About Ahmednagar

Ahmednagar is a city in Ahmednagar district in the state of Maharashtra, India, about 120 km northeast of Pune and 114 km from Aurangabad. Ahmednagar takes its name from Ahmad Nizam Shah I, who founded the town in 1494 on the site of a battlefield where he won a battle against superior Bahamani forces. It was close to the site of the village of Bhingar. With the breakup of the Bahmani Sultanate, Ahmad established a new sultanate in Ahmednagar, also known as Nizam Shahi dynasty. Ahmednagar has several dozen buildings and sites from the Nizam Shahi period. Ahmednagar Fort, once considered almost impregnable, was used by the British to house Jawaharlal Nehru and other Indian Nationalists before Indian independence. A few rooms there have been converted to a museum. During his confinement by the British at Ahmednagar Fort in 1944, Nehru wrote the famous book The Discovery of India. Ahmednagar is home to the Indian Armoured Corps Centre & School, the Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre, the Vehicle Research and Development Establishment and the Controllerate of Quality Assurance Vehicles.
Shani Shingnapur

Shani Shingnapur or Shani Shinganapur or Shingnapur or Sonai is a village in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Ahmednagar Fort 

Ahmednagar Fort is located beside on Bhingar River near Bhingar and Ahmednagar in Maharashtra. It was the headquarters of the Ahmednagar Sultanate. In 1803, it was taken by the British during the Second Anglo-Maratha War. It was used as a prison during the British Raj. Currently, the fort is under the administration of the Armoured Corps of the Indian Army.
Farah Bagh

Farah Bagh is situated in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. It is a palace build by Nizam Shahi rulers in Ahmednagar. Farah Bagh was the centerpiece of a huge palatial complex completed in 1583.
Salabat Khan's Tomb

The Tomb of Salabat Khan II is also commonly but mistakenly known as Chandbiwi's Mahel, Chand Bibi Palace, or similar variations.
Aurangzeb's Tomb

The Tomb of Aurangzeb, the last of the great Mughal emperors, is located in Khuldabad, Maharashtra, India. In notable contrast to other Mughal tombs, which are large monuments of Mughal architecture, including the Taj Mahal, at his own direction Aurangzeb is buried in an unmarked grave at the complex of the dargah or shrine of Sheikh Zainuddin.
Bagh Rauza

Bagh Rauza is actually a small complex where apart from the tomb of Ahmed Nizam Shah, tombs of many other important personalities are located.
Shri Vishal Ganapati Temple

Sri Vishal Ganpati is believed to be 100 years old. Inspired by the architecture of Birla Mandir in Jaipur, where one can see a 3.6 m tall statue of Lord Ganpati amidst the marble-floored hall.
Shri Siddhivinayak Temple 

The Siddhivinayak Temple of Siddhatek is a Hindu temple dedicated to Ganesha, the elephant-headed god of wisdom. The temple is one of the Ashtavinayaka, the eight revered shrines of Ganesha in the Indian state of Maharashtra, and the only Ashtavinayaka shrine in the Ahmednagar district.
Best Time To Visit Ahmednagar

The best time to visit Ahmednagar is from November to March. Summers in Ahmednagar last from March to June and are hot and humid. The temperatures at this time of the year may soar to 40°C. The advent of monsoons sometime around June gives respite from the sweltering heat and lasts till about October. You may plan your visit to the city during this time but also be prepared for the heavy rains that may disrupt your travel plans. The winter season in Ahmednagar starts in October and is the best time of the year to visit the city. Winters in Ahmednagar are from October to March and during this time the temperatures range around a comfortable 22°C. This is the peak season for tourists to visit the city.

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