Akola In Maharashtra: Explore the Cotton City Of India!

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

Akola is on the banks of the Morna River, and it is the district headquarters. It's located on the Deccan Plateau. This city is the 8th largest in the state of Maharashtra.

In the 14th century, the Bahmani Sultanate built the fort, which the Nizam of Hyderabad eventually took. A moat surrounds the hilltop fort.

Balapur Fort

The fort sits on a hilltop in the Satpura range. The Mughals, Marathas, and British ruled the fort since its construction in the 10th century.

Narnala Fort

It is a safe zone in Akola. The sanctuary is near the Narnala Fort and takes up about 12 square kilometres of land.

Narnala Wildlife Sanctuary

This lovely manmade lake was built in the 19th century to irrigate nearby farms. Its scenic beauty and tranquilly make it a popular tourist destination.

Kapshi Lake

The sanctuary is about 200 square kilometres big and is home to many different plants and animals. The sanctuary is named after the Katepurna River, which flows through it.

Katepurna Wildlife Sanctuary

It is a natural cave turned into a Shiva temple. The cave is 100 feet above earth and on the way to Jata Shankar Cave.

Lord Mahadeo Cave

The park is about 85 acres. A huge lake, strolling pathways, and beautiful foliage are in the park. Boating, picnics, and jogging are among the park's attractions.

Nehru Park

The entrepreneur B.R. Birla and his family erected it in the 1930s, and one of its main features is a white marble Nagara-style temple.

Birla Ram Mandir

It is one of the oldest and most revered temples in the area, and Hindus visit it as a holy pilgrimage site.

Narsingh Maharaj temple