What to do and see in Amravati, Maharashtra: The Best Places and Tips

Amravati ( pronunciation (help·info)) is a city in the state of Maharashtra, India. Amravati is the 2nd most populous metropolitan city of Vidarbha after Nagpur. It is the 6th most populous metropolitan area in the state of Maharashtra. It is the administrative headquarters of the Amravati district. It is also the headquarters of the "Amravati Division" which is one of the six divisions of the state. Amravati is famous for its educational culture and high literacy rate. Literacy rate of Amravati is 93 percent. Among the historical landmarks in the city are the temples of Ambadevi, Shri Krishna and Shri Venkateshwara. The city is famous for Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal, the place which is famous for its facility for different kinds of sports.

1. MelGhat Tiger Reserve

Timber Depot Road, Amravati 444805, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
55%
Good
28%
Satisfactory
11%
Poor
2%
Terrible
4%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 42 reviews

MelGhat Tiger Reserve

Reviewed By Sumithran - Navi Mumbai, IndiaNavi Mumbai, India

Dense jungle - difficult for sighting

Melghat Tiger Reserve is spread over a very large area of dense vegetation and mountainous terrain. Though Melghat has many tigers, it is very difficult to spot them due to above reason. We took 2 safaris - one from Semadoh gate and another from Vairat ga

2. Shri Ambadevi Temple

Amravati, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
Excellent
66%
Good
29%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 37 reviews

Shri Ambadevi Temple

Reviewed By drganapathibhat - Akola, IndiaAkola, India

" Ambadevi lordess"

In a market place, but has separate parking. Thursday is heavily crowded. Other days, no queue. Darshan is easily availed. There are two temples in same compound --Ambhadevi and Ekvira, the latter relatively new. There are no difficulties except the watch

3. Bamboo Garden

Amravati, India Nature & Parks, Gardens
Excellent
26%
Good
69%
Satisfactory
5%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 19 reviews

Bamboo Garden

Reviewed By JayantSathe - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Environment friendly place

When in Amravati one should make a point to visit this place. The place remains closed on public holidays and during festival period. So one should make sure before going to this place as its little away from Amravati. The forest department has created wo

4. Shri Bhakti Dham Temple

Badnera Road, Amravati, India Sights & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Excellent
51%
Good
41%
Satisfactory
8%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 12 reviews

Shri Bhakti Dham Temple

Reviewed By Footprints727663

Beautiful Temple

I went to Shri Bhakti Dham Temple. Dedicated to Lord Krishna and Radha, Shri Bhakti Dham Temple is situated on Amravati Badnera road. Shri Sant Jalaram Bappa idol is also placed in the temple and behind this temple a small park for children is maintained.

5. Gawilgadh Fort

Nr. Melghat Tiger Reserve | North of Deccan Plateau, Amravati, India Sights & Landmarks, Historic Sites, Ancient Ruins
Excellent
25%
Good
38%
Satisfactory
37%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 16 reviews

Gawilgadh Fort

Reviewed By JayantSathe - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Historical monuments not maintained

This fort is located in Satpura range near Chikhaldara It was built by Bahami Sultan Ahmad Shas in 1425-26 .It was the capital of Berar Dist.The fort has undergone many changes ,changing hands through various dynasties till it fall to British Empire in 18

6. Upper Wardha Dam

Near a P Palace Simbhora Road | Morshi, Amravati 444905, India Nature & Parks, Dams
Excellent
23%
Good
47%
Satisfactory
23%
Poor
7%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 13 reviews

Upper Wardha Dam

Reviewed By smandal2858 - Nagpur, IndiaNagpur, India

Upper wardha dam

Upper wardha dam is also known as Nal Damayanti Sarovar. It is situated hardly 15 km from morshi. It is near simbhora village. From Nagpur it is around 125 km, from NH 6 one can go upper wardha dam via Asthi. It is constructed on wardha river.

7. Wadali Talao

Chandur Railway Road, Amravati, India Nature & Parks, Bodies of Water
Excellent
9%
Good
55%
Satisfactory
36%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

3.5 based on 11 reviews

Wadali Talao

Reviewed By aditya090511

Good place for kids

The wadali talao is basically a small lake adjoin an amusement park for children. Boating facility, mainly paddle boats, are also available at very reasonable prices. It is advisable to visit the place during the weekdays when it is literally empty. Horse

8. Devi Point

Near Shakkar Lake, Amravati, India Sights & Landmarks, Lookouts
Excellent
20%
Good
60%
Satisfactory
20%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 15 reviews

Devi Point

Reviewed By JayantSathe - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Holy place at scenic location

Little away from Chikhaldara one of the excellent point to visit here is the main source of Chandrabhaga River which meet Purna river on downside. There is a temple of Ma goddess in the small cave where the water continuously trickles. The location offers

9. Chilkahrada Wild Life Sanctuary

Amravati, India Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
Excellent
28%
Good
72%
Satisfactory
0%
Poor
0%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4.5 based on 7 reviews

Chilkahrada Wild Life Sanctuary

Reviewed By JayantSathe - Mumbai, IndiaMumbai, India

Enjoy forest at Hill station

There are two wild life locations one near Seemadoh and another near Virat jungle. Both the locations are excellent. But one has to take permission and a guide to visit these Sanctuaries. This is called magical forest ride ;so if one is lucky one can spot

10. Hurricane Point

Near Chikhaldara Wildlife Sanctuary, Amravati, India Sights & Landmarks, Lookouts
Excellent
46%
Good
18%
Satisfactory
18%
Poor
18%
Terrible
0%
Overall Ratings

4 based on 11 reviews

Hurricane Point

Reviewed By MANMOHAN-MUMBAI - MumbaiMumbai

Nothing is Here

A deep valley, must visit place in Rainy season however in summer Nothing is here, hence local authority needs to do some thing to save this Place,

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