Kingaon, a village in Maharashtra’s Latur district, is located near Limboti Dam. State Highway 156 and Kingaon-Gangakhed Road converge at this village. There are many lakes and dams around the vicinity of the village making it scenic. Some of the nearby cities that surround Kingaon include Latur, Udgir, Parli and Loha.
Places to Stay
Kingaon does not provide any accommodation facilities. Parli Vaijnath, which is 38 km away from Kingaon, has comfortable budget hotels. A few of these hotels are Hotel Saiprem Palace (Tariff – Rs.953), Gurunanak Lodge (Tariff – Rs.295) and Hotel Sai Palace (Tariff – Rs.786).
The languages spoken in Kingaon are Marathi, Hindi, Kannada and English.
The important festivals celebrated in Kingaon are Makar Sankranti in January, Holi in March, Ganesh Chaturthi in August-September, Dussehra in September-October and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
There are a few sightseeing destinations in and around Kingaon. These places of interest include temples, dams, lakes and forts. They are Pimpaldari (9 km), Masuli Dam (21 km), Kagnewadi Lake (26 km) and Lakshmeshwar Mahadev Mandir (26 km) away from Kingaon.
How to Get There
The nearest airport is the Latur Airport, which is about 68 km away from Kingaon.
There is no railway station in Kingaon. Karepur Railway Station, which is around 18 km away from the village, is the nearest railway station.
There are regular state-run and private buses connecting the village of Kingaon with other cities and states. Private bus operators such as Raja Travels run comfortable buses daily from Mumbai and Nasik to Kingaon. Online bus ticket reservation is the best way to get your tickets without standing in serpentine queues.