Pandavleni caves are located at about 8 kms from the Nashik, the city in Maharashtra, India. These caves are a group of total 24 oldest wonderful Buddhist caves. Even though the name is somewhere similar, the pandavas have got no connection with this place. The earlier name of this place was Trirashmi and this is considered as one of the worth visiting and beautiful places and carvings on these caves are really eye catching.
These beautiful Pandavleni caves find their roots back in the 1st century BC to 4th century AD. Cave number 3 and 10 are the best caves among all the caves. There are about 200 steps to climb and if one wishes to have a nice yet short trekking then this is the nice place. Pandavleni caves are one of the good heritage structures and visitors get to see a very beautiful view of Nashik city from the top.
Dadasaheb Phalke Smarak:
Being one of the prides of Nashik, the Dadasaheb Phalke Smarak is named after the renowned film producer Dadasaheb Phalke. The smarak place has the wonderful cultural heritage of the city. There are lawns, musical fountains, museums and fast-food outlets are available at the place.
The Ramkund was built by Chitrarao Khatarkar in 1696. The tank is 27*12 m in area. It is believed that Ram and Seeta were used to bath in this tank. People immerse the ashes of their deceased relatives in this Ramkund.
Muktidham temple is one of the beautiful temples in the Nashik city and it is just 7 kms away from the main Nashik city. The temple is pure white in color and hence the Muktidham temple is considered as the symbol of peace.
Coin Museum is a prime attraction in the Nashik city for the visitors. The museum has a good collection of research and well documented history of Indian currencies. This is the only museum of this kind in the whole Asia.
At Someshwar, there are temples of Lord Shiva and Lord Hanuman on the banks of river Godavari. The climate at this place is very nice and because of the beauty of this place, this is also used for the film shootings. Boating and swimming also can be enjoyed here.
The Artillery Centre is situated behind the Pandavleni Caves. The soldiers and officers get trained here and it is considered as the biggest in the whole Asia. This centre is under the military supervision and this place is not allowed for the civilians to be entered.