Nashik one of the most important cities of Northern Maharashtra, is situated at a distance of 200 km from Mumbai (Bombay) as well as Pune. The city has become the center of attraction because of its beautiful surroundings and cool and pleasant climate.
Nashik has a personality of its own due to its mythological, historical, social and cultural and now industrial importance. The city, vibrant and active on the industrial, political, social and cultural fronts, has influenced the lives of many a great personalities.
The river Godavari flows through the city. Temples and ghats on the banks of Godavari have made Nashik one of the holiest places for Hindus all over the World. Major manufacturing industries such as GSK, Bosch, Siemens, VIP Ltd., CEAT, Mahindra & Mahindra, Samsonite, Seagrams, United breweries, Jindal etc make the industrial climate buoyant.
Nashik is also famous for its quality Onions, Grapes, Guavas, Sugarcane, Strawberry and roses. In fact it is now popularly known as the Wine Capital of India.