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Along with being famous for a crater that was formed over 50,000 years ago due to the collision of a meteorite on the surface of the region, Lonar is also famous for its rich natural heritage.
Lonar is a mesmerizingly beautiful place famous for the Lonar crater and the lake formed due to a meteorite hitting the earth around 52, 000 years ago. This 6,000 feet wide and 500 feet deep lake is, therefore, an important source of scientific research and educational importance. It is the only salt water lake in the basaltic rock in the world. The area is also surrounded by a lot of flora and fauna which makes the place even more beautiful. There is also a famous Gomukh temple located at the boundary of the lake where snakes and other animals like fox, mongoose, deers can be spotted. Daitya Sudan temple, another temple located in Lonar is very famous for its architectural style as it reminds of the world famous Khajuraho temples.
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A very interesting place to visit. Has the only salt water lake in the basaltic rock in the world.
Not well maintained. Guides lack the required knowledge about the place and its history. Not properly connected.
Lonar is ideal for those who love exploring places of unexplained natural mysteries. Can be visited as a weekend getaway by people living in Maharashtra.
Lonar is not very well connected to other towns and cities by any means of transport. The best way to reach the place is to reach Aurangabad first and then take a cab or a bus to Lonar. Aurangabad ... (Read More)