Simhastha Kumbh Mela
Nashik -Trimbakeshwar 2015

Tourist Places

Artillery Centre

Artillery Centre is located in the vicinity of Nashik Road. Nashik also has Deolali Cantonment Board, CAT, artillery museum.

It is the biggest Artillary Center in Asia. This artillary centre was shifted from Pakistan in 1947. Indian Army Officers and Soldiers are trained here. Training for ‘Bofors Gun’ is given here.

Coin Museum- Anjaneri

It is located on the Nashik Trimbakeshwar Road about 20 km from NashikCity

The Museum has fine collection of research and well documented history of Indian Currencies. Coin Museum was established in 1980 under the Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies. This museum is the only museum of its kind in Asia. The environment around the museum is picturesque, since it is located in the backdrop of the enthralling Anjaneri hills .

 

Dadasaheb Phalake Museum:

It is located within Nashik City on Mumbai road (NH 3), about 8 km from Central Bus Stand.

The Dadasaheb Phalke was the legendary person who was the progressive spirit behind the century old Indian Cinema.He born at Nashik on 30 th April 1870. In 1913 he produced the first Indian film ‘Raja Harishchandra’and in the span of years produced 95 fims and 26 documentaries in a studio setup at Nashik till 1932.

This memorial is a tribute to this great visionary, Dadasaheb Phalke Smarak is committed towards edifying, devout and rational development. The building contains a place for meditation, a main conference hall and an exhibition center. The Smarak also displays the works of the Dadasaheb Phalke. The memorial spreads across a vast extend of 29 acres. It also has Budhda smarak , garden and dancing fountains.

Gargoti- The Mineral Museum

It is situated in Malegaon industrial area of Sinnar which is at the distance of 28 km from Nashik city.

Sinnar is a small bustling town, renowned for the award winning mineral museum called Gargoti Museum. It is one of the best museums in the world with large collection of zeolites which are micro porous crystalline solids with well defined rich structures similar to that of diamonds or other precious stones. 'Pride of India', 'Sarswati Puraskar', ‘'Sinnar Gaurav' are some among the awards that have been given to appreciate this mesmerizing museum . Gargoti museum is the only museum in India that displays the mineral treasures of the earth like rocks, minerals and crystals varying in nature, shape, color and application. The exhibits in the museums includes specimen of diamonds, cut stones, light green cubical apophyllite, crystals of yellow calcite, blue-green aquamarine, cavansite and rare foreign minerals. These are displayed in two galleries namely 'Minerals from the Deccan Plateau' located on the first floor and 'The Prestige Gallery' on the ground floor. A souvenir shop is also attached to the museums where necklaces, mineral specimen, lapidary items, post card pictures and posters can be purchased.

 

Dudhsagar Waterfall

his waterfall is one among the popular picnic spots located close to the Someshwar temple at a distance of 8 km from Nashik. This 10m stretch of cascade with its creamy white water offers a breathtaking view and it is this white water that earned the name Dudhsagar which means the ocean of milk.

The rock has carved steps, so that the zenith is easily accessible.

Duggarwadi Waterfall

Trimbakeshwar Duggarwadi waterfall is located 10 km away from Trimbakeshwar on Jawahar Road

Dugarwadi Waterfall is one of the best natural beauties in Nashik. It lies approximately two km off the Jawahar Road. The adventure and nature lovers love to take a one day outing at Dugarwadi to feel the vibrant spirit of the monsoon season. Dugarwadi is a great place to explore the beauty of mother nature especially in the monsoon season. The dense forest, waterfall and the fresh air are all attractive. It makes one to forget all the hustlebustle, stress and tensions of the city life.