Nasik Tourism
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Nasik Tourism

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Nasik Info

  • State: Maharashtra
  • Famous for/as: Pilgrimage
  • Altitude: 1870 m
Nasik or Nashik is a religious city in Maharashtra located in the northwest part of the state of Maharashtra. Nasik has been called the “Wine Capital of India" and is situated in the Western Ghats, on the banks of River Godavari. This city has proved to be the best ever rising metropolis in Maharashtra and has grown immensely in the past two decades.

Legend Sri Rama with his brother Lakshmana and wife Sita spent 14 years of their exile at Tapovan near Nasik. At the very place Lord Lakshmana slashed off the nose of Surpanakha, with the blessings of Lord Rama and therefore this place is named as "Nasik” which means nose. A number of references to the Ramayana era are related with Nasik, which include the Sita Gumpha caves in Panchvati.

In accumulation to supplying the name to the well-known Nassak Diamond, the city is recognized for its charming environs and enjoyable weather. Nasik is one of the world's holiest Hindu cities. Kumbhmela is organized here in every 12 years with four additional cities in India.

Nasik around 150 BC was supposed to be the country's major market. The city was under the ruling power of Mughal’s in 16th century and was renamed Gulshanabad. It is also famous for its contribution in struggle of independence of India. This is the birth place of known independence fighters like Veer Savarkar and Anant Laxman Kanhere.

The Wada design, an excellent example of a climate control structure still adorns the streets of old Nasik. Trimbakeshwar just few kilometers from the city has one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples and thus attracts many pilgrims.  The way to Shirdi and the abode of Lord Sai Rama also passes through Nasik. Mukti Dham a temple in pink marble has sanctified deities from all major temples in India.  

A Stone Age site makes for an archaeological view for all history lovers. Many museum in and around the city, adds more for the ardent travellers. Nandur- Madhmeshwar on the outskirts of Nasik is a delightful venture for all the bird lovers to site some of the rare species of birds. Deolali camp besides being an old military center is also a perfect gateway.  

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Piyush Gupta
  • Piyush Gupta
  • Lives in Pune
  • 12 Reviews

"Divine experience"

  • 7/7
  • Posted 2 months ago
A place full of exciting, colourful and mesmerising Stones and minerals. Definitely a worth visit place for all. Youngsters may get their horizons open to a different world altogether. Inspiring and beautiful place. Gargoti exhibits excellent architectural skills. It is the favorite destination in India for all avid lovers of nature and mankind.
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Shreyas Vispute
  • Shreyas Vispute
  • Lives in Nashik
  • 3 Reviews

"A big pilgrimage centre"

  • 5/7
  • Posted Sep 24, 2014
AMAZING it was, all it took was a little extra care while driving your own personal vehicle, a lot of fun it was and then we recognized that nashik is really a good place to visit, if you're living in Maharashtra then you must give a visit to Nashik as it is a big pilgrimage place.
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Mahesh Chaudhari
  • Mahesh Chaudhari
  • Lives in Shrigonda
  • 1 Review

"Great Place for tourists"

  • 7/7
  • Posted Sep 5, 2014
There are so many cities in India. But Nashik is outstanding in the world. Nashik's natural beauty is too great for tourism. There are so many places in Nashik to see like as Tryambakeshwar, Ganga Ghat, Mukti Dham, Bhakri Dham and many other places. I must suggest to everybody to go and stay for some time in Nashik.
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Sudhir Nikalje
  • Sudhir Nikalje
  • 3 Reviews

"a beautiful place"

  • 7/7
  • Posted Aug 25, 2014
Well about 1 months ago we go to trip at angeri hills in nashik for just fun. Anjaneri is about 20 kms from Nashik,near Tryambakeshwar. Nashik is a paradise for tourists. Actually when I visited Nashik, little did I imagine that it has so many things to. Beautiful nature around though you have to climb a lot. Heaven for climbers and trekkers. carry your own water and food as you get nothing up Very good place for trek, and it’s really height one can feel thrills and excitement, mythological it’s the birth place of hanumana and the hill is named to the same, so good.
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Gajanan Raner
  • Gajanan Raner
  • 2 Reviews

"Nashik, the city of temples"

  • 7/7
  • Posted Aug 22, 2014
Nashik is one city which I love most. I am here since last two year.. Everything in Nashik is beautiful like, Nashik's FM, Nashik's Atmosphere, Nashik city. I wish not to leave it. People from Nashik are so helpful. Nashik gives best friends and everything that a person wants. Nashik is called City of Temple and it really is. In Nashik there so many old. Temples..
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Er rahul Kshatriya
  • Er rahul Kshatriya
  • 1 Review

"A visit to Nasik with my family in September"

  • 6/7
  • Posted Aug 20, 2014
Nasik is known as City of temples and is one of the holiest places for Hindus inviting thousands of tourist every year like me also. Scenic beauty of Sahyadri range of mountains merged with vineyards & agricultural yields (Highest in India) and a busy hub of Industrial activities. With the onset of monsoons and the start of Kumbhmela, Nashik is a paradise for tourists with Historical Caves,Temples, holy rituals, museums, wet lands and lots more. Guys please visit Nasik once in your life.
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Vandana Ranawat
  • Vandana Ranawat
  • Lives in Chennai
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  • 5 Reviews

"Fantastic will explore again :)"

  • 6/7
  • Posted Aug 15, 2014
Its was fun frolic holidays to every destinations we came across specially, Nashik which has got the fantastic whether and one can enjoy the wines here. The greenery is scenic and beautiful.
Lot of waterfalls and all. Its a tremendous splendid locations with pilgrimage, tourist attractions, green spaces, country side of abroad etc.
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Prasad Jadhav
  • Prasad Jadhav
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"The best pilgrimage place of Maharashtra"

  • 7/7
  • Posted Aug 10, 2014
Nashik is said to be the best pilgrimage place of Maharashtra. It is considered as a Kumbh Sthan with its rich cultural heritage and being the wine capital of India. Nashik has always attracted tourists towards itself. The famous cuisines from Nashik include the mouth watering misal pav and the famous sabudana wada in snacks. There are more than 39 wine manufacturing companies in and around Nashik as the grapes of Nashik are considered as one of the best in India. The Sula wines which is famous all over the world. The places to watch are Trimbakeshwar, Pandava Caves, Tapowan and Godawari River.
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Prabodh dhawale
  • Prabodh dhawale
  • Lives in Nagpur
  • 6 Reviews

"An industrial hub with beautiful places"

  • 5.5/7
  • Posted Jul 14, 2014
A small city. An industrial hub having very good atmospheric conditions surrounded by hills and picturesque places nearby. Due to lack of rains, we could not visit Bhandardara and Dudhi Falls and similar sites. Nevertheless, visits to places like Gargoti Mineral Museum, Sula Vineyards, Saptashrungi, Navshya Ganpati, Coin Museum, Trimbakeshwar made our visit worthwhile. Gargoti and Ibis Hotel were the best places that happened during the visit and will be remembered forever. Recommend all visitors/tourist to stay at Ibis and visit Gargoti.
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Shrenik Baid
  • Shrenik Baid
  • Lives in Jaipur
  • 4 Reviews

"Cool climate with good quality food and fruits"

  • 7/7
  • Posted Jul 8, 2014
I spent almost 30 days in Nasik. The climate was very cool. It was not a good place for shopping because everything is very costly. You will find good quality food and fruits. The Gangapur Dam is also a good place to visit. Shirdi is very near to this place and you can travel there through local bus.
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