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5 Places to Visit in Maharashtra

Tourist Places to visit in Maharashtra - Maharashtra Map

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Tourist places to visit in Maharashtra are historical such as Ajanta Ellora caves and resting such as hill station of Matheran. Sprawling across 30,000 rugged kilometres of Western India, Maharashtra is the third largest state in the country. Naturally bound by it’s physical features, the region is one of the remarkable diversity with the 700 kms long narrow Konkan coast, the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats and the dry deciduous zones of the Vidarbha. It is a land of old fortresses, rockRead More


Weekend Getaways from mumbai, Places to Visit near Mumbai

It is among top tourist places to visit near Mumbai for weekend getaways from Mumbai Elephanta Caves

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Weekend getaways of tourists to visit from mumbai are Ajanta Ellora caves, Matheran, Ambernath, Elephanta Caves, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Ambernath, Kanheri caves, Karla Caves, Gorbunder, Karnala Bird Sanctuary and fort, Madh, marve, manori beaches.   Among top tourist places to visit near Mumbai for weekend Getaways from Mumbai are : – AAREY MILK COLONY(35 km) A modern farm set amidst gardens, it supplies milk to the city of Mumbai. The central dairy is open to visitors from 1600 to 1900 hrs. CottagesRead More


15 Places to visit in Mumbai Tourist Places, Sightseeing

mumbai marine drive

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Places to visit in Mumbai (Bombay) of tourist attractions are Afghan church, St. john’s church, chowpatty beach, gateway of india, Haji Ali, Haji Ali mosque, headquarter of western railway, high court, jain temple, kamla nehru park, mahatma jyotiba phule market, malabar hill. mani bhawan, mint, municipal corporation building, nehru plantarium, nehru science center, netaji subhash road, marine drive, pherozshah mehta garden, race course, rajabai tower, raudat tahera, taraporewala aquarium, town hall, victoria terminus, weavers service center, world diary, veermata jeejabai bhosle udyan. Mumbai,Read More


Places to Visit in Matheran, point of interest, Toy Train, Alexandra Point, Guide

tourist places to visit in matheran, Alexandra point

Tourist places to visit in Matheran are  Toy Train, Alexandra Point, Forts and nearby Ajanta caves and Ellora caves. Matheran is a Hill Station and a municipal council in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.   The name means “Jungle Head” or “Forest on top” and that is exactly what Matheran is. At 700 feet above sea level, 108 kms from Mumbai, Matheran is situated literally at the edge of the western ghats. With undulating hills cloaked in shady trees. it sprawls over an area of 8Read More


11 Best Places to visit around Aurangabad

tourist places to visit near Auranagabad Parli Vaijnath

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) Tourist places to visit around Aurangabad are Pitalkhora Caves, Aundha Nagnath, Parli Vaijnath, Jyotirlinga, Shirdi, Jayakwadi Project, Paithan, Grishneshwar Temple, Khuldabad, Daulabad Fort, View Point. Details of Tourist places to Visit around Aurangabad : (Distances are from the Govt. of India Tourist Office of Aurangabad) View Point 90 km. Across the Ajanta caves is a vantage point commanding a fine panoramic view of all the 30 caves in the horse-shoe shaped ravine. Daulatabad Fort 13 km (enroute to Ellora). Built by Bhilam RajaRead More


14 Best Places to visit in Aurangabad and Around

tourist places to visit in Aurangabad - Bibi ka Maqbara

5 / 5 ( 1 vote ) Aurangabad is a convenient base for organising visits to the famous rock-cut temples of Ajanta an Ellora. The town is named after Aurangzeb, the last of the six great Kughal Emperors, who built a mausoleum here for her wife. Tourist places to visit in Aurangabad are too good of you are interested in Buddhist caves such as Ajanta caves and Ellora caves. The Bibi-ka-Maqbara is a pale imitation of theTaj Mahal at Agra, built by his father Shah Jahan, but nevertheless, this royalRead More


Ellora caves history, opening times, information, timing kailash temple

Ellora Caves

Ellora is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and forms one of major tourist attraction in Marathwada region of Maharashtra. Ellora Caves with Kailash Temple – the most impressive Indian cave temples. The creation of Ellora caves marked, perhaps the waning of Buddhism. Of the earliest discovered Ellora caves, which are in north-south direction, twelve to the south are Buddhist caves, seventeen in the center are Hindu caves and five in the north are Jain caves. It is believed that more than 2 lakhs tons of stone was excavated for theRead More


Ajanta Caves – tour, history, picture, information, painting, facts

Ajanta Caves – tour, history, picture, information, painting, facts

4 / 5 ( 1 vote ) With the Ellora Caves, Ajanta Caves are the major tourist attraction of the Marathwada region of Maharashtra.  It is 59 kilometres (37 miles) from Jalgaon railway station. History In 1819,a party of British officers out hunting the hills north of Aurangabad came across some caves (Ajanta caves). It was a spectacular setting; a horseshoe shaped cliff overlooking a steep tumbled in a series of cascades around the hills, were thick forests. In the facade was awe-inspiring, exploration of the interiors of the AjantaRead More


Ellora caves, UNESCO World Heritage site in Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

Ellora caves, Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India

5 / 5 ( 4 votes ) UNESCO World heritage Site Ellora Caves also known as Verul is an archaeological site 29 km north-west of the city of Aurangabad in the Indian state of Maharashtra, built by the Rashtrakuta dynasty and Yadav. It is also known as Elapura in the Rashtrakuta Kannada literature. ELLORA CAVES About ten kilometres north east of Apollo Bunder, lies the island of Elephanta, the glorious abode of Lord Shiva. An epitome of Hindu cave culture, Elephanta consists of seven caves of which the most notableRead More


Elephanta Caves, UNESCO World Heritage site in Mumbai, India

heritage, UNESCO world heritage site, sites, elephanta caves,mumbai, maharashtra, India,

5 / 5 ( 2 votes ) UNESCO World heritage site The Elephanta Caves are a network of sculpted caves located on Elephanta Island, or Gharapuri in Mumbai Harbour, 10 kilometres to the east of the city of Mumbai in the Indian state of Maharashtra.   ELEPHANTA CAVES About ten kilometres north east of Apollo Bunder, lies the island of Elephanta, the glorious abode of Lord Shiva. An epitome of Hindu cave culture, Elephanta consists of seven caves of which the most notable is the Mahesa-murti cave. It has aRead More