Buldana City Travel Guide
Buldhana district is located in the central portion of the state of Maharashtra. Akola, Jalgaon, Jalna, Parbhani are the adjoining districts to the east, west & south respectively. Buldhana (also known as Buldana) is a city located on the top of a mountain in Ajanta ranges, in central India and is about 900 m above sea level.
The city was named so after the people 'bhill' who lived here earlier. At that time it was called as 'bhillthana' and when British came the name was changed to Buldhana and finally to Buldana.
Lonar Crater, Samadhi of Sant Gajanan Maharaj, Ram Temple, Sindkhed Raja, Balaji Temple, Dargah of Sailani Baba, Hanuman Statue, Dnyanganga Wildlife Sanctuary, etc.
Bounded in the north by the Nirmur district of Madhya Pradesh, in the east by Akola district, in south by Parbhani district and in the west by Aurangabad and Jalgaon district, Buldhana lies partly in the Tapi basin and partly in the Godavari basin. The landscape district of Buldhana is rich and varied with gently sloping fertile riverside plains studded with agriculturally prosperous villages. The place offers lots of tourist attractions as the region is known for its scenic beauty and charming atmosphere. An added attraction of the area of Buldhana District is the festivals where travelers can visit the Sarai Mahasiddha Baba fair and Shri Balaji fair. One can buy wide range of local handicrafts and artifacts from the fairs. One can also make a trip to the Ajanta caves which are within easy reach from here.
Cotton, jowar and other cereals, oil seeds, soybean, sunflower and groundnut are the predominant crops grown in the district. Khamgaon and Malkapur are the major cotton trading towns in the district.
Nagpur is 350 kms.