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Chandwad
 is a tehsil in Malegaon subdivision of Nashik district in MaharashtraIndia. It is historical place where Ahilyadevi Holkar's Rangmahal (fort) is situated. It is surrounded by big mountains and is like a hill station. Population is around 20000..


Legend goes that Rishi Parashurama was asked his father Jamadagni (known for his anger) to kill his mother Renuka. Parashurama being an obedient son, he separated her head from body. The head landed in Chandwad while the body fell near Mahur. There is a scenic temple of Goddess Renuka on the outskirts of Chandwad. Similarly there are temples of Lord GaneshMahadeo (Chandreshwar) and Goddess Kalika, the last two being on mountains.
  • Chandwad-Chandrashwer Temple Closeup
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  • Chandwad-Chandrashwer Temple

The city is located on NH-3 (famous as Mumbai-Agara Road) between Pimpalgaon baswant and Malegaon. The main attraction of the city are Rangmahal (fort built by Ahilyadevi Holkar on land) and an adjoining well. Mrs. Holkar also built a famous network of subways from her palace to different popular location like Goddess Renuka Temple and a well near Vinchur. They were supposed to be used as safe passage under enemy attack. Other place of interest could coinage (known as taksal) on one of the mountains.
                
       



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Chandwad, Maharashtra



Village : Chandwad 

Block : Chandwad 

District : Nashik 

State : Maharashtra

Country : India 

Continent : Asia 


Pin Code - 423101,

std code - 02556.
Chandwad is very nice and cool place to visit in rainy season, it surrounded by large mountain where you can see lots of greenery, there are lots of places in Chandwad where you can visit.

Renuka Temple.

Chandreshwar Temple.  

Rangh Mahal.

Ganesh Temple.

Chandwad Contact No-


Tahasildar Chandwad     :  02556-252231
SBI Bank                          :   02556-252234.
Shree H.H.J.B.                 
Polytechnic                      :   02556-52051. 
Chandwad police station :   02556-252233.
Shan InfoTech                  :   9970786102.
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