Saptashringi Devi Temple is situated at Wani, approximately 55 km from Nashik city. Dedicated to Goddess Saptashringi, the temple is revered by the local populace of Maharashtra. The idol of the goddess is shown having 18 hands, each of the hands carrying a weapon, and seems to be ready to fight the demons.
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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.
Khandobachi Tekadi, Deolali
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.
Kalsubai Peak, Igatpuri
Kalsubai Peak is the highest peak of the Sahyadris in Igatpuri Taluka, of Nashik district of Maharashtra, an Indian state. ‘Kalsubai’ temple is located at the topmost peak of Sahyadri mountain range of Maharastra. ‘Kalsubai’ temple is located at the topmost peak of Sahyadri mountain range of Maharastra. At the summit there is a plain ground with a small temple of Kalsubai, a local deity. A traditional prayer (pooja) service is held every Tuesday and Thursday by a local priest. Local villagers sell the pooja materials almost all year long, while sending their cows for grazing. On Navratri occasions many stalls are set up atop the summit for the pooja materials. During the Navratri period, for all nine days, special poojas are carried out and idol is fully decorated. Special Mela (fair) is organized for Navratri. Local guides often accompany climbers to the summit.