Pancha Ganga Temple, MahabaleshwarCurrently Open
- Address: Old Mahabaleshwar, Satara, India
- Timings: 05:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
- Phone: +91-1800229930
- Tags: Religious Site, Temple, River, Historical Site, Family And Kids
About Pancha Ganga Temple, Mahabaleshwar
Constructed at the confluence of five rivers, Krishna, Venna, Savitri, Koyna and Gayatri, this temple 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 colorful handicrafts as souvenirs from the shops around the temple.
Pancha Ganga Temple Information
- The peace of the religious centre should be maintained at all times.
- Modest dressing is recommended.
- Photography without permission is not advisable.
How To reach Pancha Ganga Temple by Public Transport
- Local sightseeing bus, private tourist’s bus, rented taxi or private cars.
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Pancha Ganga Temple, Mahabaleshwar Reviews
Very old and beautiful temple. There are lots of shopping options outside the temple for food and handicraft items. So many shops are outside and you may think this is some old shopping market and not a temple. Parking fee is Rs. 20 and parking point is 4-5 minutes walk from the temple.
Very nice temple Good to see and environment is very nice With family experience is great There is market you can buy very different types of products that you never see in regular market Historical place You can go with google map no need guide
The surrounding old town and the cluster of temples make for a great visit. The town is well kept and the temple precincts are clean and well maintained. The panchganga temple holds the origins of five rivers.
This is the source of the river Krishna which flows through Andhra Pradesh. Five rivers meet here Gayatri Savouring Koyana Venna and Krishna.
Well maintained temple. Market outside temple is good for shopping.