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Top 12 attractions to explore in Ahmednagar

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

Attractions in Ahmednagar

Amruteshwar TempleAhmednagar, Maharashtra 422605, India

Temple which was built in the 12 century AD. The walls are decorated with geometrical patterns and few sculptures. The shikhara has four vertical spires with diminishing miniature shikhara capped with a flat amalaka. A pushkarani or stepped tank in square pan is also provided near temple. The temple faces the west and is dedicated to Shiva,

BhandardaraBhandardara, Maharashtra 422604, India

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.

Fort of KhardaMH SH 157, Maharashtra 413204, India

This is a historical fort in Kharda, which commemorates the Battle of Kharda. A huge fort with architectural wonders and a lot of history to say.

HarishchandragadHarishchandragad, Maharashtra 421401

This is a hill fort located in the Ahmednagar district and it has played a major role in guarding and controlling the surroundig region. The fort is quite ancient. Remnants of Microlithic man have been discovered here

kalsubai PeakBari, Maharashtra 422604, India

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.

Mohta Devi MandirPathardi, Maharashtra 414102, India

Shri Shetra Mohata Devi Gad is situated at Mohata which is 9 km from Pathardi Taluka and 70 km east of Ahmednagar. This holy place is dedicated to Shri Kulswamini Jagdamba Mohatadevi. Navratri is a major festival of the temple in the month of September/October.

Mula DamMula Dam, Maharashtra

This is an earthfill and gravity dam on Mula river, The height of the dam above lowest foundation is 48.17 m.

Nilwande DamNilwande, Maharashtra 422604, India

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.

RatangadRatangad, Maharashtra 421601

Ratanggad is a fort in Ratan Wadi, overlooking the locale of Bhandardhara. The fort is about 400 years old. This fort is often covered with flowering plants in November. Ratangad is also called Jewels of the Fort.

Rehekuri Blackbuck SanctuaryBargewadi, Maharashtra 414402, India

In Maharashtra, blackbucks are seen only in Rehekuri Wildlife Sanctuary. Initially, when the wildlife sanctuary was formed, the population of blackbuck was hardly 15. And to one's astonishment, the current no of blackbucks are 400. Blackbucks in Maharashtra are referred as 'kalvit' and the male blackbuck easily stands out from among a group of antelopes for its long spiral horns roaming in the grasslands.

Shani ShingnapurShani Shingnapur, Maharashtra, India

This is a Shanidev temple located in the Shingnapur village. this temple has a place in thins village history and so many devotees are visiting this temple a day.

ShirdiShirdi, Maharashtra, India

Shirdi is famously known as the home of the late 19th century Saint Shri Shirdi Sai Baba. The Sri Saibaba Sansthan Trust also located in Shirdi is one of the richest temple organisations.

Map of attractions in Ahmednagar