Maharashtra Tourist Attractions / Places to Visit

Maharashtra is a state in the western region of India. Maharastra is bordered by the Arabian Sea to the west and the Indian states of Karnataka, Telangana, Goa, Gujarat, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and the Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.  Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra since the day it was formed. Nagpur is Maharashtra’s second capital as well as its winter capital.

Ancient and medieval Maharashtra was ruled by the Satavahana dynasty, Rashtrakuta dynasty, Western Chalukyas, Deccan sultanates, Mughals and Marathas respectively. Ruins, monuments, tombs, forts and places of worship left by these rulers are dotted around the state. They include the world heritage sites of Ajanta caves and Ellora caves. There are also numerous forts associated with the life of Shivaji Maharaj.  It also has sites like the British Raj-era Gateway of India monument and cave temples at Elephanta Island. To the south is the rustic, beach-lined Konkan Coast. In the city of Pune, Aga Khan Palace is a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi.

Maharashtra’s Tourist Attractions are sorted by themes as below:

  • Adventure & Recreation
  • Art & Culture
  • Beaches & Islands
  • City & Towns
  • Celebrations & Exhibitions
  • Drinks & Eating
  • Garden & Park
  • Fairs & Festivals
  • Heritage & Historical
  • Hill stations
  • Industries
  • Institutions
  • Museum & Art Gallery
  • Religious & Pilgrim
  • Rural & Village
  • Shopping Centres
  • Special Attractions
  • Water Falls & Nature
  • Wellness Centres
  • Wildlife’s & Bird Sanctuaries

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