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Bhimashankar Temple in Bhimashankar

On the banks of the River Chandrabhaga (Bhima) on the expansive meadows, a large number of devotees can be seen dancing as if they are in a trance that's the Bhimashankar Temple for you. It is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrine in India, near Pune.
The Bhimashankar temple is a composite of old and the new structures in the Nagara style of architecture. It shows the excellency of the skills achieved by ancient Vishwakarma sculptors.
The best time to visit is between August and February. Though any time of the year is good to visit Bhimashankar, it is better to avoid visiting during summer.

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Location:
Bhimashankar
Maharashtra, India
Best time to visit Bhimashankar: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses:
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Time people usually spend here:
1.5 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
19.0719897°N, 73.5336831°E
Distance from Bhimashankar to Bhimashankar Temple
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Read traveller's reviews about Bhimashankar Temple..

Overall Rating:4.5

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  '4' out of 5
"One the temple in 12 mahadev shankar jotirling.. Nice temple in ancient construction "
  '4' out of 5
"I liked this place bcoz it is one beautiful place I have ever visit and the climate, atmosphere and environment of this place is excellent totally energetic"
  '5' out of 5
"You must visit this place in monsoon. Remember, to reach there max by 6pm otherwise it gets too tough to drive & as it's hilly road it gets too risky in night. Staying there in night can be risky. Plus, they might also charge very high for room as its season time in monsoon. Even trekking is available here."
  '5' out of 5
"Amazing place hilly area. Lord shiva Muuuussst visit"
  '4' out of 5
"I have 1st visited this place in rainy season and I still remember the scenic view of the temple after 2 years.. the temple was between clouds and the floor was filled with rain water ... ancient look of the temple is a big attraction there .. no colors or decorations to the temple shows the simplicity of it.. no words about shiv bagawan.. one should experience it.. "

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Content of this page was last updated at Sep 24, 2016