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INFORMATION ABOUT SOLAPUR
SOLAPUR is one of the important district of Maharashtra State of India. It is located in the southern part of Maharshtra.. The district consist of eleven Talukas. The headquarter of North Solapur and South Solapur Taluka is the Solapur city itself.
The famous religious places like Pandharpur and Akkalkot are in Solapur district only. The Bhagwant Mandir of Barshi is well known. Sant Damaji of Mangalwdha is also one of the important personalities of the district.
Solapur has its own history. Once it was known as Textile Capital. It was also known as the Labour city in olden days.
One can get down at Solapur to proceed to famous religious place Tuljapur which is just 48 kms from Solapur city but is located in Osmanabad district and even if one wants to proceed towards Bijaour, a famous historical place, 98 kms from Solapur.
The Solapur District was ruled by various dynesties such as Andhrabhratyas, Chalukyas, Rashtrkutas, Yadavas and Bahamanis. 'SOLAPUR' is believed to be derived from two words 'SOLA' meaning sixteen and 'PUR' meaning village. The present city of Solapur was considered tp be spread over sixteen villages viz. Aadilpur, Ahmedpur, Chapaldev, Fatehpur, Jamdarwadi, Kalajapur, Khadarpur, Khandervkiwadi, Muhammadpur, Ranapur, Sandalpur, Shaikpur, Solapur, Sonalagi, Sonapur and Vaidakwadi.
The Places of Interest and Sight Seeing
ACCOMODATION/STAY OPTIONS IN SOLAPUR
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