Nagpur is called as the winter capital of Maharashtra and the third largest city too. It is also proposed to be one of the smart cities of the country is also called the Tiger Capital. What makes the city really popular in India is its extensive production of oranges, which also earned Nagpur a title “Orange city” as well. Dotted with several historical and religious sites and a few modern day attractions, Nagpur makes a nice place to spend a holiday in Maharashtra.
Being one of the most important places in Maharashtra, Nagpur contributes to a lot to the major travel destinations of Maharashtra. Various tourist attractions of Nagpur mainly lie in the Chota Nagpur Plateau region. Among the prominent places of visit in Nagpur are Ramtek, a small town which is associated with Lord Rama. It also has a hill situated near it. It is also said that famous sage, Maharshi Kalidas wrote his Meghdootam in Ramtek. Other than this, the Ramsagar Lake is also an important place to visit. Nagardhan, which is situated 38km northeast of Nagpur is yet another attraction, the Nagardhan Fort built during the Bhonsle dynasty is the main place to visit here.
Nagpur’s history is sound reflected in Sitabuldi Fort which was built as early as 1757 during the British dominance. This pre- British Fort is made to commemorate the death of the Maratha soldiers in the battle of Plassey. Nagpur also boast of a sacred monument for the Buddhists, Deekshabhoomi. It is believed to be the largest sculpture in Asia and is actually the place where Dr. B.R Ambedkar adopted Buddhism. Maharajbhag Zoo is another important sightseeing place in Nagpur.
It was built in medieval India by the Bhonsle dynasty. It is a beautiful place with garden, which is now maintained as a zoo with rare species of birds and animals.
Another place that makes Nagpur a place to be seen is the Raman Science Centre , which was introduced in the city to promote the development and growth of science and technology in industry. For seeking the blessings of the Supreme, you can head to Balaji Temple. The ambience of the place is peaceful and is located on the Seminary Hills. Also, you may want to witness the unique Narrow Gauge Rail Museum that is located at Kemptee road and is managed by the South Eastern Railway. This museum displays various locomotives, steam engines, royal carriage, tools and gauges etc. Apart from these sites, Nagpur is full of greenery and beautiful gardens and lakes.
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The Orange City has a few attractions can keep your engaged during your holiday here. The history lovers can enjoy visiting the Sitabuldi Fort and Narrow Gauge Rail Museum, where the religious might relish their visit to Balaji Temple. Nagpur is also dotted with beautiful gardens and lakes, and thus is perfect for nature lovers as well.
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Nagpur offers excellent accommodation options for visitors. The city houses hotels of every budget that cater to all the comfort needs of the guests. Guest houses and even lodges are available for the travellers in Nagpur, these cost-efficient option also ensure a pleasant stay here.View all Hotels