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Nagpur Tourist Places

If you are wondering where is Nagpur on map of India, look for 21.15 degrees north latitude, and 79.09 degrees east longitude. These coordinates indicate the location of Nagpur in India. As can be seen from these, Nagpur is perhaps the most central city of the country. The river Nag flows through Nagpur because of which the city is called Nagpur. Local government has done much to develop Nagpur city and its precincts. Nagpur India is one of the most ancient cities in India, its origin dating as far back as 8th century in before Christ era.

Chalukyas, Yadavas, Rashtrakutas, Khiljis, Tughlaq dynasties, Marathas, eventually the British have all left their stamp here. Buddhism found its way to this town in Maharashtra as well. So today, we have Deekshabhoomi, a place of worship that mostly frequented by lower class communities in India.  Ramtek is another place where there is a holy shrine for Hindus.  It is not exactly within Nagpur, but it is famous enough for people to visit this town. The Poddareshwar Ram Mandir dates back to 1923. Materials such as sandstone and Marble have been used to build this temple.

Tourist places at Nagpur include the Futala Lake, Ambazari Lake, Gorewada Lake, Gandhisagar Lake, Sonegaon Lake, and Telangkhedi Lake. The city is very clean and ranks only next to Chandigarh in cleanliness. Finding a cheap or affordable hotel in Nagpur without prior reservation might be slightly difficult, but it is possible to book accommodation over the Internet. Tourists can choose to plan their itinerary based on the places that interest them, using the map of Nagpur. Hotels usually are a good source of information about Nagpur.

Nagpur Tourist Map

Facts About Nagpur
Area 217.65 km2
State Maharashtra
Languages Hindi and Marathi
Best Time to Visit Oct - Mar
Nearest Railway Station Nagpur
Nearest Airport Sonegaon Domestic Airport
Famous Futala Lake, Sevagram, Markanda, Balaji Mandir, Sitabuldi Fort, Ambazari Lake
STD Code 91-712

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