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Yeola




Located to the east of Nasik, Yeola is a taluk headquarters of Nasik District. Yeola is on the Manmad-Kopargaon road and is 29 km south of Manmad. Mumbai is 260 km south-west.

Formerly, Yeola was under the control of the emperor of Delhi and later it was handed over to the Maharajas of Satara and then to the Peshwas. Finally, it was given as a gift to Vithal, the ancestor of the chief of Vinchur. Besides, Yeola is the birth place of the revolutionary leader Tatya Tope.

Yeola is a major handloom weaving center and the silk sarees, shalus and paithanis woven here find a prominent place in the markets of West Bengal, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh. It is also famous for gold and silver wire. Places of tourist interest include Muralidhar Temple, Jumma Mosque and Parshvanath Temple.

Yeola Railway Station is on the Belapur-Manmad rail route. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport is the nearest airport.



Updated on 29th June, 2005
District: Nasik

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