ABOUT NASHIK
ABOUT NASHIK
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Nashik is an ancient holy city in Maharashtra, a state in western India. It’s known for its links to the “Ramayana” epic poem. On the Godavari River is Panchavati, a temple complex. Nearby, Lord Rama was thought to have bathed at Ram Kund water tank, today attended by Hindu devotees. Shri Kalaram Sansthan Mandir is an ancient shrine to Rama, while Rama and Sita are said to have worshipped at Sita Gufaa caves.

Nashik is a pilgrim center known for its historical importance and its intangible heritage manifested in various religious occasions like Kumbha mela, one of largest religious congregations in the world and rituals performed here at Ramkund and Godavari Ghats. Various aspects of its physical heritage include Godavari River and its awe-inspiring banks in the heart of city.Dadasaheb Phalke memorial at foothills of Buddha caves, Mangi-tungi near jain temple, Lasalgaon, Nashik is Asia’s largest wholesale market for onion.

Nashik city will be clean, green, safe, economically developed and well planned having world class infrastructure well connected with major cities of India by 2020.Nashik, a renowned historical city and now ‘onion Capital of India’ offers diverse cultural and lifestyle experiences to its citizens and visitors. Being a part of the Golden Triangle (Mumbai-Pune-Nashik), it offers diverse employment opportunities along with good infrastructure and a responsive local government.