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Walkeshwar Rd | Malabar Hil, Mumbai, India
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One of Bombay's holiest sites is this group of rundown temples that surround a pool of water considered to have healing powers.
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Walkeshwar Rd | Malabar Hil, Mumbai, India
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Reviewed yesterday

I, along with my friend, who is also an ardent amateur photographer visited Banganga Tank, which is often called the mini "Banaras of Mumbai". This fresh water tank, along with the neighboring Walkeshwar temple, was built in 1127 AD by Lakshman Prabhu, a Goud Saraswat...More

Thank Dipankar D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its a beautiful tank surrounded by steps and temple. You will many pandits performing pujas. Also, locals and tourist take small dip in water. Its a very lovely place and not to be missed by.

Thank Santosh J
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This place is very old and in surrounded by temples all around. Its said to have the mythological importance of this place. One can feel blessed showers with the waters of Banganga.

Thank JigDave
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This watertank is very important to the locals. One should therefore show respects as many people come here to wash in the water that they believe has a source directly from the Ganges. Not many tourists come here so it is hardly crowded. Priests sometimes...More

Thank knoesenm
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It's an ancient tank considered holy by many Hindus .In the days of Pritupaksh many North Indians living in Mumbai come to perform pujas to remember their forefathers.It is also surrounded my many small ancient temples going back nearly 400 hundred years . Seek out...More

Thank Mirajkar
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This open air water tank is part of the Walkeshwar Temple Complex in Mumbai's Malabar Hill. The present structure dates from the early 1700s and is very impressive.

Thank PhilWilkinson
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Ancient Hindu myth is the root of the freshwater spring. Quite run down and dirty though. The Indian tourism department should give it a bit of a face lift.

Thank Garrett - A
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Banganga Tank - One of the oldest fresh water tank in Mumbai, almost touches the sea yet is a source of fresh sweet water!! The area encircling this is steeped in history & mythology amidst a string of high rise luxury apartments - surrounded by...More

Thank gautamic
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Firstly, I suggest going with a guide that can explain what you are seeing. It is not to be missed! Banganga is a city within a city... a city made of makeshift housing from tents to tarps to cardboard. But within this microcosm , there...More

Thank LSSmiami
Reviewed 11 December 2016

It is indeed rundown and dirty, but that is because it is a block of the poorer traditional India, stall and little sidestreets hemmed in on all sides by skyscrapers- a fascinating juxtaposition of old and new and often (though not when I went) with...More

1  Thank GeorgeThePorge
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