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Fast Facts
State: Maharashtra
District: Washim
Famous for/as: Temples
Languages: Marathi, Hindi
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 30-40°C, Winter 20-32°C
Altitude: 546 m
Pincode: 444512
STD code: 07246
Washim is a city in the Washim District of the state of Maharashtra. It is an old city with a rich cultural heritage. The place was called as Vatsalgulma and was ruled by the Vakataka Dynasty and some of their influences can be seen in the layout.

There are a few places that one can visit in the city and some of the interesting places are the Chamundi Devi, Padmatiritha, Shivaji Chowk, Balaji Mandir and the Antariksha Parshwanath Jain Mandir. The Shivaji Chowk is an old market and has been around for many years. The architecture of some of the buildings is also unique and one can see different influences in the city of Washim. The Balaji Temple is an old building and was built in the 18th century. One can see many devotees in this place for most parts of the year.

The Shirpur Jain Temple is one of the most important centers for pilgrimage in the area. Many Jain devotees can be seen in the temple. During the months of October and November, one can see an increased number of devotees, as this is the festival time.

Other places that are located near the city are Shegaon, Lonar and Chilkaldara and a few other towns.
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