Markanda is named after a popular sage, Markandeya. It is a bunch of 24 temples, the construction of which vaguely resembles the Khajuraho temples. A small town on the bank of the river Vainganga, it is based in the region of Nagpur. This religious site is famous for its Shiva Linga. This town is a must visit with the variety of attractions, cuisines and museums it has to offer to any tourist.