36 destinations to explore in Maharashtra
Maharashtra is the wealthiest state by all major economic parameters and also the most industrialized state in India. Maharashtra is well known for its culture, history, architect, food, and art.
Destinations in Maharashtra
Ahmednagar district is the largest district of Maharashtra state in western India. Mazalak Ahmed was established in 1494 AD and the capital city of Nizamshah became known as Ahmednagar city by his name
It is bounded on the north by Amravati District, to the east by Amravati District and by Washim District, to the south by Washim District, and to the west by Buldhana District. There are ranges of Gavilgad hills in the north of the district.
It is said that Amravati is named for its ancient Ambadevi temple. It is famous for its temples, ancient history, and art.
Aurangabad District is located mainly in the Godavari River Basin and partly in the Tapi River Basin. It is rich in its historical events and natural beauties. Aurangabad the only tourist district of India having two-world heritage monuments to its credits.
The district is also known as Bhir district. The name of Bhir is given by Mohammad Tughlaq.
The current name of Bhandara is derived from the term "bhana", meaning "brass", as the namesake town is dominated by the brass-working industry.it is also referred to as the "District of Lakes". Bhandara district is mainly popular for its large production of rice, and is thus termed as the "Rice Bowl of Maharashtra".With several ancient temples and historical monuments, along with lakes, parks, and sanctuaries, Bhandara attracts many tourists.
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.
The district Chandrapur was earlier known as ‘Chanda’ according to tradition and legend the name of the place was ‘Lokapura’ which was first changed to ‘ Indpur’ and subsequently to Chandrapur. During the British colonial period it was called Chanda district, which was again changed to its original name ‘Chandrapur ‘ around 1964.
Dhule district is famous for the production of pure milk.
The district is categorized as tribal, with farming as the main occupation. Forests cover more than 79.36% of the hilly geography of the district
Gondia is also known as "Rice City", as it is a rice-producing district and has about 250 rice mills in its vicinity.
Hingoli is situated in the northern part of Marathwada in Maharashtra. Borders of Hingoli are surrounded by districts Washim and Yavatmal on the northern side, Parbhani on the western side, and Nanded at the south-eastern side.
A district which is blessed with beautiful nature in the state of Maharashtra.
Kolhapur city is situated on the banks of the Panchganga river and is surrounded by Sahyadri mountain ranges. It is a city known for its historical forts, temples and royal places of erstwhile royals. It is famous for the Indian handcrafted leather slippers the kolhapuri chappals and its unique local jewelry a special type of necklace called Kolhapuri Saaj.
Latur is an administrative district and thee 16th largest city of Maharashtra. The district is primarily agricultural.
The business and adminsitrative centre of Maharashtra.
This is the second smallest district of Maharashtra. Many important places have adorned the beauty of this district.
Nagpur is also famous throughout the country as “Orange City” for being a major trade center of oranges that are cultivated in the region.
Nanded District lies in the eastern portion of the Marathwada region, which corresponds to the Aurangabad Division of Maharashtra.
Nandurbar district is bounded to the south and south-east by Dhule district, to the west and north is the state of Gujarat, to the north and north-east is the state of Madhya Pradesh. The northern boundary of the district is defined by the great Narmada river.
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.
Osmanabad district lies in the southern part of the state. The District of Osmanabad derives its name from the last ruler of Hyderabad, the 7th Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan.
The district is bounded by Thane and Nashik Districts on the east and northeast and by Valsad District of Gujarat state and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli on the north. The Arabian Sea forms the western boundary, while Vasai-Virar is part of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region.
Parbhani, also known as “ Prabhavatinagar" is well known for the religious tourism of Jainism, Hinduism.
Pune is rich in its history, industry, and agriculture. Pune is also considered an educational hub of the state of Maharashtra.
he district was renamed after Raigad, the fort that was the former capital of the Maratha leader Shivaji Maharaj, and is located in the interior regions of the district. Raigad is known for its historical places, beaches, landscapes and diverse flora and fauna of Western Ghats.
Satara district is situated in the river basins of the Bhima and Krishna river. The district of Pune bounds it to the north, Raigad bounds it to the north-west, Solapur the east, Sangli to the south, and Ratnagiri to the west.
Sindhudurg district is the southern part of 'Konkan'. The district is named after the fort of Sindhudurg (which means "fort in the sea"), which lies on a rocky island just off the coast of Malvan. The district is surrounded by the Arabian Sea on the east, the Belgaum District (Karnataka state) and Goa on the South and the Ratnagiri district on the North.
The name Solapur is derived from two words ‘SOLA’ meaning sixteen and ‘PUR’ meaning village. The present city of Solapur was considered to be spread over sixteen villages.
Thane is one of the few industrially advanced districts in the state of Maharashtra. Thane district is on the North of the Konkan division.
Map of destinations in Maharashtra