Paithan is situated 56 kms south of Aurangabad. The city was formerly known as Pratishthana.
Paithan is situated 56 kms south of Aurangabad. The city was formerly known as Pratishthana, was the capital of the Satavahana Empire. The town is renowned for its sarees which come in the name of the city- Paithani sarees which has exquisite zari borders. Paithan was home of the great Maharashtrian saint Eknath. Paithan was the birth place of a number of Hindu Saints, like Bhanudas, Mukteshwar and Eknath.
Places of interest in Paithan
The places of interest in Paithan are:
The Jayakwadi dam
The huge Gyaneshwar Udyan which is Maharashtra's largest garden
The bathing Ghats (the oldest structures in the city).