Places around Akola within city

Here's a list of all places you could visit in Akola with your prescribed distance:

1/7 Places to Visit in Akola within city
Akola fort, Akola
Within Akola city limits

Akola fort (also called Asadgad) along with the Narnala and Akot forts forms the major fortifications of the Akola district, Maharashtra, India. The Akola district is located in the north central part of Maharashtra. The Asadgad fort is located at a distance of about 2. 7-3 kms from Akola. Akola fort is notable in that it is bereft of any decorative embellishments. There are several inscriptions on the fort. An inscription on the Dahi handa gate gives its date of construction as 1114 AH (1697 CE)Deepak, 'during the reign of Emperor Aurangzeb when Nawab Asad Khan was a minister. ' Another on th...

2/7 Places to Visit in Akola within city

Located at a distance of not more than 3 km from the city centre of Akola, Birla Ram Mandir is one of the most famous temples in Akola. It is also known as Shri Ram Mandir. The temple is very close to Akola railway station and is at a walking distance from Sataw Chowk. It is an ancient temple built by then M/s Berar Oil Industries of Birla Family.

The temple premises are very peaceful and beautiful in a way of its own. There are two temples here. One belongs to Lord Rama, Devi Sita and Lord Lakshmana. The other temple, beside the main temple, is of Lord Shiva. The temple is famous...

3/7 Places to Visit in Akola within city
Gandhi Jawahar Park, Akola
Within Akola city limits

Gandhi Jawahar Park is one of the most famous parks in Akola on MG Road in front of bus stand. It is very old park and the most visited one being at the centre of the city.

The Gandhi Jawahar Park is well known for the variety of its flowering plants. There are benches for people to sit and relax. Equipment for children to play are also installed here. Many old people can be seen coming for a walk in the morning as well as in the afternoon. A statue of Gandhiji and Jawaharlal Nehru is also present inside the park.

Picnics of small students and other activities like sma...

4/7 Places to Visit in Akola within city
Nehru Park, Akola
Within Akola city limits

Akola in Maharashtra is called the Cotton City as it is one of the largest cotton-producing districts in central India. The city is also known for the vibrant Varhadi language. The city of Akola is located in the north central part of Maharashtra state, western India, on the banks of Morna River and it is an important district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra State. Although not much of a tourist destination, it still is an important historical, cultural, political, agricultural city. Nehru Park is a well-known amusement park in this district. It is within city limits at about 1 kms from the ...

5/7 Places to Visit in Akola within city

Raj Rajeshwari Temple, also known as Rajeshwar Nagari, is one of the oldest temple in Akola and is located inside the famous Akola Fort, also called as Asadgad. The Shiva Temple was built by the Chola Empire King Raj Rajeshwar.

The Linga which is worshipped here has a little crack, which has a story dating back to the reign of King Akola Singh. Along with Lord Shiva, there are two other temples – one of Lord Hanuman and the other belonging to Lord Datta. People from all over India come to visit this auspicious temple on Monday which is considered to be the day of Lord Shiva. The p...

6/7 Places to Visit in Akola within city

Sundarabai Khandelwal tower is a monument of great historical importance. It is regarded as the landmark of the city and is situated at a distance of 1. 5 Kms from Akola district, Maharashtra.

It was built in the memory of Sundarabai, an eminent lady. It is one of the oldest monuments in the city built 12th February 1942. It was inaugurated by Former Late Prime Minister Shri. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The foundation stone of this famous tower was lead by Member of Parliament Shri. Gopalrao Bajirao Khedkar on 2nd October 1960. The raw material used in the construction of this huge to...

7/7 Places to Visit in Akola within city

Tower Chowk (square) is one of the well known landmark of the city, not more than two kms from the city centre in front of the Shastri Stadium. It is said to be the centre point of Akola and all the transport to travel to any part of the city is available here.

The name Tower Chowk is derived from the famous monument here, called Sundarbai Khandelwal Tower. This tower is a historical landmark built on 12th of February, 1942 in the memory of Sundarbai, an eminent lady. The foundation stone was laid by Member of Parliament Shri. Gopalrao Bajirao Khedkar on 2nd October, 1960 and was ...