State of Maharashtra Travel Guide

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Mumbai

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Pune

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194,307,139

Aurangabad

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165,628,32

Elephanta Island

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130,312,0

Nagpur

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17,22,24

Alibag

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12,46,0

Ellora

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97,585,0

Ajanta

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82,315,0

Diveagar

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8,23,0

Uran

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1,0,0

Panchgani

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9,22,1

Nashik

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6,8,19

Kolhapur

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9,45,0

Solapur

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4,28,0

Amboli

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4,7,0

Sangli

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1,1,0

Dhule

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1,2,0

Mumbai

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Pune

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  • Zafran

    Pune Restaurants

    Located atop a building in a commercial complex (Tech Park One) this rooftop restaurant is a piece of bliss in one of Pune's busy work districts. Enjoy finger-licking good North Indian cuisine as well as some yummy middle eastern appetizers. The views are as lovely as the ambience and food. Makes for a great spot to entertain! Kebabs

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  • Oakwood Premier Pune

    Pune Hotels

    Oakwood's location is unbeatable for a weekend trip to the hip part of Pune. Within walking distance...

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  • Malaka Spice-the best,most...

    Pune Restaurants

    Malaka Spice- the most authentic south east asian food in Pune. A Pune institution - this place is a must visit. About 15 times larger than how it started, the outdoor relaxed ambience does justice to a meal out in beautiful Koregaon Park. Art for sale, an occasional flea market and a children's table allow for a pleasant experience. Roti canai,...

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Aurangabad

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  • Magnificient Bibi ka Maqbara

    Aurangabad Things to Do

    Built about 25 years after the Taj Mahal , it was supposed to rival it's predecessor.Prince Azam Shah built it in the memory of his mother and Emperor Aurangzeb's wife Begum Rabia.The lower reaches of the monument are built in marble while the upper reaches are built in plaster.it is a very impressive monument nonetheless and surely worth a visit.

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  • Welcomgroup Rama International

    Aurangabad Hotels

    I hope this mail is taken up as priority. I am soon going to sue ITC for the horrific experience I...

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  • The Baby Taj: Bibi Ka Maqbara

    Aurangabad Things to Do

    It is hard not to compare the two, but if you visit Bibi Ka Maqbara expecting the Taj Mahal you will disappointed. Bibi Ka Maqbara was buit in 1678. It was built in memory of the the wife of Aurangzeb, Rabia-ud-Durrani by one of their sons, Prince Azam Shah. Aurangzeb was the last of the six great Mogul emperors, founder of Aurangabad, and son of...

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Elephanta Island

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  • Elephanta Island

    Elephanta Island Things to Do

    Elephanta Island Elephanta Island or also known as Gharapuri Island or place of caves is only accessible by ferries which operates from Gate way of India, Mumbai. This Island is about 11 Kms from Gate way of India and ferry ride roughly takes one hour and operates daily. But during rainy season i.e during June-August 1st week if sea is rough then...

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  • Cave No.5--Elephanta Island

    Elephanta Island Things to Do

    Cave No.5--Elephanta Island This cave on south of Cave No.4.This cave is one of the worst damaged cave on Elephanta Island. At some places its written that its construction might have been abandoned in between. But might have been damaged to accumulating water or damaged by earlier portuguese. This cave really in bad shape with just rubble all...

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  • Cave No.4--Elephanta Island

    Elephanta Island Things to Do

    Cave No.4--Elephanta Island Nothing much here no columns but cave has got three openings.

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Nagpur

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  • Khindsi Watersports

    Nagpur Things to Do

    Behind the Satpuda hills of Ramtek is hidden a gem. Vastly famous around Nagpur and quite unknown to the outside world lies the biggest boating center of India in the valley of picturesque Khindsi lake. Such is the beauty of the spot that our one hour planned trip stressed into an entire day of fun filled activities at the Rajkamal Boating and...

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  • Sun-n-Sand Hotel Nagpur

    Nagpur Hotels

    Wardha Road, Nagpur, 441108, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Visit the Futala Lake

    Nagpur Things to Do

    The Futala Lake is a nice looking place in Nagpur city and it has a large number of restaurants opposite the lake promenade. A lot of roadside stalls also sell cold drinks, tea, coffee and other snacks around the periphery of the lake. One particular area is badly maintained where there is a lot of trash on the water but most of it is well...

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Alibag

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  • Kolaba/Kulaba Fort

    Alibag Things to Do

    The fort, completely surrounded by water, was built in the mid to late 1600's by Shivaji Maharaj. Because the fort is surrounded by water, you can only reach it in low tide. Many people walked through the thigh high water to the fort - a 30+ minute walk. We decided to take a carriage/cart pulled by a horse. It was such a blast. The water was just...

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  • Head to Murud

    Alibag Off The Beaten Path

    Continue from Alibag through Kashid to Murud. It's a beautiful drive along green grass and the water. Stop at the beaches in Kashid which are private and extremely clean (in contrast to the beach in Alibag). While in Murud, enjoy visiting the fort, fish market, and the beach (which is also cleaner the Alibag beach, but not as private as Kashid)....

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  • Take the Ferry From Mumbai

    Alibag Transportation

    From the Gateway of India in Mumbai, you can take the ferry to Revas/Mandwa Jetty. From the jetty, take a bus, jeep taxi, or rickshaw. The ferry takes less than an hour (does not run in the monsoons), and costs less than Rs 100. From the jetty to Alibag takes about 20-30 minutes.

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Ellora

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  • Kailash Temple

    Ellora Things to Do

    This absolute wonder at Ellora is also the cave No 16 and is the mountain abode of Lord Shiva and Parvathi.Kailash temple is a monolith created top down from solid mountain rock.It took about 200 years to build.The entire temple layout is chiselled out of solid rock and one has to really visit this place to be awestruck by the sheer genius of the...

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  • Cave 32 - Jain cave

    Ellora Things to Do

    The last set of caves are dedicated to the Jain gods - the 24 Thirthankars , the last one being Lord Mahaveer .

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  • Waterfalls at Ellora

    Ellora Things to Do

    From the eastern balcony of cave 29 one can view the magnificient waterfall.The balcony is a pretty risky place and one has to be careful - especially if accompanied by children.

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Ajanta

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  • Cave 1 (*)

    Ajanta Things to Do

    The first cave one encounters at the Ajanta site, the so-called "Cave 1" happens to be among the most exquisitely decorated. It is one of the 'newer' caves in Ajanta, carved as a vihara (monastery) in the 5th century AD, during the Mahayana period in which the depiction of Buddha was common practice. Its façade consists of a colonnaded portico...

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  • Basic Tips Before Entering Ajanta Caves

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    1. Have a basic knowledge of the jataka stories.2. Good pair of walking shoes.3. Carry plenty of water & a few eatables.4. Carry a torch. See the necklaces glow.5. Take a tripod along as no flash allowed inside the caves. A shutter release cord is a bonus.6. Place camera on even surface of floor of the cave to click photos of ceiling. Put camera on...

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  • Cave 26 (Two of Two)

    Ajanta Things to Do

    In the middle of the hall is a stupa with an image of the Buddha in a sermon pose, seated as on a chair. Look up to the ceiling and admire the ribbed effect as on a human form. One painting of an expressive face of some celestial being is all that remains of the various painting on the ceiling.

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Diveagar

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  • by sweetyswati Written Mar 14, 2010

    Hello,

    Diveagar is a very clean beach and you will not find any crowded place all over the beach. it is said that it is a safe beach. its very qiuite and no water sports activities are started yet. thanks god for that.

    you can just have a walk feeling the beauty of nature.

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Panchgani

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Nashik

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  • Mixed Bag of Services

    Nashik Restaurants

    The food is good especially the lasooni chicken tikka and the overall decor of the restaurant is superb and yet the establishment misses on a few crucial points. The temperature in the restaurant at 2.30 pm on 20th May was hot and uncomfortable with lots of flies. A house fly swimming in my wine glass was brought to the waiter's notice, on being...

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  • Express Inn

    Nashik Hotels

    Pathardi Phata, Mumbai Agra Road, Ambad, Nashik, 422010, India

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Travel to Nashik from Mumbai Airport.

    Nashik Transportation

    KK Travels near the airport offer a small minibus as well as a car if you wish to travel on your own. If you can contact them before you land here then it will be best to have a confirmation beforehand. The other option is the taxi from Dadar Station which is not so comfortable as it is a non airconditioned taxi and you have to share it with three...

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Kolhapur

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  • Rankala Lake

    Kolhapur Things to Do

    This lake is constructed by Shree Chatrpati Shahu Maharaj. It is know as chowpati of Kolhapur. During 750-850 AD Formerly, this was an extensive mine of black stone. During 800-900 AD, there were earthquakes, which transformed the mine into this huge lake.

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  • KOLHAPUR FOOD

    Kolhapur Restaurants

    If you want to enjoy true kolhapur food................ pandhra rassa, tambda rassa, fried mutton and lots more than this is the perfect joint. Belive me taste of lamb in kolhapur is very different and best. You will get unlimited pandhra rassa and tambda rassa with the thali. Fried mutton plate, it cost me Rs 90.00

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  • MAHALAKSHMI TEMPLE

    Kolhapur Things to Do

    Mahalakshmi goddess is mentioned in many Puranas. The idol of the Devi is made of precious stone, weighing about 40 Kgs. This throws lighton its ancientness. The form resembles the out-side of Shiva-Ling. It is standing on a stone square, in which Hirak & Sand are found. A lion stands behind. At the middle, there is a natural "Padma-Ragini"...

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Solapur

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  • Railway

    Solapur Transportation

    Railway stations -Solapur, Mohol, Kurduwadi, Madha, Akkalkot Road ST Buses, SMT (Solapur Municipal Transportation, Auto-Rikshaws. Solapur station has daily train service to Mumbai via Pune known as Siddheshwar Express Also, daily shuttle from Solapur to Pune known as Hutatma Express and one more daily super fast train Solapur to Mumbai via Pune...

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  • Shuttle to solpur

    Solapur Transportation

    SOLPUR IS NEARER CITY TO PUNE. SOLPAUR HAVING BIG AND CLEAN RAILWAY STATION. THE FARE IS AROUND 97 Rs TO 250 Rs( 1 st CLASS) ONLY.BY TARAIN IT IS 4 HR . AND BY BUS IT WILL TAKES 5 HR.

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Amboli

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  • Sunset point at Amboli

    Amboli Things to Do

    one can’t miss the spectacular view-points like the Sunset Point which besides offering great sunset views also presents lovely views of the surrounding forests and sometimes it’s also possible to see deers or catch a glimpse of a rare leopard.

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  • Taxis at Amboli

    Amboli Transportation

    It is best advisable that take your own vehicle at Amboli because the points are at far distance. If you arenot traveling by your own vehicle, you can hire an auto (Rs 400/-) or a taxi (Rs 700/-). Its takes around 4- 41/2 hours to cover the 5-6 spots. The site seeing locations are Hiranyakeshi Temple - Small temple where the river Hiranyakeshi...

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  • Wood toys, fruits & honey

    Amboli Shopping

    The small Amboli market has many surprising things to offer. Since it is close to Sawantwadi which is famous for the manufacturing of wooden articles such as fruits, toys. All these items are available in the shops. In addition to that you can also buy local spices & famous Western Ghat Honey. I bought a wooden miniature motorcycle which is still...

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