Dhule

Dhule is located in the Dhule District in the northwestern part of Maharashtra state. Also known as West Khandesh, Dhule situated on the banks of Panzara River. Dhule is well known for purest 'milk and ghee' production. Dondaicha in Shindkheda taluka is famous for the chilly market.

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Agrasen Maharaj Statue, Dhule
Within Dhule city limits

Agrasen Maharaj Statue is a very important landmark which is located in Agrawal Nagar, Dhule, Maharashtra. It is located within the city centre of Dhule.

Agrasen Maharaj Statue is located in the heart of the city Dhule, as it marks the central area. There is a big statue of Maharaja Agrasen which is displayed in a seated position. The statue is of copper color and the area is kept protected. The statue is kept under the boundaries and there are seats fixed outside. A wall at the background bears the name of the king.

Agrasen Maharaj Statue is built on the centre of four w...

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Anerdam Wildlife Sanctuary
70 kms from Dhule city limits
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The South-western range of Satpura is home to every nature lovers' dream- the Anerdam Wildlife Sanctuary. The Sanctuary encompasses a wide variety of plants and animals. Nature enthusiasts must head to the sanctuary with their binoculars to rejoice in nature's glory. The Sanctuary is located around 70 kms from Dhule.

A number of trees can be found in the Sanctuary range. The nature of the vegetation inside the sanctuary is scrub forest interspersed with small patches of wooded land. Visitors can find tree species common to dry deciduous regions like- Acacia catechu (khair), Accacia...

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3/22 Places to Visit in Dhule (West Khandesh)

Methi village is well known for the historic Hindu temples of Balaji and Bhavani temples in it which is 46 kms far from the main city Dhule of Maharashtra and it takes around one hour to reach by any vehicle to here.

According to historical records, the Balaji and Bhavani temples located in Methi village of Sindhkheda were actually built back during the period of Yadava Kingdom. Balaji is well known as Lord Venkateshwara who is the incarnation of Lord Vishnu and south of India has many temples named after Lord Venkateshwara but in North of India people pray Him as Balaji. Bhavani is ...

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4/22 Places to Visit in Dhule (West Khandesh)

The village of Bhamer located at the foothills of a great fortified hill is famous for its fort named after the village itself. The Bhamer fort is around 58 kms from Dhule.

Located at the cast end of an irregular range of rocky hills, the fort is best known for the cave dwellings situated inside it. The entrance to the fort lies on the Southern face of the hills. The condition of the fort is relatively good with water cisterns and store rooms intact even today. The collective effects of natural and human made disasters has taken a toll on the gateways and towers. Historical record...

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Ekvira Devi Temple, Dhule
Within Dhule city limits

Aadishakti Ekvira Devi Temple is a prominent Hindu temple located in Dhule, Maharashtra. The Ekvira Devi Temple is only 1. 4 kilometers from the Dhule city's center point and it takes just only 5 minutes by vehicle or 15 minutes to by walk to reach the temple.

According to epic of Mahabharata, the arrival of Ekvira Devi (incarnation of Renuka Devi) is that she appeared before the Pandavas during their Aranyavasam (exile period in forest) and asked them to build a temple for her. She also mentioned that she will bless him with a mighty boon only when they build the temple finished ove...

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Icchapuri Ganapathi Mandir is located on Dhule-Surat Highway in Sanjori village of Dhule district of Maharashtra. The temple is about 15 kms away from the city center of Dhule and it takes about half hour to reach the temple from Dhule via road.

Icchapuri Ganapathi Mandir is a very ancient temple. It has the main idol of Lord Ganesha which is worshipped by the devotees with great joy and respect. It is believed that whosoever worships at the temple with full devotion, their wishes gets fulfilled by the Lord Ganesha. The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great joy and ...

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Indave Temple is located at Sakri taluka which is at the outskirts of Dhule city. It is about 50 kms away from the city center of Dhule and it takes around 1 hour and 30 minutes to reach the place via road. On reaching Dhule, visitors can take public transport or they can even book a cab and directly reach to the destination.

Indave Temple is an ancient temple which is devoted to the Goddess of India and has a beautiful idol of her inside the temple. Devotees pray to Goddess with full devotion and respect for the better future of country and people. The temple is very popular among...

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Kalika Devi Mandir is a very old temple which is located in Shirud, Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of around 25 kms away from the city centre of Dhule.

Kalika Devi Mandir is an ancient temple. It has been declared as a protected site because of its historical importance. It is believed that this temple was constructed in 1200 A. D, and later it was re-constructed by the Maratha rulers. The residing diety of this beautiful temple is Goddess Kali. Kalika Devi Mandir is built in Hemadpanthi style. The architecture of the temple is like of a typical ancient temple. The temple ...

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9/22 Places to Visit in Dhule (West Khandesh)

The Kapileshwara Shrine or Temple is located at Mudavad town, around 51 kms far from the main city Dhule of Maharashtra.

In Dhule district of Maharashtra, there exists a small village called Mudavad or Mudawad which belong to the Shindkheda tehsil is well known with the existence of ancient temple called Kapileshwara Shrine or Temple in it. This Kapileshwara Shirne is situated on the confluence of the two rivers namely Tapti River and Panazara Rivers flowing in Maharashtra. Kapileshwara temple was built in the 17th century and it was constructed by the 17th century's King of Indore c...

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Khunya Ganpati Temple, Dhule
Within Dhule city limits

Khunya Ganpati temple is a very old temple which is located Phule Colony, Dhule, Maharashtra. It is located within the city limits of Dhule.

Khunya Ganpati temple is constructed in an old-fashioned way. The presiding diety of this temple is lord Ganesha. The statue of the lord is facing the east direction and his trunk is turned on the right side. It is said that a statue of lord Ganesha was found by the Bhoi people.

The major attraction here is during the celebrations of Ganesh chaturthi. The temple remains very crowded during the festival time. People usually spend arou...

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11/22 Places to Visit in Dhule (West Khandesh)

Once a strong hold of the Faruqi kings in the Khandesh region, the Laling Fort today caters more to the curiosity of historians and trekkers. Located around 8 kms from Dhule, the Fort is situated atop Laling Hill. The fort situated at the top of 1995 feet screams majestic splendour in all sense. The granite stones used to build the temple were carved out from the hills on which the fort is built.

Believed to be built during the reign of the first of the Faruqi Kings, the fort was of considerable importance to the royal family. Malik Raja bestowed the fort on his elder son, suggesti...

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Nizampur, Shirpur
63 kms from Dhule city limits

Nizampur is a small town which is located in Sakri, Dhule district of Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of around 63 kms away from the city centre of Dhule.

It is said that Nizampur got its name from Nizam-ul-Mulk, who halted here for a time. In the early 17th century, this town was described as a rich town because it was inhabited by many wealthy people. This town consists of many renowned temples such as Peshve Kalin Ganesha Temple, Balaji Temple, Parshvanath Jain temple, Gupteshwar temple, Gopalpura temple etc. There are also the ruins of Hemadpanthi temple found in this v...

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Pashtane Wildlife Sanctuary
68.6 kms from Dhule city limits
WildlifeNature

Among the prominent tourist destination near Dhule is the Pashtane Wildlife Sanctuary. It is situated at Salva Road, Bhamardi, in the Pashtane district of Maharashtra. The sanctuary is 68. 6 kms away from the city of Dhule and it takes about 1 hour and 43 minutes to reach the destination from the city via road.

Pashtane Wildlife Sanctuary is a very famous tourist spot. It spreads over a total area of 82. 94 sq. km. It shares the common boundaries with the Yawal Sanctuary. The sanctuary is the home to many flora and fauna. The sanctuary is blessed with amazing range of flora which i...

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Named after the great historian, Shri Vishvanath Kashinath Rajwade, the Rajwade Mandal Museum boasts of its huge collection of Manuscripts and other items of historical worth. Located at the heart of Dhule, Rajwade Mandal Museum can be reached in under 5 minutes moving along the Dhule - Malegaon Road. The Museum was eastablished in the year 1927 and is famous all over the State and the Country for its varied collection.

Vishvanath Kashinath Rajwade was one of the greatest historians of the Country who hailed from Maharasthra, the great scholar and researcher devoted his life for th...

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Sambhaji Garden, Dhule
Within Dhule city limits
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Sambhaji Garden is a beautiful garden which is located on Veer Sawarkar Marg, Deopur, Dhule, Maharashtra. It is located within the city centre of Dhule.

Sambhaji Garden is a newly constructed garden which consists of a wide variety of flora. This park is a centre of attraction and a best place for having some peaceful time with loved ones, family and children. The park has a magnificient water fountain and a huge statue of lord Shiva which is located in the centre. There are also a few things added for the interest of growing children, like a huge globe model and a clay fort model....

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Shree Siddheshwar Ganesh Mandir is located in the heart of Dhule city, in the state of Maharashtra. It is situated at Garud Baag, Navnath Nager which is only about 1 km away from the city center of Dhule and it takes hardly 5 minutes to reach the temple. Visitors can reach there easily by auto-rickshaws or they can also walk down to the temple.

Shree Siddheshwar Ganesh Mandir is a very beautiful temple. It has the main idol of Lord Ganesha which is said to be naturally formed at the temple. Lord Ganesha is worshipped with great devotion and respect by the devotees. The temple is cl...

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Shri Samartha Vagdevta Mandir
Within Dhule city limits
History

Located at a distance of an approximate 2. 2 Km from Dhule city center, the Shri Samartha Vagdevta Mandir can be reached in under 10 mins via the Dhule - Malegaon Road. The Shri Samartha Vagdevta Mandir is a religious as well as a historical site. The magnificient heritage has stood for over 70 years in the heart of the city.

The Shri Samartha Vagdevta Mandir was established in the year 1935 as a branch of the Satkaryottejak Sabha Institute. The Mandir is considered to be of a great historical importance and was the originating point of various ancient letters, chronicles and numer...

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Songir Fort
20.6 kms from Dhule city limits
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The Songir Fort is believed to be built in the 13th Century, the entrace has inscriptions of the then ruler of Ugrasen, Raja Mansingh his bravery all around the entrance. Located in the town of Songir, which is the largest town of Dhule district, the Songir Fort is roughly at a distance of 20. 6 kms from Dhule and can be reached in under 45 minutes via the National Highway 52, to note that the NH has tolls at points. The fort is very well connected to means of transportation with buses and other services plying between the fort and the Dhule.

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Temples of Prakashe
98 kms from Dhule city limits

This town Prakashe is located in Maharashtra, around 98 kms far from the main city of Dhule. The temple complex at Prakashe is commonly referred to as the Dakshin Kashe (South Kashi).

Prakash town in Maharasthra is well known as Dakshin Kasi and it is situated on the banks of Tapi River. In 1955, an excavation was carried out here which was resulted in revealing some Chalcolithic, microlithic and few ceramic pieces which belong to 1700-1300 B. C. Prakashe is spiritually bounded place and it is the holy land which consists atleast 108 Shiva Temples and there are many more temples arou...

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Thalner Fort
64.4 kms from Dhule city limits
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Thalner was the first capital of the Farooqi Kings and marked the expansion of the rule of the Farooqi Sultans, the town falls under the Shirpur District and is situated on the banks of the River Tapi. Located at a distance of 64. 4 Kms from Dhule, the Thalner Fort is mapable in under an hour and a half via the National Highway 52, the Highways has tolls at points. The control and construction of the Thalner Fort in the year 1370 marked an important milestone in the pages of history for the Farooqi Sultans as this strengthened their position and came into recognisation as a rule.

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Toranmal
134 kms from Dhule city limits
AdventureNatureHillWildlife

Toranmal is a beautiful hill station which is located in Nandurbar district of Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of around 134 kms away from the city centre of Dhule. Toranmal hill station is located on the seven ranges of Satpura hills

Toranmal is one of the highest located hill station of Maharashtra. This hill station is complete package for anyone looking for a peaceful vacation. It consists of lush green environment, beautiful lakes, waterfalls and many man-made attractions. There are a wide range of flora and fauna present everywhere. Apart from the beautiful dense fores...

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Vishnu Temple, Amali
90 kms from Dhule city limits

The Vishnu Temple or Kanhaiya Lal Maharaj Mandir is located at Amali, around 90 kms from Dhule. The presiding deity here is the joyful Lord Krishna, considered as an avatar of Vishnu.

Amali is located in the Sakri Taluka, which is popular for a temple devoted to Kanhaiyalal Maharaj or Lord Vishnu. The Kanhaiyalal Maharaj can be visited during timings 5:00 AM - 7:00 PM. ...

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