The Ambazari Lake, Futala Lake, Mahraj Bagh or the Botanical Garden, Musical Garden, Shukrawari Lake and Telenkadi Lake are the other main places to visit in Nagpur. Most of these lakes and gardens in Nagpur are great picnic spots and weekend getaways for the citizens of Nagpur. They have theme parks and gardens with fountains adjacent to them. The Futala Lake and Maharaj Bagh dates back to the erst-while kingdoms of the Maharajas. The botanical garden has a zoo which houses a number of rare species of animals and birds.

The Musical Garden located in the Surya Nagar is also known as the Lata Mangeshkar Musical Garden. The theme of the garden is music and this sprawling garden has a pleasant atmosphere with beautifully landscaped lawns and plants.

The Shukrawari Lake is a 275 year old water body that flows right in the heart of the city. This lake is also known as the Gandhi Sagar Lake and was once called the Jumma Talab. The Shukrawari Lake is enclosed by stoned walls and the presence of a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh inside it attracts a lot many tourists to this place.

Among the religious sites to visit in Nagpur, the Bohra Masjid and the Ramtek Temple are the most important ones. The Bohra Masjid is an architectural splendor located in the Shantinagar Itwari of Nagpur. Bohra Masjid is a mosque mainly for the Dawoodi Bohra community in Nagpur. This mosque attracts many Muslims and witnesses huge crowds during Friday prayers and on auspicious days.

The Ramtek fort temple is centuries old with main deity as Lord Rama. The temple is located within a fort which is situated at a calm hilltop where Lord Rama is supposed to have rested before leaving to conquer Lanka.

Nagpur, also known as the Orange City is the third largest city in the state of Mahrashtra. It is also the winter capital of the state of Mahrashtra. The city of Nagpur has been recently ranked as the cleanest city in India and also the second greenest city in India. Nagpur is also known as the Orange City for being the largest trade center of Oranges cultivated in the region. Nagpur lies precisely at the center of the country with the Zero Mile Marker indicating the geographical center of India.

There are numerous places worth visiting in Nagpur ranging from cultural sites to sites with natural beauty. The main cultural and historical site to be visited in Nagpur is the Dharma Chakra Stupa or the Diksha Bhumi. It is an important religious Buddhist monument located in Nagpur, the spot where thousands of Dalits were converted to Buddhists in the year 1956 under the leadership of Dr. Ambedkar.

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