Aundha Nagnath is a town in the Hingoli district of Maharashtra. The Aundha Nagnath Shiva temple makes the place famous. The district headquarters of Hingoli is located at a distance of 24 km. Parbhani is another important place in the region at a distance of 51 km. The town is not far away from the neighbouring district of Nizamabad in Andhra Pradesh.
Places to Stay
Being a small town, naturally there are no places to put up for the night. One is forced to venture into Hingoli for hotel options. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Hotel RW International (Tariff – Rs. 500), Delhi Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 200), Hotel Dev Palace Lodging (Tariff – Rs. 500) among others.
The official language of Aundha Nagnath is Marathi. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The place does not have many interesting sites worth visiting. However, the Aundha Nagnath temple dedicated to lord Shiva has a significance of its own. It is said that the jyotirlinga (sign of lord Shiva) of the temple is among the twelve most-reputed in India. In fact, it is considered to be the eighth most important one.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Aurangabad Airport at a distance of 210 km.
Chondi Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of 21 km.
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