Situated at 180 kms from Mumbai and about 200 kms from Pune, Nashik is an industrial town and a prominent pilgrim center set on the holy river Godavari. There are several temples in and around Nashik some of them also have significance to Ramayana. 30 kms from Nashik is Trymbakeshwar, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples. Anjaneri - Off the Nashik - Tiymbakeshwar road, believed to be the birthplace of Lord Hanuman. Nashik is one of the four historic cities where holy pilgrimage Kumbh Mela is held.
Prominent Temples within few kms of Nashik comprise
* Panchavati - Spread over 500 acres, comprising of trees, temples and caves with Ramayana era significance. Popular area for pilgrims to Nashik to visit.
* Muktidham - It is a popular tourist attraction situated in the Nashik Road (12 kms from Nashik)
* Sundarnarayan Temple - Small temple on the banks of Godawari, very close to Ramkund
* Gondeshwar Temple - Ancient temple at Sinnar (26 kms from Nashik)
Nashik is a well visited popular pilgrim centre and visited by all profile of guests all round the year.