Nagpur is a historical city in the western Indian state of Maharashtra. Also called the ‘Second Capital’, it’s a commercial and political hub of the state. It’s a leading center of orange cultivation and thus, also known as the "Orange City". Founded by the Gonds, the city had witnessed the reign of the Maratha Empire before acceding to the might of British rule.
It’s also known as the "Tiger Capital of India" for being a conduit to numerous tiger reserves in India. At present, it’s a leading hub of the state’s IT-software domain with one of best living conditions in India, as per a recent survey. That apart, the city is also significant from tourism perspective, and has numerous attractions for a quality time.
Nagpur is an ideal stopover for nature lovers, for many of its nearby wildlife sanctuaries and parks. The richness of monumental heritage draws tourists here in a great number. The Dragon Palace Temple is a key attraction here – a Buddhist temple with remarkable architecture and scenic landscape. The Seminary Hill is an ideal place to have the most charming view of the city.
The Ambazari Lake is a major draw in Nagpur for its garden, walking trails, boating facilities and musical fountain. The 18th century Sitabuldi Fort is a reminder of the British legacy. The Maharaj Baug and Zoo (now a botanical garden) is an ideal retreat to gaze at rare species of birds and animals. The Sri Poddareshwar Ram Mandir is some 100-year old religious site dedicated to Lord Rama.
The Balaji Mandir in Nagpur is not only significant site but just wonderful for its wonderful location and charming settings. The Ambazari Lake is one of most visited sites in the city for its lush green environs and overall splendor. The charming Gandhi Baug (garden) can also be visited for its beauty. In overall, Nagpur is where a slice of history awaits you.