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Jalgaon

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Jalgaon is a major city in western India, located in Northern Maharashtra state within the region of Khandesh. It is mostly famous for its gold, bananas, cotton and industries.

Understand[edit]

Climate[edit]

Jalgaon experiences temperatures of up to 43°C. in summer and its lowest temperatures are 12°C on December mornings).

Get in[edit]

Jalgaon is well-connected to Mumbai and Pune and other major cities by road, especially highways. There are private buses daily plying between Pune and Jalgaon. Most trains between Mumbai and Kolkata going via Nagpur also stop at Jalgaon. Further, Central Railways' major hub Bhusawal is only 19 kms from Jalgaon. All trains stop at Bhusawal that pass through this route. Further, Jalgaon is a branching (junction) station for going to or coming from Surat.

You can even book tickets for Jalgaon from Pune online. Indian Railways' official ticket booking site is www.irctc.co.in.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Ajanta caves (50Km south of jalgaon)
  • Ardi is small village in Amalner taluka. it is very near from taluka place hardly (12 kms). in this village there is main door to the village on that door there is symbol of Ashok chakra or what we see normally on Government offices or on court. It is said that one of the good political leader from that village brought it and placed it the main door. as we know that villages are now changing very fast but this village is still remained same. though the facilities are changing but culture is still same. here we can enjoy Yatra (fair) in the month of Shravan. Local artists perform some comic Dramas.
  • Aryan Park (8km). Boating, You can see rabbit, ostrich, sunflower garden.
  • Manudevi in monsoon.
  • Mehrun Udyan and Lake
  • Omkareshwar and Venkateshwara Temple
  • Patna Devi (good for trekking & forest walks)
  • Padmalaya
  • Tarsod Ganpati
  • 1 Gandhi Research Foundation (Gandhi Teerth), Jain Hills (8 kms from Jalgaon Railway Station),  +91 257 2264939, e-mail: . Tu-Su 9am-6pm. A museum and research institution dedicated to the life and achievements of Mahatma Gandhi. Museum Entry fee for Indian students ₹50, Indian adults ₹100, Foreigners and NRIs ₹200 include Fruit Drink. Gandhi_Teerth on Wikipedia Q19891538 on Wikidata

Do[edit]

Buy[edit]

Jalgaon is famous for pure gold. There are many gold showrooms located in the city, the biggest ones being RC Bafna, RL and Mahaveer.

Eat[edit]

  • There are many roadside stalls serving local soda, ice cream and kulfis (Indian-style ice cream).
  • Bharit - Don't miss the baingan ka bharta which is called bharit in local language (Marathi). It is a spicy dish made from peculiar big light green colored brinjal (aubergine / eggplant) which is available exclusively in this region of Maharashtra. The brinjals are huge and weigh from 1-1.5 kilograms.
  • Other notable dishes in Jalgaon include Daal Batti, Mirchi bhajji and Sev bhaji.

Drink[edit]

Sleep[edit]

There are a number of affordable hotels just outside the Railway Station premises in the price range of ₹200/- ( US $ 4.00)

Hotel Plaza on station road is good for foreign tourists

Hotel Royal Palace is also good though situated around 3 km from railway station (₹20/- by auto rikshaw)& 1 km (₹15/- by auto rikshaw)from Bus Stand

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