Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur

Futala lake
Futala lake

If you love oranges? No, we are not going to cite about this fruit, but a place which is called Orange City. Yes!!! You got right. It is Nagpur. Being an orange city, the name automatically reminds us about the juicy, pulpy and delicious oranges which everyone wish to taste. Nagpur is a third largest city of Maharashtra and that’s why it becomes the state’s capital in winter season. Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur

Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur

Well!!! Today, we are going to explore about this lovely city. If you love travelling and wish to explore the mind-blowing city overwhelmed with picturesque scenes, glorious history and natural beauty, Nagpur is perfect.  For the history lovers, there is a lot to dig out since it takes you back to 8th century BC. And your journey will become memorable as Nagpur is blessed with incredible greenery. Let’s start the Nagpur visit with the top 10 must-visit place. Have a look. Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur

 The Top 10 Must Visit PLACES

If you are all set to get embark on the wonderful journey to Nagpur? Why should we wait more?

  1. Sitabuldi Fort:- This fort reminds about the fiercely fought battle. Sitabuldi fort was built by a British Officer. The fight was going on between Appa Sahib’s forces and the British. And it got end after overpowering the Appa Sahib’s army. It is the same place where Nawab Kadar Ali was hanged. He was the grandson of Tipu Sultan. Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur
  2. The Seminary Hill:- To start the journey to of Nagpur, Seminar Hill is perfect to kick off. Here, you can see the breath-taking view of Nagpur. You may click them as well. The Japanese garden and Satpura Botanical Garden is all set to add glam to your journey. Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur
  3. Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary:- For the wildlife lover, Nagzira wildlife sanctuary is perfect to step in. It is separated into new and old Nagzira. No need to get confused as both excite you as well as entertain you. Safari is available to help you. Here, you can see Langur, Sambar, Wild Boars, Hyena, Leopard, Tiger etc. For the bird watchers, there is a total number of 160 species to entertain you.
    Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur
    Nagzira Wildlife Sanctuary

    Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur

  4. Markanda:- Being a history lover, you must not skip Markanda. Though the town is not in good-condition, but even then there is a lot to server. It is situated on Wainganga River Banks and got its name from Sage Markandeya. There were a total number of 24 temples, but currently it has only 18. And out of 18, only 4 are in good condition. They associate to great Hindu scripture. Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur
  5. Dragon Palace Buddhist Temple: – If you believe in Buddha religion, you must head to Lotus Temple. It covers 10 acre of land and built in 1999. This temple has been decorated with lush garden and peaceful atmosphere. Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur
  6. Maharajbagh Zoo:- It is a perfect place for the wildlife lovers and natural enthusiastic both. The incredibly green and beautifully decorated garden will make you pleased to see. Here is an herbal garden and enough to make you curious to know more about the power of herbs. Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur
  7. Japanese Rose Garden: – The symbol of love Rose has always been a favourite of all of us. Would not you love to get in the Japanese Rose Garden? Of course, none will say no. Here, you can explore a wide variety of beautiful roses. The aroma and beauty of roses will not let you leave the place easily.
  8. LeArtigiano Art Gallery: – Do you lover art? It is time to get indulged in it once again. You need to head towards LeArtigiano Art Gallery. Here, you can find a wide range of hilarious and outstanding range of painting made by the different artists belong to Nagpur.
    10 places to visit in nagpur
    Nagpur central museum

    Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur

  9. Khindsi Lake; – Do you wish to add something enthralling in your journey? If yes, take a route to Khindsi lake. There is a lot of amazing water sport activities to get entertained. It is India’s biggest boating centre and that’s why skipping this wonderful lake would not be fair. Because of serving incredible experience, its name has been mentioned in LIMCA book too. There is a wide range of boat.
  10. Ramtek Temple: – During Nagpur visit, do not forget to take blessings of Lord Rama. You have to switch to Ramtek Temple. It is the ancient temple but quite respectable for the Lord Rama’s devotees. As per the mythology, Lord Rama stayed when he went on exile with brother and wife Sita. Not only this, but this temple is considered very sacred since poet Kalidas wrote the famous Meghdoot at the same place. The architecture of this temple is very eye-pleasing.
    Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur
    Ramtek Temple

The best Time to Visit Nagpur 

October to February is considered the best time to visit Nagpur. During these months, the temperature remains pleasant and perfect to explore the place. Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur

Fair and Festival of Nagpur

  • Marbat:- This is a unique festival as it is celebrated only in India. During this festival, the statues of evil forces are prepared and take out procession to burn them. The motto behind celebrating Marbat is diminishing the power of evil forces. It is a way to assume that city has got free from negative power.
  • Ramjanam :- it is celebrated on the birthday of Ramchandra. On this auspicious day, a special rath yatra is taken out from the Lord Rama Temple.
  • Kalidas :- This is one of the prominent festival of Nagpur. Since Kalidas wrote Meghdoot in Nagpur, it is celebrated with a great pomp and show in Ramtek. Top 10 places to visit in Nagpur

How To reach

  • By Air: – the nearest international airport is Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar situated 6 kms away from Nagpur. It is well-connected to Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, Mumbai and various companies are serving the best and regular services.
  • By Train: – Nagpur is well-connected through wide rail network. There is a number of regular train service is available to the major cities of the country.
  • By Road: – It is also well-connected to the road. The visitors can reach by bus as well. National Highways Mumbai-Kolkata NH-6 and Kanyakumari- Varanasi NH-7 passes through Nagpur.

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Nandini Singh is from Delhi and holds a graduate degree in Mass Communication from Delhi University and Post-Graduation in Political Science from IGNOU. She is working as a Freelance Content Writer. Nandini joined Jiyo Pal Pal since this web portal covers her area of interest. Though, she have already written a myriad of articles revolving around educational, e-commerce, motivational, religious sites, but Jiyo Pal Pal attracted her a lot since it believes in pampering creativity and innovative ideas. Being a Content Writer, she will keep you serving something unique and enthralling regarding various topics such as Life Style, Festival, and Temple Darshan etc. She is feeling grateful to be a part of Jiyo Pal Pal family.

Discussion2 Comments

  1. Completely agreed that these are the top places to visit in Nagpur. I have been in Nagpur for 24 years and I have a very deep attachment with this city, It always attracts to this city and I just can’t forget it. I was been to most of the Places in Nagpur like Ramtek Temple, Khindsi Lake, Nagpur central museum, Maharajbagh Zoo, Japanese Rose Garden, The Seminary Hill, Sitabuldi Fort and many more. Futala lake was my all time favorite place to relax and chill. I really loved your blog. Thank you so much for posting such a great information about my city. Please do keep posting.

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