Tourist attractions in Maharashtra

The state of Maharashtra comes in the western coast of India. This region is a wealth of tourist attractions. There are many archaic rock hewn caves, quaint hill stations, virgin beaches, religious sites etc. present in Maharashtra. The Bollywood which is the largest glamour hub of the country and also probably Asia’s is also available in Maharashtra. The state of Maharashtra itself is considered as a complete tourist destination with many attractive places and views to see. The number of tourists visiting the place also keeps on increasing as the years pass by. Some of the most famous attractions on tourist’s perspective are describe here.

1.Mumbai: Mumbai is the capital city of Maharashtra. This is also the financial headquarters of the country. There are many important tourist destinations like the Prince of Wales Museum, Gateway of India, Hanging Gardens, Marine Drive, the beaches of Juhu and Chowpathy etc. This is the home of the Bollywood film industry and renowned as the city of glamour and fashion in India. Most of the famous film actors in Bollywood come from Mumbai. Fashion lovers never miss to visit the place during their India tour.

2.Elephanta Caves: This is situated at a distance of only 10 kms from the Mumbai coast. This bi host comprising of a number of caves is located in an island in the middle region of the famous Arabian Sea. The caves found here are dated long back from 450 AD to 750 AD. There are also many important sculptures located in the caves which depict the glory of the God Shiva. There are regular boat services from the boat jetty of the Gateway which would help the visitors of Maharashtra tour to reach the islands.

3.Aurangabad: The gateway of heritage sites- Ajanta and Ellora has made the place more attractive. The city also has its own tourist attraction for India tour packages. The city is named after the famous Mughal ruler Aurangzeb. He made it the viceregal capital in order to rule over the Deccan region. The famous Bibi ka Maqbara was built here by the ruler in the loving memory of his mother and a tribute to her. The Taj Mahal was an encouragement.

4.Ajanta and Ellora: This was declared as the World Heritage Sites by the United Nations. This is one of the most famous tourist attractions in the whole of Maharashtra. These are two very old caves which were dated back to the 2nd century BC. The paintings that are present in the cave of Ajanta and the sculptures present in the cave of Ellora along with the picture effect are able to throw a spellbinding effect on the visitors.

5.Pench National Park: This Park covers a total area of 257 sq. km along the southern sides of the Satpura hilly mountainous region. We can watch a wide variety of wildlife creatures and birds in this national park. The natural setting done in this park is really splendid and this makes the park more famous among its visitors.

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