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Maharashtra Tourist Places

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Maharashtra Tourist Places

1. Mumbai

Maharashtra Tourist Places
Best Tourist Places in Maharashtra
  • Mumbai, previously known as Bombay is the capital of Maharashtra state. And also, popularly called the “city of dreams“. This city is the country’s financial and commercial center and its principal port on the Arabian Sea. Famous for its shopping district at Colaba, where you can get everything from high brand store clothes to cheap knock-offs. Moreover, dotted with well maintained architectural wonders from India’s colonial past. It offers a visual treat to Gothic architecture lovers. However, it is also known for its vast and fast transport services. Further, some of the top attractions to visit in Mumbai are Juhu Beach, Elephanta Caves,  Siddhivinayak Temple, Marine Drive, Colaba Causeway, Gateway of India, Film City. Thus, it always tops on the list of the Maharashtra Tourist Places.
  • Best time to visit: October to February.

2. Pune

Maharashtra Tourist Places
Best Tourist Places in Maharashtra
  • Pune is a sprawling city, located in the state of Maharashtra. It has long been a major educational and cultural center. And also former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru referred to it as the “Oxford and Cambridge of India.” Moreover, Pune is one of the top “automobile and manufacturing hubs of India“. Some of the famous food items in Pune are Pithla Bhakri, Misal Pav, Vada Pav, Mastani, Dabeli, Bhakarwadi, Pav Bhaji, Poha, and homemade baked goodiesThus, the road from Mumbai to Pune offers a scenic view of the Western Ghats and the long tunnels make this an amazing road trip from Mumbai. Hence, Pune is one of the amazing cities to visit in Maharashtra.
  • Best time to visit: October to February

3. Lonavala

Maharashtra Tourist Places
Best Tourist Places in Maharashtra
  • Lonavala is a hill station, located in the state of Maharashtra. And also called as “city of caves” and the “Jewel of Sahyadri”. Famous for its natural surroundings, waterfalls, religious attractions, remarkable caves, and historical sites. Further, Khandala is located 5 km away from Lonavala. It houses a large number of historic forts, deep valleys, lakes, and waterfalls. More than thousands of tourists come here every year. Moreover, it is also popular for the treks like the Andharban trek that starts from a village called Pimpri and ends in Bhira. Thus, Lonavala and Khandala is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Maharashtra.
  • Best time to visit: Throughout the year

4. Mahabaleshwar

Maharashtra Tourist Places
Best Tourist Places in Maharashtra
  • Mahabaleshwar is a hill station, located in the state of Maharashtra. It is one of the most popular weekend getaways from metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Pune. However, Mahabaleshwar is purely famous for its strawberries. Further, some of the top place of attraction in Mahabaleshwar are Elephant’s Head Point, Chinaman’s falls, Dhobi Waterfall, Arthur’s seat, Pratapgad, and Lingamala Falls. Thus, it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. 
  • Best time to visit: March to June.

5. Ajanta and Ellora caves

Maharashtra Tourist Places
  • Ellora is located in the Aurangabad district in the state of Maharashtra, India. Built during 757-783 AD by Krishna I who was the uncle of Dantidurga. And during the 6th to 8th century the Hindu Caves were built in two phases. The Ellora Caves (104 km from Ajanta Caves) house Hindu and Jain temples, Buddhist monasteries, and sculptures inspired by the three religions. Moreover, Ajanta and Ellora caves are designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are quite popular among travelers worldwide. Thus, these ancient rock-cut caves with beautiful paintings and finely carved sculptures are among the top tourist destinations across India.
  • Best time to visit: March to June.
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