Akkalkot lies in the district of Solapur lies close to Maharashtra and Karnataka. The place resides the homes of Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj, a popular 19th century saint. The place is to experience with complete peace and serenity. The place is of spiritual importance, one finds many temples and ashrams and many devotees gulf this place.
Earlier the place was amongst the princely states under the rule of Bhosale Dynasty during the reign of British. The place is complete blend of serenity, natural beauty and certainly the pinch of spiritualism at every corner makes the place must popular destination among ious tourist every year.