A city in Buldhana District of Maharashtra, Khamgaon is also known as Rajat Nagari, which means "Silver Town". Located 50kms east of Buldhana, Khamgaon is well-connected by road and rail to the neighbouring region. Khamgaon lies on the border of the Buldhana District and Akola District. The city is situated close to other cities in the state, such as Shegaon , Nandura , Akola and, Patur.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Khamgaon. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel Tuljai and Restaurants, Devendra Hotel, Hotel Shraddha and Hotel Greenpark that offers rooms from Rs.1200 onwards.
Dussehra, Diwali, Christmas and Ramzan are celebrated here.
Ahirani is the Local Language here. People here also speak Kandeshi, Marathi, Bhili and Andh
Places to Visit
The Shri Swami Balaji Mandir, Baradari Hanuman Mandir, Lakdi Ganpti Mandir, Datta Mandir, Mastan Chowk Masjid, Omkareshwar Mandir, Digambar Jain Temple, Dawoodi Bohra Masjid and Markaz Masjid are located near the bus stand.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Akola (51kms)
Khamgaon has its own Railway Station
The Khamgaon Bus Stop runs regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Sangeetam Travels, Sheetal Travels, Rajhans Travels and Prasanna Purple Travels that run regular buses to and from the village. The online bus ticket booking facility at Ticketgoose.com can save you a lot of time and energy.
Murtizapur, a small village in Maharashtra’s Amravati district, is 54 km away from its headquarters and 626 km away from its capital, Mumbai. The National Highway 212 passes through this village. Some of its neighbouring cities include Akola, Murtijapur, Achalpur and Amravati. Areas that surround Murtizapur are Daryapur, Akot and Chikhaldara.
Places to Stay
There are no hotels in this area. Budget hotels are located in Amravati. These hotels are Hotel Indrapur (Tariff – Rs.590), Hotel Excel Executive (Tariff – Rs.799), Sarvoday Lodge (Tariff – Rs.438), and Hotel Maharaja (Tariff – Rs.614).
The languages spoken in Murtizapur are Marathi, Hindi and English.
The important festivals in Murtizapur are Makar Sankranti celebrated in January, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Navratri in October, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The places of tourist attraction around Murtizapur include Daryapur (23 km), Borgaon Manju Dam (27 km), Shivankhurd Reservoir and Spillway (16 km), Ghota Reservoir and Spillway (31 km) and Karanja, which is 31 km away from Murtizapur.
How to Get There
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, 211 km away, is the nearest airport from Murtizapur.
There is a railway station in Murtizapur, which is just 2 km away. This railway station connects the village to nearby cities.
Daily bus trips by state-run and private bus operators connect the village of Murtizapur to surrounding villages and cities. Shiv Travels provides comfortable buses from Pune to Murtizapur. Bus booking offers at Ticketgoose.com can be availed of when you book your tickets.