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Panch Ganga Temple

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Address: Kshetra Mahabaleshwar, Mahabaleshwar, India

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nice temple with the origin of river

the place is a real bliss having serenity despite loads and loads of people (tourists than pilgrims) .

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the place is a real bliss having serenity despite loads and loads of people (tourists than pilgrims) .

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple houses a two level pond where water from 5 rivers accumulates through a lion hole. Architecture is mesmerising.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Panchganga means five river. It is believed that this is place fron where these river originated. One can see flow of water coming from underneath.

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Thank sudesh40
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is also a famous religious spot of Mahabaleshwar. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna as main deity. The Panchganga temple is just 100 feet away from Mahabaleshwar Temple. Do visit.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 17 April 2017

Even though the outside temperature was a sizzling 37 degrees, it was amazingly cool inside the temple. The Confluence of five rivers is the highlight of this place. The water is cold and very refreshing.The temple is very ancient dating back to the Mahabharata days. Worth visiting.

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Thank arvind027
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and has a lovely idol of him. The legend behind the temple is closely linked to Savitri's curse on the Trimurtis, Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva, who flow here as Koyna, Krishna and Venna rivers. People feel water in bottles and take home.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

This one is for the devotees who can club this visit with other points which are in the vicinity. The temple is nice and ancient.

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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Ancient temple located in the market. Peaceful and clean. Must visit if you are in old mahabaleshwar. Its very close to arthur seat point and can be completed in 30 mins. Temple has pay and park at rs. 20. Only snacks available inside the temple market.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very old temple in Old Mahabaleshwar. The temple is 4500-year and is built at the origin of 7 rivers - Krishna, Koyana, Gayatri, Savitri, Venna, Saraswati and Bhagirathi. Out of them, springs of the first 5 flow continuously whereas the spring corresponding to Saraswati comes alive after every 60 years and the one corresponding to Bhagirathi comes... More 

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

A very holy place as it is the origin of the 5 holy rivers - Gayathri, Savithri, Keyna, Venna & Krishna which flow through a beautiful carved Gaumukh which is situated at the top of the Krishna temple. It’s a very interesting place to visit as its historical and very ancient. Keep time in hand while visiting.

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