Nashik: City of Holy Temples

Nashik is one of Maharashtra's most important cities as well as the important pilgrimage place with cool and pleasant climate.
Nashik has a rich heritage, and considerable mythological, historical, social and cultural significance. The Trimbakeshwar Shiva temple, which houses one of India's 12 holy Jyotirlingas. It's located on the banks of the holy river Godavari. As per the Hindu Mythology, the King of Ayodhya Shree Ram, made the temporary adobe at Nashik during his 14 years exile. Also Nashik got lot of tributes is the work of poet Rishi Valmiki, Mahakavi Kalidas and Bhavabhuti. Ptolemy which is the famous philosopher in 150 bc made a mention of Nashik in his work that probably it was country’s largest market place.
Nowadays, this city is a bustling township with blend of ancient the modern. There to numerous fort and temple are scattered across the city. Along with this it is the hometown of many industries. It locates the government security printing press which prints nation’s currency.

Tourist Attraction:

Ramkund: Chitra rao Khatarkar build Ramkund in 1696. It is supposed that Lord Rama and Sita use this kund to bath during their exile. This holy tank is 27*12 m in area.
Muktidhan Temple: Muktidhan is 7 km away from the city. This temple is built with white makrana marble. 18th chapter of Gita is written on the wall of the temple.
Coin Museum: This museum was established by the Indian institute of Research in Numismatic studies in 1980. It is the collection of the research and documentation of the history of Indian currency.
Pandavleni Caves: These caves are built by the Jain kings before 2000 years ago. There is a bunch of 24 Hinayana Buddhist caves. These are just 8 km from Nashik.
Someshwar: This is the temple of Lord Shiva & Lord Hanuman located on the bank of river Godavari just at distance of 8 km from central bus stand.
Artillery Camp: This camp is located just behind Pandav caves. This is the biggest artillery center in Asia which was shifted from Pakistan in 1947. But the area of camp is restricted for civilians. 

How to Reach:

By Air: Nashik have a regional Airport and nearest international airport is at Mumbai. 
By Train: There are numbers of convenient trains travel through Nashik from Major cities of India.
By Road: Nashik is connected to Mumbai (185 km) by the National highway (NH-3). There are several government as well as private buses travel to Nashik From Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Kolhapur And other cities of Maharashtra.

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