Historical Places in Nagpur
Nagpur city takes every visitor back to the times of the Maratha and British rule. There are many historical sites in the city where these rulers have left their marks in the form of beautiful structures. Today, these structures make all the visitors have a glimpse of the rich past of the city. Here is Historical Places in Nagpur.
Sitabuldi Fort, site of the Battle of Sitabuldi in 1817. Located atop a hillock in central Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. The fort was built by Mudhoji II Bhonsle, also known as Appa Sahib Bhosle, of the Kingdom of Nagpur. Just before he fought against the British East India Company during the Third Anglo-Maratha War. The area surrounding the hillock, now known as Sitabuldi. It is an important commercial hub for Nagpur
Zero Mile Stone India
The Zero Mile Stone consists of four horses and a pillar made up of sandstone. The British rulers considered Nagpur to be the centre of India and hence identified this point and constructed the Zero Mile Stone. Earlier India was divided into provinces and Nagpur was the capital of CP & Berar Province. Later when states were created, Nagpur was incorporated into Maharashtra
Ramtek has got Historic temple of lord Rama. It is believed that Ramtek was the place where Rama,Lord Rama was distressed to hear about this, and took a vow to relieve the world from the demons. ‘Tek’ means vow in local language, hence the word Ramtek comes from ‘Vow of Ram’.The present temple is believed to have been built by the King of Nagpur, Raghuji Bhonsale, after his victory over fort of Deogarh in Chindwara. The present temple is 400 years old.
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Narrow Gauge Rail Museum
The Narrow Gauge Rail Museum, located in Kadbi Chowk, Kamptee Road, Nagpur (6kms from the city center) is the only one of its kind museum in India, inaugurated on 14 December 2002 by the then railway minister, Shri Nitish Kumar. Spreads about an area of 4.5 acres, Narrow Gauge Rail Museum consists of a number of galleries exhibiting a large variety of old and heritage articles of Indian Railway.
Gandhi Sevagram Ashram
Gandhiji was 67 years old when he came to Sevagram. From then on, Sevagram has become an inspiring place. Many decisions on import ant national matters and movements were taken at Sevagram. Shegaon is a small village 8 km from Wardha town in Maharashtra and 75 km from Nagpur. In spite of many practical difficulties, Gandhiji decided to settle here.
Ramtek Fort Temple
Sitabuldi Fort, site of the Battle of Sitabuldi in 1817, is located atop a hillock in central Nagpur, Maharashtra, India. The fort was built by Mudhoji II Bhonsle, also known as Appa Sahib Bhosle, of the Kingdom of Nagpur, just before he fought against the British East India Company during the Third Anglo-Maratha War. The area surrounding the hillock, now known as Sitabuldi, is an important commercial hub for Nagpur