Solapur in Maharashtra still retains an old-world charm to it, through its narrow paths to its ancient temples. It gets its name from the Hindi number 'solah' or '16' as the town is made up of sixteen small villages. Tourists flock here to try the famed Solapuri chutney. It has an important place in Hindu folklore and is showered with temples big and small.
The name 'Solapur' has been derived from the fact that it was a town made up of 16 villages. It is known for its ecological and archaeological tourism. It draws from the culture of two states, viz. Maharashtra and Karnataka, making it a unique blend of both.
Solapur Airport is a public airport located in Solapur, in the state of Maharashtra
Solapur railway station is located in Solapur district in Maharashtra and serves Solapur city and the industrial belt around it.
Solapur is well connected by roads to major cities in India
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