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Visit Paithan

Located on the banks of the Godavari River, Paithan is a city positioned approximately 56km south of Aurangabad. One could explore this small yet wonderful city on foot. Glimpses of Paithan's glorious past gets slowly unveiled in the bends and corners of the city. A number of sightseeing options can be enjoyed by tourists. Some of the well-known attractions among them are the Eknath Maharaj Temple, Nathsagar Dam, Jayakwadi Bird Sanctuary, Jnanyeshwari Vatika and the Paithani Kendra. 

Located on the banks of the Godavari River, Paithan is a city positioned approximately 56km south of Aurangabad. One could explore this small yet wonderful city on foot. Glimpses of Paithan's glorious past gets slowly unveiled in the bends and corners of the city. A number of sightseeing options can be enjoyed by tourists. Some of the well-known attractions among them are the Eknath Maharaj Temple, Nathsagar Dam, Jayakwadi Bird Sanctuary, Jnanyeshwari Vatika and the Paithani Kendra.

  • The Jayakwadi Bird Sanctuary is a paradise for bird-watchers.
  • Built on the lines of the famous Vrindavan Gardens in Mysore, the Jnanyeshwar Vatika is popular for its puppet and musical fountain shows. One should not miss the museum located at the far end of the garden.
  • Paithani Kendra is famous for its exquisite collection of hand-woven, Paithani silk sarees.
  • Vegetarian dishes are available at most restaurants with few serving non-vegetarian recipes.
  • New Durga Lodging and several others offer cheap accommodations.
  • Sugarcane juice is quite famous here.   

Timing

Sunrise To Sunset

PREFFERED BY

Photo Fanatics ,Nature Lovers ,Fun Lovers

TIME SPENT

1-2 Hours

ENTRY FEE

No Entry Fee

Attractions near Aurangabad

Quick Info

  • Attractions

    Historical Monuments and Caves
  • Altitude

    513 meters above the average sea level
  • STD Code

    None
  • Best Season

    October - March
  • State/Code

    /431xxx (vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Marathi, Hindi, English