Ahmednagar may not be exactly a beloved and much sought after tourist destination, nonetheless it does make up for an interesting tourist place. It is home to a historical fort that was once literally considered as unconquerable fort during medieval Indian history, it is also residence of a Ganesha temple that is amongst most worshiped temple of Ahmednagar district and a museum that is one of its kind in entire Asian continent. With such interesting itinerary, Ahmednagar city can lend a very unique experience for any tourists.
Given below is more brief information about all these interesting tourist itineraries of Ahmednagar city that tourists can view and enjoy in one day trip.
Unarguably the biggest and most popular landmark of Ahmednagar city. Although today Ahmednagar Fort is not in very good condition, but visiting this place is still very much worthy for its immense historical prominence. And the main attraction here is a museum where once Pandit Nehru, Maulana Azad and many other prominent Indian freedom fighters were imprisoned. This museum was also the same place where Pandit Nehru authored his most celebrated book ‘The Discovery of India’.
This historical mosque is located very near to Ahmednagar fort. Although this mosque isn’t very huge and is in fact a single storied structure, but its intricate stone carvings and distinct Deccan style architecture makes it a worthwhile tourist destination.
Faria Bagh Palace
This monument has a great historical value to it. As this distinct
octagon shaped monument was built by Malik Shah Ahmed, the very own
founder of Ahmednagar city. It is believed that this huge monument was
the main recreation center of Nazim Shahi kings, where Shayaris, Ghazals
and folk dances were hosted for entertaining Nizam Shahi prince and
Although today Faria Bagh Palace is in absolute ruins and hence doesn’t evoke any awe and admiration whatsoever. But, if anyone is a diehard history lover, then this place would surely be a great visit.
Chand Bibi Tomb
Officially and actually known as Salabat Khan’s Tomb, this three storey historical monument also lays in ruin today. However, the real attraction and crowd puller is not the monument, but the immense lush greenery surrounding it. In fact Chand Bibi Tomb’s surrounding lush greenery has today made it a popular picnic spot of Ahmednagar city.
This is a one of its kind museum in entire Asia, which is completely dedicated to war tanks. However, war tanks exhibited here are historically prominent war tanks and not just any other war tanks. As they were engaged in some of the greatest war fought in the modern history; including World War I and World War II. Needless to say, for all its uniqueness, this museum surely deserves to be in your tour itinerary list.
Vishal Ganpati Temple
Ahmednagar tour can never be complete without spiritual and religious devotion. As this city and many of its adjoining towns is widely considered as one of the main religious centers of Maharashtra. And one of the most popular temples in this religious center is Vishal Ganpati Temple. This Lord Ganesha Temple is to Ahmednagar people, what Siddhivinayak temple is to people of Mumbai. And hence this temple, for all its spiritual virtues, surely deserves to be visited. It is located near Malwadi Bus Stand.