A city located in the Satara District of Maharashtra, Satara is located near the confluence of the river Krishna and its tributary river Venna. Believed to have been established in the 16thcentury, Satarais one of the historical cities in Maharashtra. The name of the city was derived from the seven hills surrounding it. Satara is well known for its sweet,kandipedhe. The city has a unique statue of Shivaji standing near a canon at Powai Naka, which is distinctive since most statues ofShivaji depict him riding on a horse. The well-known Kas plateau located near here is now a World Natural Heritage site.
Places to Stay
There are many hotels in Satara. Tourists’ visiting the town can stay atHotel Lake View (Tariff Rs. 1,470), Hotel Pooja Residency (Tariff Rs.600), and The Ambassador (Tariff Rs. 1,412)
Annual festivals likeDussehra, Ramzan, Christmas and Diwali are celebrated here.
Marathi is the Local Language here.
Places to Visit
ShriChhatrapatiShivaji Museum (1km), Ajinkyatara Fort (5kms), Char BhintiHutatmaSmarak (1km), NatrajMandir (1km), SangamMahuli (5kms) and Kanher Dam (9kms)are places of interest near this city
How to Get There
The nearest airport is at Kolhapur
Satarahas its own railway station
Satara bus stand provides regular bus services. Private bus operators like Shree Krishna Varun Travels, Gogte Travels, Neeta Tours and Travels and Amrutyog Travelsrun regular buses to and from the city. Booking bus tickets through ticketgoose.com is a hassle-free experience.
Mehsana is a district in the state of Gujarat in India. It is located 56 Km away from the state capital Gandhinagar.The administrative headquarters of the district is the Mehsana city. There are atleast 600 villages in this district. It is surrounded by the districts of Banaskantha in the north, Patan and Surendranagar in the west, Gandhinagar and Ahemdabad in the south, Sabarkantha in the east. Some of the cities neighbouring to Mehsana are Vijapur, Modhera, Kadi and Visnagar.
Places to Stay
There are not many good hotels in Mehsana. Some of the best accommodations available in the cities nearby the district are Bismillah Lodge (Tariff Rs. 400),Sihori Krupa Lodge ( Tariff Rs. 500) and Nilkanth Lodge ( Tariff Rs. 350).
Gujarati, Hindi and English are some of the main languages spoken by the people in Mehsana.
Navratri,Holi and Diwali are some of the hugely celebrated festivals in Mehsana.
Places of Interest
Mulnayak Jain Temple,Dudhsagar Dairy,Sun Temple ( situated 20 Km away from Mehsana ),Swaminarayan Temple,Gayathri Temple and Shanku’s water world resort.
How to Get There
There are no airports in Mehsana. The nearest airport to the district is the Ahmadabad Airport which is at a distance of 71 Km.
There are many railway stations in the district. Some of them are Mehsana Junction, Ambliyasan and Unjha are some the nearest railway station to Mehsana.
There are many buses travelling to and from Mehsana Bus station daily with great frequency. Some of the government bus services such as Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation travel to all the neighbouring towns and villages in the district. Ticketgoose.com provides bus tickets at minimum rates to all its travelers.