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Ramkund, the centrally located tank and the town's focal point, is believed to mark the spot where Rama and his wife Sita bathed. It supposedly marks the spot where Sita was abducted by Ravana.
Located on the western edge of the Deccan peninsula, Nashik had always been a centre of religion, dating back to 1st century BC when Buddhist monks resided here.Panchavati along the river banks is supposed to be the place where Lord Rama resided. Muktidham Temple, 7 Km from the city is built in white marble with an unusual architecture.Eighteen chapters from the epic, Bhagwad Gita, are inscribed on the walls of this temple.Idol - The main deity is of Lord Narayana (Vishnu) and one can see Laxmi (also spelt as Lakshmi) and Saraswati to his left and right respectively.Fine designs are carved on the stones of the temple.