About 3kms east of Nagpur is the Mahal area, crowded with residential
quarters and narrow streets. This older part of Nagpur consists of the
historic temples like Ayachit Mandir, Kalyaneshwari Mandir, Pataleshwar
Mandir and the Bhonsale palace- the residence of Bhonsale kings. Mahal
is also one of the famous educational center of Nagpur. Tejaswini Vidya
Mandir , Shri Rajendra High School, Nandanvan and New English High School
are the major educational institutes found in this locality. A cloth market
and an old book market is located on Kelibagh road in Mahal.