Places Of Interest : Nashik

Tourist Attractions

Nashik - Places Of InterestIn the city :

  • Sita Gufaa – Sita Gumpha is a cave where Goddess Sita stayed during exile and from where Ravana kidnapped her.
  • Kalaram Temple – The temple has a black stone idol of Lord Rama and sand colored idols of Sita and Laxama.
  • Ganga Ghat – The sacred river Godavari flows in Nasik at the Ganga Ghat.
  • Kapileswara Temple – The unique feature of this old Shiva temple is that the Nandi is surprisingly missing here.
  • Panchavati – The place where Lord Ram, Sita and Laxman stayed in their excile.
  • Tapovan – Place where Laxman cut the nose of Surapankha, the sister of Ravana.
  • Muktidham Temple – The temple has the replicas of the 12 Jyotirilangas of India and pictures of most Hindu Gods and Goddesses.
  • Ramkund – It is believed that Lord Rama took his daily bath here at some point of his exile.
  • Sundarnarayan Temple – A very fascinating fact about the Temple is that it is built in such a way that on 21st March every year the rays of the rising sun fall on the idols.
  • Veda Mandir – It is built with the aim of studying Indian culture and Ved and Puranas.
  • Navshya Ganapati – Since this Ganapati answers to the offerings in prayers (navas), it is called Navshya Ganapati.
  • Someshwar – A temple of Lord Shiva, a true beauty.
  • Dudhsagar Falls – This is one of the most picturesque spots around Nashik.
  • Balaji Temple – A replica of the famous Tirupati Balaji located near the dudhsagar waterfall.
  • Deolali Camp – Deolali Camp is an important Indian military center set up by the British in 1861.
  • Pandav Lena – The caves where the Pandav brothers have said to reside during their exile.
  • Dada Saheb Phalke – A beautiful garden build in the memory of the legendary filmmaker Dada Saheb Phalke.
  • Swaminarayan Temple – The temple where Lord Swaminarayan had come when he was on the pilgrimage of various holy places in India.
  • Bhaktidham – This place is known for the various temples built in the premises and also the religious rituals, pujas and vidhis.

Around the city :

  • Shirdi – Only 122km this is the home of the saint Sai Baba who is worshipped the world over.
  • Anjneri – The birthplace of Lord Hanuman.
  • Trimbakeshwar – One of the 12 jyotirlingas (Lord Shiva) of India. About 36km from Nashik.
  • Saptashringi Devi Temple – The temple of goddess Saptashringi, 55km far, who holds 18 weapons in 18 hands and is positioned ready to fight the demons.
  • Saputara – A mesmerizing hill station on the Gujarat border, only 00km from Nashik.
  • Nandurmadhmeshwar – A wonderful bird sanctuary 60km from the city.
  • Bhandardara – This is one of the oldest dams in Asia, situated 70km from the city.
  • Jawhar – About 80km from Nasik it is famous for its vibrant Warli paintings.
  • Shanidham Shanishingnapur – The place is 160km from Nashik. It has a temple of ShaniDev. The interesting fact of the village is that the houses here do not have any doors.
  • Gargoti – One of the famous museums for zeolites at 38 kms from Nashik Road.
  • Vihloli Jain Temple – It is also known as Shri Dharmachakra Prabhav Tirth, is a Jain temple on the Nashik-Mumbai highway.
  • Coin Museum – Located on the Nashik-Trimbak road it is the only museum of its kind museum in the whole of Asia continent which aims at promoting coin collection.
  • Ramshej Fort – A marvelous example of the Maratha Kingdom.

See Also

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Places Of Interest