is a city in the northwestern region of Maharashtra. Situated at the foothills of the Western Ghats Mountains on the banks of the river vari, Nashik
is amongst the most elevated cities in the state. It has been termed as The Wine Capital of India
due to the numerous wineries located within the district.
The recent years have seen immense infrastructural development in the city, the most prominent one being the - Expressway which is expected to enhance the connectivity remarkably. The Pimpalgaon--Gonde Project in being undertaken by L & T. The Shahi Marg has been built to facilitate the pilgrims to reach the banks of the vari River. It stretches from Tapovan through the Nag Chowk and Sardar Chowk. Nashik
also boasts of a state of the art solid waste management system. Rainwater harvesting has been made mandatory for all the upcoming constructions in the city. The Municipal Corporation has also set up a plant to process the garbage and convert it into compost. The city also enjoys excellent connectivity via roads and rail. It is served by the NH 3
and 0, besides four principal railway stations. Dedicated freight corridors will be created in areas such as Igatpuri
. There is also a proposal for metro railway that will connect City to outskirt areas such as Deolali, Ozar
, and Igatpuri
The five industrial areas developed by the MIDC, namely, Satpur
, Ambad, Gonde, Sinnar
, and Igatpuri
witness a high demand for properties. Pathardi is also a hotspot for residential investment, attracting a lot of homebuyers. Newer areas like Deolali , Adgaon
, and Road are also emerging to be sought-after residential destinations. These, besides Panchawati and Ravivar Peth ensure great returns on property investments, which is why there is high demand in these belts. Several premium apartment projects are being developed in Nasik and these are equipped with multiple amenities like clubs, swimming pools and natural greenery. Property prices in areas like College Road
and Gangapur are shooting up due to huge demand and infrastructural progress.
Several townships are being built in Nasik and areas like Road, walli, Makhmalabad
, Indirangar. Such developments reflect the promising state of the citys realty market in the future. With the construction of the metro rail, a further boom in the real estate sector of the city is predicted.
The popular places of interest in the city include Panchavati, Ramkund, Muktidham Temple, Kalaram Temple, Sundarnarayan Temple, eshwar, Someshwar Temple, Kapaleshwar Temple, Coin Museum, Gargoti Museum, Deolali, and few others. Ramshej , Trigalwadi , and Harihar are the well-known forts of the city. Maha Kumbh, one of the largest religious gatherings of the world, is hosted by Nashik
. As far as education is concerned, Nashik
boasts of two state-run universities- the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University and the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences. The Sula Fest is one of the several wine festivals held in the city during the harvest season.