Maharashtra-“The Land of Marathas”

Tourist Place Name



Western Region of India

Main Attraction

Shaniwar Wada, Parvati Hill Temples, Aga Khan Palace, Bund Garden, Pune, Nashik etc.

Best Time To Visit

Every year September to June


Winter Season Min 14°C to Max 22 °C and Summer S

About Maharashtra


Maharashtra, is known as a land of valor Marathas. It lies in the western and central parts of the country. It extends over the Sahayadri mountains; a vast stretch of 720 kilometers of the Arabian Sea coast. The major tourist places in Maharashtra are Mumbai, Pune, Nashik, Mahabaleshwar etc. It was originated on May 1, 1960. Marathi is the mother tongue of this state. India is surrounded by the Arabian sea in the west, Gujarat in the north. Madhya Pradesh is in the east and Karnataka as well as Andhra Pradesh in the south.


Must visits include-

  1. Shaniwar Wada
  2. Parvati Hill Temples
  3. Aga Khan Palace
  4. Bund Garden
Tourist Attractions

Top tourist destinations of Maharashtra are -

Pune - The home of Osho

Pune, the second biggest city of Maharashtra is the home to the Maratha leader known as Shivaji. The Osho Ashram is situated in Pune. The Shanwarawada Palace and Raja Kelkar Museum draw the attraction of several tourists. Gandhi National Memorial and Aga Khan Palace are also the places to visit. The Ptaleshwar Temple is the most popular temple dedicated to goddess Parvati.  There is a well-known Muslim shrine, the Qamarali Darvesh Bund gardens on the bank of river mula-mutha known for their natural beauty.

Nashik - The Temple City

It is one of the most important cities of Northern Maharashtra. Nashik, in Maharashtra, is situated at a distance of 200 km from Mumbai (Bombay) as well as Pune.

The temples and ghats of the pious river godaweri give this place a remarkable holy place for Hindus all over the world. The other holy places are Trimbakeshwar, Vani, Shirdi, Pandavlena etc. are also the major tourist attractions.

How to Reach

How to Reach Maharashtra

  1. By Air –There are two airports - one international airport (Sahar International Airport) and one domestic airport (Santa Cruz Domestic Airport) in the capital city.
  2. By Rail –Mumbai Central is the state's most important Railway Station.
  3. By road- Mumbai enjoys an exceptionally good road network.
  4. By Ship -Mumbai has an international naval port, so one can also opt for reaching Maharashtra by ship.

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