Nagpur has readily developed a strong reputation as a much sought after place for travel and tourism. Its natural tourist spots along with the various man made destinations are attracting the vacationing crowd from all over the world. As a recently developed tourist destination it has a lot to offer, that might seem new and exciting to the tourists and locals both. Not necessary that when you are visiting Nagpur you have to visit the spots inside the vicinity of the city only.
The Nagpur Tourism has developed plenty of venturing options in and around the city for the tourists who want to visit the places relatively close to Nagpur as well. The places are enticing and will naturally ask for your attention. The Nagpur Tourism has developed well guided tours and services for people who are visiting Nagpur for the first time to take them around the best places in and around Nagpur. Some of these “To Not Be Missed” tourist spots are-
Deeksha Bhoomi is a well known place for attracting tourists from all over the world. Though the salient crowd that often visit the spot are of Buddhist origin and are from Buddhist countries, such as Thailand and Japan. The place is most crowded on Ashoka Vijaya Dashmi and the day of the conversion ceremony. Deeksha Bhoomi is a holy stop for the Buddhist crowd. This does not mean that it is not visited by the visitors of other religions. The place became of historical importance when on 14th of October 1956 Dr. BR Ambedkar along with 380000 other followers converted to Buddhism. The architecture and design of the stupa situated in Deeksha Bhoomi was inspired by the ancient Sanchi Stupa. Address: S Ambazari Rd, Rahate Colony, Nagpur, Maharashtra 440010. Contact- 0712 253 3325
The Ajab Bangla is mainly a museum that has been reputed as the central museum of Nagpur. It has a collection of a wide variety of articles that are of historical importance. These are- coins. Antiques, ancient inscription, prehistoric artefacts, and ancient & modern sculptures alike. Some of these ancient art facts belong to the Indus Valley Civilisation. The place though less visited for a wide extent of its existence has grown to be one of the favourites for old and young alike. The museum is located near Gorepath, Vasantrao Naik Slum area, close to the Institute of Science.
The Park is the biggest park that can hold a huge number of people. It is mainly famous for the large number of gathering of people in the park on a regular basis. It is only at a distance of 1km from the Nagpur’s central railway station. The ground holds a number of trade shows and international fairs, throughout the year and is always buzzing with activity. The Ganesh Chaturthi festival held in the park is quite famous and marvelously attracts a lot of tourists. The park is situated just opposite to the Bank of India, Nagpur.
Krazy Castle Aqua Park
The Park is a giant attraction for kids of all ages. If not a kid you will feel like one, right after entering those huge gates. Using latest technology and engineering, the park has been adorned with rides and slides for all ages distinctively. There are mini pools for the kids and giant rides for the grownups. Whatever you choose, you are sure to have a great time while getting drenched. The park is also home to a charming and centrally air conditioned restaurant that serves impeccable food. It is located in South Ambazari Road, Nagpur, Maharashtra.
Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium
The VCA Stadium is a cricket ground for holding test matches. It was erected in the year 2008 and is relatively new in origin. In 2008 it was built to replace the old ground of VCA and was made the official stadium in Nagpur, spreading over a area of 33 acres. It is situated in civil lines, Nagpur, Maharashtra.
The Jama Masjid is the most well known and famous mosque in the region of Mominpur, Nagpur. The architecture comprises of a big dome in the very centre of the monument, along with two minars in the front and other two smaller minars at the back. The place has been readily attracting tourist over ages and will keep doing so for its historical importance. It is located in Mominpur, Nagpur.
The Lake is at a distance of 6km from Nagpur. The lake is titled as the biggest lake in the city of Nagpur. The Municipal Corporation of Nagpur is very strict about the management of the lake and has as a result made it into a attractive spot for tourists and locals alike.
The Pench reservoir is also known as the Kamthikhairy Dam. It is basically a dam that has been constructed over the Pench River in Nagpur and is considered a major tourist location. The area has been authorized for practicing irrigation, and is utilized for supplying water to the fields and to the city. The size of the dam itself is quite dominating.
The Lake is situated in Ramtek. Ramtek is a city popular for its lake and is always buzzing with tourist activity. The lake holds water sports that are well known across the country. People are mainly attracted to this place because of the water activities and the wonderful restaurants in the neighborhood.
Adivasi Gowari Shaheed Flyover
The fly over is the pride of Sita Buldi and is actually the longest flyover in Nagpur. It connects a number of important roads. It is close to Zero point where you can find the Adivasi Gowari Shaheed Smarak built in the memory of the people who dies there in an accident. It is located in Sita Buldi, Nagpur.