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Nanded Tourism Guide

The historical Nanded is situated on the north bank of Godavari River and the second largest city in the Marathwada Division of Maharashtra. It is also famous for Sikh Gurudwaras. The tourist places of Nanded are Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara, Shrikshetra Mahurgad, Hottal Temple, Kandhar falls, Kandhar fort, Nanded fort, Unkeshwar Hot Springs, Vishnupuri Dam, Kaleshwar temple and many others.

Tourist Places in Nanded

Kandhar falls, Nanded

Kandhar falls is located in middle of Chandoli zoo next to Chandoli Dam and is surrounded by forest. Distinct feature of this fall is that it starts from U-shaped hill. More Information

Kandhar fort, Nanded

The fort built by King Krishna of Malkhed is located in Kandhar town of Nanded district of Maharashtra. Fort, which is almost in ruins, is encircled by a moat and is famous for its architecture. More Information

Nanded Fort

Though Nanded fort is in ruins, it attracts many visitors. Sprawling Garden along its boundaries is a sight to watch. More Information

Unkeshwar Hot Springs, Nanded

This beautiful village is situated on the banks of the river of Penganga. Village is famous for its hot water springs. Temple of lord Shiva is situated in this village. More Informatin

Vishnupuri Dam and Kaleshwar temple

Vishnupuri Dam is built on the River Godavari near Asarjan village with 8 km from Nanded city. Named after Dr. Shankarrao Chavan Vishnupuri, it is one of the largest lift irrigation projects in Asia. Kaleshwar temple is located on the bank of river Godavari in the village Vishnupuri and dedicated to Lord Shiva. The ambience and greenery of surrounding Ratneshwari hills attracts many devotees as well as tourists. Lakhs of pilgrims visit the temple on occasion of Shiva Ratri in month of March. Kaleshwar is also popular for boating experience in large vessel.

Heera Moti Fish Aquarium (9.00 am to 8.30 pm)

Located near Sachkhand Gurudwara, it is ideal place to watch colourful fishes in Nanded.

It is only one aquarium showroom in Marathwada and has good collection of colourful aqua fish.

Trekking and Monsoon Spots in Nanded

Sahastrakund Waterfall

Sahastrakund Waterfall is on Painganga River near Jewali village with 50 km away from Umarkhed and 6 km from Sahasstrakund railway station. The ideal time to visit the waterfall is during monsoon (August to October). The waterfall is lesser known and ideal spot during monsoon. The breath taking views of the waterfall attract many visitors.

Pilgrimages / Religious Places in Nanded

Masjid of Biloli, Nanded

The Masjid of Biloli, also famous by the name of Hazrat Nawab Sarfaraz Khan Sahid Masjid, is a stone masjid constructed more than 330 years ago. Hazrat Nawab Sarfaraz Khan was an officer in Aurangzeb's army. More Information

Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara, Nanded

Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara is one of the five High seats of Authority of the Sikhs and the place where Shri Guru Gobind Singhji breathed his last. The Gurudwara was built by Maharaja Ranjit Singhji, the great Ruler of Punjab during 1830 to 1839. Inside the Gurudwara, which contains the mortal remains of the 10th Guru, it also exhibits a number of weapons of various kinds. Daily show is held at 7.30 pm and 8.30 pm on the life of Ten Gurus. More Information

Shrikshetra Mahurgad, Nanded

Considered to be one of the most popular Shaktipeeths of Maharashtra, Shrikshetra Mahurgad is also a destination of religious importance. As per historical evidence, the temple was constructed by the Yadava Kings of Devgiri, about 800 to 900 years ago. More Information

Hottal Temple

Hottal is in Degloor Taluka with 8 km and famous for Siddheshwar Temple. The 11th century temple is built of stone in Hemadpanthi style during the Kalyani-Chalukya era. The temple has outstanding art work on temple walls and recently restored by Archaeological Survey of India.

Nearby Places around Nanded

Ø Aundha Nagnath Jyotirlinga, Hingoli (65 km from Nanded)

Ø Parli Vaijnath, Beed (110 km from Nanded)

Eating Spots in Nanded

Ø Godavari Restaurant and Bar

Ø Chandralok Restaurant

Other Important Tourist Information about Nanded

How to Reach Nanded

Nearest airport and railway station is at Nanded. Nanded is well connected by road transport to other cities.

Best Time to Visit Nanded: September to January

District Website - http://nanded.nic.in/

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