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.
Mumbai is the capital city of Maharashtra and also the financial capital of India. It has many sobriquets like ‘The City of Dreams’ and ‘The city which never sleeps.’ The name ‘Mumbai’ is derived from Mumba or Maha-Amba, which is the name of the Goddess Mumbadevi and ‘Aai’ which in Marathi means Mother. The city was earlier known as Bombay, before being officially changed to Mumbai in 1995.
Budget Hotels in Mumbai
There are good budget hotels in the city of Mumbai. Some of these are the Eden Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 250 and 3 km from International Airport), Hotel Anjali Inn (Tariff – Rs. 970 and 7 km from Domestic Airport), and Hotel Good Luck (Tariff – Rs. 990 and 15 minutes from the International Airport).
The official language of Mumbai is Marathi. Other languages spoken here are English, Hindi, Gujarati as well as Urdu.
Events in Mumbai
Mumbai is well known for its night life. Occasions like the New Year celebrations are renowned. Major festivals like Diwali, Holi, Eid as well as Navratri are celebrated with great pomp and grandeur here.
Places to See in Mumbai
There are plenty of places to visit in Mumbai. Prominent among them are The Gateway of India (29 km from Airport), Marine Drive (28 km from airport), Bandra Bandstand (13 km from airport) among other places.
How to Get There
The Mumbai International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the country. It has a domestic as well as international terminal. It is located 26 km from the southernmost part of the city, Colaba.
The three main railway terminals in Mumbai are Mumbai Central (9km from Colaba), Bandra Terminus (15 km from Colaba) and Victoria Terminus (3 km from Colaba).
Operators like Neeta Travels and Abhi Travels provide regular bus connectivity to Mumbai. TicketGoose.com offers online bus booking in India to travellers visiting more than 4,000 destinations.