About City

Significance
A Major Centre For Trade And Agriculture Jalgaon located in the northwest region of Maharashtra State is an agrarian city, which lies north of Nasik (also spelt as Nashik), bounded in the north by Satpuda range, in South by Ajanta range, in the west by Dhulia district and in the East by Buldhana district.The city is an active point for trade and agriculture produce. An important feature of the district is that during summer season it becomes very hot and temperature rises to 47� Celsius. The World famous Ajanta caves is situated very near from Jalgaon station i.e. 50-km by road.

Extrusions

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Padmalaya

Among the two and a half Shree Ganapati Peeths in India, this is regarded as the half Peeth. It is called as Padmalaya Kshetra. This temple is located at the top of a hill. There are small Ganapati temples on all sides of the main temple. The padukas of Shree Govind Maharaj are located in front of the temple. There is a huge bell next to the padukas. There is a hall immediately next to the temple. A huge 3-4 ft tall stone mouse is placed in this hall. There are two self existent (Swayambhu) Ganesh idols in the sanctum. One idol has its trunk curving to the right and the other to the left. Both the idols have silver crown.Padmalaya also known, as "Prabhakshetra" is a religious place located in Erandol Taluka about 4.8-km from Erandol. It is famous for housing the temples of Lord Ganapati and Hanuman.

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Omkareshwar Mandir

Omkareshwar Mandir is one of the most famous and beautiful temples in Jalgaon City, dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated at Jai Nagar. Shivratri, Shravni Somvar, Ramnavmi, Gokulashtami are the biggest festivals celebrated in this temple.

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Icchapurti Ganesh Temple

This temple is situated at Navi Peth, near Balaji Sweet Mart in Jalgaon. On every Ganesh Chaturthi many devotees visit this temple.

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Mahatma Gandhi Garden

Mahatma Gandhi Garden is a beautiful garden located near New Bus stand, having many different flowers, very big area and game instruments.

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Mehrun (Park)

Mehrun is one of the oldest parks located in the centre of the city on Shirsholi road. It is a cool and nice place with number of trees, which attracts many people. Late Shri Prithvirajji Kapoor (renowned film artist) inaugurated the park. There are many types of entertainment material available in the park. Generally the people come to visit the parks on holidays or on Sundays mostly. Nowadays the trend of watching television had extended to a great extent and so the craze of people towards parks is reducing day by day.

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J.K Park

J.K. Parks that was developed recently is situated near Mehrun garden. Children love to come to this park as they get what they want. Rabbits, Parrots, some types of sparrows are among the main attractions of the park. Another attraction of the place is a water pond, which is called as "Mehrun Talaav". The water of the pond is too cool and the sunset view from there is very attractive. The pond is full of water for nearly all the months of the year.

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Patnadevi

Patnadevi is an ancient and religious place and it gained prominence, as it is the birthplace of the great Scientist Bhaskaracharya.