Nashik is a religious place and one of the holy Hindu pilgrimage spots of India, Kumbh Mela. Every natural aspect of this place is intertwined with folklore, mythology, and religious beliefs – making it more mysterious and worthwhile to explore.  It is located on the western edge of Deccan Peninsular, making the place picturesque. Godavari River flows beside Nashik, enhancing its beauty. You can witness history, religion, and remnants of historical freedom struggle here. Besides you will find a large military training center, burgeoning industrial landscape, lakes, and a lot more.



By Air:-
If you want to reach this place by air, the nearest international airport is Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. Another important domestic airport near the city is in Pune. Nashik even has two airports – Ozar Airport and Gandhinagar Airport.

By Road:-
To Reach Nashik by road, you will not only find state transport services but also private buses and other vehicles such as taxis. To get there, you either have to travel around 166 km from the city of Mumbai or 209 km from the city of Pune by road.

By Train:-
Railway station of this city is considered as one of the most important railway stations in Central Railway. Therefore, every train passing through that region stops at Nashik.



Vihigaon Falls:-

Vihigaon FallsVihigaon Falls is great place to go rappelling and canoeing. Said to be one of the lesser known attractions of Maharashtra. Another reason that adds to these falls being so elusive is the fact that these are mostly fed by the monsoon waters.  Heavy rains make Vihigaon Falls a lure to many, with the whole area getting covered in lush green. Vihigaon Falls are located, deep inside the forest at the Western Ghats adds more to it. The trail that leads to these picturesque falls is one of the most fascinating ones, with interesting flora and fauna giving you ample company on the route. Don’t forget to go in for a splash if the waters aren’t too rocky because of the rains.




Trimbakeshwar is a popular pilgrimage site in Nashik, Maharasthra. Located on the banks of holy Godavari river, this beautiful temple is home to one of the 12 Jyothirlinga temples across India. Devoted to Lord Shiva, the temple attracts lots of devotees everyday and this number mounts to lakhs on the eve of Navratri. The Linga here is a three-faced structure which consists of Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma, jointly known as Tridev. Legends have their that those who visit this temple attains moksha or salvation. Surrounded by a scenic landscape, this temple is a must visit on your Nashik trip.


Naroshankara Temple:-

Naroshankara TempleNaroshankara Temple is situated across the river from Ramkund. The temple is dedicated to Shiva and boasts of an enormous church bell, taken off the Portuguese by Chimaji Appa during the battle of Vasai (Bassein) in 1739. Called the Naroshankar Bell after the Peshwa officer for whom the temple is named, its piercing sound gave rise to that famous Marathi term for a person who speaks in an irritatingly highpitched voice — ‘naroshankarachi ghanta’ ..




RamkundThe name is derived from the belief that Lord Ram used to bathe in the sacred kund, a large pond, along the course of the Godavari in the Panchavati area. Ram is also said to have performed the funeral rites for his father, Dashrath, the king of Ayodhya, here before immersing the ashes in the kund. At the very end of Ramkund, the Godavari takes a spectacularly sharp, perpendicular turn southwards. This point is considered particularly sacred and pilgrims favour a dip here during the Kumbh Mela.


Pandav Leni Caves:-

Pandav Leni CavesThis group of 24 Buddhist caves (pronounced pandoo lena), excavated around 1 CE, are located on a wedge up in Trivashmi Hill, some 8 km out of the city on the Mumbai-Agra Highway. At the foot of the Pandav Leni Caves is the Dadasaheb Phalke Smarak, which has musical fountains, fast food outlets and museums that highlight the work of Dadasaheb Phalke and the cultural heritage of the city.




This city is most renowned for being a religious center of India and even people look out for auspicious jewellery based on astrological predictions while shopping in Nashik. People flock to various jewellers for different kinds of gems and jewels. Some of the renowned names here include JB Ankaikar Junnarkar Jewellers, Gulawanchkar Jewellers, Amruta Jewellery, Adgaonkar Saraf, Heena Jewellery, Adgaonkar Bandhu, Dusane and Sons, Adgaonkar Sons, Dhanvardhini Jewellers, among many others.


All kinds of foods are available in Nashik. Whether it is Maharashtrian, European, Chinese, North Indian, or South Indian delicacies, you will find all of them here.   If you want to taste the local Maharashtrian dishes in Nashik, then do not miss Ukadiche Modak, Puran Poli and Batata Wada. Confluence of these dishes with those of the neighbouring regions of Gujarat, and Rajasthan can be found here.


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