Situated on the banks of the sacred Godavri River, the city of Nasik is a perfect amalgamation of the old & new, the sacred & the intoxicating experiences. Perched at an altitude of 565 meter above the sea level, the city of Nasik revolves around the religious celebrations & fine wine. Home to fabulous temples & the oh-so-popular Kumba Mela, Nasik is pilgrimage center of the Hindus. Steeped in rich cultural heritage, this city got its name from the great epic - Ramayana. Nasik is believed to be the place where Shoorppanakha tried to seduce Lord Ram.
Though Nasik doesn't have the characteristics of an established hill station, it is located comfortably in the basin formed by the high Sahyadri Hills. True to the city's holy image, it is home to one of India's 12 holy Jyotirlingas & the largest congregation of people at the Kumbh Mela.
The city with remarkable structures of historical importance it is interspersed by temples, forts, and industrial units. Besides, it is India’s top wine growing region, which gives birth to a very nice little wine – tourism industry. Make sure to have a cycle ride to explore vineyards while visiting Nasik.
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by Afia Ahmad on Mar 01, 2013
India is a myriad country and the people of the country completely believe in the saying – ‘Atithi Devo Bhava' – meaning Guest is God
by Madhav Srinivasan on Dec 07, 2011
Nasik, a city in North-western Maharashtra, is a city which wears many identities with ease. It is an ancient Hindu religious city, the wine capital of India and is a major railhead. Nasik also houses the National Institute of Numismatics.
by sumit bajaj on Jul 03, 2011
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Travel within city
Nasik is a small city and traveling within Nasik is quite easy indeed. Public transport buses, taxis, auto rickshaws and rented cars are available for tourists looking to travel in and around Nasik.
Buses, which are run by the state government, are the cheapest mode of travel. Bus travel is also the most extensive mode among the travel options present in Nasik. You can reach any part of Nasik as all major stops are well connected and the bus network has been well established. Bus fares in Nasik will range around Rs 5 to 30, depending on the distance covered through travel. Nasik Darshan buses are also available for tourists to see the local places of attraction.
Auto rickshaws are also available in the city of Nasik, and these run on meter. Auto fares normally start off with Rs 15 for the first couple of kilometers and Rs 8 for each additional kilometer. Auto rickshaws are the safest mode of travel in Nasik and night rates are not applicable in Nasik.
Taxis are available from the railway station and the Nasik Airport, and you can either hire a taxi or share one with other passengers. Taxis and cabs charge around Rs 13 per kilometer.
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