About Nasik

Saptashuringi Temple

Saptashuringi Temple

This a major temple devoted to the Saptashringi goddess (Seven pinnacled goddess). The presiding goddess of the temple is also known by other names as: Sapatashrungi ("(goddess) of seven hills"), Saptashrunga-nivasini ("one who resides on Saptashrunga – the seven hills"), Saptashrunga-mata ("the mother-(goddess) of Saptashrunga"). She is one of the forms of Shakti. The temple is also known popularly as one of the "three and half Shakti Peethas" of Maharashtra. She is considered to be the destroyer of evil and is depicted with 18 hands.

Ramkund temple

Ramkund

Ramkund is a sacred bathing ghat on the bank of the Godavari river, which becomes the venue to host the spectacular Kumbh Mela. Centrally located, and the focal point of Nasik, Ramkund sees hundreds of Hindu pilgrims arriving daily to bathe, and pray. The ashes of the dead are also immersed here. Legends says that Ram lived in Nasik during his 14-years exile. Ramkund is believed to mark the spot where Ram and his wife Sita bathed.

Jain Mandir

Jain Mandir

Dedicated to Jain saints, Jain temple is a beautiful three storied temple complex located at Vilholi which it about 12kms away from Nasik. Also known as Shree Dharmachakra Prabhav Tirth, this architectural grandeur is constructed with white marble and pink sand. The 'Pravachan Hall', were sermons and meditations take place, is located on the ground floor. The temple is adorned with the idols of the jain saints and the most important among them is the idol of 24th Jain Tirthankar, which is made of Panchdhatu and weighs about 12 tons.

Gargoti

Gargoti Museum

The Gargoti Museum is a museum in the town Sinnar near Nasik in Indian state of Maharashtra that houses a collection of mineral specimens over 40 years. The word "goti" refers to a Marathi word meaning stone or pebble. This is India’s 1st & only Gem, Mineral & Fossil Museum. It is the world’s biggest “Private” Gem & Mineral Museum. It also houses the largest & the finest collection of Indian Zeolite Minerals & Crystals in the world. Gargoti Museum houses the largest & the finest collection of Indian Zeolite Minerals & Crystals in the world. It is divided into two galleries namely Deccan Plateau Gallery and Prestige Gallery. There are 2 floors in the museum and has vast collection of minerals and crystals.

phalke smark

Phalke Smark

Dadasaheb Phalke Smarak is a beautiful memorial to the legendary film maker Dada Saheb Phalke. Spread across 29 acres of land, this landscaped garden is situated on the Nasik-Mumbai highway at the foot of Pandavleni Caves. The smarak contains a place for meditation, a main conference hall and an exhibition center that showcasing the works of the Dadasaheb Phalke. The beautiful lawn of the smarak has an attractive musical fountain.

Sula Wines

Sula Wines

Sula Vineyards (or “Sula”) is a winery and vineyard located in the Nasik region of western India. Sula Vineyards was founded by Mr. Rajeev Samant in 1998. Samant studied engineering at Stanford University and worked at Oracle in San Francisco thereafter. After quitting his corporate job, Samant established Sula upon his return to India. He initially experimented with crops such as mangoes, roses, teakwood, and table grapes before realising that Nasik’s climate and temperature were well-suited for growing wine grapes. In consultation with Kerry Damskey, a Californian winemaker, Samant set up the first winery in the Nasik region of India.

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