10 Best Places to Visit in Maharashtra

10. Alibaug

A coastal town near Mumbai known for its serene beaches, historic forts like Kolaba Fort, and water activities. 

9. Kolhapur 

Famous for its historical and religious sites, including the Mahalakshmi Temple, New Palace, and the Rankala Lake. 

8. Elephanta Island 

A short ferry ride from Mumbai, this island is home to the Elephanta Caves, renowned for their sculpted panels and historic caves dedicated to Lord Shiva. 

7. Ajanta and Ellora Caves 

Located near Aurangabad, these ancient rock-cut caves are UNESCO World Heritage Sites and showcase exceptional artistry and religious significance. 

6. Lonavala and Khandala

Twin hill stations known for their scenic beauty, waterfalls, and trekking trails. Don't miss the viewpoints like Tiger Point and Bhushi Dam. 

5. Mahabaleshwar 

A picturesque hill station in the Western Ghats, offering stunning viewpoints, lush greenery, and the famous Pratapgarh Fort. 

4. Nashik 

Known for its religious significance as one of the four locations of the Kumbh Mela. Also, explore vineyards and the ancient Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple. 

3. Aurangabad 

Famous for the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ajanta and Ellora Caves, showcasing ancient rock-cut architecture and exquisite sculptures. 

2. Pune 

A vibrant city with a mix of modern and historical attractions, including the Aga Khan Palace, Shaniwar Wada, and Osho Ashram.

1. Mumbai 

India's bustling financial capital, known for iconic landmarks like the Gateway of India, Marine Drive, and Bollywood film industry.