There are many different reasons why people travel. Some people travel for fun, some to take a break from their busy life, some travel to rediscover themselves and some travel to get a little closer to god and their inner self. One of the top destinations to find your inner self and get lost in the peaceful aura, is Nanded. Nanded is a city in Maharastra on the banks of river Godavari.
Also known as the city of Gurudwaras, Nanded is one of the most pious destinations for Sikh pilgrims as this is the place, where the tenth Guru of Sikhism, Guru Govind Singh lived and passed his guruship before his death. Besides that, there are many more places of historical and religious importance in Nanded. The entire city of Nanded gives a very spiritual and peaceful vibe.
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Undoubtedly, Hazur Sahib leads the list as it is the reason why Nanded has become such an important pilgrimage destination. It was built on the site where Guru Govind Singh, the tenth Guru of Sikhism died and is one of the five prominent takths or thrones in Sikhism.
Hazur Sahib holds a very important spot in Sikhism since its outset as it is the place where, Guru Govind Singh had his camp in 1708. Hazur Sahib gurudwara was built in the nineteenth century by the order of Maharaja Ranjit Singh.
Nanded has more than just religious and spiritual importance; it holds a great deal of history too. About 4 kilometers away from Nanded Railway Station, you can find Nanded Fort which is enclosed by Godavari river on three sides. The fort also has a garden and water works which makes it a perfect destination to relax. So, if you want to relax amidst the great historical fort, Nanded fort is exactly the spot you'd want to be at.
Mahur or Mahurgad is one place you should definitely not miss if you like the tales and fables about gods and goddesses. It is considered as one of the most pious towns in Maharashtra where Dattatreya (three headed god, combination of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva) was born.
There are three mountains in Mahur which has Renuka Mata Temple, Datt Sikhar and Arti Anusuya Shikar Temple. Apart from these, there are also several other temples and monuments settled around this town. This town is also considered to be part of the Saade Teen Shaktipeeth.
If you are looking to escape into the greenery surrounded by the tuneful sounds of nature, then Sahasrakund Waterfall is a must-visit destination for you. It is popular amongst tourists for the presence of several temples in its vicinity. How about relaxing yourself amid the cool waters of this beautiful and tiny waterfall?