Miraj is a historic town in southern Maharashtra. The history of the Miraj dates back to the early 10th century.

Miraj is known for its rich tradition of Hindustani classical music and for religious harmony. It is one of the leading medical centres in India Miraj is also an important railway junction and is part of the Central Railways network.

Miraj is the place where one can get finest of the Indian String instruments such as Sitar, Sarod and Tanpura. These are made of wood and specially treated gourds.

It hardly had any religious riot. Even today both Hindus and Muslims in large numbers pray together at its Khvaja Samsuddin Mira Saheb dargah. Urus is celebrated there every year.
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