Often linked with juicy varieties of oranges, Nagpur is fondly called as the winter capital of Maharashtra. Here you can find the juiciest varieties of oranges which are traded to rest of the country. The historical heritage of the city is worth cherishing and makes everyone fall in love with its serene temples, emerald gardens and ancient monuments.
Adasa Ganpati Temple
Adasa Ganpati Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This is a historic temple housing a 12 feet tall and 7 feet wide idol of Lord Ganesh. The temple is renowned for being one of the eight Ashta Vinayaks in Vidarbha.
Dedicated to Buddhism, Deekshabhoomi is the biggest stupa in Asia. Millions of pilgrims visit here every year especially on Dhamma Chakra Pravartan Din when 600,000 followers were converted to Buddhism on 14 October, 1956. The architectural beauty of the stupa is impressive and it remains one of the most significant Buddhist shrine on the planet.
Shri Ram Temple
This is an ancient temple located in Ramtek. The temple is dedicated to lord Rama. It is believed that this was the place where the lord rested during the period of exile. Now a string of pilgrims visit here every year to worship the deity.
Enjoy some moments of peace at the very beautiful Futala Lake, one of the lakes in Nagpur. The lake is nestling with flourishing forest on three sides with the view of Chowpatty on the fourth. Visit here to gaze at the beauty of surrounding region and spot some colourful birds chirping happily in their natural environment.
Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
This temple was to replicate the grand Akshardham Temple of Delhi. The temple architecture and intricate carving look impressive and it offers seamless calmness to the visitors. One can buy some spiritual products and books from the shop installed inside the temple.
By Air: Sonegaon Airport receives regular flights from other major cities of India.
By Train: Nagpur Junction (NGP), Ajni (AJNI), Itwari (ITR), Malegaon Vyenku (MGVK), Kalamna (KAV), Khat (KHAT) and Tharsa (TAR) are railway stations from where Nagpur can be accessed easily.
By Road: One can easily get regular buses to Nagpur from other major Indian cities.