» Nagpur Sightseeing Attractions
Nagpur offers much especially to the intrepid tourist. With great natural scenic beauty there are historical monuments making it an attractive destination. Teak trees highlight the terrain that houses many attractions drawing tourists from all over. Nagpur Central Museum built in 1863 has collections mainly from Vidarbha region.
A British fort built in 1818 on the twin hills of Sitabuldi is located in the city center. The Sitabuldi fort is a key landmark close to the zero-mile marker. Several parks, gardens and lakes dot the city. Ambazari Lake and garden is the most visited spot in the city. There are other lakes like Futala and Gorewada that harbor attractive gardens.
Gandhi Sagar Lake has a sprawling garden in the middle of the commercial district of the city. Maharaj Bag gardens and zoo are open spaces laid out by city rulers in the last century. The Balaji Temple on Seminary Hills is a serene destination with many Indian deities. The Dragon Palace temple is a Buddhist shrine attracting followers from all over the country.
Excursion trips from Nagpur to surrounding tourist spots are the norm. Wild life enthusiasts can visit Pench National Park that is a huge tourist attraction. Trips can be made to Ramtek, Khindsi Lake and Sevagram that are popular destinations. City attractions include religious sites like Tajabad Sharif, Tekdi Ganapati Temple and Telangkhedi temple.