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About Nashik

Nashik is a unique place where antiquity blends with modern life. Situated on the bank of the eternal river Godavari, it forms the apex of a shining Golden Triangle along with Mumbai and Pune...

Nashik has multiple attrations for the worldly as well as the otherworldly.. Nashik is a city, and also a district and division, in India's Maharashtra state. Nashik is in the northwest of Maharashtra, 200 km from Mumbai (Bombay) as well as Pune. The city, located in the Western Ghats, has become a center of attraction because of its beautiful surroundings and cool and pleasant climate. Nashik has a personality of its own due to its mythological, historical, social and cultural importance.

Tourist Places

Gangapur Dam

This dam is near village Gangawadi and is 10 Km. from Nashik city.This is a earthen dam constructed in 1954. The total catchment area of the dam is 357.4 Sq.km.The total dam length is 3810 m. and maximum height of the dam is 36.57m.


Dadasaheb Phalke Smarak

It is a memorial built in honor of Late Dadasaheb Phalke, pioneer & father of Indian cinema. The memorial is located at the foothills of picturesque Pandav hill & covers 30 Acres of land, consisting of three archeological exhibition halls, restaurant, guesthouse, etc. The highlight of Smarak is Musical foundation along with large screen, which mesmerizes the tourists in the evening. An additional attraction is waterpark for enjoyment.


Trirashmi Caves (Pandav Leni)

The most striking historical structure in Nashik. These were originally viharas of Buddhist monks carved in stone in the mountain. There are extensive writings in Brahmi script that show that the township of Nashik supported Bhikkhu Sangha from about a century BC to about sixth century AD.


The Vipassana International Academy (DHAMMAGIRI)

The Vipassana International Academy is located at Dhammagiri, Igatpuri in Nashik district of Maharastra. The town of Igatpuri is a town of central railway. So the main link is through the railroad.


Ramshej Fort

This hill fort forms the western tip of the Ramshej ghat situated north of nashik. Reach Ramshej (14km from Nashik) on the road to Peth to climb the fort. Height: 3273’


Gargoti Museum

Nashik boasts one of the worlds famouse museum for Zeolite, Found by K. C. Pandey. A Zeolite is as Ethereal creation of breathtaking colour and fragile structure formed as the result of a process in which a group of Silicate minerals expel water when heated.


Sula Vineyards

Nashik is popularly known as the Wine Capital of India since it accounts for a large amount of the country's grape production & export. Sula Vineyards India's one of the premium wine company, it is also the only Indian wine company to be present in all price and product segments including Red, White, Rose, Sparking and Dessert wines.

Pilgrimage Places


Trimbakeshwar Temple

Shri Trimbakeshwar Temple is located at a distance of about 30-km from Nasik in Maharashtra near the mountain named Brahmagiri from which the river Godavari flows. Trimbakeshwar Temple is revered as one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva and as the source of the river Godavari.


Kalaram Mandir

The word ‘Kala’ in Hindi means black. The temple is made of black stones and was constructed by the Peshwas more than 200 years back.The Kalaram temple is an old Hindu shrine dedicated to Rama in the Panchavati area of Nasik city in Maharashtra, India..


Shree Laxmi-Narayan Temple (Tapovan)

Tapovan literally means precincts reserved for meditation and penance. There is such a precinct for penance ahead of Panchavati and hence was named Tapovan. The sages used to meditate in close proximity with the lush green nature.


Ramkund / Gandhi Memorial

The most important place in Panchavati is Ramkund. It is so called because Lord Rama is believed to have taken bath there. Mortal remains (Asthi) immersed in this kunda, are immediately absorbed in the water.


Godavari Ghat

The Godavari Temple was built by Elder Madhavrao Peshwa's mother, Gopikabai in 1760. This temple is open for devotees only during the period of Kumbhamela (once in 12 years) for 13 months. It is also called Ganga Temple.


Shree Someshwar Temple

This temple is on the way to Gangapur dam, at a distance of 8km from Central Bus Stand. This is a temple of Lord Shiva and Lord Hanuman on the banks of river Godavari. The area is covered with greenery, with a pleasant climate. Tourists can take pleasure of swimming and boating in the river.


Mukti Dham

Muktidham temple is situated in Nashik Road. Built by Late Shri JayramBhai Bytco, is magnificent piece of architecture, made with marble from Makran in Rajastan, and by Rajastani sculptors.


Shree Saptashrungi Devi Gad

Shree Saptshrungi Gad is situated at a distance of 60 km from Nashik.It is one of the most visited and religious places for pilgrims. As the temple is situated on a mountain, a regular bus service is provided from the foot of the mountain to the temple. Saptashringa Garh is a place where Goddess Bhagawati dwells.


Shirdi (Sai Baba Place)

Nashik is popularly known as the Wine Capital of India since it accounts for a large amount of the country's grape production & export. Sula Vineyards India's one of the premium wine company, it is also the only Indian wine company to be present in all price and product segments including Red, White, Rose, Sparking and Dessert wines.