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Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra 412806, India
entry fee
no entry fee
All days of the week
5:00 AM - 12:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
visit duration
30 Minutes

about panchganga mandir

Constructed at the confluence of five rivers, Krishna, Venna, Savitri, Koyna and Gayatri, Panchganga Mandir  is a site of major religious importance and is thronged by devotees all through the year. The temple has a beautifully carved gaumukhi, out of which the waters of the five rivers flow. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and has a lovely idol of him. The legend behind the temple is closely linked to Savitri's curse on the Trimurtis, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, who flow here as Koyna, Krishna and Venna rivers.

It was constructed by Raja Singha Deo, the ruler of the Yadavs of Devgiri, in the 13th Century. In the 16th and 17th Centuries, Raja Chanda Rao More of Jaoli and the Maratha ruler Shivaji improved upon its structure on a large scale, to whom the temple owes much of its present grandeur.

When your religious pursuits are accomplished, let loose the shopper in you and pick up colourful handicrafts as souvenirs from the shops around the temple.

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