Maharashtra is the third largest state in India, located in the south-central part of India. It attracts tourists especially. Its capital Mumbai is also known as the economic capital of the country. Pune is the sixth-largest city in India. Apart from this, there is more than one tourist city here. Let’s know about those 10 places in Maharashtra, which you must definitely see.
Amravati, located in the northeast direction of Maharashtra, is considered to be the city of Indra, the king of the gods. Many historical temples and sanctuaries are its special tourist destination. The Goddess Amba, Lord Krishna, and Venkateswara temples are famous all over Maharashtra. Bir and sugar lakes of Amravati are quite popular. The Tiger Reserve is spread over an area of 1597 sq km located in Chikkaldhara and Dharni tehsils of the Amravati district.
Mumbai was earlier known as Bombay. Along with being one of the four major metros of India, it is also the capital of Maharashtra. It is also called the economic capital of India. There are major financial and communication centers of the country. Gateway of India, Haji Ali, Juhu Beach, Jogeshwari Cave, Hanging Garden, Siddhivinayak Temple, Marine Drive must be visited here.
This birthplace of Bal Gangadhar Tilak surrounded by the sea is situated on the banks of the Arabian Sea in the southwestern part of the state of Maharashtra, India. It is a part of the Konkan region. There is a very long beach here. There are also many ports here. There were two huge Buddhist monasteries in Ratnagiri, in addition to the monastery, there are six temples, thousands of small stupas, 1386 seals, remains of numerous statues, etc. Theva palace, Ratnagiri fort is also a center of attraction.
Khandala city is about 100 km south-east of Mumbai and 70 km from Pune. This distance is 5 kilometers from Lonavala. Amritanjan Point is the biggest tourist attraction at Khandala Ghat. The greenery, beautiful valley and Duke’s Nose will fascinate you.
This is a hill station. It is also known as the gem of Sahyadri hills. It is considered a healthy tourist destination. It is situated at an altitude of 625 meters above sea level. It is also considered to be the gateway to Mumbai and Poona. Wood Park is located just behind the main market of Lonavala. It is an organic garden. On the opposite side of this park is an old Christian cemetery. Many of its graves are 100 years old.
Aurangabad is known in the world for the famous Buddhist caves of Ajanta and Ellora. These caves have been included in the World Heritage. During the medieval period, Aurangabad held an important place in India. Aurangzeb had spent the latter part of his life here and Aurangzeb died here as well. This is also the tomb of Aurangzeb’s wife Rabia Durani and Panchakki is also a good tourist place.
It is in Satara district of Maharashtra. Mahabaleshwar Hill Station is located in the Western Ghat range. Here Krishna Bhai Temple, 3 Monkey Point, Venna Lake, Lingmala Waterfall, Kate’s Point, Wilson Point, Pratapgarh Fort near Mahabaleshwar are worth visiting.