Paithan which was earlier known as Pratishthana or Pishtapuram, is a small town located a little away from the main city of Autungabad in Maharahtra. The city was the capital of the Satavahana Empire almost 2000 years ago. The Mungi village here is the birthplace of Nimbarka Sampradaya tradition of Vaishnavism. It also has the cenotaph of the great Maharashtrian saint, Eknath. This is where many people flock to during the Paithan festival every year. It is also known as ‘Nath Sashti’. The most important aspect of this town is its Paithani silk sarees. These are beautiful sarees with gold or silver borders. It is also a famous Digambara jainn Atishay Kshetra. It is believed that all your prayers come true if you pray to the black idol of the teerthankar Muni Suvratnath placed here. The other notable personalities from here are- Shankarrao Chavan, Yogiraj Maharaj Gosavi and Balasahib Patil.
The places to visit here are mostly temple. The places worth seeing are- Paithan Jain Teerth, Saint Jaganade Maharaj Temple, Jayakwadi Dam.
Paithan Travel Tips
- Visit this place during the Paithani festival to get the full joy of the place.
How to Reach Paithan
- The nearest airport is the Aurangabad Airport.
- The nearest railway station is the Jalagaon Railway Station.
- Food Lovers
- Swadisht Restaurant
- Hyderabad Restaurant
- Suntop Hotel Restaurant
- Swad Restaurant
- Ntaional Deluxe Restaurant
- Chinese Restaurant
- Sardar Restaurant
- Priya Restaurant
- Family darbar restaurant
- Gharaunda Restaurant
- Smile Restaurant
- Ismail Darbar Restaurant
- Kasheem Restaurant
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35.34% of people who visit Aurangabad include Paithan in their plan
57.14% of people start their Paithan visit around 11 AM
People usually take around 4 Hrs to see Paithan
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Paithan
Paithan Reviews & Ratings
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I suppose you are asking about the Sant Dnyaneshwar Garden in Paithan. The garden is open on all days of the week between 5:30 AM and 8:30 PM.Report Abuse
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Paithan is a town in the Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. It is open to the public throughout the year.Report Abuse
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