There are a variety of places to visit in Nasik. The places associated with the legend of Lord Ram are Panchvati, which is located along the banks of the river and is marked by five banyan trees. It was considered the residence of Lord Ram. Another place is Ramkund where Lord Ram used to bathe. Besides, the tank is also known for its curative powers.
Tourists can also visit the popular religious places such as Kalaram Temple that was built in 1794. This 70 ft black stone temple comprises of a gold-plated copper peak. The Mukti Dham Temple is located at a distance of 7 km from the city. It is made out of marble and its walls contain the inscriptions of 18 chapters of the epic, Bhagawad Gita. Trimbakeshwar, the holy place dedicated to Lord Shiva is situated at a distance of 30 km and the shrine of Shirdi Sai Baba is situated at a distance of 60 km from the town.
A visit to Pandavleni caves can also be interesting to the tourists as it is one of the oldest caves in Maharashtra. Its existence dates back to some 1st century B.C. and contains writings in Brahmi script. Originally, it was the Viharas of the Buddhist monks. The largest Artillery Centre in Asia is situated behind the caves but the entry to this centre is restricted for civilians.