Places to Visit

Religious :

Kunwara Bhivsen Temple In Navegaon, Nagpur : For the Gonds in Central India, or for that matter many other tribal communities and even Hindus, all roads in the second half of the Chaitra month lead to the Kunwara Bhivsen temple in Parseoni tehsil in Nagpur district. Thousands of them converge from all directions every day for almost a month and quarter to celebrate the birth date of their deity Bhivsen who is supposed to be the fourth dharma guru of the Gond tribeand reincarnation of Mahadeo or Shiva. The celebrations have different forms. For those who have got what they wished from the deity, the celebrations include dancing with beating of drums, animal sacrifice and cooking the meat and eating it as prasad. Those who come seeking something, look forward to talking to the contented worshippers.

Kunwara Bhivsen Temple In Navegaon

Kunwara Bhivsen Temple In Navegaon, Nagpur

Sati Ansuya Mata Mandir Paradsingha : Shree Videhi Sati Ansuya Mata was born on 5th of May 1926 as the fifth child to mother Aanai and father Ramji at Paradsinga in Katol tahsil She lived with Paradsinga villagers, played song and showered enormous love and affection on them for six decades. Mata believed to have annihilated all the troubles and karma, fulfilled their desires and stood as the Head of the family for each of them. Their chaste love for her is so immense that they don't requisite any other God except Mata so there is no other temple in the village.

Sati Ansuya Mata Temple

Sati Ansuya Mata Temple

Gurudwara Singh Sabha , Nagpur : Gurdwara Singh Sabha, situated in Kamptee road, 3kms north of Nagpur is the oldest Gurudwara of the city. It is a magnificent marble-clad structure which is about 12000 sq.ft. of langer asthan in the basement with most modern and hygenic kitchen. The main DIWAN asthan is of about 14000 sq. ft. with an height of about 30 ft fully marbled and good acoustic system. The grand door of the Gurudwara is 30ft in height. Apart from 15 rooms for visitors, the upper story of the Gurudwara also provide provision for living for Granthis and Sewadars.

There is a history behind the existence of Gurdwara Singh Sabha. The original structure of the Gurudwara was built during 1915 by Sardar Budh Singh, a pious religious person settle at Nagpur in the year 1885. In the 1927, when some Sikh families migrate from Punjab and settle down in Nagpur, they constructed another Gurudwara in the 'Punjabi Line' area under the leadership of Nirmal Tejsingh Ji, who was a Railway Engineer. Around 1948 both the Gurudwara were brought under a common management and in the year 1998 it was renovated and expanded to become what it is today, by the name of 'Gurudwara Shri Guru Singh Sabha'

Gurudwara Singh Sabha

Gurudwara Singh Sabha , Kamptee Road , Nagpur

Bohra Masjid In Nagpur : An exemplary piece of art, Bohra Masjid is a delight for the eyes. Constructed artistically, this mosque lies in Shantinagar, Nagpur. Located in the Itwari area, Bohra Masjid is basically a mosque for Dawoodi Bohra community of Nagpur. These community members constitute the main branch of Bohras, a subset of Islam. Attracting many of the believers of Islam faith, from all across the globe, the mosque experiences a great crowd on Fridays. At the time of the prayers, this mosque is packed completely with followers of the faith. There is a huge community hall in the mosque premises, which is used or various activities like celebrations, wedding receptions and community gatherings by the people of the community.

Bohra Masjid

Bohra Masjid In Nagpur

Hazrat Tajuddin Baba Dargah of Nagpur : Tajuddin Baba (January 21, 1861 – August 17, 1925) was an Sufi master considered by his followers to be a sadguru or qutub. He lived in Nagpur. Tajuddin was orphaned at a young age and was raised by his maternal grandmother and uncle Abdul Rahman. He attended a Madrasah in Kamptee, near Nagpur, where he met Hazrat Abdulla Shah who initiated him into the spiritual path. Shah gave him a dry fruit to eat, saying, "Eat less, sleep less, and speak less. Read Qur'an." With this contact Tajuddin Baba is said to have lost his material consciousness and began to experience a sense of oneness or "Adwaita." Later, he was committed to a insane asylum in Nagpur by the British. In the hospital he became widely regarded as a sage and word spread outside of the hospital walls. Eventually people began to come to the hospital for Tajuddin's darshan. Maharaja Raghuji Bhosale took the Baba out of asylum to his own palace. The Maharaja put his palatial building, viz, Lal Kothi, at Sakarddara completely at the disposal of the saint. He was honored by both Muslims and Hindus.

Hazrat Tajuddin Baba Dargah

Hazrat Tajuddin Baba Dargah of Nagpur

Telankhedi Shiv Mandir In Nagpur : Telankhedi Shiva temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in his pristine form is located nearby the famous temple of Hanuman. This is a renowned religious place among the Shiva devotees. A marvelous structure of the Nandi adorns the entrance of the temple. The sanctorum is small but very attractive. The temple, dates back to many years and witnesses a large flow of devotees during Mahashivaratri - which is a day when Lord Shiva is revered. Many small shrines of various Hindu Gods are placed in the surroundings.

Telankhedi Shiv Mandir

Telankhedi Shiv Mandir In Nagpur

Shri Shantinath Jain Temple in Ramtek , Nagpur : Situated at Ramtek, is known as Shri Shantinath Digambar Jain Atishaya Kshetra and includes 15 temples and shrines framed by a wall. The idol of Bhagawan Shantinatha installed in the Shantinath Mandir is believed to fulfill the desires of the devotees. Ramtek has been decribed by Kalidasa in his lyric poem Meghaduta (“cloud messenger”). It is believed that Ramchandra once had visited this place.

According to a legend the ruler of Nagpur, named Appasaheb Bhonsle, came to Ramtek with his Minister Vadhman Sawvaji.. After having darshan of Ramchandraji, he invited Sawvaji to share meals with him. But Sawvaji, who was a Jain, refused with an entreaty that he would not have meal without having Jinadarshana before. Hence a search was carried out by royal order and the mentioned idol of Bhagwan Shantinath was found lying under a tree. Then, after having darshan, Sawvaji had his meal. The king's ordered to built a Jain temple at the place where the idol of Bhagwan Shantinath was found. In addition Ram Mandir was erected on a hill nearby

Shri Shantinath Jain Temple

Shri Shantinath Jain Temple in Ramtek , Nagpur

The Dragon Palace Temple, Kamptee , Nagpur: The Dragon Palace Temple is a Buddhist temple, situated in Kamptee, Nagpur. Dedicated to Lord Buddha, the temple is an exemplary peace of architecture and picturesque landscape, which was founded by Mother Noriko Ogawa Society of Japan.

One of the finest examples of superb architecture and scenic landscape, the Dragon Palace Temple is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Nagpur. Situated in Kamptee, Nagpur district, is considered as a landmark of Indo-Japan friendship as Madam Noriko Ogawa from Ogawa Society Japan financially contributed in the construction of this beautiful piece of architecture. Known as the ‘Lotus Temple of Nagpur’ the Dragon Palace Temple is surrounded by verdant green, skillfully landscaped gardens with colourful flowers that spread a pleasant fragrance in the environs. The walls of the temple have been painted in bright white colour that symbolizes peace, clarity and divinity.

The Dragon Palace Temple

The Dragon Palace Temple, Kamptee , Nagpur

Shri Saibaba Temple In Wardha Road Nagpur : The temple dedicated to Shri Saibaba of Shirdi is located in Vivekanand Nagar facing Wardha Road in Nagpur. Shirdi Sai Baba was a guru, yogi, and a fakir. Hindu devotees consider him as an incarnation of Lord Krishna. Whereas in Islam Sai Baba is mainly considered as a Muslim fakir.It is believed that Shri Saibaba is having his blessings on this Temple. Approximately 2000 devotees visit the temple every day, but on Thursdays this figure raises to 25000.

Shri Saibaba Temple

Shri Saibaba Temple In Wardha Road Nagpur

Shree Mahalakshmi Jagdamba Mata Koradi Nagpur: Shree Mahalaxmi Jagdamba Mata Mandir, Koradi Temple, located on the banks of Koradi Lake, about 15kms north of Nagpur is an old historical temple dedicated to Goddess Mahalaxmi. The temple complex is crowded by huge mass during nine days long Navratri festival. On these festive days, at night more than 50,000 lamps were lighted at the temple premises.

Shree Mahalakshmi Jagdamba Mata Koradi

Shree Mahalakshmi Jagdamba Mata Koradi Nagpur

Dhapewada Vithoba Mandir In Nagpur : Dhapewada is situated on the banks of the Chandrabhaga river. A noteworthy feature of the town is the temple of Vithoba, which overlooks the river. It was built by Umaji Aba, Diwan to Raja Bajirao Bhonsle. Dhapewada is also known as Vidarbha's Pandharpur.

Dhapewada Vithoba Mandir

Dhapewada Vithoba Mandir In Nagpur

Adasa Ganpati Mandir In Nagpur : Adasa, a small village located at a distance of 43 km north-west of Nagpur on Saoner- Kalmeshwar road is renowned for several ancient and magnificent temples. The main temple located here is the ancient Adasa Ganesh Temple which is one of the eight Ashta-Vinayaks in Vidarbha. The 12 feet tall and 7 feet wide monolithic stone idol of Lord Ganesh in Adasa Ganesh temple is believed to be self- evolved. Besides this temple, there are around 20 small temples within the premises which is spread around an area of 10 hectares of land. Adjacent to the village, there is a hill with a temple of Lord Mahadeo. It houses three swayambhu lingas, which have emerged from the soil.

Adasa Ganpati Mandir

Adasa Ganpati Mandir In Nagpur

Sri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir In Nagpur : Sri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir (temple), situated on the Central Avenue Road (CA Road), just a few minutes walk from Nagpur railway station is dedicated to Lord Rama and Lord Shiva. Ram Mandir houses the images of Rama, Sita and Laxmana - three major characters of the Indian epic Ramayana. Built in 1923 by Late Shri Jamnadhar Poddar.

People from all over India visits this temple on a belief that, those who visits this temple will absolutely gets the peace of mind. The main attraction of the temple is the Shobha Yatra (a grand parade) held every year on the occasion of Ramnavami.

Sri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir

Sri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir In Nagpur

Tekdi Ganapati Mandir in Nagpur : Located near the railway station, the Ganapati temple is one of the popular temples of Nagpur. The temple is called Tekdi Ganapati as it is constructed on a hill and in Marathi Language a hill is called as a "Tekdi". The temple was constructed by Bhonsle kings of Nagpur Kingdom It is believed to be approximately 250 years old.

Tekdi Ganapati Mandir

Tekdi Ganapati Mandir in Nagpur

Diksha Bhumi In Nagpur : Deekshabhoomi is a sacred monument of Buddhism at the place where Babasaheb Ambedkar converted to Buddhism along with his about 380,000 followers on October 14, 1956. Ambedkar's conversion to Buddhism is still a guidance for the masses in India.

Deeksha literally means acceptance of religion. Bhoomi means land. So, literally Deekshabhoomi means the land where people get converted to Buddhism. Deekshabhoomi is one of the two places of great importance in the life of Ambedkar, another being Chaityabhoomi at Mumbai.

Deekshabhoomi is regarded as a pilgrimage center of Buddhism in India. Thousands of pilgrims visit Deekshabhoomi every year, especially on Ashok Vijaya Dashmi and the 14th of October (the day when Dr. Ambedkar converted to Buddhism here). A great stupa is built at that place.

Deekshabhoomi is famous for its architectural beauty and historical importance. It is also one of the main centers of tourism in India.

Diksha Bhumi

Diksha Bhumi In Nagpur

Ram Mandir (Gad Mandir) Ramtek : Ramtek has got Historic temple of lord Rama. It is believed that Ramtek was the place where Rama, the Hindu god, rested while he was in exile. Legend has it that the aashram of great hindu sage Agastya was situated close to Ramtek. While the sages performed religious rites, the demons used to disrupt their activities and slayed a great number of holy men. Lord Rama was distressed to hear about this, and took a vow to relieve the world from the demons. 'Tek' means vow in local language, hence the word Ramtek comes from 'Vow of Ram'. Thus it is believed locally that whoever takes a vow at Ramtek is blessed by the gods for its fulfillment. The 'padukas' of Lord Ram are believed to have been worshipped here for centuries.

The present temple is believed to have been built by the King of Nagpur Raghuji Bhonsale,after his victory over fort of Deogarh in Chindwara.This place is also famous for its relation with Great poet Kalidasa. Kalidasa has written Meghdootum in hills of Ramtek. Late Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narsimha Rao contested his election from Ramtek Constituency.

The story goes that Shri Ram rested here a while with Laxman and Sita. Hence, the name. It was here that the prolific Sanskrit poet Kalidas wrote his epic Meghdootam. Besides the Shri Ram Temple and the Kalidas Memorial, there are Ramgiri Hill and Ramsagar lake.

Ram Mandir

Ram Mandir (Gad Mandir) Ramtek

Shiv Temple In Ambhora , Nagpur : Ambhora is a very small town, situated on the banks of Vainganga River in Kuhi Taluk, around 74 kms east of Nagpur. The attractions of Ambhira are the famous Chaitanyesvara Temple alias Harinath Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the tomb of Har Har Swami, a Hindu Saint.

Shiv Temple In Ambhora

Shiv Temple In Ambhora , Nagpur

Jama Masjid In Nagpur : Jama Masjid is a Mosque in Mominpura, Nagpur. It is a biggest Mosque in Mominpura. The Mosque has a very big dome in its center, 2 very tall minarets and 2 small minarets in backside. The Mosque has garden in front in north direction.

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid In Nagpur

Ram Mandir (Gad Mandir) Ramtek : Ramtek has got Historic temple of lord Rama. It is believed that Ramtek was the place where Rama, the Hindu god, rested while he was in exile. Legend has it that the aashram of great hindu sage Agastya was situated close to Ramtek. While the sages performed religious rites, the demons used to disrupt their activities and slayed a great number of holy men. Lord Rama was distressed to hear about this, and took a vow to relieve the world from the demons. 'Tek' means vow in local language, hence the word Ramtek comes from 'Vow of Ram'. Thus it is believed locally that whoever takes a vow at Ramtek is blessed by the gods for its fulfillment. The 'padukas' of Lord Ram are believed to have been worshipped here for centuries.

The present temple is believed to have been built by the King of Nagpur Raghuji Bhonsale,after his victory over fort of Deogarh in Chindwara.This place is also famous for its relation with Great poet Kalidasa. Kalidasa has written Meghdootum in hills of Ramtek. Late Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narsimha Rao contested his election from Ramtek Constituency.

The story goes that Shri Ram rested here a while with Laxman and Sita. Hence, the name. It was here that the prolific Sanskrit poet Kalidas wrote his epic Meghdootam. Besides the Shri Ram Temple and the Kalidas Memorial, there are Ramgiri Hill and Ramsagar lake.

RamDham Mansar

RamDham, Mansar, Ramtek

All Saints Cathedral Church : All Saints Cathedral Church, located in the heart of Nagpur in Sadar area. This 19th century gothic style church is the Cathedral Church of North India. It is an architectural marvel designed by Lieutenant-General Sir Richard Hieram Sankey in 1851. Later in 1879 the gifted English architect G. F. Bodley altered the church by lengthening the nave, deepening the transepts and adding a chancel, two vestries and an organ chamber. All Saints Cathedral Church is one of the finest churches in Nagpur with beautiful windows, exceptional glass panels and the beautiful altar. Arts and Science College named as Hislop College and the famous Muir Memorial Hospital, functions under All Saints Cathedral Church.

All Saints

All Saints Cathedral Church