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Maharashtra: Cities and Vacations

Maharashtra Vacations: information about the history of Maharashtra and cities.

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Maharashtra is a state situated in western India. It has borders with the state of Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat as well as the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. Towards the west of the state, lies the Arabian Sea.

As per the 2001 census, the population of Maharashtra was 9,67,52,247. It was the second most populous state in India.

About 80 percent people are Maharashtrian and there are Buddhist, Christian and Muslim minorities.

The principal language of the people is Marathi. However, English and Hindi are widely spoken.

There are many temples in Maharashtra which are a blend of the architectural styles of North and South India.

The Ashtavinayaka are a series of eight temples dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Bhimashankar is a jyotirling or symbol of Lord Shiva. Near Aurangabad are the Ajanta and Ellora caves that are UNESCO world heritage sites.

This state has a moderate climate. The temperature ranges from 16 °C to 35 °C. From July to September is the rainy season.

The ideal time to visit the coastal areas is from September to April.


Darshan 7/21/2014 At 15:03
Pune 8
A must see place in PUNE, The Darshan Museum, located in Central Pune in the first floor of Sadhu Vaswani Mission Building, is built on a space of 10,000 sq. feet. This biographical museum chronicles the various events from the life of Sadhu T.L. Vaswani, the noted Sindhi Saint and scholar.Darshan offers an interactive, entertaining, and educative experience to its visitors through a series of immersive spatial experiences rich in audio, video and multimedia. This light-and-sound-show-based museum has been made using a vast palette of technologies, such as real-life mannequins, graphic panels, holographic screens, Pepper’s ghost, interactive audio visual material, films, etc. Darshan is facilitated by ushers who guide the visitors through the 8 zones. The extent of detailing in each zone is...

rithik 8/7/2013 At 19:31
Amravati 7
Chikhaldara, Muktagiri, Upper wardha dam, Maltekadi in amravati, Wadali lake with garden and boating facilities, malkhed lake. Stay in hotel like Mehfil Inn, Mehfil grand, Ramgiri, Vandu international, City palace, Gauri Inn etc. Take a taxi and go to salbardi to see Shiva temple on the banks of Malu river, then go to Simbhora dam and return to amravati, go to mukatigiri to see jain temples on the beautiful hill where u can see a nice waterfall, but in muktagiri u can't use chappals or shoes while going to see waterfall and temples, no eggs, no fish, no non vegan food is strictly prohibited. If u get accomodation you can stay or else you can go to chikhaldara where you can see sakkar. talao/lake,temple,bheemkund,waterfall,sipna river,nice garden,museum,pwd accomodation or private...

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