Tourism, places to visit in Ahmednagar on vacations with family. A Tourist attractions and Travel Guide for places to visit near Ahmednagar to see picnic spots & travel destinations on trip with your loved ones.
About the City
Ahmednagar About this sound pronunciation is a city in Ahmednagar District in the state of Maharashtra, India, about 120 km northeast of Pune and 120 km from Aurangabad. The town was founded in 1494 by Ahmad Nizam Shah on the site of a more ancient city, Bhingar. With the breakup of the Bahmani Sultanate, Ahmad established a new sultanate in Ahmednagar, also known as Nizam Shahi dynasty.
Numerous Mughal-era buildings dot the environs. Ahmednagar Fort, once considered the second most impregnable fort in India, was used by the British to house Jawaharlal Nehru (the first prime minister of India) and other Indian Nationalists before Indian independence. A few rooms there have been converted to a museum. During his confinement by the British at Ahmednagar Fort in 1944, Nehru wrote the famous book The Discovery of India. Ahmednagar is home to the Indian Armoured Corps Centre & School (ACC&S), the Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre (MIRC), the Vehicle Research and Development Establishment (VRDE) and the Controllerate of Quality Assurance Vehicles (CQAV). Training and recruitment for the Indian Army Armoured Corps takes place at the ACC&S.
The primary railway station in city or near city is Ahmednagar rly station at 4 Kms. Bus Stand in an around city is Ahmednagar bus stop at 2 Kms.
Shopping & Hotel in the City
Best Tourist attractions in the city are Chand Bibi Palace, Ahmednagar Fort, Renuka/Durga Goddess Temple. Shopping markets in the city are Ahmednagar local market. Language commonly spoken in the city Hindi, English. Famous hotels or food places in the city are Ashoka Tourist Hotel, Panchavati Gaurav, Hotel Natraj.