Jalna

Jalna is a city in Jalna district in the Aurangabad Division, or Marathwada region, of the Indian state of Maharashtra. . Major tourist places of Jalna are Jalna fort, Moti Talab, Ghanewadi Talab, Matsyodari Devi Temple, Jamb Samartha, Rajur Ganesh Mandir, Guru Ganesh Bhavan, Datta Ashram, Kali Masjid, Jalicha Dev, Anandi Swami Temple, Mamma Devi temple, Sambhaji Udyan and many more.

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Anandi Swami Temple Jalna
Within Jalna city limits
History

Anandi Swami Temple is a historic Hindu temple situated in old Jalna. The nearest station from this place is the Jalna Rail Station. There are good facilities for transport from there to the temple of Shri Anandi Swami.

Anandi Swami Temple is the place where Shri Sant Anandi Swami took Samadhi. It was constructed by the famous Maratha warrior Mahadji Scindia. It is said that this temple of Shri Anandi Swami is 250 years old, and thus has some historical value too. Also, there are a number of religious places nearby which you can visit if you are travelling the Shri Anandi Swami Mandi...

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Ghanewadi Talab, Jalna
12 kms from Jalna city limits
Water

Ghanewadi Talab is a water body and tourist attraction in the city of Jalna in Maharashtra. The site is situated at a distance of about 12 kms from the Jalna railway station.

Ghanewadi Talab was constructed by a noted philanthropist named Bezonji Faridoonji Jalnawalla. It is a lake situated close to the Ghanewadi Dam. The reservoir was built between the years 1924 and 1931. Mr Bezonji Faridoonji Jalnawalla took upon the responsibility of making the Ghanewadi Talab and accepted the contract. For the longest time, the Ghanewadi Talab used to be the only source of water for the city o...

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Guru Ganesh Bhavan is a place of religious importance in Jalna, Maharashtra. The site is located at a distance of about 3 km from the Jalna railway station.

Guru Ganesh Bhavan, also commonly known as the Guru Ganesh Tapodham, is a religious centre in the city of Jalna for people of the Jain community. The place is also known as Karnatak Kesari. The building of the Guru Ganesh Bhavan is in the shape of a massive lotus-like flower. The exterior of the building is coloured completely in white. There is a circular fenced structure inside the building, with Jain mantras written on the b...

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Jalna Fort
Within Jalna city limits
History

Jalna Fort is a site of historical importance in the city of Jalna, Maharashtra. The place is located on the eastern side of the city, at a distance of about 1. 5 km from the Jalna railway station.

Jalna Fort is an essential part of the history of the old little town of Jalna. The site now lies in the part of the city known as Mastgad. The construction of the fort was commissioned by Asaf Jah, who was also known as the Nizam ul Mulk. The fort was built by Kabil Khan, as per the orders of Asaf Jah. Construction was completed in the year 1725 and the fort reflected the style prevalen...

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Kali Masjid is a historic mosque, located in Jalna, Maharashtra.

Built by Jamshed Khan, more than 400 years ago, Kali Masjid is built of black stone, making it a rare one. Also known as Jumma Masjid, it was built in AD 1557 and is rectangular in shape. The Kali Masjid is closed on three sides and there’s an arcade in the front. There is also a verandah that has a sloping with three arches as support. The carvings on the walls and the beautiful stonework offers a perfect blend of Persian and Indian architecture.

The corners have been beautified with small fluted domes and th...

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Mamma Devi Temple, Jalna
Within Jalna city limits

Mamma Devi Temple is a religious site for Hindus in the city of Jalna in Maharashtra. The place is located at a distance of about 1. 3 km from the Jalna railway station.

Mamma Devi Temple is dedicated to the Goddess Mamma Devi, who is considered to be an incarnation of Goddess Durga herself. It is one of the many old and famous temples and other religious sites of Jalna. The Mamma Devi Temple hosts regular activities like bhajans and kirtan or sessions for devotees to engage in the singing of devotional hymns. The temple also sees a steady crowd of people who visit the place to off...

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Matsyodari Devi Temple lies at a distance of 21 Kms from the city of Jalna in Ambad.

Matsyodari Devi Temple is dedicated to goddess Matsyadevi. The name of the deity and the temple is derived from the shape of the hill which looks like a fish. The temple is believed to be the most ancient in the region. This district at one time was under the rule of the Nizam. It became a part of India, only after Marathwada Mukti Sangram. The name Matsyodari is a combination of "Matsya" meaning fish and "Udar" meaning stomach.

The main temple has Mahalakshmi, Mahasaraswati and Mahakali as...

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Moti Bagh, Jalna
Within Jalna city limits
Water

Moti Baag is situated in the city of Jalna and is well-connected through roads.

There is a reservoir lake in the west side of the city of Jalna, called Moti Talab, near which a beautiful garden was established, known as Moti Baag. It is a garden with a variety of flowers, and also has a park for the children to play, complete with mini train and other play stuff. There is also a colourful music karaoke here. Moti Bagh is originally a part of Sambhayaji Udyan belonging to the Nagar Parishad. The Talab or lake was constructed by Jamshed Khan.

The best time to visit Moti Baag i...

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Shri Ganesh Temple Jalna
25 kms from Jalna city limits
History

Shri Ganesh Temple of Jalna lies at a distance of 25 kms north of the city. It lies in the Rajur area of Jalna. The temple is well connected by bus routes from various places of Maharashtra but the road from Jalna to Rajur is not good.

Shri Ganesh Temple is situated on the top of a small hill. The view from the temple is simply beautiful. The history of the temple is also very interesting. According to the Ganesh Purana, this is one of the complete "pithas" of Lord Ganesha among the 3 complete ones and 1 being a half, and therefore has religious importance associated with it. Other "...

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