Cities to Visit in Maharashtra

Places to Visit in Nagpur

There are quite a few Nagpur tourist attractions in the city of Maharashtra. These places are quite popular among the tourists who come to visit this city of India. Some of the major places of interest in the city are the Balaji Mandir, the Ambazari Lake, the Seminary Hill and the Maharaj Baug and Zoo.

Places to See in Nagpur

The Balaji Mandir

Category : Religious
The Balaji Mandir is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Nagpur. The deity worshiped in this temple is Lord Balaji. It is situated on the Seminary Hills.

Ambazari Lake and Garden

Category : Nature
The Ambazari Lake is one of the main tourist attractions in Nagpur. The children in particular find this place very amusing, as it offers a variety of popular games. The lake is the biggest and most beautiful of all the lakes that are located in the city.

The Seminary Hill

Category : Nature
The Seminary Hill stands at a distance of about 6 kms to the west of the Nagpur old city. The tourists throng this hillock to get a spectacular view of the Nagpur city.

Maharajbagh Zoo

Category : Nature
The Maharaj Bagh and Zoo is another important tourist attraction at Nagpur. It was established by the rulers belonging to the Bhonsle dynasty. The Maharaj Baug, which was a garden, has been converted into a botanical garden. The zoo located here pulls the tourists to this place.

Balaji Mandir at Seminary

Category : Religious
This is the temple of one of the most popular of Indian deities Shri Balaji.

Gandhi Baug

Category : Garden
The sprawling garden is named after Mahatma Gandhi.

Hegdewar Smriti Temple

Category : Religious
The magnificent monument is built in memory of Dr. Headgevar, an eminent personality of Nagpur.

Sri Poddareshwar Ram Temple

Category : Religious
Sri Poddareshwar Ram Temple dedicated to the Hindu God Rama, the temple houses exquisite images of Rama, Sita and Laxmana the three principal characters of the Indian epic, the Ramayana.

The Dragon Palace temple

Category : Religious
The Buddhists shrine has a statue of Buddha in meditation.

Tourist Destinations Near Nagpur

Pench National Park

Nearly 65kms away from Nagpur, it is an interesting wild life destination. For the wild life enthusiasts, this is one of the biggest tourist attractions in Nagpur.


In his later years, Mahatma Gandhi made his home here. The Bapu Kutir, Adi Nivas and many other houses in the ashram bear the hallowed memory of Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi.


According to legend, Lord Rama passed this way during his period of exile. There are temples dedicated to Lord Rama and Lakshmana. At the foot of the hill is a charming inland lake Ramsagar. The famous Sanskrit poet Kalidas wrote his epic 'Meghdoota' here.

Last Updated on January 20, 2014

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