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Nashik Travel Guide

Renowned as the wine capital of India, Nashik situated in the northwest part of Maharashtra, is a picturesque city with beautiful vineyards and orchards that surround it. Considered as one of the holiest cities for Hindus globally, Nashik is situated on the banks of the sacred River Godavari and is one of the cities to host the well-known Kumbha Mela, which is held once in 12years among four other cities in India.

Over the years Nashik has prospered a lot and has a famed diamond – Nassak named after it. The city is popular for its flourishing valleys and nine hills Durga, Ganesh, Chitraghanta, Pandav, DingerAli, Mhasarul, Jogwada, Pathanpura and Konkani, which surround this beautiful city. Adding to this beauty are the lakes, which make for an excellent picnic spots amongst the locals as well as tourists who throng the city.

So come and explore the scenic landscapes or get seduced by the mystic charms or enjoy some wine sipping sessions in the panoramic vineyards and orchards of Nashik.

It is believed that Nashik got its name from the incident in mythology, wherein Laxman cuts the nose of Shurpnakha in anger and let it drop where they were living in exile.


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