Nashik in Maharashtra, is situated at a distance of 200 km from Mumbai (Bombay) as well as Pune. The city has become the center of attraction because of its beautiful surroundings and cool and pleasant climate. Nashik has a personality of its own due to its mythological, historical, social and cultural significance. The city, vibrant and active on the industrial, political, social and cultural fronts, has influenced the lives of many a great personalities. The river Godavari flows through the city. Temples and ghats on the banks of Godavari have made Nashik one of the holiest places for Hindus all over the World.
The District has great mythological background. Lord Rama lived in Panchvati during his vanvas. Agasti Rushi also stayed in Nashik for Tapasya. The Godavari river originates from Trimbakeshwar in Nashik. One of the 12 Jyotirlingas also at Trimbakeshwar. Nashik has to its credit many well known and towering personalities like Veer Sawarkar, Anant Kanhere, Rev. Tilak, Dadasaheb Potnis, Babubhai Rathi, V.V. Shirwadkar and Vasant Kanetkar just name few.
Ram kund, where the people put the ash of their dead dear ones to let them get "mukti". Hindu religion has it that Lord Rama, the King of Ayodhya, made Nashik his home during his 14 years in exile. At the same place Lord Laxman, by the blessing of Lord Rama, cut off the nose of Shurpnakha and thus this place was named as "Nasik"(from Sanskrit word 'Nashik'). Several other references to the Ramayan era can be found in Nashik, which includes the Sita Gumpha Caves, from where Sita, Lord Rama's wife, was abducted by Ravana. Nashik in 150 bc was believed to be the Country's largest marketplace.
|Distance From Hotel|
|Kalaram Mandir||3 km.||Trimbakeshwar||28 km.|
|Sita Gumpha||3 km.||Sula Wines||15 km.|
|Ramkunda||3 km.||Chamber Leni||7 km.|
|Tapovan||3 km.||Saptashrungi||65 km.|
|Bhaktidham||3 km.||Saputara||80 km.|
|Someshwar||7 km.||Shirdi||90 km.|
|Muktidham||8 km.||Shani Shingnapur||155 km.|
|Pandav Leni Caves||5 km.||Gargoti, Sinner||26 km.|
|Phalke Smarak||5 km.||Planetorium||2 km.|
|Bhandardara, Kalsubai M||70 km.||Nandur Madhmeshwar||55 km.|
|Anjneri||24 km.||Coin Museum||24 km.|
Places around Nashik such as Trimbakeshwar, Vani, Shirdi, Pandavleni and others are tourists attractions. These are within approachable distance from Nashik.