people of Mumbai on their weekend. Matheran is situated above the sea level at the height of around 2516 feet. It [...]

Khandala

Khandala
Adorned with splendorous natural vista, Khandala dazes the tourists with its impressive scenery of grassy hills, lustrous valleys, pretty lakes and magnificient cascades. Located at an altitude of 625 meters, in the foothills of the majestic Sahyadris, this hilly terrain with abundant splendor is a trendy destination from the frenzied life o [...]

Someshwar Temple

Someshwar Temple
One among the oldest temples dedicated to Lord Mahadeva, the Someshwar temple is situated on the banks of the sacred river Godavari. Besides Shiva, the temple is also the abode of Lord Hanuman. The temple is surrounded by greenery, which provides an idyllic ambiance to this pretty shrine. Someshwar temple is a delight for devotees to offer t [...]

Ramkund

Ramkund
The most important place in Panchavati is Ramkund, which is at a distance of 1km from Central Bus Stand in Nashik city.This sacred bathing tank on the bank of river Godavari is believed to be the spot where lord Rama had taken his bath during their vanvasa period. It is also said that the Lord Rama have performed his father’s funeral rites in [...]

Modakeshwar Ganesh Temple

Modakeshwar Ganesh Temple
The Modakeshwar Ganesh Temple is another famous temple of Nasik. The idol in the temple is believed to be self emerged and is also known as ‘Swaymbhu’. The temple derives its name from the ‘Modak’ a special Maharastrian dish made of coconut and jaggery. This dish is considered to be Lord Ganesh’s favorite. This [...]

Sunder Narayan Temple

Sunder Narayan Temple
Shree Sunder Narayan Temple is a small temple situated besides the Ahilyabai Holkar Bridge in Nashik, but it is quite ancient and its architecture is very impressive. And just like the Kalaram temple we had seen earlier, this temple is made out of black stones too. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu a.k.a. Narayan, the temple was built by Gangadhar Yas [...]

Janjira Jal-Durg

Janjira Jal-Durg
Murud-Janjira is the localised gens for a meet situated on an island upright off the inshore community of Murud, in the Raigad govern of Maharashtra, Bharat. The forgather is chassis in the sea 2 km privileged of Murud. The forts is approached by sailboats from Rajapuri jetty.  The meet, collective at the end of the 17th Century, is nearly en [...]

Gate Way of India

Gate Way of India
Mumbai’s most famous monument, this is the starting point for most tourists who want to explore the city. It was built as a triumphal arch to commemorate the visit of King George V and Queen Mary, complete with four turrets and intricate latticework carved into the yellow basalt stone. Ironically, when the Raj ended in 1947, this coloni [...]

Haji Ali Dargah

Haji Ali Dargah
Haji Ali Dargah is one of the most popular religious places in Mumbai, visited by people of all religions alike. Haji Ali Dargah is one of India’s most famous and prestigious landmarks situated about 500 yards from the Mumbai shoreline in the middle of the Arabian Sea off Lala Lajpatrai Marg. The structure was erected on a set of high rising [...]

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga

Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga
Grishneshwar Temple is an ancient pilgrimage site revered as the abode of one of the 12 Jyotirlinga manifestation of Lord Shiva. The Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga shrine is located at a village called Verul, which lies 20 km from Daulatabad (near Aurangabad in Maharashtra) and approximately 100 kms from Manmad station. Located close to Daulatabad [...]

Tryambakeshwar Jyothirlinga

Tryambakeshwar Jyothirlinga
Tryambakeshwar Jyothirlinga Of the twelve JyotirLingas of Lord Shankara, the tenth one is known as Tryambakeshwara. Tryambak is near Nasik in Maharashtra. This great JyotirLinga on the banks of Gautami has a unique form. The Lord in this temple’s Grabhagriha is not worshipped with Abhisheka with water (Jalahari) unlike others. There is just a [...]

Shir Bhimashankar Jyothirlingam

Shir Bhimashankar Jyothirlingam
Bhimashankar Temple Jyotirlinga is situated in the ghat region of the Sahyadri hills in the village of Bhavagiri, 50-km north west of Khed, near Pune in Maharashtra.On the banks of the River Chandrabhaga (Bhima) on the expansive meadows, a large number of devotees can be seen dancing as if they are in a trance. This is a constant scene in Pan [...]

Shirdi

Shirdi
Sai Baba’s place Shirdi (Maharashtra State) is a very sacred, powerful and important place of pilgrimage in India. One can visit this holy place easily. It is a well-developed town connected by bus routes. There is an important Railway Station, Kopergaon, though which the Karnataka Express from New Delhi to Bangalore passes. A number of [...]

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