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Top 5 attractions to explore in Nashik

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.

Attractions in Nashik

MangitungiMangi Tungi, Taluka-Satana, Nasik, Maharashtra 423302, India

Mangitungi is a prominent twin-pinnacled peak with plateau in between, located near Tahrabad near Nashik. There are numerous temples and is considered sacred in Jainism.

Pandav Leni CavesPandav Lene Rd, Buddha Vihar, Pathardi Phata, Nashik, Maharashtra 422010, India

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.

RamkundRamkund, Panchavati, Nashik, Maharashtra 422003, India

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.

Shree Saptashrungi MandirNear Doodh Bazar, Old Nashik, Bhadrakali, Koknipura, Nashik, Maharashtra 422001, India

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.

Shri Kalaram MandirPanchavati Rd, Panchavati, Nashik, Maharashtra 422003, India

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.

Map of attractions in Nashik