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  • State: Maharashtra
  • Famous for/as: City
  • Altitude: 310 m
  • Pincode: 440001
  • District: Nagpur
  • Language: Hindi,Marathi
  • STD code: 0712
  • Weather: Summer 22 to 49°C, Winter 10 to 33°C
Nagpur, which is known as the ‘orange capital of India’, is located in the Deccan Plateau. It is known as the ‘orange capital’ because it is a major cultivator and trade centre of oranges. It is the second capital/ winter capital city of the state of Maharashtra.

Nagpur is spread over a total area of 217.56 sq km. It is at a distance of about 837 km from Mumbai. It is about 1094 km south of Delhi, 1092 km north of Chennai and 1140 km west of Calcutta. The location of this city is almost in the centre of the country. For this very reason it has the Zero Mile Marker, which indicates the geographical centre of India.

The foundation of the city was laid by Bakht Buland Shah, who was the Gond King of Deogad, in the year 1703. It was given the name ‘Nagpur’ because of the Nag River that flows through the city.

After India’s Independence, Nagpur was made the capital of Madhya Bharat state, which included C.P. and Berar. In 1960, the Vidarbha region, which had a Marathi majority, was merged with the newly formed state of Maharashtra. Nagpur has a rich culture, which reflects the cultures from different parts of the country.

There are a number of tourist attractions in and around the city including Gavilgad Fort, Dragon Palace Temple, Forts of Balapur, Adasa, Maharaj Baug and Zoo. Gavilgad Fort, which is around 200-300 years old, lies close to the Chikhaldara hill station in Amravati district. It was originally built by the Hindu rulers at a height of about 370 ft above sea level.

The Dragon Palace Temple on the other hand is situated in Kamptee, which is a satellite township within Nagpur district. It is the temple of Lord Buddha and a holy place for Buddhists. Another major attraction in this place is the Fort of Balapur, which is in the Akola district. The fort is built between the Mana and Mhais Rivers. Besides being a popular tourist destination, it is also a place of pilgrimage because it is named after goddess Baladevi.

Nagpur is reachable by air, road and rail from different parts of the country. The domestic airport of Nagpur lies close to the city centre, at a distance of 6 km, and is well connected to major cities within the country. The nearest international airport is the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai.

By train, the destination is connected to the rest of the country through a number of super fast and passenger trains. It is an important rail junction in the South-East and Central Railways. Buses also connect Nagpur to regions in and around the state. Regular bus services are available from the city to Mumbai as well as other regions within and around the state.

The best time to visit Nagpur is from October to March. Ganesh Chaturthi is a big occasion here and it is also a good time to visit the place. The winter months are quite pleasant with an average temperature of 10⁰ Celsius while the summer months can be quite hot with the temperatures going as high as 50⁰ Celsius.
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Shruti Dixhit
  • Shruti Dixhit
  • Lives in Shimla
  • 9 Reviews

"A good place to visit" new review

  • 7/7
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
I did masti in rail with my family, experience in train was not bad. I reached Nagpur and took an auto to the hotel. Auto , taxi are easily available, than we reached the hotel and got fresh and went for sightseeing. We ate our food at imperial hotel. We eat pani puri which was famous there and also of course orange.
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Manish  Kumar
  • Manish Kumar
  • Lives in Katni
  • 1 Review

"A good place with good people" new review

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted 1 month ago
Nagpur is very good place to visit. Maharajbagh, Ajab Bangla, Ambazari Garden, Fun n food, Crazy Castle and lots of other places are there to visit. People in nagpur are very good and supporting in, even though this place is not the developed as other towns and cities
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Guddu Guddu
  • Guddu Guddu
  • Lives in Pauni
  • 3 Reviews

"Very good place to visit"

  • 7/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
Nagpur is very good place to visit. Maharajbagh, Ajab Bangla, Ambazari Garden, Fun n food, Crazy Castle, etc are some places to visit. People in Nagpur are very good and supporting in nature. There marathi language was quite awesome. Food in nagpur was also good. I visited haldiram there. It was very good restaurant at nagpur. All the food services provided by haldiram was too good.
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Naman Jain
  • Naman Jain
  • Lives in Nagpur
  • 1 Review

"Mesmerizing city"

  • 5/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
The green city of Nagpur shines with its all lakes - Ambazari, Futala and many more. Visit the city for a different experience. It is an exquisite palaces and wonderful sights. This is the place where the actual zero mile is.You should have a delightful and pleasant view of temples and gardens of the city. You should also discover the nearby tiger reserves..
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Ved Joshi
  • Ved Joshi
  • Lives in Pune
  • 3 Reviews

"Nice to enjoy the rainy season"

  • 7/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
It was A quite good experience where I found that the city was very good and the people are very delightful. There are various places to visit in which they shows the speciality in the city. I like to visit this place again. Quite high temperature but good to enjoy a chilly morning in summer and rainy season.
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Charan Singh
  • Charan Singh
  • Lives in New Delhi
  • 1 Review

"The real taste of Haldiram"

  • 5/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
I had recently visited Nagpur & experience was so amazing in terms of lush green environment, clean and clear road and amazing environment due to rain. Many 5 stars hotels are coming near the airport. It is a good happening place to visit these days because of rains. Nagpur is famous for its haldirams sweets & I enjoyed the real taste of haldiram here.
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Dhiraj Masram
  • Dhiraj Masram
  • Lives in Nagpur
  • 1 Review

"A fun place to Visit"

  • 7/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
Quite good place to have a sunset look. Good place to go in evening with friends, if you want to go with family then go, it will be good place to enjoy the monsoon evening.
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Harsh.. .
  • Harsh.. .
  • Lives in Bangalore
  • 3 Reviews

"An Average Place"

  • 3.5/7
  • Posted 3 months ago
As I heard the Nagpur is famous for its fruit orange. And also called Orange city
But I cant seen there any of the tree of orange. But there is a daily marked named "mangalwari bazar".
It is awesome from where we can buy fruits in cheap rate as compare to another place in nagpur.
Its dikhsha bhumi is also famous. But nothing to seen there .
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Nitin Choure
  • Nitin Choure
  • 1 Review

"A place with high temperature"

  • 6/7
  • Posted Aug 10, 2014
Nagpur is a very lovely city. I always enjoy Taj Bagh. The temperature is very high here. The medical facility of Nagpur is really helpful for all. I enjoyed a lot with my family.
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Raja Agar
  • Raja Agar
  • Lives in Jodhpur
  • 1 Review

"A beautiful place to visit"

  • 6/7
  • Posted Aug 7, 2014
This was a very good place for visit. The Godavari river is a sight to see. We also visited the Trimbakaswar Mahadav Mandir which was 37 km from Nagpur. All these places were really very beautiful.
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