Tourist Places in Maharashtra
Maharashtra, the state of rich history and culture, the world famous Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta caves (all the three are indexed in UNESCO's World Heritage Sites) are one of the most visiting tourist destinations of India. A wide natural and cultural diversity, marvelous ageless monuments, splendid architectural structures, several wildlife sanctuaries, unique Marathi culture, delicious cuisines make Maharashtra a great tourist destination of India.
Maharashtra, India's third largest state by area and second biggest by population, is a tourist paradise. Maharastra houses some famous awesome hill stations like Matheran, Mahabaleshwar; gorgeous beaches like Dahanu Bordi, Ganapatipule; historical caves like Ajanta, Ellora and Elephanta, heritage sites like Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Railway Stations (UNESCO's World Heritage Site), Gateway of India; Forts like Rajgarh and Vijayadurg; Wildlife Sanctuaries and Wildlife National Parks like Sanjay Gandhi wildlife National Park and Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary, and holy shrines like Shirdi, Ashta Vinayak etc. make this place a must-visit tourist destination of India.
To eye the fascinating beauty of Maharashtra, the Indian railway in the corporation with Maharashtra Tourist Department has operated a luxury train 'Deccan Odyssey'. Traveling in Deccan Odyssey provides you the feel of royal grandeur's. Come to Maharashtra and enjoy the beauty of this state.
Here is the list of Maharashtra's most visiting tourist places:
Ajanta Caves Tourism : World renowned ancient Buddhist caves famous for paintings; even after many centuries the paintings still retain the lustre & glow. Dist - Aurangabad.
Akkalkot Tour Maharashtra : Historical town, a holy place associated with two great saints Shri Swami Samarth and Shri Gajanan Maharaj. Shri Vatvriksha Swami Mandir, Samadhi Mandir, Guru Mandir, & Balappa Math, Vedasharam at nearby shivpuri established by Shri Gajanan Maharaj who popularised Vedic Agnihotra throughout the world.
Alandi Tourism : Samadhisthan of Sant Dnyaneshwar on river Indrayani.
Visit to Ambajogai : Jagrit Davasthan of Shri Yogeshwari Devi, birth place of great Marathi poets Mukundraj & Daqsopant.
Anudha Nagnath Tour : Swayambhu Jyotirling known as Shri Nagnath, temple built by Pandvas is rich in sculptures & carvings.
Aurangabad Tourism Maharashtra : Historical town, Educational and Industrial centre.
Tourist places in Aurangabad: Aurangabad Caves, Panchakki, Bibi-ka-Maqbara, Chhtrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum.
Bhandardara Travel : A dam on river Paravara of British regime, tourist place, Arthur lake, Randha Waterfall, Kalsubai peak, Memorial of Dadasahib Rupwate, Amriteshwar temple having rich in sculptures.
Bhimashankar Tourist Places : A sacred place having one of the 12 jyotirlings. located on the very source of river Bhima; Wildlife Sanctuary; ojhar & shivneri.
Chikhaldara Visit to Maharashtra : Hill Station on satpura, Maharashtra's only coffee growing area, Melghat Tiger Reserve.
Trip to Dehu : The birthplace of Sant Tukaram Maharaj on river Indrayani.
Visit to Elephanta Caves Maharashtra : Ancient caves on an island near Mumbai representing shaivite Hindu sect.
Ellora Caves Tour Maharashtra : World renowned 34 caves where Indian art and architecture have attained their culmination, the cave 16 'Kailash' is supposed to be one of the wonders of the world carved out in a single rock, also sacred place due to having Grhishneshwar temple which is one of the 12 jyotirlings, kund, Jain temple.
Jamb Samarth Places to See in Maharashtra: Birthplace of Samarth Ramdas Swami.
Jejuri Travel :Temple of Khandoba on a hill adorned with Deepmala on all footsteps near Pune.
Karla Caves Tour : Buddhist caves on a hall. The largest Chaitya Grih in India. Temple of Ekvira Devi opposite Malwali Railways Station.
Kolhapur Tourism in Maharashtra : Religious, Historical, industrial & Film centre, former Capital of Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj, temple of Mahalaxmi.
Lonar Tour : Unique Natural phenomenon; A lake created due to the fall of a metero from the sky; One of the four lakes in the world.
Mahabaleshwar Tourism Maharashtra : Hill Station, Mahabaleshwar temple, source of river Krishna, Koyana, Venna, Savitri and Gayatri.
Mahur Tourist Places to See : Historical and Religious place, Shri Renukadevi temples of Dattatreya and Ansuya Devi, Fort.
Matheran Tourism : Hill Station tour to Maharashtra
Mumbai Tourism in Maharashtra : Capital of Maharashtra.
Nagpur Tourism : Historical place, Sub- capital of Maharashtra, Sitabardi fort and Ganesh Temple, Dr. Hedgewar Smriti Mandir.
Nanded Trip of Maharashtra : Samadhi of Shri Guru Govindshingh ji on the Bank of river Godavari. Gurudwara Sachkhand Sahib.
Narsi Tour : Birthplace of Sant Namdav.
Visit to Narsimhwadi : Temple of Narshimha Saraswati, an incarnation of Shri Dattatr