Amravati

Amravati (also known as Amrawati or Amraoti) is a city in the state of Maharashtra in India. The city boasts of historical temples of Goddess Amba, Lord Shri Krishna and Shri Venkateshwara. It is said that Amravati is named for its ancient Ambadevi temple. Amravati, is incredibly famous among tourists for its amazing temples and pilgrim centres. This “Land of Immortals”, as its name signifies is the seventh most populous city of Maharashtra.

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Adaneshwar Mandir Amravati
Within Amravati city limits

Adaneshwar Mandir is one of the best temples located in the state of Maharashtra. Adaneshwar Mandir is located in Amravati city limits. The temple is around 4 kilometres from the Amravati city centre. Many locals visit the temple on a daily basis.

Adaneshwar Mandir is a temple of which the presiding deity is Adaneshwar Dadaji. Adaneshwar Dadaji was born as a normal human. But his teachings made him as a god man. He was born on 8th August of 1914. He was born in Kochi( Sakoli Tehseel of Bhandara district). Lord Adaneshwar was famous for his miracles. Once to light the aarti, there ...

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Bakadari and Kalakund Waterfall
85 kms from Amravati city limits
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Bakadari and Kalakund waterfall in Chikaldhara are prominent weekend getaways from Amravati city. It is located 85 kms far from the Amravati city.

Bakadari and Kalakund are two different waterfalls and both are natural waterfalls. Bakadari is a high waterfall with high ridges in the middle portion and low ridges in the beginning point. Kalakund waterfall falls from a height of about a kilometre and the restis occupied by the Bakadari waterfall. Kalakund means "Kala" is 'Black' and "Kund" is tank ,so together it means Blacktank or Blackwater waterfall. These two waterfalls are alway...

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3/24 Places to Visit in Amravati

Bamboo garden is located on Old by pass, Vita Bhatti Road, Laghuvetan Colony, Amravati. It is well connected via all means of transport. Badnera Junction Station‎ is the nearest railway station being 15 kms away. State transport buses commute everyday and local taxis and autos are also easily available from anywhere to reach the garden.

Bamboo garden is a unique type of garden developed by the forest department with a motto to educate the people about the importance of use of various species of bamboo. Everything in the garden is built using the bamboos. The garden has been de...

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Chatri Talao
Within Amravati city limits
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Chatri Talao is famous for the Reservoir that was built in 1888 and the only drinking source of water to Amaravati residents during that period. Chatri Talao is located on the Malked Railway Road which is 1 kilometre far from Dasturnagar Square and 4 kilometres far from the main city Amravati.

The construction of the Chatri Talao took back in the 1888 AD as a small reservoir and built for the purpose of drinking water to the Amravati residents in and around. The Reservoir built on a small spring called Kali Nadi. The name explains as "Chatri" means 'Umbrella' and 'Talao' means Tank, ...

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Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary
85 kms from Amravati city limits
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Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary is located in Amravati district, in the state of Maharashtra. It is well connected via all means of transport. It is located at a distance of 85 kms from Amravati city.

Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary is a beautiful small forest town, located at a height of around 1118 m, in the district of Amravati. It is the only hill station in Vidharbha region that abounds in natural beauty and has a serene zone of flora and fauna. The sanctuary is the only place in Maharashtra, where coffee is grown. Chikhaldara has flourished in terms of flora and fauna becaus...

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Devi Point, Chikhaldara
95 kms from Amravati city limits
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Devi point is located on Devi Point Rd, Chikhaldara. It is well connected via all means of transport. It is located at a distance of 95 kms from Amravati city. State transport buses commute everyday between Amravati town and the hill station. Local taxis and autos are also easily available for a day's trip to the location.

Devi Point is a mesmerizing location on the Chikhaldhara hill station situated at an altitude of 1061 m. It has been so named due to the presence of a Devi (goddess) shrine on the rocks, beside which the river flows. The historical shrine is in the form of a r...

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Gadgadeshwar Mandir, Amravati
Within Amravati city limits

Gadgadeshwar Mandir is one of the busy temples devoted to Lord Shiva, located in the state of Maharashtra. Gadgadeshwar Mandir is located in Amravati city limits. The temple is around 4 kilometres from the Amravati city centre, or it is a 15-minute drive.

Gadgadeshwar Mandir is a temple with Lord Shiva as its presiding deity. In the middle of the temple, there is Shiva Linga which is the stone form of Lord Shiva and is offered prayer daily. During Shivarathri festival, the temple is best decorated and one should visit during those days. The Shivalinga is adorned meticulouslt every ...

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Gawilgadh Fort, Amravati
90 kms from Amravati city limits
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Gawilgadh Fort, also spelt as Gavilgarh or Gawligad, is located in the Satpura range at about 1103 m above sea level, in Chikhaldara, a tehsil in the Amravati district of Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of 90 kms from Amravati city.

Gawilgadh Fort is around 300 years old and was once controlled by Hindu and Mughal rulers. The fort takes its name from the Gawli (cow herds) who inhabited the Berar (modern day Amravati) for centuries. Earlier the fort was made of mud as were several such areas in the region. It is said that a Gawali King, who was a descendent of Yadavas of...

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India is famous for protecting many National parks, wild life sanctuaries, Biodiversity areas with huge flora and fauna. Amravati also has a National Park with greater varieties of flora and fauna which is located 53 kms far from the main city Amravati called as Gugamal National Park and also called as Gugarnal National Park. It belongs to Chikhaldara and Dharni Tehsils of Amravati District of Maharasthra and is a part of Melghat Tiger Reserve.

Gugamal National park is spreaded by covering an area of 1673. 93 square kilometres, it is built in 1974 and declared as National Park in 197...

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ISKCON Amravati
Within Amravati city limits
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Sri Sri Rukmini Dwarkadhish Mandir in a Hindu temple built and maintained by ISKCON in Amravati. It is located 4. 2 kilometres far from the main city, Amravati of Maharashtra.

ISKCON Amravati is also known for the Bhakt Prahalad School is a Vedic school/Balwadi to educate about the Vedic and Cultural values, offering free education to the children of age between 3-10 and the Children have special activities like Summer camps to near holy places. The children also given training in music and to play some musical instruments like Kartals, Mrudangams and Harmoniums. The Bhakti Vedanta ...

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Kondeshwar temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is an ancient elephant temple located in the middle of a dense forest. This temple represents ancient Hemadpanthi style of architecture and is constructed using black stones. The temple is around 15 kms from the Amravati city centre.

The main sanctum sanctorum is surrounded by several shrines. Mahashivratri is one of the main festivals celebrated in this temple. As the temple is located on a rocky terrain, it is advisable not to visit the shrine during the monsoon season. Shri Khateshwar Maharaj Samadhi, a pond and a waterfall are located...

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Mahakali Mata Mandir is one of the best temples located in the state of Maharashtra. The temple is devoted to Kalika Mata. Mahakali Mata Mandir is located in Amravati city limits. The temple is around 4 kilometres from the Amravati city centre. Many locals visit the temple on a daily basis.

Mahakali Mata Mandir is an ancient temple in Amravati. Currently, it is renovated and studded with glass pieces on the roof and the walls of the temple. The temple houses the statue of Kalika Devi and miniatures of many other gods. It is usually a silent place to worship. The surrounding region ...

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Malkhed Dam, Amravati
30 kms from Amravati city limits
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Malkhed Dam is located in Dahigaon, in the state of Maharashtra. It is well connected via all means of transport. It is located at a distance of 30 kms from Amravati city. Private cabs from various tours and travel agencies are available for a day’s trip to this place.

Malkhed Dam is an earth fill dam on Kholad River near Chandur, Amravati district in state of Maharashtra in India. The dam serves the multipurpose asset providing water for Irrigation and drinking water supply to the nearby areas. The dam was completed in the year 1972 as parts of Irrigation Projects by the Gove...

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Melghat Tiger Reserve
111 kms from Amravati city limits
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Melghat Tiger Reserve is located in Chikhaldara and Dharni tehsils of Amaravati district in Satpura hill range also called Gavilgarh hills, in the state of Maharshtra. It is well connected via all means of transport. It is located at a distance of 111 kms from Amaravati.

Melghat was established as a wildlife sanctuary in 1967 and was declared as a Tiger reserve in 1974 with objectives of maintaining tiger population and preserve the national heritage for posterity. It was among the first nine reserves to be created under Project Tiger and covers an area of 1676. 93-sq-km area. M...

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Muktagiri Jain Temples are one of the famous Jain temples in the country, which is located on the Madhya Pradesh and Maharasthra border. Even though it is located in the Bhainsdehi tehsil of Betul district of Madhya Pradesh, it has a connection with Amravati city of Maharasthra which is 67 kms far from Muktagiri and it takes nearly 1 hour 40 minutes to reach from there.

Muktagiri having 52 temples on the mountain, and it is also known as 'Mendhagiri'. This Muktagiri is surrounding a beautiful waterfall which is visible only in rainy season with enough rainfall. These temples built ba...

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Pandit Nehru Botanical Gardens in Achlapur of Amravati is an environment-friendly toursit spot. Pandit Nehru Botanical Gardens located in 2. 5 kilometres far from the main city Amravati.

Pandit Nehru Botanical Gardens is a lush green expanded beautiful garden with lots of preserved varities of trees and plants and this area is a land of medicinal plants too. The laser show is the eye-caught attraction specially to the visitors who visit at evenings. This garden is always busy with the rush of botany students who comes here for practical studies. This botanical garden is named after o...

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Sarafa Bazaar Amravati
Within Amravati city limits
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Amravati has a famous market or Bazaar which is known for its wide range of shopping outlets and malls and this bazaar is known as Sarafa Bazaar. The Sarafa Bazaar is located in Patvipura of Amravati of Maharasthra.

Sarafa bazaar is also known for the Sunday shopping and the locals call it as Itwaar Bazaar too. It is best known for the cheaper costs of products available here. Generally, there is no one particular attraction here, but each shopping outlet and store offers wide collection of jewellery, clothing and footwear. In additon, there is also a vegetable market nearby. which k...

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Satidham Mandir, Amravati
Within Amravati city limits
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Satidham Mandir is one of the best temples located in the state of Maharashtra. Satidham Mandir is located in Amravati city limits. The temple is around 4 kilometres from the Amravati city centre. Many locals visit the temple on a daily basis.

Satidham Mandir is a Hindu temple complex with colourful artworks and three domes built in the year 1975. The temple houses the adorable idols of Lord Ram and Goddess Sita, Lord Krishna and Radha, Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesh and Rani Satiji. The speciality of the temple is all the idols are dressed with silk cloths every day. The Satidham temple ...

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Ambadevi Sansthan temple is situated at the heart of the city of Amaravati. The principal deity here is Ambadevi and city has an official record of the existence of the temple for thousand years. According to legends, it is believed that Shri Krishna married Rukmini after abducting her when she came to pray at the Ambadevi temple.

The tale is, during the period of 1500, the Mughals had captured Vada Hadda. So they plundered many cities and they destroyed many Hindu temples. It included the Ambadevi temple. The temple was destroyed, however, it is said that the idol of the inner hou...

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Shri Bhakti Dham Temple is located on Badnera road in Amravati. In the main sanctum of the temple, one can see the beautiful idols of Lord Krishna and his Radha along, carved out of a marble. The statue of Sant Jalaram Bappa (Hindu saint from Gujarat) is also enshrined in the main sanctum itself. The temple is visited by thousands of devotees round the year, and during festivals the sight of the temple is truly mesmerising.

The foundation stone of the temple was laid on October 26th, 1996, marking the beginning of construction of this all stone, hand-carved temple. Standing 108 fee...

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Shri Ekvira Devi Mandir is situated on the old Mumbai Pune highway in Amravati, near the famous Ambadevi Temple. It is dedicated to Goddess Ekvira Devi and dates back to the year 1660. The Goddess enshrined here is believed to be an incarnation of the Shakti.

According to the legend, this temple was constructed by the Pandavas during their exile in the forest. Once when Pandavas visited this holy place, Ekvira Mata appeared before them. She instructed them to build a temple for her. To test the work ethic of the Pandavas, the Goddess laid a condition that the construction must be d...

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Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan, Shegaon
5.4 kms from Amravati city limits
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Shri Gajanan Maharaj was also one of the great saints in the region who showed the path to the life and to reach the God and made many of his followers to live in peace. Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan in Shegaon is located 5. 4 kms far from the main city Amravati.

Shri Gajanan Maharaj Sansthan is the largest temple trust in the Vidharbha region and he is considered as the incarnation of Lord Shiva or may be Lord Ganesha too. There is no particular details about his birth date but he took samadhi on 8 September, 1910 which is marked as the Samadhi-din by his disciples. Even the first a...

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Upper Wardha Dam
88 kms from Amravati city limits
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The Upper Wardha Dam is situated in Morshi taluk, Simbhora village, in the state of Maharashtra. It is well connected via all means of transport. It is located at a distance of 88 kms from Amravati city.

Upper Wardha Dam is also known as Nal Damayanti Sarovar, named after the famous characters Nala and Damayanti of an epic love story in Hindu mythology. The dam was opened in 1993 and is taken care by the Government of Maharashtra. The Upper Wardha Dam is an earth fill straight gravity dam across the Wardha River, a tributary of the Godavari River. The Wardha River originates at ...

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Wadali Lake is a reservoir built in the Chandur rail road built with the purpose of serving clean and fresh water to the locals which is just 3 km away from Amravati city. Wadali Lake and Garden is an ideal weekend destination to organize picnics, birthday parties or family visits as it provides the time to relax and enjoy peace of mind by being away from the city life.

Wadali Lake is famous for the pedal boats and motor boats mostly controlled by a trained operator. Since its also a famous tourist spot, children love coming here because of the nearby zoo, whose amazing and cheerfu...

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