What are Tourist Places to Visit in Maharashtra?

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Maharashtra is a state in western India and is known for its rich history, culture, and natural beauty. Some of the top tourist places to visit in Maharashtra include:

  • Ajanta and Ellora Caves: These UNESCO World Heritage sites feature rock-cut caves that date back to the 2nd century BCE and are known for their intricate carvings and frescoes.
  • Elephanta Caves: These rock-cut caves on Elephanta Island, near Mumbai, are also a UNESCO World Heritage site and are known for their rock-cut sculptures, including a large statue of the Hindu god Shiva.
  • Gateway of India: This iconic monument in Mumbai is a popular tourist destination and is known for its Indo-Saracenic architecture.
  • Shirdi: The small town of Shirdi is known as the home of the revered spiritual leader Sai Baba, and is a major pilgrimage site for his followers.
  • Lonavala and Khandala: These hill stations in the Western Ghats are known for their picturesque landscapes and are popular destinations for trekking and hiking.
  • Bibi Ka Maqbara: This mausoleum in Aurangabad is known as the "Taj of the Deccan" and is a replica of the famous Taj Mahal in Agra.
  • Ajanta and Ellora Caves: These UNESCO World Heritage sites feature rock-cut caves that date back to the 2nd century BCE and are known for their intricate carvings and frescoes.
  • Marine Drive: A popular hangout spot in Mumbai and is a 3.6-kilometre-long boulevard in South Mumbai along the Arabian Sea.
  • Pune: Known for its rich history and culture, this city is home to several historic monuments, temples, and museums, as well as a thriving arts and food scene.
This is not an exhaustive list but some of the popular tourist destinations in Maharashtra.
 
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