Tourist Attractions in Hingoli, Maharashtra, India
Hingoli is a city and historical prominence in Hingoli district in Maharashtra, India. Hingoli was under the rule of Nizams and it was the military base for the Nizams. Populace of Hingoli depend on the agriculture for their livelihood and grows various types of crops. Hingoli is located at an average elevation of 1499 feet (457 meters) above the sea level and bound by Mahagaon, Nanded, Washim, Aurangabad, Parbhani, Beed, Pusad and Yavatmal regions. Pin code of Hingoli is 431701 and coordinates are 19.7200° N, 77.1500° E.
Tourism in Hingoli:
Hingoli has rich history and the province has number of monuments and temples that are mainly of spiritual significance. Basically a pilgrim destination, Hingoli is most eminent for housing one of the 12th Jyotirlinga temples and apart from temples there are various other tourists destinations near Hingoli in Nanded town, which is located at the distance of 88 Kms from Hingoli and tourists can visit forts and can enjoy the waterfalls. Populace of this region speaks Marathi and Hindi and tourists must taste the local cuisine of Hingoli.
Places to Visit in Hingoli:
Aundha Nagnath: this temple is devoted to Lord Shiva and there is a jyotirlinga, which is the 8th jyotirlingas among the 12 and this temple was constructed by the Dharamraj Yudhishthir, eldest brother among Pandava and festivals related to Lord Shiva are celebrated in grand manner every year.
Sant Namdev Sansthan: this is the birth place of Namdev Damaji Relekar, in the year 1270, in the village called Narsi and celebration is conducted in the name of Namdev every year and attracts numerous tourists during this fest.
Mallinath Digambar Jain Temple: this shrine is located at the distance of 25 Kms from Hingoli in the Shirad Shahapur village, and it is 300 year old temple is devoted of Lord Mallinath. This temple is visited by hundreds of devotes throughout the year.
Tulaja Devi Sansthan: this temple is one of the oldest temples in Hingoli and was found by the Swami Keshavraj and was built around 125 years ago, this temple offers health service and scholarships to students.
Bhagwan Shantinath Jinalaya: this is one of the prominent temples for the Jains and visited by thousands of Jain followers throughout the year and temple is devoted to Bhagwan Shantinath, Bhagwan Parshvanath and the last Jain Tirthankara, Mahavir. This temple is located close to Hingoli in Shirad Shahapur village.
Other interesting places to visit near Hingoli:
- Kandhar Fort
- Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib Gurudwara
- Nanded Fort
- Siddeshwara Temple
- Masjid of Biloli
- Shrikshetra Mahurgad
- Kandhar Falls
Best Time to Visit Hingoli:
Hingoli has hot and humid climate during the summer season and heavy rain during the monsoon but the best time to visit Hingoli is between the months of October to March, during these months climate will be chill and pleasant.
How to Reach Hingoli?
By Air: the neatest airport to Hingoli is Nanded Airport, which is located at the distance of 80 Kms from Hingoli town and it is connected to cities like Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore and various other cities and taxis are available 24/7 from airport to Hingoli.
By Train: Hingoli is served by the Hingoli Railway Station, which is located at the distance of 1.5 Kms from centre of the city and this railway station connects to several cities and towns in Maharashtra and India.
By Road: Hingoli is well connected through road and state highway 215 connects t Hingoli and numerous public buses ply from different cities and towns in Maharastra to Hingoli town.
Hotels in or around Hingoli:
Hingoli is a historical and cultural town in Maharashtra state and visited by the numerous tourists throughout the year and only few hotels are located in Hingoli region, while other hotels are located in and around Hingoli, in Nanded, which is located at the distance of 88 Kms from Hingoli region. These hotels may cost from Rs. 200 to 4,000 and above and provides world class facilities. Some of the major hotels in and around Hingoli and Nanded are listed here below:
- Rama krishna International Hotel
- City Pride
- Anuradha Palace Hotel
- Classic Amrut Executive Hotel
- Bajaj Residency
- Shivtara Hotel
- Uma Executive Hotel
- Chandralok Hotel
- Hotel Nirmal Palace
- Suraj Kanwar Hotel
- Ashiana Park Hotel
- N. Executive Hotel
- Hotel RW International
- Delhi Lodge
- Gulzar Hotel
- Jayshree Hotel
- Rajrajeshwara Hotel