Alibag: It is in Raigad District. It is situated very close to the Arabian Sea and is a wonderful place for relaxation. Alibag has beaches and historical monuments like forts, temples and beautiful beaches.
Appu Ghar: It is in Pune. Number of children games is available
at this fun park. Appu Ghar also attracts youngsters. There is a cool
and comely Lake for older generation people near the park. For games,
funs and frolics, it is a place worth visiting.
Baneshwar: It is situated 30 km away from Pune. This place is
known for its scenic beauty and Baneshwar Temple. There is a garden and
a small stream behind the temple. Visitors enjoy playing and swimming
Bhushi Dam: It is a very popular picnic spot, which is located
at a distance of about 5 km from Lonavala. A wonderful waterfall near
the dam is one of the most thrilling spot. The dam is full with
rainwater in monsoon.
Brahmagiri: It is located in Nashik. This is a mountain of 550m
in height. Brahmagiri is the source of the Holy Godavari River. Godavari
flows in three directions from the mountain - Godavari, Vaitarna, Chakra
Tirth. Kolambika Devi Temple, Kolambika Devi Temple and Gorakh Gumpha
Ganga Sagar are the other attractions near it.
Chaul: It is an old Portuguese settlement, located 40 km south
of Mumbai. Portuguese settled here in 1522, and this area was later
taken over by the Marathas. Visitors can find forts, churches, ancient
Buddhist caves, temples and the ruins of an old Portuguese palace here.
Deolali Camp: It is one of the oldest important Indian army
military centres. It is located 16 km away from Nashik. One can also
shop at Deolali market near the camp. There is the famous temple of Lord
Khandoba on the hills.
It is Mumbai's only international-style theme park and amusement centre
situated close to Gorai Beach. Esselworld offers over 40 exciting rides,
games, and attractions. The Water Kingdom of the fun park is said to be
the largest of its kind in Asia.
Film City: It is located away from Mumbai's hurly burly life, on
a quiet locality of Aarey Colony. The Film City is equipped studios,
recording room, a theater, and facilities like garden, lakes, ground for
fighting scenes, helipads etc. for outdoor shooting.
Snake Park: It is at Pune since 1986. The park has collection of
a wide range of reptiles, birds, and others. The special attraction is
the six-year-old, nine feet long King Cobra. Temples of Lord Shiva, Lord
Ganesha, Vishnu and Kartikeya, Goddess Parvati are also there near the
Khadakwasla and Panshet Dam: These dams provide water to the
entire Pune city. It is half and hour from Pune and two and half-hour
from Mumbai. The amazing view of Sinhagad and Peacock Bay is again a
major attraction of Khadakwasla. Panshet is very popular for water
sports like Speed Boats and Water Scooters etc. One can have a nice road
to Panshet surrounded by dark green woods.
Koyna Dam: It is known as one of the largest Hydroelectric Power
plants in India. Having highest rainfall in the region, locality of the
dam is gifted with thick forests. Best time to visit the dam is during
the rainy days.
Vadhu and Tulapur: Sambhaji, son of Shivaji was killed in
Tulapur and his samadhi was built in Vadhu. Tulapur is famous for the
temple of Lord Shiva as well. In this temple, also known as
Sangameshwar, Sambhaji was arrested by Aurangzeb and was later killed.
Tulapur was originally known as 'Nagargaon'.
Know about various tourist attractions/places to see in Maharashtra state of India.