Lonar, Maharashtra 443302, India
About Lonar Lake
Also known as Lonar crater is a notified geo heritage monument. Saline, soda lake. Lonar lake is created by an asteroid collision with the earth. It is one of the four known, hyper-velocity, impact craters in Basaltic rock anywhere on earth.
Attractions near Lonar Lake
This is an ancient fort which is located in the Buldhana district. There is a lot of histories behind this fort and the architecture of the fort is so greatful.
This is a n ancient Shiva temple located in the Hingoli district. Aundha Nagnath (Nageshwaram) is supposed to be the eighth of the twelve jyotirlingas in India, an important place of pilgrimage. The present temple is built in the 13th century.
Turabul haq Dargah is a tomb of the saint Turatpeer baba Who spent most of his days in Parbhani. Dargah is best known for its annual fair, which has history of 108 years, thousands of followers of all religions and faiths gather together between 2 February to 15 February each year.
Ananad Sagar is developed by Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan, taking in to consideration the increasing number of devotees coming at Shegaon Mandir for Darshan, as there was no place nearby Shegaon to spare time. Sansthan has decided to develop a place which should be spiritual as well as entertainment Center for Devotees.
Ajanta caves are 30 rockcut Buddhist cave monuments which date from the 2nd century BCE to about 480 CE in Aurangabad. The caves include paintings and rock-cut sculptures described as among the finest surviving examples of ancient Indian art, particularly expressive paintings that present emotion through gesture, pose and form. This is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Built in 1668 the Tomb of Rabia Durani or Bibi Ka Maqbara was erected by Azam Shah, the son of Aurangzeb to commemorate his mother Dilras Begum who was titled Rabia Durani post her death
Where is Lonar Lake
Discover more attractions in Buldhana, where Lonar Lake is located
It is surrounded by Madhya Pradesh in the north, Akola, Washim, and Amravati districts on the east, Jalna district on the south, and Jalgaon and Aurangabad districts on the west. Buldhana holds religious significance as it is the site of the Shri Gajanan Maharaj temple, Shegaon.