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Famous Cities in Maharashtra

Ahmednagar

Ahmednagar is a city in Ahmednagar District in the state of Maharashtra. It was close to the site of the village of Bhingar. With the breakup of the Bahmani Sultanate, Ahmad established a new sultanate in Ahmednagar, also known as Nizam Shahi dynasty.

Lonavala

Lonavla is a town and a hill station Municipal Council in Pune district in the Indian State of Maharashtra. It is known for its production of the hard candy chikki and is also a major stop on the railway line connecting Mumbai and Pune.

Mahabaleshwar

Mahabaleshwar is a small city and a municipal council in Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a hill station located in the Western Ghats range. With one of the few evergreen forests of India, it served as the summer capital of Bombay province during the British Raj.

Nanded

Nanded is a city in Maharashtra state of India, the 8th largest Urban agglomeration of Maharashtra, and the 81st most populous city in India. It is also headquarters of Nanded district and second largest city in Marathwada region after Aurangabad. Nanded has been a major place for Sikh pilgrimage.

Nashik

Nashik is a city in the northwest region of Maharashtra in India, and is the administrative headquarter of the Nashik District and Nashik Division. The city is situated at the foothills of the Western Ghats mountains on the banks of the river Godavari.

Shirdi

Shirdi is a town and falls under the jurisdiction of municipal council popularly known as Shirdi Nagar Panchayat, located in Rahata Taluka in Ahmednagar District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Shirdi is best known as the late 19th century home of the popular guru Shirdi Sai Baba. It is one of the richest temple organisations.

Akola

Akola is a city in Vidarbha region in the state of Maharashtra in central India. Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan is the biggest temple trust in the Vidarbha region. Narnala is an Indian hill fortress in Maharashtra. Nehru Park is the well known amusement park. A laser show and musical fountain are added attractions.

Bhusawal

Bhusawal is a city in the state of Maharashtra, India. Bhusawal is located on the bank of Tapi river. The famous American 1956 movie, Bhowani Junction features a railway station that was modelled on the Bhusawal railway station. Bhusawal railway yard is one of the biggest yard in Asia. It is second largest yard in Asia. Bhusawal is also famous for its banana cultivation.

Chikhaldara

Chikhaldara is a Hill Station and a municipal council in Amravati district in the indian state of Maharashtra Featured in the epic of the Mahabharata, this is the place where Bheema killed the villainous Keechaka in a herculean bout and then threw him into the valley.

Chiplun

Chiplun is a town in Ratnagiri district in the state of Maharashtra, India. The town lies on the banks of the River Vashishti. To the east of the city lie the Western Ghats and to the west lies Guhagar. Chiplun was believed to have the first home of the Konkanasth or Chitpavan Brahmans.

Dombivli

Dombivli is a town in the Thane district of Maharashtra state in Konkan division. The Khidkaleshwar Temple located at Shil phata Road is dedicated to Lord Shiva was built by the Pandavas during their Aranyavasam. The shrine is surrounded by the Khidkali Lake and the localites feed bread to tortoises and fishes breeding in this lake. Shree Ganesh Temple is situated in Dombivli east.

Igatpuri

Igatpuri is a town and a Hill Station municipal council in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is located in the Western Ghats. Igatpuri is known for Vipassana International Academy, where ancient technique of meditation is taught called Vipassana.The place is one of the best places to visit in Maharashtra in monsoon.

Jalgaon

Jalgaon is a city in western India, north of Maharashtra in Jalgaon district and in the agricultural region of Khandesh. Known as Banana City, it contributes about half of Maharashtra's banana production. The Gandhi Museum, with a large library and other Gandhi-related material, is at Gandhi Teerth in the Jain Hills.

Alibag

Alibag is a coastal town and a municipal council in Raigad District of Maharashtra. It is the headquarters of the Raigad district and is south of the city of Mumbai.

Khandala

Khandala is a hill station in the Western Ghats in the state of Maharashtra. The ghat carries an extensive amount of road and rail traffic. Due to the ease of accessibility from nearby cities, Khandala is a common area for hiking. One destination is the nearby peak of Duke's Nose, which offers a panoramic view of Khandala and the Bhor Ghat.

Malegaon

Malegaon is a city and a Municipal Corporation in Nashik District in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Malegaon is second largest city of Nashik district after Nashik city itself. Malegaon is located on the Mumbai-Agra national highway at the confluence of the Mausam and Girna rivers.

Nagpur

Nagpur is the winter capital and the third largest city of the Indian state of Maharashtra and largest city of central India. It has one of the highest literacy rate of 91.92% among all the urban agglomerations in India and one of the proposed Smart Cities from Maharashtra.

Parbhani

Parbhani is a city in Maharashtra state of India. It is the administrative headquarters of Parbhani District. Parbhani is the 4th largest city in Marathwada region o Maharashtra after Aurangabad, Nanded and Latur.

Solapur

Solapur is a city located in the south-eastern region of Indian state of Maharashtra. Solapur is located on major road and rail routes between Mumbai and Hyderabad, with a branch line to the cities of Bijapur (now known as Vijayapur) and Gadag in the neighbouring state of Karnataka. It is 49th-most-populous city in India and 43rd-largest urban agglomeration.

Kalyan

Kalyan is a city in the Thane District of Maharashtra state in Konkan division. It is also known for being the Mumbai regions exit station to North India and South India. The city of Kalyan was surrounded by a Durgadi Fort wall.

Karjat

Karjat is a city in Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Karjat is a preferred spot for weekend holidays, picnics, river rafting, trekking, hiking, and mountain climbing. It is a favored destination during rainy season.

Latur

Latur or Lattaluru is a city in the Marathwada region of Maharashtra state in India. The city is a tourist hub surrounded by many historical monuments, including the Kharosa Caves. Latur has an ancient history, which probably dates to the Rashtrakuta period. Latur is connected by roads with various major cities of Maharashtra and other states.

Lavasa

Lavasa is a private, planned city being built near Pune. It is stylistically based on the Italian town Portofino, with a street and several buildings bearing the name of that town. The area demarcated for Lavasa is located near Pune in the Mulshi valley of the Western Ghats.

Mira Bhayandar

Mira Bhayander is a municipality in the Thane district in the state of Maharashtra, located in the northern part of Salsette Island, and shares a border with North Mumbai.

Navi Mumbai

Navi Mumbai is a planned township of Mumbai off the west coast of the Indian state of Maharashtra in Konkan division. The city is divided into two parts, North Navi Mumbai and South Navi Mumbai.

Panchgani

Panchgani also called Paachgani is a famous hill station and municipal council in Satara district in Maharashtra, India. Panchgani is about one hours drive from kaas plateau. Two hours away from Pune. Panchgani is also a great diversion for travellers to and from Goa. The five hills surrounding Panchgani are topped by a volcanic plateau, which is the second highest in Asia after the Tibetan plateau.

Aurangabad

Aurangabad is a city in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra state in India. The city is a tourism hub, surrounded by many historical monuments, including the Ajanta Caves and Ellora Caves, which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, as well as Bibi Ka Maqbara and Panchakki.

Chandrapur

Chandrapur is a city and a municipal corporation in Chandrapur district in Maharashtra state, India. It is also the headquarters of Chandrapur district. The city of Chandrapur has ancient temples of the goddess Kalikankalini, a form of the goddess Mahakali, and of Anchaleshwar, a form of the god Shiva.

Matheran

Matheran is a hill station and a municipal council in the Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a hill station in Karjat Tahsil and is also the smallest hill station in India.

Mumbai

Mumbai is the most populous city in India and the ninth most populous agglomeration in the world, with an estimated city population of 18.4 million. Along with the neighbouring regions of the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, it is one of the most populous urban regions in the world and the second most populous metropolitan area in India.

Pune

Pune is the 9th most populous city in India and the second largest in the state of Maharashtra after the state capital Mumbai. Pune is also the 101st most populous city in the world. It is situated 560 metres (1,837 feet) above sea level on the Deccan plateau, on the right bank of the Mutha river.

Pandharpur

Pandharpur is a well known pilgrimage city on the banks of Bhima river in Solapur district, Maharashtra, India. The Vithoba temple attracts about a million Hindu pilgrims during the major yatra in the month of Ashadh. Pandharpur is located on the banks of the Bhima river. The Pandharpur temple covers a large area and has six gates.

Panhala

Panhala is a city and a Hill station in Kolhapur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The city sprawls in the Panhala fort commands a panoramic view of the valley below. The main historical attraction here is the Panhala fort. There are many places of interest, each with its share of haunting anecdotes.

Panvel

Panvel is a city in Raigad district of Maharashtra, in Konkan Division. The city is highly populated due to its closeness to Mumbai. Panvel is located in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region. Karnala fort is a hill fort in Raigad district about 10 km from Panvel city. At the bottom of the fort there is a famous Karnala Bird Sanctuary. Gadeshwar dam is a nice place during the monsoon when the dam overflows.

Pimpri

Pimpri is a suburb of Pune in the Pune Metropolitan Area in the state of Maharashtra, India. It consists of the twin towns of Pimpri and Chinchwad. Mata Vaishnav Devi Temple, a replica of original in Katra is one of the most visited places. Cheti ChandMela is celebrated on a huge scale, where, celebrities from Bollywood are called upon.

Sangli Miraj Kupwad

Sangli Miraj Kupwad is a city and a municipal corporation in Sangli district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Sangli is situated on the banks of river Krishna.

Sangli

Sangli is a city Maharashtra, in western India. It is known as the Turmeric City of Maharashtra. Sangli is situated on the banks of river Krishna. The Ganesha Temple of Sangli is a historical landmark of the city and is visited by thousands of pilgrims.

Thane

Thane is a metropolitan city in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Thane City is part of Thane District and is the immediate neighbour of the city of Mumbai. The City is thus fondly known as City of Lakes amongst its residents.





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