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Nashik is a religious city situated in the northwestern province of Maharashtra. The city resides on the banks of the sacred river Godavari. Nasik is a place of cultural, political, industrial and social significance. Numerous shrines on the riverbed of Godavari have made the city one of the most revered places of Hindus. The place is also famous for the Kumbh Mela that is held once in 12 years.

Someshwar in Nashik is a beautiful temple of Lord Hanuman and Shiva. The alluring temple is surrounded with emerald green trees which offer a pleasant milieu. The Navasha shrine in Anandwalli near Someshwar is also a charming place of pilgrimage built by the Peshwas in the bygone era. The Deolali Camp is an Indian Military base lying in close proximity to Nashik. The vast locale bounded with playgrounds, spacious roads and vibrant gardens is one of the most visited tourist spots in the city. The beautiful temple hill near Deolali is famous for its shrine of Lord Handbag.

Ata distance of 3 km from the camp of Deolali Hagar, the native land of the brave patriot Veer Savarkar, is located. This place holds historic significance. The shrine of Bhagur Devi at the place flocks with devotees through out the year. Talki is another marvelous place located near Nashik. It is a verdant cosign of Chhatrapati Shivaji's guru, Saga Samarth Ramdas. A splendid Ashram has been conserved in Talki in his reminiscence. A temple of Lord Hanuman is located near the ashram. Lying beside the riverbed of Nandini, the beautiful temple is enclosed in lush green surroundings.

Sita Gufaa, Kalaram shrine, Panchavati, Ganga Ghat, Phalke Smarak, Pandavaleni, Veda Mandir, Jain Mandir, Muktidham, Chambharlena, Bhaktidham and Suryanandan Shrine are some of the exclusive tourist destinations in and around Nashik. The winery called Sula Wines in the city offer enthralling tour as well as taste of a variety of wines. The College Road is one of the most pulsating places of the city. All the contemporary shopping pergolas, bistros, Cineplex, well stashed taverns and coffee bars can be found at the place.

Nashik offers some exclusive cuisines to its customers. The city is also famous for its beverages, especially wines. Due to numerous grape yards near Nashik, the people here get an opportunity to enjoy exotic varieties of wines. The bazaars of Nashik offer some exclusive artifacts worth buying. The brass figurines are the specialty sculptures offered by the markets of the city. Chokers with colorful beads are also found in variety in the bazaars of Nashik. The place is popular for trinkets and heavy jewelry. Taj Residency, Clarion Westland Hotel, Hotel Emerald park, Manas Lifestyle Resort and Quality inn Regency are some of the good hotels offering comfortable and lavish accommodations to the tourists.

The place is easily accessible by airways, railways and roads as well. The airport of Mumbai is just 185 km away from Nashik. The city is well connected with all the prominent Indian cities by rail. It is easy to reach Nashik by road since a number of state transport buses have been arranged for the convenience of the tourists. The picturesque destinations in and around the city will make your trip to Nashik an unforgettable experience.

Last Updated On: 2011/07/15