Tourist Destinations in Maharashtra

Planning for a trip in the holidays? Maharashtra can be one of the best state to choose. The state boasts of its world famous Caves, Forts, Dams, Hill stations, Historical and Pilgrim Places.

Situated in the Western coastal line of India, Maharashtra is yet another exemplary state for Tourism. The capital of the state is Mumbai and few other major cities include Pune, Nasik, Nagpur, Thane, Kolhapur, Aurangabad and Nanded. The major tourists attractions in Maharashtra starts with the Mumbai city itself which is a sprawling metropolis and the seat of Bollywood film industry. The famous British Raj-era Gateway of India monument and the Marine Drive are located in the heart of the city. Nearby you can visit the cave temples at Elephanta Island. Traveling towards the south will take you through the Konkan coast lined beach, which is still rustic and natural in its ways. On the way, you can drop at its temple town of Ganpatipule where the local Ganesh Chaturthi festival is celebrated around September. If you are fond of hill stations, then a line of exotic ones are lined up in the state like Matheran, Khandala Lonavala, Mahabaleshwar and so on. Going ahead, places like Elephanta caves, Ajantha and Ellora caves, Nariman Point, Shirdi, ISCKON Temple, Powai Lake, Singhagad, Khadakwasla Dam, Karla Caves, Saptashrungi and lot more are there to make your holidays a memorable one.

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Baneshwar

Baneshwar is an ancient Shiva Temple in Nasarapur village which is 36 km southwest of Pune. It is built amidst of a spectacular forest which has a waterfall flowing beside it. Baneshwar was an unknown place and was discovered just a few years ago and since then it has been attracting good amount of visitors because of its awesome terrain, greenery inviting a good number of bird species around its corner.

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