"A Blend Of Spirituality & Nature"

A Town in Maharashtra, India

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Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Bhimashankar from sea level:  3131 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  19.0736773°N, 73.5327668°E
Ecosystem:  Hill  

Food, Culture and Language at Bhimashankar

Food Type Available:  Indian, Marathi 
Regional Language:  Marathi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

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Why travel Bhimashankar?

A pristine natural environment with hills, waterfalls and forests, a wildlife sanctuary and an ancient temple! Bhimashankar offers the ideal setting to find spirituality. Nestled in dense forests, the Shiva temple in Bhimashankar is the sixth jyotirlinga of the twelve Holy Jyotirlinga shrines found in India and one of the most popular places for the worship of Lord Shiva. The exterior walls of the present temple sanctum (garbhagriha) are adorned with scenes from the Ramayana, Krishna Leela, Shiv Leela and Dasavataras.

Bhimashankar is also famous among adventure enthusiasts. The mountain in and around Bhimashankar is popular for trekking, hiking and rock climbing. Lots of adventure enthusiasts head to the jungles especially during monsoon to have their rush of adrenaline. Monsoon is a good season to enjoy the region’s stunning natural beauty.

Apart from everything this is the place where you can find the shekru the giant flying squirrel which is also the state animal of Maharashtra.
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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 24, 2016