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About Akot

Akot

Akot is the name of a city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra.The place was witness to the second Anglo-Maratha War when forces owing allegiances to Governor Arthur Wellesley and Bhonsle of Nagpur fought in the Battle of Argaon. Akot also happens to be a municipal corporation. The city has a rich mix of Hindus, Muslims, Buddhists, Christians and Jains.

Places to Stay
Akot as a city has a lot of affordable hotels and lodges. However, if you are looking for a stay in a bigger city nearby, then the city of Akola (43 km) is a great option. Some of the budget hotels worth a thought are Regency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 600), Center Plaza Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 700), Hotel Rising Sun (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Green Valley Resort (Tariff – Rs. 1,000).

Language
The official language of Akot is Marathi. Hindi is also widely spoken and understood.

Events
The important festivals celebrated are Ganesh Chathurthi, Diwali, Holi, Buddha Jayanti and the two Eid(s).

Places of Interest
Akot has a wide range of tourist attractions which are both thrilling and enchanting in nature such as the Narsing Maharaj Temple, the Narnala Fort, Shri Wari Hanuman Mandir, Khatkali Forest and others.

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airports are the Sonegaon and Nanded airports at distances of 231 km and 239 km respectively.

Rail:
Akot has a railway station of its own. However, the major railway station close to the city is the Akola Junction at a distance of 46 km.

Bus:
Various buses connect Akot to different parts of the state. Private buses are pretty active in the area too. Two of the major operators in the area are Sheetal Travels and Anushka Travels. Get discount coupons for bus tickets by logging on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking portal



About Patur

Patur

Patur is a city located in the Akola district of Maharashtra. Popularly called as ‘Paiur Shaikh Babu’ or ‘Nanasaheb's Patur’, it is located in the south east corner of the Balapur tahsil. The first evidence of the existence of civilization in Patur can be found in the Buddhist monastery on the hill. The monasteries are believed to have been established around 1058 AD. According to historical sources, Patur was looted and burnt to ashes in 1808 by the Pendharis. Nearby towns and cities are Akola (32 km), Washim (49 km) and Shegaon (50 km).

Places to Stay
There are many decent hotels available in Patur. Some of the hotels here are Samrat Ashok Hotel, Washim (Tariff – Rs. 700), Regency Hotel, and Aloka (Tariff – Rs. 600).

Language
The official language in this region is Marathi. However, Hindi and English are also spoken here.

Events
Ganesh Chaturthi during the month of September is celebrated with great fervour here.

Places of Interest
Shaikh Baba Mosque and Nana Sahib Temple are the two attractions here worth visiting.

How to Get There

Air:
The nearest airport from Patur is the Nanded airport (164 km).

Rail:
Patur doesn't have a railway station of its own. Barsi Takli railway station, located at a distance of 19 km from Patur, is the nearest railway station.

Bus:
Patur has its own bus stand. Apart from the state run buses, private operators like Rahul Travels and Saini Travels are some of the leading bus operators on this route. The buses connect to nearby cities such as Nanded, Akola among others. Get bus ticket online offer to your favourite destination through Ticketgoose.




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