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The town of Solapur is located in the district of Solapur. The district of Solapur is located on the southeastern part of Maharashtra by the side of Bhima River. Solapur is located at a distance of 410 kilometers from the state capital metropolitan city of Mumbai. Solapur connects to major cities like Hyderabad at a distance of 305 kilometers and Pune at a distance of 245 kilometers. The district of Solapur covers an area of 14,886 kilometers.

Solapur has many temples and most of these temples are built during the 12th century. The main deity in the town is the deity of Shri Siddheshwara. In the time of Makar Sankranti a large fair is held and it is called Sonnalige.

Solapur attracts a lot of tourists almost all through the year. The climatic condition of this place is tropical and thus it remains quite hot and humid in the summer months. Thus the suitable time for visiting this place is during the winter months of October and February.  

Solapur has a quite a few tourist’s attractions. Some of the places that are worth visiting include:

•       Akkalkot

•       Pandharpur

•       Mangalwedha

•       Kundalsangam

While visiting Solapur the tourists can acquire information from the local travel agencies and tourist board. There are various hotels that provide comfortable stay for the travelers.

Solapur is famous for its innumerable cotton mills and looms driven by electricity. The bed sheets of Solapur are quite popular in India.

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