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Ramtek temple is away from the crowd of the city, situated inside a fort on a hilltop and this temple is a source of rich mythological history. Ramtek is believed to be the place where Lord Rama, of the epic Ramayana, spent some time during his exile with his wife, Sita, and brother Lakshmana before leaving to conquer Lanka therefore making Lord Rama the main deity to be worshipped here.

Ramtek temple is also popularly known as Ram Dham, Ram Mandir, and Ramtek Fort Temple. The temple has an elevation of 345 meters from land and is believed to be 600 years old. It is most famed for the 350 feet long and unique OM structure that is adorned with descriptions from Ramayana and idols of Hanuman, Sai Baba, and Gajanan Maharaj. 'Padhukas’ (divine feet) of Lord Rama are worshiped here. At the foot of the temple, there is a big tank called Ambala Talab which used for ‘pittu pooja’ i.e. immersing the ashes of the dead.

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Location:
Ramtek
Maharashtra, India
Best time to visit Ramtek: 
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
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Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Latitude / Longitude:
21.3986999°N, 79.3321614°E
Distance from Ramtek city center to Ramtek Temple
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Read traveller's reviews about Ramtek Temple..

Overall Rating:4.4

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  '4' out of 5
"The place is beautiful, the scenery on the way is awesome...! Facilities are horrible. If it was in a Western country, it might have been the eighth wonder of the world. Badly maintained. Don't miss going further to Khindsi Lake from here, and take a boat ride. Very nice at Khindsi"
  '5' out of 5
"Ram temple at the top of the hill. Picnic spot, boating , nearby buddha temple & last ritual ( pind dan ) place like Gaya ( Bihar )"
  '4' out of 5
"this is a historical place .Prabhu Ramchndra ,Sitamai an Laxman arrived here after leaving Chitrakut. This is a small hill fortified by Nagpurkar Bhosle king.there are two important temples one is of Laxman first as if he is on watch and ward. and the that of Ram and Sita. one can have birds eye view scene of Ramtek town from here Very pleasing and cool place."
  '5' out of 5
"place is very beutifull....you can reach on temple by stair or by autorikshya...."
  '5' out of 5
"I love this place. Be aware from Money. Nice view. peace & Historical place."

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