Amravati is a city in the state of Maharashtra, India. Amravati is the 2nd largest and most populous city of Vidarbha after Nagpur. It is the administrative headquarters of the Amravati district. It is also the headquarters of the "Amravati Division" which is one of the six divisions of the state. Among the historical landmarks in the city are the temples of Shree Ambadevi, Shri Krishna and Shri Venkateshwara Swamy. The city is famous for Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal, one of the largest sports complexes in India, is famous for its facility for different kinds of sports. Wikipedia
Chatri Talao Amravati, situated on the south eastern part of Amravati, was constructed dating back to the 18th century, makes for a fascinating heritage site with great historical significance. It is a water reservoir, built in the year 1888, on a small spring called ‘Kali Nadi’ with a purpose to supply drinking water to the city of Amravati. Presently, this scenically blessed reservoir gets stocked with the water supplied from the Upper Wardha Dam.
Located in the heart of Amravati, Ambadevi temple is reckoned as one of the oldest temples of the region. The principal deity of the temple is Goddess Ambadevi, incarnations of goddess Durga. According to historical records, Krishna heroically kidnapped Rukmini and got married to her in Ambadevi temple.
Depicting the importance of the temple is its beautiful walls, which are adorned with sculptures telling the tales of different Puranas. Inside the high walls of the temples, one can find a spacious hall called "Garbhagriha".
Wadali Talao is a reservoir built in the Chandur rail road which is just 3 km away from Amravati city. This place offers scenic beauty, photographic location, boating experience, visit to nearby zoo and a garden. It is an ideal weekend destination to organize picnics, birthday parties or family visits. This place does not offer anything unique or different. So being here for a person who is an outsider wouldn’t be a great option .Hotels available in Amravati are Mehfil, Samrat and Ramgiri hotel. But place surely provides time to relax and enjoy peace of mind by being away from the city life. Enjoy being close to nature.
Chikhaldara is a hill station and a municipal council in Amravati district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Featured in the epic of the Mahabharata, this is the place where Bheema killed the villainous Keechaka in a herculean bout and then threw him into the valley. The best months to visit are from October to June. It abounds in wildlife, such as tigers, panthers, sloth bears, sambars, wild boar, and rarely seen wild dogs. Close by is the famous Melghat Tiger Project which has 82 tigers. The scenic beauty of Chikhaldara can be enjoyed from Hurricane Point, Prospect Point, and Devi Point. Other interesting excursions include Gavilgad and Narnala Fort, the Pandit Nehru Botanical Gardens. Wikipedia
Semadoh is a village located in dense Melghat Tiger Reserve in Chikhaladara Tahsil, Amravati District, Maharashtra. Near Semadoh on the banks of Sipna River is a Forest Jungle camp consisting of four Dormitories and Ten cottages. The cottages have been recently renovated and are in good condition. There is a museum next to cafeteria. Most important is presence of wild life in the area like Tigers, Sloth bear, leopards and other jungle animals. Bookings can be done though Forest Department Amravati. Wikipedia
Melghat was declared a tiger reserve and was among the first nine tiger reserves notified in 1973-74 under the Project Tiger. It is located at 21°26′45″N 77°11′50″E in northern part of Amravati District of Maharashtra State in India. The Tapti River and the Gawilgadh ridge of the Satpura Range form the boundaries of the reserve. In 1985 Melghat Wildlife Sanctuary was created. The Tapi river flows through the northern end of the Melghat Tiger Reserve, through a forest which lies within the catchment area of the river system. Many different kinds of wildlife, both flora and fauna, are found here. Wikipedia
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the first ever greenfield linen manufacturing plant of Raymond on December 17. The textile major has opened the unit under its subsidiary Raymond Luxury Cottons Ltd. in Amaravati district. Know More