Places to visit in Nagpur

Nagpur in a glance :

Coordinates: 21.1458° N, 79.0882° E

State: Maharashtra

Nagpur is the winter capital, a sprawling metropolis, and the third-largest city of the state of Maharashtra after Mumbai and Pune. Nagpur is also known as the city of oranges.

How to Reach Nagpur:

By Air :

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport connects Nagpur with rest of India via several domestic and international airlines. Flights to Nagpur from important Indian cities are available at frequent intervals.

By Rail :

Nagpur Railway Station connects the city extensively with rest of India by an excellent network of railways. Important express trains, as well as plenty of passenger trains, have  a scheduled stop at Nagpur.

By Road :

Nagpur is a major junction for roadways in India. Volvo, as well as normal deluxe buses, are available from major cities and small towns of Maharashtra on a daily and frequent basis.

Places to visit in Nagpur

Ambazari lake :

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Considered as one of the most beautiful lakes of the orange city, it is surrounded by a manicured gardens and walking tracks, several fun activities for kids and fountains making it the most entertaining picnic spot in the city.

Bohra Masjid :

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Mostly worshipped by the Dawoodi Bohra community of Nagpur, this beautiful mosque is mainly used for community gatherings and weddings.

Book your Har ki Dun trek here.

Dhamma chakra stupa :

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Also known as Deeksha Bhumi, this stupa is a marvellous architectural body and can accommodate more than 5,000 people. It is built out of Dhaulpur sandstone, marbles & granites and is 120 feet in height.

Futala lake:

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Constructed by Raje Bhosle, this lake is famous for its alluring and calm atmosphere coupled with colourful fountains. A perfect spot for spending some great quality time with your loved ones.

Kinds Lake- Ramtek :

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40 km away from the main city, this beautiful lake is a very popular tourist destination because of its natural beauty. There are a few accommodation options here too.

Book your Nag Tibba trek here.

Lake garden Sakkardara :

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The comprehensive garden lake on the banks of the Sakkardara lake is a famous gateway for the local families of Nagpur. The lake engages you in its beauty and calm atmosphere.

Lata Mangeshkar Musical garden :

An amphitheatre accommodating 2,500 people in its sprawling and enormous spread-out, the place is true to its name. This place is filled with musical fountains, soothing tunes and music all played out by the musicians. This garden soothes the soul of every visitor.

Maharaj Bagh and Zoo :

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Built by the Bhonsle kings, the enticing park was later renovated into a botanical garden and zoo which houses rare species of flora and fauna. Nature enthusiast will most definitely love this place.

Book your Indrahar pass trek here.

Raman Science Center :

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With several displays related to modern science and technology, this one also has a planetarium, that attracts a lot of visitors.

Ramtek Fort Temple :

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Away from the city crowd, situated inside a fort on a hilltop, this temple is a source of rich mythological history. It is believed that Lord Rama took rest in this temple before leaving to conquer Lanka, therefore, making Lord Rama the main deity in this temple.

Shukrawari lake :

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Once known as the Jumma Talab, this is also referred to as Gandhi Sagar lake in the present times.

Book your Bhrigu lake trip here.

What to Eat in Nagpur :

Nagpur gets its delicacies from a huge variety of the freshest and juiciest mangoes that are locally procured. An authentic and rich Maharashtrian thali is a must-have in Nagpur other than the numerous options of cuisine that the restaurants offer. Other than the restaurants, do step out and experience the vibrant street food culture. Street food includes Chaats, Pani Puri, Indianized version of Chinese noodles and Manchurian and more.


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