Kasarsirshi near Latur

Kasarsirshi village is a place with great historical significance. Many ancient inscriptions dated around 696-697 A.D. have been found here. The ancient inscriptions have put the place in good list of archeologists of country.

Kasarshirshi is one of the village of Nilanga tehsil, Latur district, Aurangabad division of Maharashtra. It is a part of Marathwada region. It is the largest village of Nilanga tehsil. It is more developed as compared to other villages of tehsil. Even for shopping etc. the people of other villages depend on the Kasarsirshi market.

Where is it located

It lies on Maharashtra and Karnataka border. Few cities, towns and places near Kasar Sirsi village include Talmud, Chakur, Matala and Umarga. All places are historically important.The closest major cities include Latur, Gulbarga, Bidar and Sholapur. Its distance from Latur is 57 kms. It is approximately 25 KM from Nilanga and its distance from Mumbai is 501 kms.

Places to visit in Kasarsirshi

There are many other places near to the village of Kasarsirshi which are of historical importance and are flocked by tourists from many places. Within 25 kms of Kasarsirshi there are famous temples like Nilkanteshwar Mandir, khandoba Mandir & Tuljabhvani Mandir Gandhi Nagar.

Nearby Kharosa Caves of Nilanga are very famous for their history. The caves were built in 6th century during Gupta times. If you are traveling by road it takes around half an hour to reach the caves from kasar sirsi. Another interesting spot is a source of water which is known as Seeta Nhani. It is said that on top of these caves Ram-Seeta and lakshman lived once during their exile period. Such is the importance of this place in history. On top of hills there is a temple of Renuka devi Temple and a Mosque. Pirpasha Darga and Dadapir Dargha are also places of historical importance.

Another good historical monument is Basavakalyana fort built in 10th century. Travel time to reach Basavakalyana fort is around 30 mins from kasar sirsi of Latur. The fort is located in Bidar district in the Indian state of Karnataka.

How to Reach Kasarshirshi


By Rail
The nearest railway station is Latur Rail Way Station and the Gulbarga Railway Station is another major railway station which is around 76 kms from Kasarshirsi.

By Road
The village is connected through towns of Umarga and Latur.

By Air
Murod Kond Airport is the nearest airport with a distance of 62.7 kms. It is located north-west of Kasar Sirsi village of Latur. Another nearest airport is in Sholapur.

Each place has a history whether it is small village or big place. Each place has its own story whether historical or political. Times change and leave old monuments and inscriptions behind for the future generations. Inscriptions on old caves or forts or coins or chambers are means which connect the lost world with today’s world.

It is not only the duty of the Government but our duty as well to preserve them and protect the history of Latur of Maharashtra.

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