Ramkund - Things to Know Before Visiting
Ramkund, Panchavati, Nashik, Maharashtra 422003, India
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Ramkund is a sacred bathing ghat on the bank of the Godavari river, which becomes the venue to host the spectacular Kumbh Mela. Centrally located, and the focal point of Nashik, Ramkund sees hundreds of Hindu pilgrims arriving daily to bathe, and pray. The ashes of the dead are also immersed here.
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Kalaram temple is an old temple dedicated to Rama in the Panchvati area of Nashik. It is probably the most important Hindu shrine in the city.
The temple is situated at 4659 feet above sea level, on a hill surrounded by seven peaks. It is considered to be Ardha Shaktipeeth out of Sadetin Shakti Peeths in Maharashtra. The figure of the goddess is about eight feet high,carved in relief out of the natural rock. The Saptashringi hill has variety of flora having medicinal worth.There are various kunds like Kalikund, Suryakund and Dattatraya Kund.
Pandav Leni caves or Sometimes Nashik caves are a group of 24 caves carved between the 1st century BCE and the 3rd century CE, though additional sculptures were added up to about the 6th century, reflecting changes in Buddhist devotional practices mainly. The architectural styles and the sculptures in the cave is an excellent example of the Buddhist architecture.
he Kalsubai Peak lies within the Kalsubai Harishchandragad Wildlife Sanctuary. It is one of the top things to do in Bhandardara. The peak is a small plateau and offers a commanding view of nearby forts and Bhandardara Dam. It was used for keeping watch on their enemies during the Maratha rule in the region. Kalsubai Temple is Located at the topmost peak of Sahyadri mountain range of Maharashtra. It is also a famous trekking destination.
Bhandardara, a hill station nestled in the Sahyadri ranges of Maharashtra, has all the nature's blessings a place can get. The lush greenery, the humble waterfalls and surrounded by high mountains makes for the perfect holiday spot for city dwellers.
Nilwande Dam refers to two associated gravity dams built using roller-compacted concrete, the first use in India. They are situated in Ghatghar village in Ahmednagar district Maharashtra, India. Both dams create a lower and upper reservoir for the 250 MW pumped-storage hydroelectric power station.
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Nashik is an ancient city in the northwest region of Maharashtra in India. The district is rich in acres of vineyards and wineries, hence the name “Wine Capital of India”. Nashik is best known for being one of Hindu pilgrimage sites, that of Kumbh Mela which is held every 12 years.