Are you the kind of person who is always looking for something iconic and something unusual which attracts your attention. Well, if the answer is yes then Lonar lake is the kind of tourist attraction in Maharashtra which you must definitely look forward to visiting.
And if you wonder why are we saying that in the first place then it is because of the fact that around 50,000 years ago a meteorite had struck this place and had impacted the environment causing various changes.
And if this thought excites you then for visiting this place you would need to reach Buldhana district situated in Maharashtra. Here, you will find this place to be home to a huge variety of animals along with unique scenic backdrops.
We need to see that it was the year of 1823 by a British officer who was named C.J.E Alexander. The Lonar crater is sitting inside the Deccan Plateau. It is a massive plain of the volcanic basalt which has been leftover from the eruptions around 65 million years ago. And the lake which lies in a basalt impact the structure is both saline and alkaline in its nature. It needs to be seen that there have been Geologists, Archaeologists, and astronomers who also have published many studies regarding many aspects of the crater lake ecosystem.
The Gomukh temple is lying near the boundary of the water stream and is believed to be quite holy particularly by the devotees. It has been seen that the animals such as snakes, langurs, deer, and mongoose can also be spotted nearby this vicinity.
Dedicated to Lord Vishnu the Daitya Sudhan Temple is definitely worth your time. It belongs to the Chaitya Dynasty temple which ruled the region particularly between 6th as well as 12th centuries AD. However, the shape of this temple is also known for symbolizing an irregular star.
There are not too many options when it comes to visiting Lonar. However, this place does have some handful of places to shop from where you can get what you like in the first place.