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Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Nashik (Nasik) : The Mythological City

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This is the region close around to many sanctum places of worship and locates including the famous pilgrimage center of Shirdi and a long assignation with India's sanctified past, all these things made Nashik a concourse for the spiritually crystalized. Here is a great Mythological story behind the word "Nasik" or "Nashik". The Mythology has it that Rama, the king of Ayodhya, made Nashik his impermanent home during the 14 years of his voluntarily absent from home. The poets Rishi Valmiki, Mahakavi Kalidas and Bhavabhooti have paid rich an expression of esteem to Nashik in many of their works. (Map Source : Nashik or Nasik)

In addition, Nashik has always been the epicenter of commerce and business deal and it is the India's largest market place. It is a part of the greenway and is famous for the versatile fruits and vegetables it produces. In fact the yield of grapes, strawberries and onions in Nashik is amongst the most eminent in the country.

If you plan to visit this Mythological city Nasik or Nashik, just look at here for some important and useful information to help your visit pleasant and memorable.

There are five most visiting attractions within the Nashik or Nasik city i.e. Ramkund, Muktidham Temple, Kalaram Temple, Coin Museum and Pandavleni Caves. You can also visit the most great places around the Nashik or Nasik i.e. Shirdi, Trimbakeshwar, Dudhsagar Waterfalls, Saptashrungi Devi Temple, Nandurmadhmeshwar, Bhandardara and Jawhar.

If you are interested in shopping at Nashik or Nasik, you can get or buy little brass statues and decorated necklaces which are easily available here that's why Nashik is also long-familiar for its jewelery.

You can stay here within a range of accommodation which are easily available from the upper-class to smallish dharamshalas or guest houses. You can also avail the food facility in Nashik or Nasik city because it is a fast arising into a food lover's pleasure and there are many good restaurants around Nashik or Nasik. Within all these hotels they serve Indian, Continental and Chinese food. One of the most famous food from Nashik or Nasik which is also known for its pleasant-tasting "chivda".

Nashik is 185 kms from Mumbai and can be achieved by driving on the NH-3 (National Highway-3) via Thane-Kasar-Igatpuri. Pune-Nashik is 220 kms. There are several private and state buses available between Mumbai/Thane and Nashik.

So, plan your visit today to move and watch the Mythological city Nashik or Nasik.
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