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Akola is a well-known city that nestles in the western zone of the Nagpur Division of the Indian state of Maharashtra and is flanked by Amravati district in the north and north-east region, by Yavatmal in the south-east region, by Washim in the south region and Buldhana in the west one. The city got its name from the name of The Great Warrior King, Akol Singh.

The city is sprawled over an area of 54 sq km and is known as the ‘cotton city’ of the nation as it contributes the largest production of cotton in the country. Not only cotton, Akola is also famous for the production of oil, pulses and textile mills. The two main rivers of the district are the Purna and the Penganga.

This city cum district is a hub of medical tourism and is also an ancient city, letting the visitors explore its various significant historical sites that are located within the city. The place has witnessed and had been under the influence of Hindu, Muslim and British rule, as it had been under the Mauryans, the Chalukyas, the Satvahana, the Rashtrakuta and the Yadava dynasty, making it a blend of all religions and cultures.

Akola travel and tourism is a popular among the Indian and foreign tourists alike and for that the Akola tour packages are a perfect way of exploring the splendor of the destination in Western India.

General facts about Akola
Location: Western India
Area: 54 sq km
Language: English, Hindi and Marathi
Climate: Tropical and moderate
Major Attractions: Mahadev Temple, Narnala Wildlife Sanctuary, Narnala Fort
Ideal Time to Visit: October to March

Tourist sightseeing in Akola
The city of Akola is an ancient one having a plethora of places to explore and discover, revealing the shades of different religion as possesses flavors of mixed religions and cultures. The most prominent places to visit in Akola are Mahadev Temple, Narnala Wildlife Sanctuary, Narnala Fort, Balapur Fort, Shirpur, Ganesh Temple, Vitthal Rukmani Temple, Gajanan Maharaj Temple, Rajrajeshwar Temple, Datta Temple, Kala Maruti Temple, Ambika Mata Temple, Ram Temple, Tape Hanuman Temple, Shani Maharaj Temple, Shambavnath Shwetambar Jain Temple, etc.

The other major attractions are such as Narnala Fort, Akol Fort and the Balapur Fort. Narnala is a hill fort which is located in a close proximity to the place and it is worth visiting the place when visiting to the city of Akola.

Climate of Akola The city experiences a tropical kind of climate having hot summers and pleasant winters. Humidity level is high in the city which remains all through the year. The best time to pay a visit to this place is in the months of winter season.

How to reach Akola

Akola by Air: The city owns a domestic airport which connects it to the rest of the country. The nearest and the main airport is in the state capital.

Akola by Rail: The city is well connected by multiple railway stations which connect it to different cities of India.

Akola by Road: Akola has a well developed network of roadway service.

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