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Top 4 attractions to explore in Solapur

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.

Attractions in Solapur

Great Indian Bustard SanctuaryNannaj, Maharashtra 413222, India

also known as the Jawaharlal Nehru Bustard Sanctuary is a sanctuary for the Great Indian Bustard. Maharashtra is one of the six states of India where great Indian bustards are still seen.

PandharpurPandharpur, Maharashtra 413304, India

Pandharpur is a well known pilgrimage town on the banks of Chandrabhanga river. There are so many temples are there in the bank of this river and surroundings.

Shri Kamlabhavani TempleShri Kamlabhavani Mandir, Devicha Mal Temple, Karmala, Maharashtra 413203, India

There is a significance of no. 96 for the temple. The Kamala Bhavani Temple is built by Rao Raje Nimbalkar in 1727. It is considered to be the second seat of Tulajapur Tulaja Bhavani. Built in Hemdpanthi style, the temple has entry doors in East South and North directions. The uniqueness of this temple architecture is, the temple is having well of 96 steps. The temple is constructed with 96 pillars. The temple top consists of 96 pictures and 96 ‘overyas’. Navaratra festival is celebrated with gr

Vatavriksha Swami Samarth samadhi math Temple413216, Juna Adat Bazaar, Vidyanagar, Akkalkot, Maharashtra 413216, India

Akkalkot is widely known for its association with  Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj held by his devotees to be a reincarnation of Lord Dattatreya. This is a famous temple in this region and many devotees visit this place a day.

Map of attractions in Solapur