Nasik is one of the holy place in India where Kumbha Mela held. Lord Rama along with wife Sita and brother Laxman settled down in Nashik for the major time of their "Vanwasa".Lord Hanuman was born near Nasik, Anjaneri.
Having many temples and pilgrimage sites, Nashik is known to be a holy city for Hindus in India. Nashik has always been the centre of commerce and trade in India since historical period. Many historic events of the Indian freedom struggle too had been occurred in this place. Ramkund, Muktidham Temple, Tapovan, Sita Gunfa, Someshwar, Coin Museum and Pandavleni Caves are some of the important tourist sites of Nashik.
Nasik is also known as Grape City as Grape is major fruit from Nasik. As many wine companies are growing in Nasik it is also known as wine city. Population of Nasik is about 20 Lac.
Temple & Pilgrim Places in Nasik
Nasik is surrounded by many temples and Pilgrim Places. Kalaram Mandir, Kapaleshwar, Sundar Narayan Mandir, Someshwar, Trimbakeshwar, Sita Gunfa, Tapovan, Muktidham, Bhaktidham, Kalika Mandir, Navashya Ganapati, Modakeshwar Mandir, Ichhamani Ganpati, Ekmukhi Datta Mandir, Ved Mandir are some important temples in Nasik.
Nasik: The Growing City
"Mantra Bhoomi" to "Yantra Boomi" word exactly suit's for Nasik city. Being pilgrim place it is also developed in Industrial and in IT to. Now Nasik is one of the major developed cities in India. Industries like HAL, Indian Press, Mahindra, Mico- Bosch, ABB, CEAT, VIP, are some of important companies in Nasik. Nasik is also developed in IT industry.
Nasik is developed in Educational field since last 2 decade. Nasik is having its own board for SSC & HSC Examination. Maratha Vidya Prasarak, Nasik Education Society are some of known educational trust in Nasik. Nasik is having many Medical, Engineering, Pharmacy, Architecture, MBA and Hotel Management colleges nearby it. Many international schools have expanded in Nasik.