Nashik is an ancient holy city of Maharashtra, a state in western India. It is also known for the epic “Ramayana”. Panchvati is a temple complex on the Godavari river. Nearby, Lord Rama is believed to bathe on the Ram Kund water tank. The Shri Kalaram Sanstha temple is the ancient temple of Rama, while Rama and Sita are said to be worshiping in the Sita cave caves.
It is said that Lord Rama made Nashik his abode during his 14 years of exile. Today was the place where Lakshman cut off the nose of Surpanakha (nose in Sanskrit) by the will of Lord Shri Ram and hence this place is named Nashik.
About 150 km from the capital Mumbai. The remote city is located in half of India’s vineyards and wineries in Nashik so Nashik is known as the “Wine Capital of India”.
Nashik is located in the northern part of the state of Maharashtra at an average sea level of 1,164 meters, which gives it many changes in temperature. It is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as the tallest Jain idol in the world. Hinayana Buddhist caves and. Most of the caves are Vihar except the 13th cave of Chaitya. The location of the caves is a sacred Buddhist site and is about 5 km from Nashik. Located in the south. 20 km from Trimbakeshwar city. Situated away. From where Godavari river originates. Anjeneri near Nashik is traditionally considered to be the birthplace of Hanuman.
Nashik is famous for its shopping streets and bumper lottery for shopkeepers. One can find a range of items starting from handicrafts, silverware, souvenirs to ancient copper relics and bronze statues. The Wine City is also known for its Chiwda grapes and wine.