Bhigwan is in the Solapur district of Bhigwan. It lies at an altitude of 493 m above sea level and has also been called the Bharatpur of Maharashtra. It is categorised under the Indapur taluka. The Yashwant Sagar reservoir is popular among bird-watchers as pink flamingos can be spotted here. Baramati, Pandharpur, Mhaswad and Daund are the cities that are close to Bhigwan.
Places to Stay
There are a limited number of hotels in Bhigwan. So visitors look for accommodation in Baramati where Krishna Sagar Residency (Tariff – Rs 2000) is popular.
The official language of Bhigwan is Marathi. The other languages that are spoken here spoken include Hindi, Kannada and English.
Ganesh Chaturthi which is celebrated in September is very popular here.
Places of Interest
Diksal (5 km from Bhigwan), Kumbhargaon (2 km from Bhigwan) and Pune (95 km from Bhigwan) around Bhigwan have many tourist attractions.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Sholapur which is 118 km away from Bhigwan.
Bhigwan has a small rail junction and the nearest major railway station is at Washimbe which is 19 km away.
Bhigwan has several buses that connect to places nearby places such as Pune, Mumbai, Kalamb and Baramati. Avail of bus booking offer when you book your tickets through TicketGoose’s mobile apps.