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
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
Map of attractions in Ahmednagar