Wednesday, 15 January 2014

You don't need to visit Madame Tussaud Wax Museum, when Lonavala has its own!



Even though concept of Wax Museums was recently introduced in India it was established long back in Europe in historic times, when wax figures matching the diseased person wearing real clothes were carried during funeral. After funeral they were kept either in the tomb or in a church. In present days wax museums keep a collection of wax sculptures of popular personalities. These wax effigies are so perfect that they look exactly like the original person. A wax museum is a collection of wax sculptures, which represent popular historical personalities in live poses. Some of the popular Indian wax museums are located in old Goa, Kolhapur, Asansol and a recent one at Lonavala.

Shivaji Maharaj

Wax museum in Lonavala was recently inaugurated by Bollywood celebrities in an exclusive opening ceremony. This museum one of its kind in Maharashtra was inaugurated in an exclusive opening ceremony. Located beautifully on heights of Sahyadris on the backdrop of scenic beauty, this museum is similar to the Madame Tussauds museum in London. Famous in lonavala as Celebrity wax Musuem, it is beautifully tucked at just three km from railway station at vasoli village on old Mumbai Pune highway.

Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar

There are many tourist attractions in Lonavala and wax museum is one of the most popular among them. The museum initially started with a few statues is now having many beautiful statues of famous personalities like Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Anna Hazare, Narendra Modi, Angelina Jolie and Bhagat Singh. Presently there are around thirty seven statues and new additions are expected soon. These statues are made so skillfully that you will pinch yourself to confirm that you are not dreaming. Taking a snap along with your more liked personality is possible at this museum.

Anna Hazare

After your arrival in Lonavala you don’t have to try hard for getting a suitable accommodation. Number of resorts in lonavala as well as lonavala restaurants offers a range of accommodations for tourists and businessman. An exclusive resort by the name United-21Retreat Lonavala, awaits you in the vicinity of the railway station conveniently on the national highway with twenty super deluxe rooms furnished with all modern amenities. Due to the resorts strategic location you can visit the nearby tourist places with ease and convenience.

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Forts in Lonavala are best to visit during weekends



Lonavala is one of the popular hill stations of Maharashtra located on the heights of Sahyadri hills, having a great historical significance and a number of places to visit in its vicinity. Tourist places near Lonavala are having many historical forts, which demonstrate its importance as a strategic location in historical time. These forts demonstrate great skills and techniques of the people, who built them with courage using locally available material and heavy stones while constructing them. A visit to Lonavala and obviously visit to these forts will take you to the historic times when these forts used to stand as a protective cover against foreign invasion. Due to their location on high altitude these forts were the best places to keep a watch on the surrounding region. Weather of Lonavala is hygienic attracting lots of weekenders to this hill station from the near by cities of Mumbai and Pune.

This central tourist attraction of the city dwellers includes a list of places to visit like Tungarli Lake, Lonavala Lake, Rajmachi fort, Bhushi dam; Karla caves as well as forts like Lohagad, Visapur, Tikona, Koregad and Tungarli fort. Lonavala being a lucrative place to visit it is always buzzed up with visitors from the surrounding cities. Lonavala and Khandala are the popular twin cities among which Lonavala is the most preferred tiny town on the summit of the hillocks. With great tourist potential it serves as an exclusive stop over, while passing through this region. Resorts in Lonavala are popular among the tourists as the best places for a stay amidst nature.
 

Considering importance of this place from tourist’s point of view Panoramic Group has introduced a beautiful resort in the comfort of the Sahyadris at stones throw from the National highway. United-21 retreat Lonavala offers luxury accommodation to the vacationers coming for a weekend or even a week long stay. Visit us once while passing from Lonavala and you will love to be here again for a weeks stay. Our retreat has plenty of accommodations to welcome the families or groups of office colleagues, who are interested to spend pleasant time together in a relaxed mood.