Rajura is a town in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. It lies close to the recently formed state of Telangana. The nearest major urban agglomerations within Maharashtra are Nagpur and Yavatmal at distances of 180 km north and 190 km west respectively. Those willing to try out Marathi cuisine, culture as well as explore the temples can visit this place.
Places to Stay
One is forced to venture into Nagpur for lodging, as the town in question lacks in this aspect. There are a couple of good budget hotels in the city. Some of the options which are worth a try are Blue Diamond Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Grand Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Midland Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Ganraj Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600) and others.
The official language of the area is Marathi. Hindi and Urdu are also widely used in the area.
The important festivals celebrated are Holi in March, Hanuman Jayanti, Dusshera in September-October, Diwali in November and the two Eid(s).
Places of Interest
The town on its own may not have anything interesting to offer. The neighbouring city of Nagpur has a couple of tourist attractions among which Seminary Hill, Sitabuldi Fort, Deekshabhoomi, Shukrawari Lake, Futala Lake, Maharajbagh Zoo are worth a visit.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur at a distance of 173 km.
Nagpur Railway Station is the nearest major railway station at a distance of 181 km.
Both state transport as well as private buses cater to the needs of passengers in the region. Buses to the area are available from both Nagpur and Wardha in Maharashtra. Avail of bus ticket booking discount coupons from Ticketgoose.com when you buy your tickets online.