A city in Marathwada region in Maharashtra, Latur is known for its educational technique, which is famously called the Latur Pattern. The city is also well-known for its food-grain trade and oil mills. A tourist hub, Latur surrounded with many historical monuments, which includes the famous Kharosa Caves and the popular place of pilgrimage the Sri Satya Sai Baba Temple. The city is considered one of the best educational centres in the state and has a great number of educational institutions.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Latur. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay at Hotel Radhika, Hotel Manas, Aroma Hotel and Hotel Mayura Lodge that offer rooms from Rs.500 onwards.
Annual festivals like Diwali, Dussehra, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here.
Marathi is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
The Siddheshwar & Ratneshwar Temple (2kms), Surat Shahvali Darga (2kms), Ganj Golai (1km) and Kharosa Caves (45kms) are places to visit in Latur.
How to Get There
Latur has its own airport
Latur has its own railway station
Latur bus stand runs regular bus services. Private bus operators like Vishwa Travels, Jai Mata Di Travels, Pushkraj Travels and Saini Travels run regular buses to and from the city. Book your tickets to anywhere in India through Ticketgoose.com’s online bus reservation service.
Jalgaon is situated in Maharashtra and is known for Ajanta Caves situated nearby. The city of Jalgaon has all the facilities of a modern city with industrial areas, shopping malls, educational institutions, hospitals and entertainment centres. It is also known as ‘Banana City’ for its banana production and ‘Gold City’ because of its trustworthy gold market. Jalgaon happens to be one of the world's largest centres for pulse milling. It also has the largest number of pharmacies. Rail, road and air services provide good connectivity to Jalgaon.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Jalgaon. Some of them are Hotel Atithi (Tariff – upto Rs. 1000), Hotel Ramniwas (Tariff – upto Rs. 1000) and Hotel Tirupati (Tariff – upto Rs. 1000).
The official language of Jalgaon is Marathi. The other languages spoken here are Hindi and English.
The important event of Jalgaon is Shrirama Rathotsava Fair held between October and November every year.
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Jalgaon. Some of the places include Mehrun Lake (5.5 km), Gandhi Teerth (10 km), Avchit Hanuman Temple (15 km), Manudevi Temple (30 km), Padmalaya Temple Reservoir (34 km) and Yaval Wildlife Sanctuary (32 km).
How to Get There
The closest airport is Aurangabad Airport which is approximately 150 km away.
Jalgaon railway station is located on the main railway line.
There are bus services to Jalgaon from Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, Nasik, Indore and other major cities. Some of the bus operators that offer good services to passengers include Padmalaya Travels, and Shri Swaminarayan Travels. It is easy to get online bus tickets due to the increase in the number of travel websites.