Solapur is known for its many Jain temples namely Mallikarjuna Temple, Parasnath Temple and the Adinath Temple, all named after the Jain Tirthankaras.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
BUS : Solapur is very well connected by roads and is 45 Kms from Tuljapur, 73 Kms from Pandharpur, 95 Kms from Paranda, 274 Kms from Pune, 300 Kms from Hyderabad. You can take Solapur to Kolhapur buses and various other cities. Public transport in Solapur is primarily provided by buses operated by Solapur Municipal Transport (SMT). It is interesting to note that the only place other than Mumbai where double decker buses are in use is Solapur.
Train : Solapur falls on the rail line connecting Hyderabad to Mumbai. It is around 400 Kms from Mumbai. Regular trains are available to Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and other parts of the state and country.
Air : The nearest International Airport from Solapur is Pune International Airport, Maharashtra, roughly four hour drive from Solapur. Pune International Airport is well connected to major cities by flights to Nagpur, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad & other destinations.
Others : Autorickshaws is also available here to reach the sight.
701, Balives Rd, North kasaba, Thobde wada, Solapur, Maharashtra 413007