One of the fastest growing cities in Maharashtra, Nashik is fondly known as the ‘Wine Capital of India’. The city is quite famous for its picturesque climate and salubrious climate. The River Godavari flows through the city making it a productive land. It is one of the four destinations where Kumbh Mela held once in every 12 years. It can be said as one of the 7 holy cities of Hindus in India. During the Mughal rule, it was known as Gulshanabad.
Some popular tourist places to visit in Nashik include Panchavati, Sita Gufaa, Ganga Ghat, Mineral Museum, Jain Mandir, Phalke Smarak and Veda Mandir etc. Another interesting place to visit in Nashik is the Deolali Camp. It is one of the oldest military centers in India. The area is particularly soothing and was used by the British as a refreshment area for armies. Nashik is also home to the biggest Artillery Center in India.
The town is also famous for its silverware industry. Mahatma Gandhi Marg is the hot shot destination for shopping while there are several popular shopping malls at Main Road, Canada Corner and Saraf Bazaar. The shopping enthusiasts must visit these places to buy silverware, ornaments and souvenirs.