Places around Latur with history

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1/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history
Balaji Mandir, Latur
20 kms from Latur city limits

Balaji Mandir is a prominent Hindu temple situated at Ausa, around 20 kms from Latur city.

Surrounded by hills, Shri Keshav Balaji Temple is built in the city of Ausa located near Latur District of Maharashtra. This town houses an ancient fort which is presently in ruins. Constructed by Mallinath Maharaj, tourists can also visit the temple of Virnath Maharaj which is around 300 years old. There are four other temples of Lord Ganesha, Lord Shiva, Lord Vitthal and Goddess Rukmini and Keshavanand Bapu in the same premises. Different sevas are performed throughout the day where tourists ...

2/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history

Ganjgolai, a prominent reilious site, is situated in the heart of Latur city. The place lies within the city limits of Latur and is just at a distance of 3 km from the city center.

Ganjgolai is mainly a holy temple. It was established in the year 1917. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Jagdamba. The area around the temple is densely populated with marketing stores and shops. It is one of the oldest historical monuments of Latur city which has graced the city with its presence for almost hundred years now.

The temple of Ganjgolai is essentially a two-storied architectur...

3/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history
Kharosa Caves
45 kms from Latur city limits

Among one of those famous tourist spots in Latur is the very popular Kharosa Caves. The caves are situated in the village of Kharosa which is about 45 kms away from the city center of Latur. On reaching Latur, visitors can opt for public transport or they can even book a cab and directly reach to the destination. It takes around 1 hour to reach the place via road.

Kharosa Caves is a very important historic monument in the ancient historic period of India. It is among one of the popular heritage of the country. It was built in 6th century during the reign of Gupta period. Kharosa Ca...

4/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history

Namanad Maharaj Ashram at Mahapur, has a Samadhi of Namanand Maharaj and is situated on the banks of the Manjara River. Also ancient temple of Dattadeva is located on a small island in the middle of the river. The ashram is located 8 kms from Latur city center. Visitors can use the local LMT buses or taxis to reach the Ashram from Latur city.

Namanad Maharaj Ashram is blessed with serene enviroinment where one can find a peaceful exposition after going there. In the middle of the river, there is a lovely island which houses the ancient Hindu temple of Dattadeva. Since this river pa...

5/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history

Nilkantheshwar Mandir is one of the famous ancient temple in Latur District. The temple is situated in Nilanga town, around 50 kms from Latur city center.

The Nilkantheshwar temple is in Hemadpanthi architectural style and was built during the time of 12th or 13th century. The temple is a rare specimen of the perfection of the ancient art and architecture. Outside walls gives appearance of pillars like formation, having small niches fixed with excellently carved human animal and divine figurines. The temple structure has Sanctum and Mandap with wall carvings. The main is of Lord Sh...

6/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history
Shirur Anantpal
25 kms from Latur city limits

Shirur Anantpal is a town and headquarters of Shirur Anantpal Taluka in Latur district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The town is known for the Anantpal temple and its agricultural lands. Shirur Anantpal taluka contains Talegaon, Honmal, Kalamgaon, Digol, Daithana, Sakol, Javalaga, Yerol among few other towns. There is one well-known and celebrated Temple of Lord Shiva which is sited at Hippalgaon Township which is 13 km away from Tahsil and about 25 Kms from Latur city.

According to historians, the temple of Lord Shiva has been put up in the 10th or 11th century. The linga of...

7/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history

Among one of those famous temples in Latur is the Siddheshwar and Ratneshwar Temple which is situated at Hatte Nagar, located within the city limits of Latur. The temple complex is only at a distance of 2 km from the city center.

Siddheshwar and Ratneshwar Temple is the cultural heritage of Latur city. It was built around 10th century and was designed and constructed by King Tamradwaj, as an act of devotion. The main temple is dedicated to Lord Siddarameswara Swamy who was one of the five prophets of Lingayat Veerashaivism sect of Hinduism. Lord Siddarameswara Swamy belonged to the...

8/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history
Surat Shahvali Dargah, Latur
Within Latur city limits

Surat Shahvali Dargah is one of the best places to visit while taking a trip around Latur in Maharashtra. Surat Shahvali Dargah is approximately 2. 5 kilometers away from the main city in Latur and can be reached with the help of public transport like autorickshaws or buses.

Shri Surat Shahvali Durgah is located in old Ram galli within which it is situated inside Patel Chowk. The Durgah is also surprisingly attached to the Shri Chintamani Parshwanath Digambar Jain Mandir. The Surat Shahvali Durgah is not only famous in the vicinity of the Marathwada region but in the whole of Mahar...

9/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history

Among the famous historial monuments in Latur, is the Udgir Fort. The fort lies on the outskirts of Latur city, at Udgir town in Latur district. It is about 68 kms away from the city center of Latur and it takes about 2 hours to reach the place.

Udgir Fort was built during the Pre-Bahamani age. It was constructed in the 12th century CE. It is believed that the fort was built 800 years back. The fort is also famous for the historic battle in which Marathas, led by Sadashivrao Bhau, defeated Nizam and after which the treaty of Udgir was duly signed. Udgir Fort defines the architectur...

10/10 Places to Visit in Latur with history

The Sanjivani Bet, also called as Wadwal Nagnath Bet, is a hill and a bioshpere reserve located near the Wadwal Naganath village, in the Latur District of Maharastra. It is located at a distance of 16 km from Chakur and 39 kms from Latur city.

The Sanjivani Bet (Wadwal Nagnath Bet) is known being home to many rare species of Ayurvedic bushes and plants. The rare plants grow in the month July to September (Uttara Nakshatra). In this period Ayurvedic practitioners, and researchers from various places visit this place in search of rare plants. The Government of Maharashtra organises V...