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Explore Maharashtra – Relish Ultimate Charm of India Tourism

By Ashutoshtripathi Subscribe to RSS | February 8th 2012 | Views:

Mumbai, the Dream City

Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra, is also the financial capital of India. It is also called the Dream City. It is also home to Bollywood, Indian largest film industry. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Maharashtra and India. It has lots to offer its visitors. Here tourists can see many sites of interest including heritage places, cultural objects, religious places, beaches and others. Major attractions to see this city include Gateway of India, Elephant Island Caves (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Victoria Terminus (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Price of Wales Museum, Haji Ali Mosque, Dhobi Ghat, Kamal Nehru Garden, Hanging Gardens, Jehangir Art Gallery, Mani Bhawan Gandhi Museum, Marine Drive, Essel World, Crawford Market, Film City, Mahalaxmi Temple, Siddhi Vinayak Temple, Juhu Beach, Chowpatty Beach and many more. Definitely exploring the dream city of Mumbai can fascinate you and give you an experience that will last in your memory forever.

Ajanta & Ellora Caves

Located near Aurangabad city in Maharashtra, the historical caves of Ajanta & Ellora are not attractions for tourism in Maharashtra but also among best tourist spots in India. Ajanta & Ellora Caves are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and visited by a number of domestic and international tourists each year. Both sites are renowned for excellent masterpiece of rock cut cave temples and monuments.

Historic Forts

There are many historic forts which play an important place in the history of Maharashtra and well as its tourism. Major forts open for tourism in the state include Lohgad Fort, Shivneri Fort, Raigad Fort, Sinhagad Fort, Purandar Fort, Harishchandragarh Fort, Pratapgarh Fort, Ratangarh Fort and many more. Many of these forts belong to the great Marathi warrior & ruler, Shivaji. Monsoon is the best time to visit these forts as you can see super greenery all around the region.

Hill Stations

The state of Maharashtra is also home to some beautiful hill stations which are visited by a number of tourists each year. Major hill stations open for tourism and holidays in this state include Khandala, Lonavala, Mahabaleshwar, Mhaismal and Panhala. These blessed become hotspots among local tourists when there is summer in Maharashtra. These places are amazingly beautiful in monsoon.

Beautiful Beaches

There are many beautiful beaches in Maharashtra which fascinate the tourists. Each and every beach in this state has something to offer its visitors. Vengurla, Alibaug, Kashid, Ganpatipule, Malvan, Diveagar, Dapoli and Guhagar are some popular beaches which can offer you lots of delights.

Apart from above mentioned attractions there are many national parks and pilgrimage places in Maharashtra that attracts tourists. Hence, it is but obvious that exploring this Indian state will give you a brilliant opportunity for tourism in India. You will treasure the truly delightful experience of India Travel Tourism in this state that will last in your memories for lifetime.

Ashutoshtripathi - About Author:
Ashutosh Tripathi is an eminent analyst and writer in Travel & Tourism related topics. He has authored many books on tour guide for North India Tourism and India Tour Packages.

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