The headquarters of Nanded district in the Marathwada Division of Maharashtra, Nanded is well-known for Renukadevi Shaktipeetha Temple. Situated on the banks of the River Godavari, Nanded is one of the oldest cities and the second largest city in the region after Aurangabad. Divided in two parts, Nanded City and district is located in the southeastern part of Maharashtra, bordering Andhra Pradhesh.
Budget Hotels in Nanded
There are many hotels in Nanded. Tourists’ visiting the place can stay at Hotel G.N. Executive, Hotel Anuradha Palace and Nirmal Palace that offers rooms from Rs.600 onwards.
Marathi is the Local Language. Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, Telugu and Kannada Andh are also spoken here.
Events in Nanded
All annual festivals like Pongal, Dussehra, Diwali, Ramzan and Christmas are celebrated here.
Places to See in Nanded
Shri Hazoor Sahib Gurudwara, Godedss Renuka temple, Lord Parashuram temples and many many Sufi shrines are places to visit within 3kms of the bus stand.
How to Get There
Nanded has its own airport
Nanded has its own Railway Station
Nanded City Bus Stop has regular bus service that connects the place to neighbouring towns. There are a great number of private bus operators like Shourya Travels, Global Travels, Raj Travels, Holiday Travels, Noor Travels and Jai Durga Travels that run regular buses to and from the city. There are several bus booking portals that provide bus booking online offers from time to time.
Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh was formed in 2000. A historical town, which was once ruled by the Maurya dynasty, it has several places of interest in the city as well as close by. Some of the nearby must visit tourist destinations are Sirpur, Radha Krishna Temple, Anand Prabhu and Kudi Vihar.
Places to Stay
There are good budget hotels in Raipur. Some of them are Hotel Punjab Palace (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel VW Canyon (Tariff – Rs. 1000), Hotel Shubh (Tariff – Rs. 1000) and Hotel Jagdish (Tariff – Rs. 500).
The official language of Raipuris Chhattisgarhi. Other languages spoken are Hindi and English.
The important festivals of Raipur are Holi (March), Diwali (November), Dussehra (October) and Makar Sankranti (January).
Places of Interest
There are several places of tourist attraction in Raipur. Some of them are Birgaon (7 kms), Bhilai (34 kms) and Durg-Bhilai Nagar (23 kms).
How to Get There
Raipur Airport is just 14 km from the city.
Raipur Junction Railway Station sits 2 km from the city.
Raipur and Durg are well connected with each other via road and only stand 40 km apart. The nearest bus stand is just a kilometer away from the city. There are options for local travellers to commute via local buses which are operated by Chhattisgarh Roadways and travel from Raipur to nearby cities. You can conveniently book a bus ticket through online bus booking portals like Ticketgoose.com.