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confluence of five rivers, Krishna, Veena, Savitri, Koyna and Gayatri

Temple History

The Panchganga Temple is constructed at the confluence of five rivers, Krishna, Veena, Savitri, Koyna and Gayatri. The temple is of major religious importance and is therefore visited by devotees throughout the year.

A beautifully carved gaumukhi can be seen within the Panchganga Temple. The five rivers flow out of the gaumukhi. An idol of Lord Krishna can be seen inside the temple since it is dedicated to him. The Panchganga Temple was constructed by Raja Singha Deo who was the ruler of the Yadavs of Devagiri.

The construction of the Panchganga Temple was improved during the 16th and 17th Century. Raja Chanda Rao More of Jaoli and the Maratha ruler Shivaji majorly improved the structure. The temple owes much of its present grandeur to these two great warriors.

 

Additional Information

Colourful handicrafts which symbolize as souvenirs can be purchased from the shops around the temple. The Panchganga Temple is a must visit for history seekers, nirvana seeker, people with a religious bent of mind and photographers because of its aesthetic scenic beauty and historical background.

From Pune airport the temple is 130 Km, from Wathar railway station 60 Km and 124 Km from Pune Railway Station.

Taxis are easily available in Mahabaleshwar for site seeing.
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