Jintur is a municipal council and city located in the Parbhani district of Maharashtra. It is in the Marathwada region of Aurangabad division. Muslims make up the majority of population here followed by Hindus. Jintur is a very popular Jain pilgrimage site due to the famous Shri Digamber Jain Atishya Kshetra Nemgiri Samsthan here.
Places to Stay
Few good budget hotels in Jintur are Hotel Vyankatesh, Hotel Niraj International (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Hotel City Palace (Tariff – Rs. 800).
The official language of Jintur is Marathi. The alternate languages include Andh and Hindi.
The major national festivals are celebrated here are Diwali, Navratri, and Janmashthami.
Places of Interest
Jintur has several tourist attractions in the city and also close to the city. The most popular tourist attraction in Jintur is the Jain temple Shri Digamber Jain Atishya Kshetra Nemgiri Samsthan (3km) in the sub hills of Sahyadri range. The Nemgiri and Chandragiri Hills are also famous for the Chaityalayalas and Jain Cave Temples. Other popular tourist spots close by are Aundha Naganatha Temple (43 km) and the Yeladari dam (12 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport to Jintur is in Nanded (100 km).
Jintur does not have its own railway station. The closest railway stations to Jintur are Dhengli Pp Goan Railway Station and Selu Railway Station (36 km).
Jintur Bus Stand is the main bus stand of Jintur and has daily buses plying to and from Parbhani, Aurangabad, Pune, and Ahmednagar. There are various travel agents that provide buses for travel to Jintur including Raj Travels. Get discount on bus ticket booking by logging on to TicketGoose.com.