A beguiling mix of ancient and modern, Nanded is one of the oldest and historic cities that came under the rule of various dynasties such as the Satvahanas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Kakatiyas, Yadavas, Bahamanis, Adilshahis and finally the Mughals. Situated on the banks of River Godavari, it is famous today for its undisputed highlight, the establishment of GurudwaraHazur Sahib, where Guru Gobind Singh Ji – the tenth Guru of the Sikhs, breathed his last, devoting his entire life to the service of mankind. The city also houses various Sufi shrines, a beautiful waterfall of Sahastrakud and the Kandhar Fort. A huge statue of Kshetrapala is located here. Now in a broken condition, the statue was estimated to be taller than 50 feet. The Chalukya era Hottal temple near Deglur is also worth a visit.
Nanded is a town of great antiquity. It is said that during the Puranic days, Pandavas traveled through Nanded district. Nanded also formed part of the Mauryan Empire during the reign of Emperor Ashoka the great. 10th Sikh Guru, Guru Gobind Singh made Nanded as his permanent abode and passed Guruship to Guru Granth Sahib before his death in 1708 in Nanded.
Nanded’s airport is connected with flights from Hyderabad.
Nanded is a major railway station connecting several important cities in India.
Nanded is connected by good motorable roads to all places in Maharashtra.
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