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.
A small village in the Pali district of Rajasthan, Sanderao is situated 16 km away from Bali. Founded by Yasobhadra in the 10th century, Sanderao was ruled by the Sisodia rulers of Udaipur. The Sanderao Thakore family adds a historical touch to the place. Sanderao happens to be a major junction of important road routes in the Pali area. Rail and road are the best modes of transport to Sanderao.
Places to Stay
Some of the budget hotels in Sanderao are Dreamland Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Manveer Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500) and Motel Manwar (Tariff – Rs. 500). There are good budget hotels available at Falna too (13 km away).
The official language of Sanderao is Hindi.
Some of the popular fairs and festivals celebrated in Sanderao are Shivratri Fair (February), Godwar Festival (March) and Nimbo Ka Nath Fair (March).
Places of Interest
The Jain Teerth Temple and Sanderao Rawla Palace are some of the popular tourist attractions of Sanderao. There is also a 5000 year old pilgrimage centre called Nimbeshvara Mahadeva that draws tourists all year round.
How to Get There
Jaipur Airport is the nearest airport which is situated 135 km away.
Falna Railway Station is the nearest to Sanderao (13 km away). The other closest railway station to Sanderao is Udaipur Railway Station (108 km away).
Sanderao enjoys good bus connectivity to cities such as Pali, Sirohi, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Abu Road, Ajmer, Beawar, Palanpur and Ankleshwar. Some of the bus operators that offer good travel experience to passengers are Neeta Tours and Travels, Kalpana Travels, Dashmesh Travels and Punjab Travels. When you book your tickets through Ticketgoose.com avail of online bus ticket booking offers.