Amarawati

Amaravati is situated in the right centre of the northern border of the Maharashtra State. Cotton, jowar and tur (lentil) and oranges are the main productions of this city, lying at the Tapi basin. In this city there are many tourists attractions listed here.

Points of Attraction:

  • Satidham Temple
  • Ambadevi Temple
  • Shri Bhakti Dham Temple
  • Chatri Talao
  • Wadali Talao
  • Melghat Tiger Reserve
  • Wan Sanctuary

Satidham Temple:

Satidham Temple is situated in the heart of the city at Rallies Plot, the temple has beautiful idols of Lord Krishna and Radha, Lord Ram and Sita, Lord Ganesh, Lord Shiva and Satiji. A fair is organized on the occasion of Krishna Janmashthami every year. Huge devotees attend the fair.

Ambadevi Temple:

It is believed that Lord Krishna abducted Rukmini from this temple. This temple is situated in the heart of the city.

Chatri Talao:

Chatri Talao was built in the year 1888 on a small spring called Kali Nadi. This talao is situated 1 km away from Dasturnagar Square on the Malkhed Railway Road. This small reservoir was built to supply drinking water to Amravati city now it gets water from Upper Wardha Dam. A small garden and boating facility is also available here.

Wadali Talao:

Talao is situated 3 km away from the Amaravati Camp on Chandur Railway Road. This Wadali Talao was built for clean and fresh water supply to Amravati Camp. There is a small garden with a zoo here. This is one of the best places for kids. People usually come here during weekends and enjoy boating.

Shri Bhakti Dham Temple:

Temple is situated at Amravati Badnera Road and has beautiful idols of Lord Krishna and Radha. There is also an idol of Shri Sant Jalaram Bappa. There is a small park for children behind this temple.

This is one of the coffee-growing areas in Maharashtra. This hill resort in the Vidarbha region is situated at an altitude of 1118 meters above the sea level. Chikhaldara has a wildlife sanctuary with abundance of wildlife, viewpoints, lakes and waterfalls, it is a very popular summer retreat.

Melghat Tiger Reserve:

Melghat area was declared a Tiger Reserve in 1974. the total area of the Reserve is 1676.93 sq. km. It is located in Chikhaldara and Dharni tehsils of on the Satpuda hill range. It spreads over an area of 1676.93 sq km. It is one of the last remaining habitats of Indian tiger in Maharashtra.

Wan Sanctuary:

Wan Sanctuary is situated at Melghat area of Amravati district. Mainly it is an extension to the Melghat Sanctuary on the southeastern part. This hilly rugged terrain has tropical dry deciduous forests. This area is rich in floral and faunal biodiversity.

This sole hill resort in the Vidarbha region is situated at an altitude of 1118m above the sea level. This is one of the coffee-growing areas in Maharashtra. Chikhaldara is full of deep valleys with full of velvet mist and majestic trees. Having a wildlife sanctuary with abundance of wildlife, viewpoints, lakes and waterfalls, it is a very popular summer retreat.

How to Reach:

To reach Amarawati, Nagpur is the nearest airport (155 km). Nagpur is the terminus of the branch line of Central Railway on Mumbai-Kolkotta main line. It is well connected by road with the important towns and cities within the state and outside the state.