Elephanta Caves are the historical attraction located in the Arabian sea. These world famous ancient caves are present in the east direction from Mumbai city. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra and also known as the economic capital of India. This city is also considered as one of the most crowded cities from all over the world. The distance between these Elephanta Caves and the iconic Gateway Of India is 10 Kms. These caves are the combination of Hinduism and Buddhist caves. These caves are present on the Island which is known as “Elephanta” or “Gharapuri” island. That is why these caves are also known as “Gharapuri Caves”. This ultimate tourist place is one of the most visited tourist places in Mumbai.
Today I am going to discuss the historical monument which is the picture identity of Pune. That place is an Iconic Shaniwar Wada. Shaniwar Wada has the historical significance in the Indian politics. “Shaniwar” means Saturday and “Wada” means residential palace. This is one of the most visited historical tourist places in Pune city. Many people think that this is a fort, but in reality, it is a royal palace. Geographically it is located in the heart of the Pune city. Pune is a popular educational hub in India and the 2nd largest city of Maharashtra state.
Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary is the Unesco’s world heritage site located in the dense forest of Satara district of western Maharashtra. If you are in search of complete relaxation and want to go away from your cities concrete jungle then this is the ultimate choice for you. Some people consider it as a weekend destination, some called it as a romantic place, for trekkers it is the ultimate trekking attraction, but in reality, it is purely untouched paradise. On the one side, there are magnificent Sahyadri mountains range while on another side beautiful Shivsagar reservoir gives you one of the most memorable experiences in your life.
Saras Baug is one of the most popular tourist attraction of Pune. This is the place which mostly liked by families to spend some quality time. Pune is the metropolitan city and 2nd largest city of the state Maharashtra. Pune has the historical importance also as it was the capital of Maratha Kingdom. Nowadays this historic Peshwai city is well known as an Education Hub and IT Hub of India.
Chhota Kashmir is a small lake present in the Goregaon area of Mumbai city. This wonderful lake is a hugely popular place for boating. Lake is surrounded by lush greenery which is the home to many bird species like Parrots, Cuckoo, Sunbird etc. The name Chhota Kashmir comes from the “Dal” lake of Kashmir. Just like Dal lake, you can enjoy the paddle boating in this lake also. There are some other activities like a mini train, mini-copter which were designed for children. is a perfect place to spend some quality time with your family and friends.
Muktidham temple Nashik is one of the most visited religious tourist place located in an ancient city Nashik. It is located from 8 km’s away from the center of the city. This beautiful temple is well-known for an exact copy of twelve Jyotirlingas in India.
Tungareshwar National Park is also known as Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary. After Karnala Bird Sanctuary, Tungareshwar is also a good place to explore a wildlife. This sanctuary was established on Tungar Hills. It is also referred as a part of Sanjay Gandhi National Park. This an amazing attraction of tranquility is located in Vasai, Maharashtra. Sanctuary is about 60 km away from the most populated city of India, Mumbai. This is the ultimate peaceful destination for Mumbai residents. You can spot a wide array of wildlife animals including snakes, leopards and some rare species of birds.
Purandar Fort History, Timings, Entry Fees, Images, Trek, How To Reach, Best Time To Visit Information
Purandar Fort is present in Saswad village, 50 km away from Pune, Maharashtra. This is the fortress where the Chhatrapati Sambaji Raje Bhosle was born. Sambaji was the son of Chhatrapati Shivaji. Shivaji had the first win by capturing this fortress. Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb captured this fortress in 1665. But it was under his control for only five years.
After 5 years Shivaji redeemed and waved the Maratha flag on the fortress of Purandar. A tunnel in the fort Whose path leads out of the Fort. Shivaji used this tunnel to go outside during the war.