This idol of Lord Maruti is placed on the bank of Godavari river near Ramkund. This idol has two faces on eithe sides.
Nandurmadhmeshwa, situated around 60 km from Nashik, is famous for housing a bird sanctuary. The bird sanctuary was established in the year 1950 and since then, has been serving as home to thousands of migratory birds. The best time to come here, for indulging in bird watching, is during the months of October to March.
One of the most popular excursions of Nashik is the Nandur Madhameshwar Bird Sanctuary. The sanctuary is home to a wide variety of wildlife, comprising of 220 species of birds, 24 species of fish and numerous mammals. It is spread over an area of approximately 10000 hectares and stands covered with 400 species of vegetation. Nandur Madhameshwar Bird Sanctuary claims the distinction of being listed as one of the important waterfowl habitats in the region, by the International Union of Conservation of Nature.
Coin Museum is one of the most popular tourist places in the Nashik city of Maharashtra. The museum has a fine collection of research and well-documented history of Indian currencies. The museum was founded under the Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies, in the year 1980. The fact that adds to its attraction is that it is the only one of its kind museum in the whole of Asia.
The environment of the museum is so cool, as it is located in the backdrop of the enthralling Ajneri Hill of Nashik.
Visiting Hours: 9.30 am to 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm Closed on:Sundays and Holidays Entry: Free
Pandavleni caves are 2000-year-old, and it was built by the Jain Kings. It is a group of 24 Hinayana Buddhist Caves, which date back between 1st century BC and 2nd century AD. These caves are at a distance of 8 km from Nasik. Amongst all, cave number 3 and 10 are the best. Cave number 3 has a large Vihara with fascinating sculptures, cave number 10 is also a Vihara, but it is much older and finer than the cave number 3. It is believed to be as old as the Karla Cave near Lonavala.
Anjaneri Village resides just 4kms before Trimbakeshwar .According to Mythological stories this place is birth place of Lord Hanuman.It has now also become a trekking spot for trekkers.
Dadasaheb Phalke Smarak spread across a vast extend of 29 acres, and it holds a pretty garden in its courtyard. Placed in the pretty surroundings of a majestic Pandava caves, Dada Saheb Phalke Smarak is one among the busiest attractions in Nasik
Ved mandir, founded by a private trust was built with an intention to impart vedas, puranas and the Indian culture. The foyer of the temple is large and is ornamented with very attrative glasses and floodlights. Inside the premises is an an elegant temple laid with pretty marbles. The temple contains beautiful idols of Lord Rama, Sita and Laxman along with the idol of Guru Gangeshwaraji.
Bhakti Dham, a place renowned for its numerous temples is situated near Dindori Naka, about a distance of 2.5 km from Central Bus Station. The entire area gives an impression of a singular shrine and among the various holy places of worships, Bakthi Dham temple takes the prominent position. Bhaktidham is a rising pilgrimage centre for the devotees coming to Nashik. A hub of religious activities, this place is often thrived with frequent religious discussions, poojas and Vedas recitals. Bhakti Dham offers a wide range of religious books on sale and in recent years it has been possessed the privilege of an ideal place of Vedic studies and research.
Bhaktidham situated near Dindori Naka, about a distance of 2.5 km from Central Bus Station.
Deolali Camp is situated at a distance of 16 km from Nasik. It is one of the oldest and important military centres of India. The camp is surrounded by playgrounds, gardens and wide roads. It was originally established by the British in 1861 as the military psychiatric hospital. The other nearby places of attraction are; Temple Hill, Khandobachi Tekadi known for the temple of Lord Khandoba and the Deolali Market that is famous for selling unique items.
Bhagur is located at a distance of 3 km from the Deolali Camp. This historically important place is popularly known as the birthplace of Swatantrya Veer Savarkar, the freedom fighter. The popular temple of ‘Bhagur Devi’ is also situated in this place.