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Founded in 1494 by Ahmad Nizam Shah, this historical city where Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru wrote his “Discovery of India” was also the place where the, sugar co-op. movement started in Maharashtra. It is now also developing as important industrial and trading city Situated on the banks of river S...

Declared The UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ajanta Caves are rock-cut cave monuments dating back to the 2nd century BC. The caves are nested in a horseshoe-shaped ravine close to village of Ajintha along the river Waghur.Discovered by British by chance in 1989 these 30 caves excavated in the south s...

Once a princely state during the British Raj, Akkalkot is known for its association with Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj - the reincarnation of Lord Dattatreya. Swami Samartha lived here for 22 years at the residence of his disciple Cholappa and attained `Mahasamadhi` in 1878. The `...

Alibag (District: Raigad) Developed in 17th Century by Sarkhel Kanhoji Aangre (naval admiral of King Shivaji ), Alibag was the historic hinterland of Bene Israeli Jews and now it is headquarters of the Raigad district. It was known as Alibag due to the gardens (Bag) owned by a local rich man Ali....

Known as  "Udumbravati", in ancient times, Amravati was abondaned by natives due to  famine  in 14th century, and returned back after several years.Chhatrapati Shahoo Maharaj presented Amravati and Badnera to Shri Ranoji Bhosle, in 1722.Britishers conquered Gavilgad fort  on 15th Dec` 1803 and ...

Known for renowned educational institutes like Rural Medical College, Ambajogai was home twon of Freedom fighters Swami Ramanand Tirth & Babasaheb Paranjape who fought against razakars (Nizam regime-Hyderabad).2000 feet above sea level, Ambajogai is one of the devinne 3 & 1/2 `Shakti Peeths` (Place ...

Originally known as Kirki (Khadki) this is city was named after Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb who stayed here since 1681 untill his death in 1707. His tomb is situated at Khultabad, a small town near the city.Two-world heritage monuments of Ajanta Caves, Ellora Caves, are in Aurangabad District. Aur...

Known for the 6 feet high beautiful, artistic idol of lord  Bahubali identical to the Bahubali of Shravanabelagola (Karnataka) Kumbhoj is the place where Sage Kambhoja of  Ramayana Period lived  on the banks of river Godavari.The idol was installed  in 1156 AD, on  Vaishakh Shukla Dashami,  on...

Famous for the temple of  Baladevi installed by Saint Ramdas gave the name to this place which is positioned on the confluence of the two rivers Mana and Mhais. This also known as the birthplace of Bal Krishnabua, the disciple of Saint Ramdas.Azim Shah, son of Moughal emperor Aurangzeb stayed there...

Shirala is world famous for ‘Naag-Panchami’ - annual Festival of Snakes.Local people catch snakes in the nearby areas in groups of 5-10. Snakes (including the poisonous Indian King Cobra) A few days before the actual festival.Snakes are taken in a huge procession, on the actual day of the festiv...

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