Chandrapur is a town in the westernmost Indian state of Maharashtra. It is a part of the district by the same name. The major urban agglomeration nearby is Nagpur at a distance of 154 km. Another big city close-by is Wardha at a distance of 144 km. The area is famous for its mineral resources such as coal, iron ore and limestone. The town is sometimes referred to as ‘The City of Black Gold’ due to the many coal mines in and around.
Budget Hotels in Chandrapur
Good budget hotels are available in plenty in Wardha. Some of the lodges which are worth considering are Ramakrishna Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Hari Sons Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Gulshan Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Chirag Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Marathi. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.
Events in Chandrapur
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September, Dusshera in September-October and Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places to See in Chandrapur
The town in itself may not have places of interest. However, places worth your time and money in Wardha are Magan Sangrahalaya Museum, Vishwa Shanti Stupa, Gitai Mandir, Kelzar Ganpati Temple and others.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur at a distance of 146 km.
Chandrapur Railway Station is located within the town.
Various state transport buses as well as private buses connect the village to different cities in the region. Ticketgoose.com offers a wide variety of choices for bus booking anywhere in India.
A city and a municipal council in Jalna district in the Indian state of Maharashtra, Jalna is one of the renowned educational centers in the state. Legends state that Lord Rama’s wife Sita resided here. Jalna got its name from the occupation (Julaha or weaver) of its wealthy Muslim benefactor. The city is situated on the banks of river Kundalika. The Dargah of Jan Alla Shah is also near the river.
Places to Stay
Places like Hotel Chandralok and Hotel Galaxy are within 1km of the bus stand and offer accommodation starting from Rs.500 onwards.
The annual Ganesh festival, Holi and Navrathri is celebrated with great enthusiasm in this city.
Marathi is the Local Language here.
Places of Interest
The Shri Datta Ashram, Jamb Samarth, Jalna Fort and the Jumma Masjid are all located 1-2kms from the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Aurangabad Airport (51kms)
Jalna has its own Railway Station.
Jalna Bus Stand has regular bus service that connects the town to neighbouring regions. Private bus operators like Royal Travels, Sanjay Travels, Shree Khurana Travels, Chintamani Travels and Dolphin Travels run regular buses to and from the city. If you are travelling long distance by a Volvo bus you will have a comfortable journey with ample leg space.