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Nanded is a city in Marathwada.
Nanded (Marathi: नांदेड), is the second largest city in Marathwada region of Maharashtra state of India. Nanded is also district headquarter of Nanded District in Marathwada region or [[Nanded, Maharashtra|Nanded revenue division. It is known as an important holy place for the Sikh faith.
Nanded is very well connected by Roads and Railways.
Railways: Direct trains are available to Nanded from Mumbai, Aurangabad, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Nagpur, Patna, Delhi, Pune, Sriganganagar, Rajasthan and Amritsar. Roads : Nanded is 650km east of Mumbai by road and about six-hour drive from Aurangabad and Hyderabad and 11-hour drive from Pune. Several passenger bus services operate from Nanded providing easy overnight connectivity with almost every major city in Maharashtra. These buses are reasonably priced and fairly punctual. The comfort level differs greatly from operator to operator.
Airport : Nanded is connected with three flights in a week for Mumbai. The nearest international airport is Hyderabad(284km). Nanded has the dubious distinction of having Marathwada regions first airport. But due to negligence, it was not developed. Now it has been renovated and named as 'Shri Guru Gobind Singh ji Airport'. It was inaugurated on 4 October 2008 by Union Aviation Minister Praful Patel and Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashokrao Chavan. The Kingfisher Airlines has started the first commercial flight from Nanded airport operating between Mumbai-Nanded-Latur. The flight operates thrice a week viz Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Go Air also started its services from Amritsar-New Delhi-Mumbai-Nanded-Nagpur.
Gurudwara: Every year thousands of Sikhs, from all over the country flock to Nanded to pay respects to Takht Sachkhand Shri Hazur Abchalnagar Sahib. The Gurudwara trust is gearing up for the tercentenary celebrations, scheduled for October 2008. Its about 10 mins away from the railway station.
Kaleshwar temple: Its a Shiva temple, on the banks of river Godavari. You can even get some primitive boating experience in a huge saucer-shaped vessel. Its actually in the village Vishnupuri, on the outskirts of Nanded.
Treasure Bazar: Eat, shop and watch movies. The biggest mall in the city. It is also having three star restaurant.
Hotel City Pride It is One of the two Three star restaurant in the city and the best one for Indian, continental and Chinese food and also best accommodation.
HOTEL CITY PRIDE Near Hanumangadh Kaman, Airport Road,NANDED-431605 Maharashtra
Ph:02462-222232/33/34 Telefax:02462-222231 Mob:8805012388/85 E-mail:[email protected] web:www.hotelcitypride.in
A star category hotel is going to open at Treasure Bazaar in Nanded. This hotel will cater best of class comfort and services to domestic as well as international tourists.