Ahilyabai Temple

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  • Address: Ahilyabai Temple, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh 451224, India
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids

Ahilyabai Temple - Review

Also known as the Ahilyeshwar Temple, the aarti here is a definite event to attend. It is situated near Narmada Ghat and is one of the most beautiful examples of simple yet grand architecture of the former Maratha builders. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built during the regime of Ahilyabai Holkar. You should explore the nooks and corners of the temple to find out some really beautiful spots and the view of Narmada river.

Ahilyabai Temple Information

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Ahilyabai Temple Ticket Prices

  • Find out from the main priest if you wish to donate.

Ahilyabai Temple Hours

  • Find out the aarti timings from the locals.

How To reach Ahilyabai Temple by Public Transport

  • Take a rickshaw.

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  • Ahilyabai Temple Address: Ahilyabai Temple, Maheshwar, Madhya Pradesh 451224, India
  • Ahilyabai Temple Timing: 24-hrs
  • Ahilyabai Temple Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Ahilyabai Temple(preferred time): 06:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ahilyabai Temple: 00:30 Mins
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Things to Know Before Visiting Ahilyabai Temple

  • 95% of people who visit Maheshwar include Ahilyabai Temple in their plan

  • 43.48% of people start their Ahilyabai Temple visit around 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Ahilyabai Temple

Monday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Ahilyabai Temple

People normally club together Ahilya Fort and Ahilya Ghat while planning their visit to Ahilyabai Temple.

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Ahilyabai Temple, Maheshwar Reviews

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  • Pleasent place on narmada river devotional feeling with great architecture view boat facility available to enjoy river ride quite at morning many comes for yoga and pranayama and at evening light shows improve the view of ghats helping people shooting of many bollywood movies happend such as padman , ymla pgla etc

  • Fantastic place.one of the great divine lady ahalyabayi's place and palace is here we should feel proud for her

  • It is a good place to know our history. You should definitely visit here.

  • Good place I had visited at this place it is so beautiful and amazing.nyc

  • Ahilyeshwar temple is situated in Maheshwar and a famous temple in Madhya Pradesh. Derived from the name of Lord Shiva, Maheshwar in Hindi means ‘habitat of Shiva’. It is believed that King Sahasrarjun, husband of 500 wives stopped River Narmada with his 1,000 arms to create a play field for his wives. On the riverside, during this time, Ravana made a Shivalinga. The Shivalinga was washed away when he released the water of the river, which resulted in war between the two. He placed ten lamps on Ravana’s heads and one on his hand after the victory of the king. At present, in the Sahasrarjun temple 11 lamps are lighted that keeps the event alive. Since the 5th century, Maheshwar is the centre for handloom weaving factories, which deliver India's finest handloom fabric. The state served as the capital of Rajmata Ahilya Devi Holkar during the 18th century, the ruler of Indore, who encouraged infrastructural developments in the town. For its views of Narmada Ghat, the holy town is popular. The prominent temples of the destination include Omkareshwar Temple, Rajarajeshwara Temple, Queen’s Fort and Ahilyeshwar Temple. The best time to visit Maheshwar is during the months of July to March, when the weather conditions are ideal for sightseeing. The destination is inhabited mostly by Hindus, and the Swaadhyaaya Bhavan Ashram organises Maha Mrityunjaya Rath Yatra once a year. In the destination with great enthusiasm - Gudi Padava, Teej and Nag Panchami are the prominent festivals celebrated. On every Monday of Shravan month, bhaang is served as the prasad of lord Shiva.

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