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The city of Latur is a well known tourist destination in the state ofMaharashtra. Its many places of attraction make this city a tourist stronghold in the region of southern Maharashtra, in the Latur district. While in Latur, you can pay a visit to the Siddheshwar and Ratneshwar temple that is located at a distance of around two kilometres from the city. Constructed by King Tamradwaj, this temple is popular among pilgrims and is a must visit location for architecture buffs. 
You can also visit the Ganj Goli, which is a circular structure located bang in the middle of the city. This circular structure has a temple that is dedicated to the Goddess Ambabai. This circular structure is connected to around sixteen roads in the city. 
While in Latur, you can also visit the Kharosa caves that are located at a distance of forty five kilometres from the city. There are many sculptures that are housed in these caves, and some of them are carved out figurines of Shiva, Parvati, Ravan, and Narasimha. 
Another important must visit place is Ausa, which is located at a distance of twenty kilometres from the city of Latur. This region houses a very ancient fort, also called as the Ausa fort, which, lies in ruins now. Ausa also houses a very old temple built by Mallinath Maharaja for his father Virnath Maharaja.


How To Reach :
By Road/Bus : From Distance Hyderabad 288 km Pune 335 km Mumbai 485 km Nagpur 517 km Bangalore 722 km Latur is well connected by road to many major cities in the state of Maharashtra. The city has regular buses to the cities of Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Aurangabad and Kolhapur. You can easily reach these cities through government run buses or through private buses available in Latur. Buses from Mumbai to Latur will cost you around Rs 250 to 300 for a deluxe non air conditioned class of travel. You can also opt for air conditioned buses for fares of Rs 500 to 600.
By Train/Rail : The city of Latur houses a major railway station that has direct trains to many locations. Direct trains to the city of Latur start from Mumbai, Pune, Nanded, Pundharpur, Hyderabad, and Usmanabad. There are also many trains that pass through the railway station in Latur, from the cities of Nasik, Parbhani and Nizamabad. Train fares will range between Rs 150 to 250 for travel within the state. Starting Station Train Arrival at Latur Service Days Hyderabad (SC) 5 more trains Sc Mmr Exp (17002) 10:10 PM (duration: 5h 30m) Fri & Sun Mumbai (CSTM) Cstm Latur Exp (1005) 07:10 AM (duration: 10h 15m) All Days Pune (PUNE) 2 more trains Pune Hyb Expres (17013) 09:03 PM (duration: 6h 48m) Mon, Wed & Sat More trains to Latur
Best Time To Visit : Oct-mar

 

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31 Jul 2014 Thunderstorms 22 27
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