Nanded is a historical city, situated on the banks of the Godavari River. It is one of the major pilgrimage destinations for Sikhs. The city has many Sufi shrines and gurudwaras (Sikh places of worship). Hazur Sahib Gurudwara is the second holiest place for Sikhs, after the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab. The city, and its surrounding areas, are also marked by monuments built in typical Dravidian style architecture built by the Chalukyas and the Rashtrakutas who ruled Nanded from the 4th century CE to the 11th century CE.
Major tourist sites in and around Nanded: Huzur Sahib Sachkhand Gurudwara, Kaleshwar Temple, Nanded Fort, Treasure Bazar, Kandhar Fort (44 km/27 mi), etc.
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When to visit: best time to visit is November to March.
HOW TO REACH
Nearest railway station: Hazur Sahib Nanded railway station is connected to all the major cities of India like Mumbai, Aurangabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Nagpur, Patna, Delhi, Pune, Sriganganagar, Rajasthan and Amritsar.
Nearest airport: Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Airport, Nanded (IATA: NDC, ICAO: VAND) is about 13 km (8 mi) from the city center. The nearest international airport is in Hyderabad, about 284 km (177 mi) away.
For more information see section TravelInfo/Airports/Hyderabad/Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Buses: Maharastra State transport buses (MSRTC) and private buses ply regularly to Mumbai and other cities in the state.
By road: The distance from Mumbai to Nanded is about 582 km (362 mi) via Bengaluru - Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai Hwy/Mumbai - Pune Hwy. It takes around 12 hours.
The distance from Pune to Nanded is about 498 km (309 mi) via Pune - Solapur Rd/Solapur - Pune Hwy and NH361. It takes around 9-10 hours.
The distance from Hyderabad (Telangana state) to Nanded 292 km (181 mi) via NH 44. It takes around 6 hours.
The distance from Nagpur to Nanded is about 368 km (229 mi) via NH361. It takes around 8 hours.
The distance from Solapur to Nanded is about 253 km (157 mi) via NH361. It takes around 5-6 hours.
The distance from Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve to Nanded is about 343 km (213 mi) via NH361. It takes around 7-8 hours.
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