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Maharashtra Tourism

Maharashtra is a state in the western region of India and is India’s third-largest state by area. Maharashtra is also the world’s second-most populous sub-national entity. Maharashtra has over 110 million inhabitants and its capital, Mumbai, the main city of Maharashtra has a population of approximately 18 million. Nagpur is Maharashtra’s second capital as well as winter capital. Maharashtra is one of the wealthiest and the most developed states in India.

Maharashtra 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. The major rivers of the state are Godavari, Krishna, Narmada and Tapi. Maharashtra is the second most urbanised state in India.

There are several tourist destinations in Maharashtra including the popular Hindu places of pilgrimage, Pandharpur, Dehu and Alandi.

Other places that attract pilgrims from other parts of India and beyond include Hazur Sahib Gurudwara at Nanded, and Sai Baba shrine at Shirdi.

Adventure Tourism:

Maharashtra offers more than 45 adventures to choose from. It has over 550 forts, 20 sea Forts, 720 km of coastline, superb wildlife and camping possibilities.

Adventures to choose from

Paragliding
Gliding
Rock climbing
Scuba diving
Snorkeling
Kayaking
Canoeing
Trekking
Wildlife Safari

Hill stations in Maharashtra:

Amboli
Chikhaldara
Igatpuri
Jawhar
Karjat
Khandala
Lavasa
Lonavala
Mahabaleshwar
Matheran
Panchgani
Panhala
Toranmal

Religious Tourism:
Shirdi – temple of Sai Baba
Gajanan Maharaj temple at Shegaon
Mahalakshmi temple in south Mumbai
Haji Ali Dargah – Worli
Mount Mary church – Bandra
Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati
Parvati temples, Chaturshringi Temple, Pataleshwar
Osho Ashram
Hazur Sahib Nanded, famous Gurdwara near Nanded
Vithoba temple – Pandharpur

Kailash Temple in Ellora Caves
Elephanta Caves
Ajanta Caves
Bibi Ka Maqbara
Hazur Sahib Nanded
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
Taj Mahal Palace & Tower
Nariman Point and Cuffe Parade
BMC
Rajabai Clock Tower at the University of Mumbai
Shaniwarwada
Gateway of India
Flora Fountain
Deekshabhoomi
Mausoleum of Chand Bibi defender of Ahmednagar against the Mughal forces of Emperor Akbar.
Chaturshringi Temple built by Chhatrapati Shivaji Raje Bhosale is in the midst of nature’s scenic beauty.
Famous Tulja Bhavani Temple of Tuljapur town of Osmanabad District.
Migratory birds at Jayakwadi Dam, main source of water for Marathwada.
Grishneshwar Jyotirlinga in Aurangabad district.
A view of Parli Vaijnath Temple, Beed District.
Kailasha temple at Ellora Caves.
The Haji Ali Mosque was built in 1431, when Mumbai was under Islamic rule.[5] Fergusson College is one of the oldest colleges in India.
Daulatabad (Deogiri) Fort
Mula and Mutha rivers
Sanjay Gandhi National Park
Siddhartha Garden