Jalgaon

Jalgaon is a city in western India. The city is located in northern Maharashtra, and serves as the administrative headquarters of the Jalgaon district. Jalgaon is nicknamed 'Banana City' as the region contributes approximately two thirds of Maharashtra's banana production.

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Bahinabai Udyan, Jalgaon
Within Jalgaon city limits
WildlifeNature

Located in the middle of the town, the Bahinabai Udyan or the Jalgaon Municiapal Corporations's Bahinabai Udyan is around 1. 2 Km via the Mahatma Gandhi Road and Bhaskar Market Road, and can be reached in under 5 minutes from the mapped center of Jalgaon. Recognised by the Central Zoo Authority, the Bahinabai Udyan is frequently visited place in the town.

Known previously as the Snake Park and Aviary, the small zoo was later renamed as Bahinabai Udyan after Bahinabai Choudhary, a renowned Maharashtrian poetess. It was established and inaugrated by the Pimpri Chichwad Municipal Corp...

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Gandhi Teerth, Jalgaon
8.3 kms from Jalgaon city limits
History

Gandhi Teerth is a large research foundation located at Jain Hills, Jalgaon, Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of 8. 3 kms from Jalgaon city center.

Gandhi Teerth is an international centre for Gandhian study, research and dialogue, initiated and promoted by Gandhi Research Foundation. Its core objective is to preserve and promote for posterity the Gandhian ideology and legacy. The premise is beautifully landscaped with sprawling lawns and is adjoined by mango orchards with mounded sit-outs and serene walk-ways. The entire green complex nestles between 300 acres of lush, affor...

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Hatnur Dam
50 kms from Jalgaon city limits
WaterNature

Hatnur Dam, is an earthfill dam on Tapti river near Bhusawal, Jalgaon district in state of Maharashtra in India. Located at a distance of 50 kms from the city railways station of Jalgaon. The nearby station is Bhusawal. The dam was opened in the year 1982. The Dam is maintained by Government of India. The Dam is very clear and neat.

The Hatnur Dam works as a water source for the nearby villages. The capacity of the dam is 255000 kilometer cube. The main purpose for the Hatnur Dam is to provide the irrigation water for the agriculture. Second main purpose is to provide the drinking ...

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Located around the heart of the city of Jalgaon, the Icchapurti Ganesh Mandir is under a kilometer away and is accessible on foot via the Ganesh Colony. Dedicated to the Hindu God Ganesha, the temple is one of the most prominent temples in the city.

Icchapurti Ganesh Mandir sits in the very center of Jalgaon, yet the vibe of this place seems secluded from the chaos of the city life. Built in a grand design the way to the main temple building is a brisk walk inside the gates welcoming the devotees. The part is covered with a carpet and one can see seating arrangements on either side...

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J K Park, Jalgaon
Within Jalgaon city limits
Water

J K Park is located very close to Mehrun garden in Jalgaon which is 5 KM from the city railway station. This park is well-maintained and has a verdant grass lawn. It is a very popular park for children, which has many attractions including parrots, variety of sparrows and rabbits.

The Mehrun Talav, adjoining the J K Park, is a very famous pond that is replete with ducks and water lilies. You can sit next to it for some tranquil time. It is recommended that you witness the magnificent views of sunset while sitting next to the pond and notice the shimmering rays as they bounce off t...

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Jalgaon Municipal Corporation Sagar Park is a recreational park located in the bustling heart of the city on the intersection of the Mahabal Road and the MJ College Road. Located at a distance of around 1. 7 Km from the mapped center of Jalgaon, the Sagar Park can be reached from every nook and corner of the city.

The Jalgaon Municipal Corporation Sagar Park comes under the jurisdiction of the Municipal Corporation of Jalgaon and spreads across 4 acres in area, it is a common spot for all kinds of social, religious and other events and festivities organised for the community. Sagar...

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Mahatma Gandhi Garden, Jalgaon
Within Jalgaon city limits
Wildlife

Mahatma Gandhi Garden is located in the heart of the city of Jalgaon.

Amongst all the parks in Jalgaon, Mahatma Gandhi Garden holds a special significance because of a good variety of colourful flowers sprawling everywhere. Due to the prime location of the garden, it remains crowded with tourists. Display of different varieties of flowers and plants adds to its beauty. Photography lovers shouldn't forget their cameras as there are so many corners in the garden that are worth capturing. If one has extra time at disposal, Parola Fort and Omkareshwar Mandir are the nearby attractions th...

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Omkareshwar Mandir, Jalgaon
Within Jalgaon city limits
Architecture

Located in the heart of the city of Jalgaon, the Omkareshwar Mandir is only 2 Km away from the city center. The temple is among the most famous temples of Lord Shiva around the residential area and has a beautiful structure.

The Omkareshwar Mandir is reletively new but Omkareshwar has a legend which goes along with the upcoming of the structure and later on the temple. The establishment has a beautiful compound covered with greenery and trees, in the center sits the famous Omkareshwar Mandir with a single storied yet beautifully made temple, the backdrop of the River Yamuna only ad...

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Parola Fort
55 kms from Jalgaon city limits
Architecture

Parola fort stands at a distance of an approximate 55 Kms from Jalgaon and can be reached in around an hour and half via the National Highway 53. This centuries old fort lies on the banks of the River Bori and is believed to be native of Rani Laxmi Bai.

Built around the 17th Century in the year 1727 under the rule of Moropant Tambe, father of Rani Lamxi Bai. The Parola Fort showcases an excellent and probably the finest skills in architecture of the 17th century. The structure also consists of barracks, bastions and other defensive and attacking elements in its architecture to fend...

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Patna Devi Mata Temple is an ancient and religious place situated near the city of Jalgaon gained prominence, as it is the birthplace of the great Scientist Bhaskaracharya. This place is inside Gautala Autram Ghat Abhayaranya (Forest) and surrounded of high mountains of Sahyadri. The temple is located at 70 kms from the city Jalgaon.

Festivals that are celebrated in Temple are Navratri Festival and Chaitra Poornima /Hanuman Jayanti. Best season to visit the Temple is from December to February. Patna Devi Mata Temple can be visited during timings 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM daily. People usu...

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Shivdham, Parola
55 kms from Jalgaon city limits
ArchitectureNatureWater

The famous Shivdham temple lies in Ratnapimpri, a small village with the closest connected city being Jalgaon, it lies around 55 Kms away and can be reached in about and hour and a half via the NH 53. Lying on the banks of the River Gopi, the village is a blissful location and sees swarms of devotees flooding in all the year round.

The primary temple is made in a contemporary architectural style, sitting on the bank of River Gopi adds to the scenic beauty of the temple. A single storied building with an idol of the Lord Shiv established in the temple are the highlights of the templ...

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Shree Manudevi Temple in Jalgaon Situated in the lush green ranges of Satpuda mountains, on the banks of River Tapi. It is the supreme family deity of many of the families who reside in the vicinity. Located at a distance of 40 kms from Jalgaon city.

The temple was built by a member of the Ingle family, Shri K Pandu Jeevan around 1251 AD. It is believed that this is an ancient temple reflecting the culture of ancient times. The temple is surrounded by hillocks (small hills) on all three sides. Right in front of the temple is a beautiful waterfall that cascades down to 400 feet. Si...

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Located at a distance of about 58 Kms from the main city of Jalgaon, the Shree Sant Muktabai Temple is around an hour and a half away from Jalgaon city. The temple is dedicated to the Goddess Muktabai, who was a renowned saint in the Varkari tradition.

The structure of the temple is a hexagonal main building open from all sides, the unconventional architecture is also a factor which lures people making it one of the most prominent attraction. There is no idol established inside the sanctum but a framed image of the saint, the image is considered as the holy idol of the temple. Sain...

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Sri Padmalaya is a temple dedicated to the Swayambhu Ganesh, Aamod and Pramod. The temple is located at the villege of Padmalaya. Located a distance of around 32 Kms from the heart of Jalgaon, the temple can be reached in under 10 minutes via the National Highway 53 and Mahabal Road.

The Sri Padmalaya Temple which has two idols of Lord Ganesh established is believed to be self existing. It is among the Two and a half Shree Ganesh Peeth in India, the two Swayambhu Ganesh idols, Aamod and Pramod established inside the sanctum portray two forms with one having a right curving trunk an...

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The Swinging Towers of Farkande as the name suggests are sited in the village of Farkande and falls at a distance of around 55 Kms from the city of Jalgaon, it can be mapped in under an hour and a half via the NH 53 and State Highway 25. Farkande is a small village which comes under the Erandol block of Jalgaon in the state of Maharashtra.

Believed to have been built by Chand Momin during the 18th Century, the Swinging towers of Farkande or the Jhulta Manora are a rather interesting piece of architecture, the establishment is on the banks of the River Utawadi. Made in a typical mug...

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Tarsod-Ganapati Temple
Within Jalgaon city limits
Architecture

Tarsod Ganapati Temple, a Hindu temple, is 5 km away from Jalgaon.

Tarsod-Ganapati Temple is the Jagrut Devasthan of Ganapati, just 3 Km away from where the idol was dug. The entrance to the temple of Ganapati is very small. So, devotees have to bow down to get inside and seek Darshan. The idol of Lord Ganesha is magnificent and bright. In the district, the newlywed couple visits the temple to seek blessings. Dharmashala and the big two sabhas have been built on the back side of the temple by Prasad Ganpati Board of Trust. Now, on behalf of the Board of Trustees, community weddings h...

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Waghur Dam
22 kms from Jalgaon city limits
NatureWater

Waghur Dam is located on the Waghur River near Kandari and Varadsim, Jalgaon. It is located at a distance of 22 kms from Jalgaon city.

Waghur Dam is an earth-fill dam. The Waghur river flows from its source near Ajanta through the Khandesh region. Work on this major irrigation project was taken up by the Water Resources Department of Maharashtra and began construction in 1978. The dam's main purpose is to supply water to Jalgaon city. Canals were built along the left and right banks of the river to meet irrigation needs. It is great for sight-seeing with all its natural beauty loaded...

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The Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Yawal Tehsil of Jalgaon district of Maharashtra, India. The sanctuary lies at the Banks of the Anner and Manjal Rivers which flows towards the neighboring borders of the Madhya Pradesh. The sanctuary is spread over land area of about 178 square kilometres which covered with dense forest. The Sanctuary is Located at a distanec of 65 kms from the city railway station of Jalgaon.

The sanctuary has rich varieties of flora like Teak, Salai and anjan trees dominate in the forest, other main species are Ain, Shisam, Haldu, Tiwas, Khair, Charo...

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