Nagpur is one of the most important cities in Maharashtra. Located in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra, it is the second capital of Maharashtra and the third largest city after Mumbai and Pune. Besides that, it holds the honor of being called the second greenest city in India. Popularly known as the Orange city, Nagpur is famous for its oranges. The location of Nagpur is right in center of the two metro cities- New Delhi , Kolkata and Chennai. Being the transport hub in India, many highways of the country intersect there.
Nagpur is a major industrial city, famous for not only its orange productions but also the bases of many big and leading companies that are set here. Tourists visiting Nagpur can visit the Gavilgad fort which is as old as 200 to 300 years. Lonar lake is another major attraction here, which is the third largest natural lake in the world. The local festivals like Marbat and Ramjanam rath yatra are organized here with great pomp and show. Millions of visitors flock to see these events.
Nagpur is a shoppaholic’s paradise since there are many big shopping complexes as well as street shops. Foodies can enjoy the local cuisine. Tourists can also enjoy excursions in Adasa, Kherkranala, Markanda, Dhapewada, Nagardhan, Nawegaon Dam, Ramtek and Pavnar. Nagpur was founded by the Gond prince of Deogad kingdom, Bhakt Bulan.