Jalgaon shimmers with attractive places to visit, this neighbouring place of Aurangabad is known for its production of bananas. However, its major attractions for tourists remain the ancient temples and the nearby Ajanta Caves. Jalgaon is like a break from the crowd of tourists in Aurangabad, it is a place where one can relax amidst tranquil ambience and enjoy cultural activities and art and craft.
Jalgaon is a famous place located in Maharashtra and it lies in close proximity to the Ajanta Caves. This city is well connected by roads and there are many shopping malls, housing complexes, and infrastructural facilities available in Jalgaon. The weather in Jalgaon city has mixed climate, the summer is hot and dry, an average rainfall in monsoons is received and winters here remain quite pleasant. Jalgaon district was earlier called by the name Khandesh which was ruled by the Marathas. Later on, when Khandesh got divided, the eastern part of Khandesh came to be known as Jalgaon. The city also leads in pulse and cotton production. Apart from being called the “Banana-City”, it is also known as the ‘Golden-City’ because of its good quality of gold. Jalgaon city is well connected by railway, NH 6 and also by air. The main tourist attractions here are firstly the Ajanta Caves which is located 57 km away from the city. Swinging Towers of Farkande and Gandhi Museum is also an added attraction. Besides, other sightseeing places in Jalgaon are Ganesh Temple named Padmalaya, Manudevi Village, Mehrun Lake and Muktainagar. The J.K. Park is yet another attraction for tourists where various kinds of birds, rabbits and many other wildlife creatures can be found.
One can also find the sample of an unusual crystal named apophyllite in this district. For art lovers there is the Keki Moos Art Gallery which has an excellent collection of paintings and photographs.
Jalgaon is also known for its cultural activities and you can witness various events and programs. One such event held on 2010 was the Khandesh Festival which involved various competitions. It also had a singing program where notable musicians like Shreya Ghoshal, Pankaj Udhas, Jagjit Singh, Amit Sana and Zakir Hussain had given their live-performances. Apart from that, the tourism in Jalgaon also includes the Pal Sanctuary, Unapdev which is a Hot Water Spring and many Jain Temples. The city has many excellent educational institutions which offer various courses for the students. The Gandhi Research Foundation in Gandhi Teerth is one of the best institutes which provide various informative articles on Gandhiji. This place has an immense historic importance and is bound to attract those who love to explore the history of India. And you can explore all that with Tour My India as we offer best itineraries and travel guide to make your trip much more informative and enjoyable.
This popular destination is blessed with various attractions around the city. Some best places to see in Jalgaon are Ganesh Temple, Manudevi Village, Mehrun Lake, J.K. Park, Keki Moos Art Gallery and Muktainagar. However, Ajanta Caves, near Jalgaon remains the major attraction, and a must visit.
Jalgaon has a number of well-maintained accommodations equipped with all the basic amenities that suits every traveller. The hotels range from medium to budget with a number of 3-Star hotels and pocket friendly guesthouses, providing comfortable and pleasant stay during your holiday.View all Hotels
Jalgaon vouches for a place that is beautiful, rich in history, art and culture. The place invites people who choose to ditch the hullabaloo of the touristic places in Maharashtra, in order to track a trail of the state’s rich history. With us at Tour My India, you who wish to explore this lesser known destination in Maharashtra has the perfect chance. We offer affordable Jalgaon tour packages to choose from. Our promise is to always give you the best without compromising the quality; TMI continuous endeavour is to render best of services, and that too under the budget of your choice.