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Harihareshwar

Harihareshwar ,Maharashtra

Harihareshwar

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Harihareshwar attracts both the pilgrims and adventure seekers. The sacred Harihareshwar is surrounded by four holy hills, namely, Harihareshwar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri. The temple of Harihareshwar is the must visit attraction in Harihareshwar.

Bagmandala :- Bagmandala is a lovely small village a few miles away from the holy city of Harihareshwar. This is the place where the Peshwa (Prime Minister) of the Maratha Kingdom lived for many years. Bagmandala carries the legacy of Peshawa in a Peshwa Smarak as well as in an ancient fort named as Bankot fort.

The prime attraction of the Bagmandala is the jungle jetty (sea harbor in the forest). This small port ferries the local people across the Bagmandala creek. Those who like for a ferry travel can cross over Bankot fort and enter the nearby Ratnagiri fort.

Ganesh Gully :- Ganesh gully as the name suggest is a culvert which is very narrow of about 3 feet wide in between two hard Rocky Mountains. It is believed that at the end of the culvert, there is a holy niche, a place where Lord Ganesh Idol is placed. The niche is about 30 feet under water and it is assumed that during the tidal periods one can observe the Ganesh idol placed perfectly at the niche.

Many tourists visit this place to have a glimpse of the Ganesh Idol. The place Ganesh gully itself is in the backdrop of natural beauty and calm smoothening winds.

Harihareshwar Beach :- Harihareshwar beach is the main attraction in Harihareshwar. The beach is extremely good for an elegant stay enjoying the natural beauty in a happy vacation holidays. Soft clean sands and soothe breeze make this beach in the lap of Arabian Sea a much sought place in Harihareshwar. The beach is unpolluted and mostly unspoiled.

The Harihar hill on the sea shore add to the attraction of the beach. Solitude seeking tourists can make the visit to Harihareshwar beach a unique experience. The enthusiastic tourists can have a water journey by small boats available in the beach.

Kalbhairav Temple in Harihareshwar is one of the ancient renowned temples in Maharashtra. The main deity enshrines the temple is Lord Shiva. Kalabhairava, a lord of all manthrasastras, is also placed as one of the idols. Legends associated with the temple say that Lord Shiva created Kalabhairava and blessed him with all manthras.

The architectural style of the temple is attractive. Temple Yogeshwari known as Dakshin Kashi is located in the premises. In most of the special occasions like Mahashivarathri, one can view long queues for Darshan. Cool breeze from the Harihareshwar beach makes the temple premises a nice place to relax as well.


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Harihareshwar ,Maharashtra

More info on the city

Harihareshwar is one of the finest places in Konkan. It is just 175 Kms. from Pune. It is famous for a temple on the seashore as well as the beach and the natural beauties here. Harihareshwar is about 25 Kms for Shri Vardhan. If one wants to enjoy travelling by sea, the launches are also available between the two towns.


                          			  
                          
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Resort Harihareshwar

Harihareshwar is considered one of the holiest places in India. The town is surrounded by four hills named after Lords Harihareshwar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri. The river Savitri enters the sea from the town of Harihareshwar. Towards the north is the temple of Harihareshwar, said to have been blessed by Lord Vishnu Hence Harihareshwar is often referred to as Devghar or house of God. Besides a major pilgrimage centre, Harihareshwar is a popular beach resort with two unspoiled and p
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