Jalna is a place of popular tourist attraction of Maharashtra and a place of worship for Hindus, Jains and Muslims. The top sightseeing places in Jalna can be covered in a day or two.
The best places to visit in Jalna are Jamb Samatha, Anadi Temple, Jalna Fort, Sri Ganesh Temple, Kali Masjid etc.
Jamb Samartha is the birthplace of Sant Ramdas Swami in Ghansawangi. As per the Hindu calendar, Sant Ramdas shares his birth time with Lord Rama of Ayodhya. A fair is organized and attended by thousands during Ram Navami at the temple site.
Sri Ganesh Temple ‘pith’ of Lord Ganesha is in Rajur, which is 25 Kms away from Jalna. It is famous for its Ganesh Chaturthi celebration every year. Devotees in high number flock this place to pray and attend the fair organized every year.
The famous Anandi Swami Temple is another holiday place in Jalna which was built by the Maratha Warrior, Mahadji Shinde. Shri Sant Anand Swami has taken Samadhi here. The 250 year old temple holds a fair on the eve of Ashadi Ekadashi every year.
The Matsyodari Devi temple is situated in the hill top and resembles a fish or matsya, hence the name. It is 21 Kms away from the main city. Every year a fair was organized during Navratra in the month of October.
Guru Ganesh Bhavan is known as the Jain Pilgrimage place in Jalna. He was known as Karnataka Kesari too. This holy place is looked after by 'Shri Vardhaman Sthankwasi Jain Shravak Sangh'. The biggest Gaushala in Marathwada Region is managed by them.
The other places to see is Kali Masjid or the Jumma Masjid, which is located at Court Road and was built in 1557 AD by Jamshed Khan. The Mosque looks rectangular in shape with an arcade at front. The main dome is decorated with lotus leaves and other beautiful stone carvings. It is made from black stone.
Detail information regarding the tourism places can be fetched about from our Jalna Travel Guide along with the other top things to do.