(Last Updated on : 07/11/2016)
Holy Cities in West India have influence of Rajputana
art and architecture. Some of the cities in western part of India are located in the Western Ghats Mountain Ranges in India
and the Kutch areas of Gujarat
Shirdi is a town in Ahmednagar District
in the Indian state of Maharashtra
. This town has Shirdi Saibaba Temple which attracts a large number of pilgrims.
Nasik is situated in the foothills of Western Ghats Mountain Range in India. There lies the Trimbakeshwar Temple and Ramkund
This city has Akshardham Temple
and it is the seat of Mahatma Gandhi
and the capital of Gujarat. Gandhinagar is connected to Surat
, and Navi Mumbai through National Highway 8.
This small town is located in Pune and there lies Bhimashankar Temple which attracts thousands of population.
Dwaraka is a place of Lord Krishna
. This place is rich in mythology. Dwraka in Gujarat is famous for Dwarkadhish Temple
that was built at about 2500 years ago.
Somnath is located in Saurashtra District
of Gujarat. This place is popular for Somnath Temple.
Mount Abu is the peak in Aravalli Mountain Ranges
and it is the home of many rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. Here the Achaleshwar Mahadev Temple is popular to the Hindus.
Hedvi is approximately 275 kms from Pune
and about 300 Kms from Mumbai. Hedvi is popular for black stone beach. Dashabhuja Ganesh Mandir is the cynosure of Hedvi.
Harihareshwar is a town in Raigad district
, a major pilgrimage centre. This place is popular for Kalbhairav Jayanti Utsav.
Malvan is a town and taluka in Sindhudurg District. This place is popular for temples, forts and beaches.
It is the place of ancient temples, mosques and the ruins which is now considered as the archaeological park. Sakar Khan's Dargah, Jami Masjid, Nagina Masjid, Bawaman Mosque and Kamani Masjid are the most popular to all the Muslims of India.
Diveagar is located in Shrivardhan Taluka of Raigad district of Maharashtra. It is approximately 170 kilometers south of Mumbai. Diveagar is a popular beach destination from the nearby towns of Shrivardhan and Harihareshwar. Diveagar Ganpati Temple is a popular temple here.
Ozar is a census town in Nashik District of Maharashtra. Here lies the Vigneshwara Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Ganesha.
It is an ancient fortified town in Gujarat that was founded in 745 AD by Vanraj Chavda. It was developed by the rulers of Solanki Dynasty. There are many tourist attractions including forts, step wells, lakes and places of worship. Patan also consists of temples of both Hindus and the Jains.