Maharashtra Tourism
Know about various places of worship in Maharashtra, India.

Maharashtra Religious Places

Maharashtra has many religious sites and pilgrimage places for different faiths. Nashik is the holy city for Hindus. Kumbh Mela is organized here for every three years and Maha Kumbh Mela for every twelve years. Mumbadevi Temple of Mumbai is a very famous temple known to all over India. Kailash Temple in Aurangabad is one of the oldest and best examples of excellent architecture. Pandharpur, Shirdi, Bahubali Temples are other the famous temples of Maharashtra.

Hazi Ali tomb in Mumbai is over eight hundred years old and linked to the mainland by a path that is annually submerged in the high monsoon tide. Takhat Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib of Nanded is the most important Gurdwara in Maharashtra. It is one of the four high seats of Authority of the Sikhs. Guru Gobind Singh, the 10th Sikh Guru died in Nanded and his ashes are buried in the Sach Khand Shri Huzur Gurdwara on the side of the river Godavari.

Osho Ashram in Pune too attracts a number of devotees each year including a large number of them from the western countries since early 70s even though Osho expired in 1990. Mount Marry Church and Afghan Memorial Church in Mumbai are famous for their old and western architecture.