Beed is a city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a part of the district by the same name. It is speculated that the city was founded by the Yadava rulers of Devagiri who ruled the region from 1173-1317. Later, it became a part of the Hyderabadi Nizams – the Asaf Jahis. After Hyderabad’s annexation, Beed was made to be a part of Maharashtra on May 1, 1960 as the city had a Marathi majority.
Places to Stay
Beed as a city has a few good lodging facilities. Not all are very budget-friendly, however. Two of the most affordable hotels which are worth trying out in the city are Anvita Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and Hotel Sagar (Tariff – Rs. 1,500).
The official language of the region is Marathi. Urdu and Hindi are also widely spoken and understood.
The important festivals of the area are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Diwali in October-November, the fasting month of Ramadan and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
Beed has an endless list of tourist attractions from Maratha to Mughal structures. Some of the places which are worth a visit are Kankaleshwar Temple, Jama Masjid, Shahinshah Wali tomb, Mansur Shah tomb, Khazana Well (6 km south of the city), Khandoba Temple among others.
How to Get There
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai is the nearest airport at a distance of 387 km.
The nearest railway station is the Aurangabad Railway Station at a distance of 129 km.
Both state-transport as well as private buses have services to the city. Dolphin Travel House is one such private operator. Ticketgoose.com has several operators on its site that enables bus booking in India.
Ambajogai is a town in the state of Maharashtra. In the past, this town was known by the name Mominabad. It is a culturally rich town and is well known the Marathwada region for this reason. The town has a rich history of political leaders and freedom fighters. Ambajogai has a population of around 70000 with literacy rate higher than the national average.
Places to Stay
There are a few hotels such as Yogeshwari Yatri Nivas, Hotel Manas, Hotel Radhika which are located in Latur, located 42km away which provide accommodation for less than Rs 1500.
Diwali, Eid, Ganesh Chaturthi and Holi are the major events across the year.
Marathi is the local language spoken in Ambajogai. Hindi is commonly understood.
Places to Visit
The interesting places to visit in Ambajogai are the Yogeshwari temple, Kholeshwar temple, and Mukundraj temple. These places are all located within a 30km radius.
How to Get There
The airport in Latur is the closest available to Ambajogai. It is located 37km away. It offers limited connectivity to Mumbai.
ParliVaijnath Railway station is the closest main station at 25km. It has links to Kakinada, Puri, Vishakhapatnam, Tirupathi, Jalna and Aurangabad.
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