Solapur is a city in south Western Maharashtra, India. It lies on the border of Maharastra & Karnataka. Solapur has Marathi Telugu & kannada population with Marathi as major language and telugu as sub major
It is the fourth largest district in Maharashtra in terms of land area and seventh largest in terms of population.The district shares its the borders with southern Indian state Karnataka.
Solapur is well known for its textile industries often referred as Manchestar of india.Solapur chadars and towels are world famous.It has been a leading centre for cotton mills and power looms, however they have been fast disappearning. solapur had the world’s second largest and asia largest spinning mill
The chief deity of the city is Shri Siddheshwar. The “Nandidhwaj” procession on Makar Sankranti is celebrated on 14 January. An annual fair locally known as ‘Gadda yatra’ attracts large crowd. For more information on Mandir.
Solapur District was ruled by various dynasties such as Andhrabhratyas, Chalukyas, Rashtrakutas, Yadavas, Kalachuri and Bahamanis. ‘Solapur’ is believed to be derived from two words ‘Sola’ meaning sixteen and ‘pur’ meaning village. The present city of Solapur was considered to be spread over sixteen villages viz. Aadilpur, Ahmedpur, Chapaldev, Fatehpur, Jamdarwadi, Kalajapur, Khadarpur, Khandervkiwadi, Muhammadpur, Ranapur, Sandalpur, Shaikpur, Solapur, Sonalagi, Sonapur and Vaidakwadi. But this is not justified by any historical researches. However, some historians believe that Solapur existed as single village Sonnalgi and expanded in its recent form.

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Shopping

1.Aarti Cloth Center Near Balaji Temple, Ashok Chowk, Solapur City Solapur, Solapur – 413007
2.Ambika Cloth Center 1282, Bhadrawati Peth Near Solapur Rugnalaya Corner, Solapur – 412534
3.Anju Center 1282, Bhadrawati Peth Near Solapur Rugnalaya Corner, Solapur – 412534
4.Archana Cloth Emporium 34/2/10, Near Bolli Mangal Karyalaya, New Pacha Peth, Solapur City Solapur, Solapur – 413007
5.Asawa Apparels 406, Chati Galli, Solapur City Solapur, Solapur – 413007
6.Badgiri Cloth Center 6, Gentyal Shopping Center, MIDC Road, Solapur – 413005
7.Bhandare Cloth Centre 74,Navi Peth, Near Kesar Cloths, Indira Nagar Sholapur, Solapur – 413004
8.Darshan Garments 856, Near Vekateshwara Temple, New Pacha Peth, Solapur – 403006
9.Dhanjay Cloth Center 34/6, Near Bolli Mangal Karyalaya, New Pacha Peth, MIDC Solapur Solapur, Solapur – 413006
10.Gajanan Cloth Center 1038, Near Vyenkatesh Temple, Ashok Chowk, MIDC Solapur Solapur, Solapur – 413006
11.Godawari Cloth Emporium 34/2/14, New Paccha Peth Near Bolli Multipurpose Holl, Solapur – 413006
12.Kalyan Cloth Stores Shop No 34/35 Gurunanak Shopping Centre, S T Stand, One-Way Road, 48, Solapur – 413001
13.Kollahapure Redymade Center 94/45/1,Jodebahvi Peth, Solapur, Solapur City Solapur, Solapur – 413007
14.Nagesh Cloth Centre 795 Tilak Chowk, Mangalwar Peth, Halwai Gali, Solapur Ho Solapur, Solapur – 413001
15.Navneet Cloth Centre 729,Phaltan Galli, Balives, Indira Nagar Sholapur, Solapur – 413004
16.Nili Hosiery Shop 34/3/43, New Pacha Peth, Ashok Chowk, 70 Feet Road, Solapur – 413006
17.Pommani Apparels 33/3/90, New Patcha Peth, Viay Nagar, MIDC Solapur Solapur, Solapur – 413006
18.Radhika Cloth Center Lucky Chowk, Navi Peth, Indira Nagar Sholapur, Solapur – 413004
19.Raichurkar Garments 856, Near Vekateshwara Temple, Ashok Chowk, MIDC Solapur Solapur, Solapur – 413006
20.Santosh Cloth Centre Sho No. 1, Shivasmarak Shopping Centre, Goldfinch Peth, Solapur – 413001

Hospitality

 

Top Hotels:
1.Lotus Hotel
560/59A,South Sadar Bazar | VIP Road, Solapur 413003, India.
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2.Hotel Tripursundari
224 Civil Lines,, Solapur 413001, India.
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3.Hotel Tripursundari
224 Civil Lines,, Solapur 413001, India.
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4.Surya International
3/3/32, Murarji Peth | Behind Bhagavati Theatre, Solapur 413001, India.
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5.City Park Hotel
119, Murarji Peth | Char Hutatma Chowk, Solapur 413001, India.
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6.Srikamal International Hotel
Opposite to Mayers Bungalow, Solapur 413001, India.
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7.Pratham Hotel
560/61,south sadar bazar, solapur, Solapur 413003, India.
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8.Ambassador Executive
95/1 Old Murarji Peth, Solapur 413003, India.
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9.Shivparvati International Hotel
220-221-B, Goldfinch Peth | Subhash Chowk (Lucky), Solapur, India.
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10.Aishwarya Hotel
125, Murarji Peth Solapur Dist. Maharashtra, Solapur, India.
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11.Ritesh Hotel
184 A, Gold Finch Peth, Solapur, India.
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Restaurants:
1.Kottage Gardens
North indian restaurants
Vijapur Road, 263,264, Near Main Chandak Park, Solapur – 413007 0217-2341145

2.Sanskruti Food Culture
North indian restaurants
Opp Mayors Bungalow, C/O Srikamal International Hotel,77, Railway Lines, Solapur – 413001 +(91)-(217)-2722964, 2331260

3.Bageecha
Multi cuisine restaurants
Char Hutatma Chowk, C/O Hotel City Park, 119, Murarji Peth, Solapur – 413001 0217 272 979

4.Mahek
Multi cuisine restaurants
Char Hutatma Chowk, C/O Hotel City Park, 119, Murarji Peth, Solapur – 413001 0217 272 979

5.Navdurga Restaurant And Bar
Multi cuisine restaurants
Jod Bosala Chowk, Solapur – 413007 -9370690607

6.Upasna Restaurant
Multi cuisine restaurants
Civil Lines, C/O Tripur Sundari HoteL, Solapur – 413001 +(91)-(217)-3292291, 2312859

7.Aishwarya Restaurant
Vegetarian restaurants
Pandharpur Ho, C/O Aishwarya Hotel, Near St Bus Stand,Savarkar Path, Solapur – 413304 +(91)-(2186)-224450, 226180, 226550

8.Ankur Restaurant
Vegetarian restaurants
Mechanic Chowk, C/O Ajanta Hotel, Near Bhagwati Cinema, Solapur – 413001 +(91)-(217)-2726518, 2621657

9.Mehfil Restaurant
Vegetarian restaurants
Pandharpur Ho , C/O Shamiana Hotel, Station Road, Solapur – 413304 +(91)-(217)-222411, 225527

10.Paushtik Restaurant
Vegetarian restaurants
Gandhi Nagar, C/O Pratham Hotel,560/61, South Sadar Bazar, Solapur – 413001 +(91)-(217)-2312581, 2312425

11.Ritesh Restauran
Vegetarian restaurants
Gold Finch Peth, C/O Ritesh Hotel,184 A, Infront Of Sawarkar Maidan, Solapur – 413001 +(91)-(217)-2622383, 2622384

12.Sanskruti Food Culture
Vegetarian restaurants
Opp Mayors Bungalow, C/O Srikamal International Hotel,77, Railway Lines, Solapur – 413001 +(91)-(217)-2722964, 2331260

 

How To Reach

Air:

Solapur Airport is located to the south of Solapur city. Currently its has no scheduled services.

Rail:
The Solapur division is an important division connecting South India to Western & North west India. Trains from Ahmedabad, Jaipur, New Delhi, Mumbai, Pune etc., ply to Southern states (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu & Kerala) via Solapur.
A daily intercity services Hutatma Express and Indrayani Express connects Solapur to Pune for daily commute. Shatabdi Express from Pune to Hyderabad goes via Solapur facilitating quick transport to both metros.

Road:
Solapur is well connected by road with major cities of Maharashtra as well as the adjoining State Capital of Hyderabad and important cities in Karnataka by fourNational Highways – NH-9 express highway connecting Pune with Vijaywada via Hyderabad, NH-13 connecting Solapur to Mangalore, Karnataka and NH-211 connecting Solapur to Dhule. Ratnagiri-Nagpur National highway NH-204 passes through city connecting Solapur to other important cities in Maharashtra like Nagpur, Sangli, Kolhapur and Nanded.
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Entertainment

Tourist Attractions Nagpur:


1.Shri Siddeshwar Temple.
2.Akkalkot Swami Samarth Maharaj Temple
3.Pandurang Temple
4.Meena Bazaar
5.Mallikarjuna Jain Temple
 

Theaters:

1.Bhagwat Big Cinema
MurajiPeth, Solapur – 413001

2.Bhagwat BIG Cinemas
Murarji Peth, Bhagwat Kala Chaya-08, Solapur – 413001

3.Gentyal Chitra Mandir
Ashok Chowk, 51/8, New Pachha Peth, Rathi Co, Solapur – 413005

4.Meena Takies
11/A, NH 13, Solapur – 413001

Clubs:

1.Rotary Club Of Solapur
Park Chowk, Mantri Chandak, Nehru Hostel, Solapur – 413001

2.Solapur Club
Hotgi Road, gurunanak Chowk,Camp Housing Society,Opp Ujani Water Office, Solapur – 413001

 

 

 

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