Maharashtra on the stretch of the Arabian Sea occupies a major area in the western and the central parts of India and happens to be the third largest state.
Hotels in Maharashtra
Maharashtra - Tourist Attractions
The state of Maharashtra is dotted with several places of tourist interests. The capital city of Mumbai is also the financial as well as the film capital of India. While at Mumbai the must visits is long and comprises of Gateway of India, Elephanta Island, Prince of Wales Museum, Flora Fountain, Haji Ali's Tomb, Kamla Nehru Park, Hanging Gardens, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus or Victoria Terminus, Kalbadevi Temple, Bhuleshwar Temple, Jama Masjid, Mumbadevi Temple, Nehru Planetarium, Nehru Science Center, Marine Drive, Taraporewala Aquarium, ISKCON temple. For recreational activities you may check out the Essel World and Fantasy Land. In terms of the beautiful beaches the Madh Island, Manori, Versova, Goral, Marue, and Juhu should not be missed.
Close to the capital is the pulsating city of Pune. Pune is the renowned home to the Maratha leader Shivaji and the self-proclaimed guru, Bhagwan Rajneesh also known as Osho. While at Pune do check out the Shanwarawada Palace, Raja Kelkar Museum, Gandhi National Memorial, Samadhi, and Pataleshwar Temple.
Aurangabad is another amazing city in Maharashtra. While in the city you must visit the beautiful tomb of Bibi-ka-Makbara. From Aurangabad the trip to the world heritage sites of Ajanta and Ellora is mandatory to get a deeper insight into the Buddhist, Jain and Hindu temples. In terms of shopping Aurangabad offers the best of silk and cotton textiles.
Maharashtra also has a chill out zone at Mahabaleshwar. Mahabaleshwar is an absolute favorite with the nature explorers, peace lover and the filmmakers alike. Mahabaleshwar offers the nature at its best on one hand and the marvelous mansions on the other. The other getaway in Maharashtra is Lonavala. While at Lonavala do not miss out on the special candy made with peanut and jaggery.
Maharashtra is well connected with the other places and is easily accessible. In terms of air transport the international airport of Mumbai caters to the needs of the tourists from destinations across the globe. The other domestic airports with the regular flights ease the air connectivity with the places in Maharashtra. The excellent railway network links the state with the other important cities and towns of the country. The roads connect all the places of importance conveniently to each other.
Maharashtra - Hotels
There are enough decent accommodation options in Maharashtra and the scene is getting better every passing day. There are a number of star category hotels catering to the needs of tourists coming to explore Maharashtra or interesting in exploring the scenic region around.
Maharashtra - Hotel Reservations
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