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Bhimashankar Temple

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Address: Bhimashankar, India
Phone Number: +91 94037 26339
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Presence of God....

Had Darshan With Family ; Felt The Presence of Lord Shiva; Nice Temple ; Management Was Also Good....

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Karnal, Haryana, India
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Karnal, Haryana, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Darshan With Family ; Felt The Presence of Lord Shiva; Nice Temple ; Management Was Also Good....

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One more Jyotirlingam darshan done. This place is remotely located and you will not find fancy stuff here. I visited in Dec'16 and the place is totally deserted and very few people come for darshan this time.. Due to this I had completely and hassel free darshan of the great lord shiva. No que and standing for long hours. It... More 

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Bangalore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice quiet experience of descending from the hill and visiting the temple. A visit during the cooler months is recommended.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my mom who is 65 yrs old to the temple. I had a bit of anxiety whether she will be able to walk to the temple. To my relief, the steps are not continuous. You have to walk for few steps and then climb-down 3 or 4 steps. This did not tire us at all. There are approximately... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a spiritual yet amazing place! We went there on bike and it was just unforgettable experience for us. There is lush greenery everywhere and you will just love to explore more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Though the time taken from pune is nearly 3 hours in a winding hill route, darshan of siva helps you forget everything . 250 steps downhill walk, we can touch linga, Monkeys don't allow you to carry any food items U get corn and few eateries serving roti etc

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Of grand religious importance. One of the jyotirling of India. But apart from religious devotion one thing I felt that we Indians doesn't properly know the management of our heritage. Perhaps we have in abundance that's why. Thus place is wonderful but no proper connectivity, publicity, stay place, food, wash room for the visitors have been managed by the local... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bhimashankar temple is of historic importance as it is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. We started riding from Pune at around 6.45 AM and reached there at around 10 AM. We took Chakan-Rajgurunagar-Chas route while going and Ghodegaon-Manchar-Rajgurunagar-Chakan route while returning. The latter route is around 20KM longer, but we took it for exploration purpose. Both the routes are good... More 

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Pune, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very satisfying darshan. About 250 steps but not steep so even elders can visit taking breaks , plenty of opportunities to take breaks and sitting. But appalling condition of roads. It is very unfortunate to see such poor roads to a jyotirling.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I visited Bhimashankar temple with my family on first day of year, from Panchawati yatri hotel Nashik by my car with local driver and it take @ four and half hrs. Take Manchar route instead of Google map short route. When we entered in temple at @11:15 queue was short and after darshan we found it very long. Ghat Road... More 

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