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Introduction

Nashik is a city in Maharashtra, India. nashik is located in the northwest of India, 180 km from Mumbai and 220 km from Pune. Nashik, which has been referred to as the "wine Capital of India"[2], is located in the Western Ghats Nasik is a beautiful town with 200 temples and picturesque bathing ghats stands on the banks of the Godavari river. Nashik has a rich historical past, as the mythology has it that Lord Rama, the King of Ayodhya, made Nashik his adobe during his 14 years in exile. At the same place Lord Laxman, by the wish of Lord Rama, cut the nose of "Shurpnakha" and thus this city was named as "Nasik".In the recent past, the Moguls were fascinated by the beauty of the city and renamed it as "Gulshanabad" meaning the city of gardens.

Area 259.13 sq km
Altitude 565 meters above sea level
Temperature Summer-Min.-12.0C,Max.-32.0 C Winter,Min.-28.0C,Max.-42.0C
Language English, Hindi,
STD Code 0253
Rainfall 2600 mm average yearly
Best Time to Visit September to March

Nashik MapOther cities map


How to get there

  1. Air :-The nearest commercial airport is in Mumbai around 182 kilometers away. It takes around 5 hrs. by road from Mumbai to reach Nasik.
  2. Rail:-Nasik railway station is an important link in the central railway network. The station is around 8 km northeast from the main center.
  3. Road:- Nasik is well connected to all major adjoining cities by road. The city is around 187 km from Mumbai, 202 km from Pune.

Places to Visit

Panchavati Sita Gumpha Sundarnarayan Temple Modakeshwar Ganesh Temple
Ramkund Kalaram Temple Trimbakeshwar Temple  

Excursion

Shirdi Someshwar Wani Pandu Lena

Shopping

Little brass statues and beaded necklaces are available everywhere. Nashik is popular for its jewellery as well.

Accommodation

Hotel Nataraj Taj Residency Quality Inn Regency Hotel Royale Heritage
Ginger Hotel Sai Palace Hotel Manas Lifestyle Resort Jupiter Hotel
Hotel Emerald Park The Gateway Hotel Ambad Nashik