(Last Updated on : 15/03/2014)
Solapur is a district in Maharashtra. The city of Solapur is the district headquarters. It is located on the southeast edge of the state and lies entirely in the Bhima and Seena basins. The Bhima River drains the entire district. It is an important junction in the north-south railway line. Solapur is a town with an array of small and medium scale industries. It is a leading centre of cotton mills and power looms. Solapur bedsheets ('chaddars') have earned fame and reputation for their novelty and durability. (wikipedia encyclopedia) The chief deity of the city is Shri Siddheshwar. The 'Nandidhwaj' procession on Makar Sankranti fair is attended by millions of devotees. Akkalkot is the site of Akkalkot Swami Maharaj Math, visited by a huge number of people from Maharashtra and neighbouring Karnataka.
Shri Siddheshwar Temple:
Siddheshwar Temple was built by legendary intervention, thereafter carrying on with the support of the devotees.
Tuljapur-Tuljabhawani Temple has the illustrious ruler Shivaji behind its legend, worshipped with huge grandeur.
Akkalkot Swami Samarth Maharaj Temple:
Built in the honour of the legendary Swami Samarth Maharaj, Akkalkot Swami Samarth Maharaj Temple is an epitome of faith and trust of its devotees.
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