the way to Gangapur dam, tourists are fascinated by the beautiful nature
spot called "Someshwar". There is a temple of Lord
Shiva and Lord Hanuman on the banks of the river Godavari. The
area is covered with greenery all over, with a pleasant climate.
Tourists can take pleasure of swimming and boating in the river.Someshwar
has been a favourite location for many a filmshootings. On the way to
Someshwar, there is a village named Anandwalli.
It is so named because Peshwas - Anandibai and
Raghobadada, lived there for some time. The temple - Navasha
Ganpati was built by them.
Deolali Camp is an important
Indian military center. Deolali camp which is one of the oldest center
in India, is located 16 km away from Nashik. The center was set
up by the British in 1861. The area surrounded with gardens, playgrounds
and wide roads proves its uniqueness. An officer of the rank of
Major General holds the position of the head of the Artillery school here.Beyond
Military centre Deolali market is famous for shoppings.Also Temple Hill
nearby is worth visiting.On the hill there is a famous temple of lord
Khandoba, hence the hill is popularly known as Khandobachi
the Pandav Caves, is the biggest Artillery Center in Asia. This
artillery center was shifted from Pakistan in 1947, and is now completing
its 50th year. The Indian army's officers and soldiers are trained here.
Training for 'Bofors Gun' is given here. The area is under military and
is restricted for civilians.
Bhagur is the birth place of the freedom fighter, Swatantrya Veer Savarkar and hence it has gainedhistorical importance. There is also a beautiful temple of "Bhagur Devi". Bhagur is situated 3 km away from Deolali Camp.
Takli is the place of saint
Samarth Ramdas. He was the Guru (teacher) of Chatrapati Shivaji. Ramdas
was a bramhachari (bachelor) all through his life. He promoted the Hindu
religion and told people the importance of simple
living and high thinking. Ramdas ran away from his marriage procession
and settled down at Takli. He meditated here
for 12 years. He was devotee of lord Ram and meditated with
the words Shriram Jai Ram, Jai Jai Ram for 13 crores times. After such
a long devotion, he left. Ramdas Swami's ashram
is preserved in his memory at Takli. There is also a beautiful Hanuman
temple surrounded with greenery on the bank
of river Nandini or Nasardi.
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