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Akola Fort

The fortress was built in 1697 by Asad Khan, during the reign of Aurangzeb by Asad Khan, from whom the fort took its name (Asadgad). In 1803, Arthur Wellesley camped here before proceeding to win the Battle of Argaon in the Second Anglo-Maratha War. The fortress was dismantled by the British Raj in about 1870. It was reported in 1910 in a district gazetteer that the central part of the fort (the hawakhana) was used as a school. Akola fort is notable in that it is bereft of any decorative embellishments. Akola's oldest Shiva temple is Rajeshwar Mandir. The Shiv temple was built by Chola Empire king Raj Rajeswar.

Raj Rajeshwar Temple Akola

One of the oldest temple in Akola, Rajeshwar Mandir, also known as Rajeshwar Nagari, is located in the famous Akola Fort. Linga in the temple has a little crack. The reason behind the crack is a story, which took place during the reign of King Akola Singh. It is said that King Akola Singh's wife used to go out in the midnight for illicit reasons. So one day King Akola Singh followed her. she went straight to a Shiva temple and pleaded to the god that her husband is not keeping faith and loyalty to her. She then requested lord Shiva to convert her into a lingam.

Sundarabai Khandelwal Tower

One of the famous places as landmark of Akola, very nice place. Management must take necessary initiative for drinking water facilities and washroom toilet for females. Another side old Bus stop and the main Gandhi road is just 500meter away from this location , very nice manument made British . The Sundarabai Khandelwal tower is a historical place built on 12th February, 1942. Gopalrao Bajirao Khedkar on 2nd October, 1960 and was inaugurated by Former Late Prime Minister Shri. Pandit Jawaharalal Nehru.

Narnala Fort

Narnala Fort or Narnala Qila Sarkar, also known as Shahnoor Fort, is a hill fortress in the Satpura Range of Vidarbh, Maharashtra, India, named after the Rajput Solanki Chaulukya Ruler, Raja Narnal Singh, also known as Narnal Singh Swami. It was renamed as "Shahnoor" by Islamic rulers but again acquired, rebuilt and got its name "Narnala" by ruler Rao Rana Narnal Singh Solanki, who migrated from Patan in Gujarat. The fort was captured and fortified by Gond kings during the 16th century.

Katepurna Wildlife Sanctuary

The land vegetation at Katepurna Sanctuary is southern tropical dry deciduous forest. There are over 115 species of plants at this sanctuary such as Bahada, Dhawada, Moha, Tendu, Khair, Salai, Aola, Teude, etc. Katepurna Wildlife Sanctuary is renowned for the four-horned antelope and barking deer. Other animals that you can see at the sanctuary include black buck, leopard, wolf, wild boar, hyena, hare, nilgai, jungle cat and monkey.

Salasar Balaji Temple Akola

The Salasar Temple was established in the year 2014 in Ganga Nagar Akola. Here are the idols of Shri Hanumanji, Shri Ram Darbar, Shri Radhakrishna and Shri Shiv Parivar. The temple complex is 2 lakh sq ft and has a garden in it. Shorts, mini-skirts, middies, sleeveless tops, low-waist jeans and short-length T-shirts are not allowed. This is very Peaceful and Pretty Temple. The Salasar Balaji Temple is a significant place of worship, especially for the devotes of Hanuman.

Avnish Agro Tourism Centre

Avnish Agro Tourism Centre newly opened water park near Akola. It is a must visit picnic spot for kids. It has so many water based and other activities for all age groups. Best time to visit is Winters or mansoon. In summer it will be very hot as it is open field but they will change the timings in summer in evening till 9pm. There are lots of rides & to much fun over there. Can be book for a large groups also. Time is 10am to 5pm.

Vednandini Agri Food Court

Welcome to the Vednanadini Agri Food Court,the world of natural agriculture healthy environment. Vendnanadini is nothing but the Embassy of the agriculture community of Vidarbha. Vednandini is most pleased to extend its complete range of services to all who are interested to know more about agriculture, to enjoy pollution free agriculture natural environment, to take experience of traditional village living.

Balapur Fort

Balapur Fort is a Mughal fortress in the town of Balapur in the Akola district of India. Construction on the fort was started by Mirza Azam Shah, the son of Emperor Aurangzeb and it was completed by Ismaeel Khan, the Nawab of Elichpur in 1757. The old Gazetteer states, "People are sufficiently educated to scrawl their names on all parts of the chhatri, and a stone in the middle has been coloured with the ubiquitous sacred red.