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Latur


Overview

Latur District is situated in Maharashtra state of India. The district is situated on the Maharashtra Karnataka boundary. On the eastern side of the Latur is Bidar district of Karnataka, whereas Nanded is on the northeast, Parbhani on the northern side, Beed on the Northwest and Osmanabad on the western and southern side .Latur is one of the leading commercial centers in Maharashtra and is a very fast growing.

Latur city has a historical background. King 'Amoghvarsha' of Rashtrakutas developed this city, originally the native place of the Rashtrakutas. Latur city has the famous 'Ganjgolai' as the central place of the city. The town planner Shri Faiyajuddin prepared the plan for the 'Ganjgolai Chowk'. 'Ganjgolai' has become the main commercial and trade centre of this city. The Latur city has the beautiful Siddheswar temple built by King Tamradwaj. The temples of Ramlingeswar, Bhuteswar, Keshavraj, Ram, Dutta add to the ancient cultural heritage of the city. The Darga of Surat Shahvalli and temples of Astavinayak and Parshavanath also deserve mention as the beautiful monuments of the city.

You can also visit the Ganj Goli, which is a circular structure located bang in the middle of the city. This circular structure has a temple that is dedicated to the Goddess Ambabai. This circular structure is connected to around sixteen roads in the city.

While in Latur, you can also visit the Kharosa caves that are located at a distance of forty five kilometres from the city. There are many sculptures that are housed in these caves, and some of them are carved out figurines of Shiva, Parvati, Ravan, and Narasimha.

Another important must visit place is Ausa, which is located at a distance of twenty kilometres from the city of Latur. This region houses a very ancient fort, also called as the Ausa fort, which, lies in ruins now. Ausa also houses a very old temple built by Mallinath Maharaja for his father Virnath Maharaja .

 

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Latur District is situated in Maharashtra state of India. The district is situated on the Maharashtra Karnataka boundary. On the eastern side of the Latur is Bidar district of Karnataka, whereas Nanded is on the northeast, Parbhani on the northern side, Beed on the Northwest and Osmanabad on the western and southern side .Latur is one of the leading commercial centers in Maharashtra and is a very fast growing.

Hotels near Latur

Carnival Resort

Carnival Resort is situated near peaceful & serene Borvati village, just 5 kms from Latur city. The 3 acres of aesthetically designed & landscaped resort offers plenty of facilities with the most welcoming hospitality.


Best Price: Rs. per day

VITS Grand

VITS Grand Latur 3 star Business Hotels in Latur The hotel is located in the heart of the city


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