Temples of Coastal Maharashtra

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Kunkeshwar Temple
Vetoba Temple
Anjarle Ganesh Temple
Velneshwar Temple
Hedvi Ganesh Temple
Lord Parshurama Temple Kund
Durga Devi Temple
Lord Parshurama Temple
Siddhivinayak Temple Nandgaon
Ganesh Temple at Sangameshwar
Birla Ganesh Temple
Ganapatipule Temple
Vithal Temple Anjarle

Coastal Maharashtra - Coastal Maharashtra is home to number of temples that are very scenic, steeped in ancient traditions and very significant regionally.

# Birla Ganesh Temple, Revdanda 
# Nandgaon Ganesh Temple, Nandgaon (Kashid - Murud Road)
# Harihareshwar Temple (62 kms off NH - 17) - Lord Vishnu Temple and considered one of the most significant temples of Vishnu situated right on the Harihareshwar beach overlooking Arabian Sea.
# Suvarn Ganesh Temple - Diveagar - A self incarnated Ganesh Temple on the Srivardhan - Diveagar road.
# Arjarle Ganesh Temple near Harnai
# Durga Devi Temple, Dapoli
# Parshuram Temple at Chiplun
# Velneshwar Temple
# Hedvi Temple
# Sangaeshwar Ganesh Temple
# Ganapatipule Temple

# Kukeshwar Temple
# Redi Ganesh Temple (22 kms from Vengurla, 33 kms from Sawantwadi)

Above list is not the most comprehensive. The Coastal Maharashtra has more temples, each having its own local significance and importance.

 

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  • Nagaon Beach

    Activity, View Point
    An idyllic beach front and an area that offers coastal village feel. Watersports are available on more

    Access

    Alibaug ( 9 Kms ), Revdanda ( 10 Kms )
  • Korlai village

    View Point, Heritage Site
    A rocky beach situated between revdanda and Kashid, a village of Indians born of Indo-Portuguese more

    Access

    Revdanda ( 5 Kms ), Kashid ( 13 Kms ), Alibaug ( 24 Kms )
  • Datta Mandir

    Temple or Holy Place
    Datta Mandir is a locally renowned temple at 18 kms from Alibaug near Chaul area off Alibaug - more

    Access

    Revdanda ( 2 Kms ), Alibaug ( 18 Kms )
  • Chaul

    Church, Heritage Site
    Chaul is a historic town situated about 15 km away from Alibag. It is renowned for its portuguese more

    Access

    Revdanda ( 3 Kms ), Alibaug ( 15 Kms )
  • Rameshwar Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Rameshwar temple is an ancient Lord Shiva temple near Chaul on Alibaug - Revdanda coastal road. more

    Access

    Revdanda ( 3 Kms ), Alibaug ( 15 Kms )
  • Shitla Devi Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Shitla Devi Temple is a locally renowned temple on Alibag-Revdanda Road at 14 kms from more

    Access

    Revdanda ( 4 Kms ), Alibaug ( 14 Kms )
  • Birla Ganesh Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    A white granite Lord Ganesha temple in the premises of Vikram Ispat. Temple is visited by more

    Access

    Revdanda ( 2 Kms ), Kashid ( 17 Kms ), Alibaug ( 20 Kms )
  • Siddhivinayak Temple Nandgaon

    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha temple in coastal town of Nandgaon few kms ahead of Kashid on Kashid - Murud Janjira more

    Access

    Kashid ( 7 Kms ), Murud Janjira ( 12 Kms )
  • Watersports at Kashid Beach

    Activity, View Point
    One of the best beaches South of Mumbai having a 3 km stretch. The touristy end has guest houses, more

    Access

    Kashid, Revdanda ( 16 Kms ), Murud Janjira ( 18 Kms ), Alibaug ( 34 Kms )
  • Murud Janjira Sea Fort

    Heritage Site, Rides
    Murud Janjira fort is a 16th Century Sea Fort (Now in ruins) set a few kms off Murud Janjira beach more

    Access

    Murud Janjira ( 5 Kms ), Kashid ( 20 Kms ), Revdanda ( 30 Kms ), Alibaug ( 50 Kms )
  • Kanakdurga is the land fort and Suvarnadurga is the sea fort. These were built around 17th more

    Access

    Murud Harnai ( 1 Kms ), Dapoli ( 17 Kms )
  • Harnai Beach

    Activity, View Point
    Murud harnai is an idyllic beachfront at 17 kms from Dapoli, offering watersports and boat rides more

    Access

    Murud Harnai, Dapoli ( 17 Kms )
  • Karde Beach

    View Point
    Karde beach is an idyllic beach front in Murud harnai area around which many hotels are more

    Access

    Murud Harnai ( 10 Kms ), Dapoli ( 15 Kms )
  • Panhalekaji Caves

    Heritage Site
    Panhalekaji Caves are a set of 29 caves situated deep in a valley near the confluence of the more

    Access

    Dapoli ( 28 Kms ), Murud Harnai ( 38 Kms )
  • Unhavare Hot Water Springs are located at 35 km from Dapoli (Near Panhalekaji caves). The hot more

    Access

    Dapoli ( 30 Kms ), Murud Harnai ( 40 Kms )
  • Harne fish market is one of the largest supplier of fish to Maharashtra. There is a Auction more

    Access

    Murud Harnai ( 1 Kms ), Dapoli ( 14 Kms )
  • Anjarle Ganesh Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Anjarle Ganesh Temple (also known as "Kadyawarcha Ganpati") is an ancient temple (built in 12th more

    Access

    Murud Harnai ( 19 Kms ), Dapoli ( 26 Kms )
  • Vyadeshwar Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Shri Dev Vyadeshwar is an ancient Lord Shiva Temple at more

    Access

    Guhagar, Chiplun ( 42 Kms )
  • Velneshwar Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Velneshwar is a coastal village and home of an old Shiva temple. Velneshwar is popularly visited more

    Access

    Sangameshwar ( 16 Kms ), Guhagar ( 18 Kms ), Ganapatipule ( 40 Kms ), Chiplun ( 48 Kms )
  • Hedvi Ganesh Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Hedvi Ganesh temple is a quait Lord Ganesha temple near Hedvi Beach at 22 kms from more

    Access

    Guhagar ( 22 Kms ), Chiplun ( 47 Kms ), Ganapatipule ( 51 Kms )
  • Guhagar Beach

    Activity, View Point
    Guhagar is an idyllic beach at 42 kms from Chiplun having many homestays more

    Access

    Guhagar, Ganapatipule ( 40 Kms ), Chiplun ( 42 Kms ), Dapoli ( 62 Kms ), Murud Harnai ( 72 Kms )
  • Lord Parshurama Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Chiplun is home of an ancient Lord Parshurama temple. Lord Parshurama (an incarnation of Lord more

    Access

    Chiplun ( 6 Kms ), Guhagar ( 42 Kms ), Ganapatipule ( 85 Kms )
  • Marleshwar Shiva Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Marleshwar is a local pilgrim centre known for the Cave Shiva more

    Access

    Devrukh ( 21 Kms ), Sangameshwar ( 39 Kms ), Ratnagiri ( 70 Kms ), Ganapatipule ( 72 Kms ), Chiplun ( 81 Kms )
  • Vithal Temple Anjarle

    Temple or Holy Place
    Vithal Rakhumai Temple is a small and ancient temple at Anjarle and is visited alongwith the more

    Access

    Murud Harnai ( 16 Kms ), Dapoli ( 24 Kms )
  • Karneshwar Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Karneshwar temple is 1600 years old Lord Shiva temple at 4 kms from Sangameshwar. The statues and more

    Access

    Sangameshwar ( 4 Kms ), Devrukh ( 20 Kms )
  • Prachitgad

    Heritage Site
    Prachitgadh (also referred to as Uchitgad) is one of Sahyadri forts at 16 kms from more

    Access

    Sangameshwar ( 16 Kms ), Devrukh ( 30 Kms )
  • Matru Mandir

    Institute
    Matru Mandir society is a charitable institution that runs many hospitals, farms, hostels, more

    Access

    Devrukh, Sangameshwar ( 20 Kms )
  • Origin is Shatri River, Dondavane Tivare waterfall are renowned for its 200 feet and its perennial more

    Access

    Sangameshwar ( 15 Kms ), Devrukh ( 20 Kms )
  • Ganapatipule Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Ganapatipule is a destination that was made famous by its Lord Ganesh Temple situated right next more

    Access

    Ganapatipule, Ratnagiri ( 24 Kms )
  • Jaigad Fort

    Heritage Site
    Jaigad Fort is a 17th Century Fort that offers a view of the Arabian sea. There is not much else more

    Access

    Ganapatipule ( 20 Kms ), Ratnagiri ( 44 Kms )
  • Pawas

    Institute
    Pawas is well known for the Ashram of Swami Swaroopanand, a renowned spiritual more

    Access

    Ratnagiri ( 18 Kms ), Ganapatipule ( 40 Kms )
  • Ganapatipule Beach

    Activity, View Point
    Ganapatipule beach is a popular beach front, MTDC has a watersports centre here offering a range more

    Access

    Ganapatipule
  • Lighthouse offers Panoramic view of the Arabian Sea. To see the Light House from inside one needs more

    Access

    Ganapatipule ( 24 Kms ), Ratnagiri ( 47 Kms )
  • Thiba Palace

    Heritage Site
    The Thiba Palace was built in early 20th Century and served as residence of the exiled king and more

    Access

    Ratnagiri ( 1 Kms ), Ganapatipule ( 25 Kms )
  • Nivali Waterfall

    Natural Wonders
    A Seasonal waterfall on Mumbai - Goa Coastal highway at Nivali and popular stopover for guests more

    Access

    Sangameshwar ( 16 Kms ), Ganapatipule ( 56 Kms ), Ratnagiri ( 59 Kms )
  • Malgund Beach

    View Point
    Quiet and Idyllic beach front 2 kms away from crowded and touristy more

    Access

    Ganapatipule ( 2 Kms )
  • Sindhudurg Sea Fort

    Heritage Site
    An impressive Sea fort was built in 1664 by the great 17th century Maratha King, Shivaji on Kurte more

    Access

    Malvan ( 1 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 8 Kms )
  • Tarkarli Beach

    Activity, View Point, Adventure
    Idyllic Beach at Tarkarli near Malvan. MTDC resort have cottage right on the beach. MTDC has a more

    Access

    Tarkarli, Malvan ( 8 Kms )
  • Devbaug Beach

    View Point, Rides
    Devbaug is where Karli river meets Arabian sea. Boat rides are offered to Karli river / Arabian more

    Access

    Malvan ( 5 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 7 Kms )
  • Ganesh Temple Redi

    Temple or Holy Place
    Redi is a coastal hamlet at 20 kms from Vengurla and home to an ancient Lord Ganesha Temple. The more

    Access

    Vengurla ( 20 Kms ), Sawantwadi ( 35 Kms ), Bhogwe ( 52 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 65 Kms ), Malvan ( 67 Kms )
  • Navadurga Temple Redi

    Temple or Holy Place
    Navadurga Temple is an ancient temple at Redi near Vengurla that is visited by locals and pilgrims more

    Access

    Vengurla ( 20 Kms ), Sawantwadi ( 35 Kms ), Bhogwe ( 52 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 65 Kms ), Malvan ( 67 Kms )
  • Bharadi Devi Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Bharadi Devi is a locally significant temple at 14 kms from more

    Access

    Malvan ( 14 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 18 Kms )
  • Bhagwati Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Bhagwati Temple is a locally renowned Goddess Bhagwati temple at Dhamapur situated mid-way between more

    Access

    Kudal ( 14 Kms ), Malvan ( 20 Kms )
  • Rameshwar Temple Achara

    Temple or Holy Place
    Shri Rameshwar Temple at Achara is a locally significant Lord Shiva Temple, 17 kms North of more

    Access

    Malvan ( 17 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 25 Kms ), Kankavli ( 37 Kms )
  • Kunkeshwar Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Kunkeshwar Temple is an ancient Shiva Temple (built in 1100 AD) at Kunkeshwar having South Indian more

    Access

    Kunkeshwar ( 1 Kms ), Devgad ( 17 Kms ), Malvan ( 38 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 45 Kms ), Kankavli ( 52 Kms )
  • Bhogave Beach

    View Point
    Bhogave beach is an idyllic beach 20 kms South of Malvan and is renowned for being the confluence more

    Access

    Bhogwe, Tarkarli ( 14 Kms ), Malvan ( 20 Kms ), Kudal ( 23 Kms )
  • Shiroda Velagar beach is an idyllic beach near Vengurla that is characterised by clean beach with more

    Access

    Vengurla ( 13 Kms ), Sawantwadi ( 28 Kms ), Bhogwe ( 33 Kms )
  • Sagareshwar is an idyllic beach at 4 kms from more

    Access

    Vengurla ( 4 Kms ), Sawantwadi ( 30 Kms )
  • Tondavali Beach

    Activity, View Point
    Tondavli is an idyllic beach north of Malvan where watersports are offered. Here guests can take a more

    Access

    Malvan ( 14 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 23 Kms )
  • Laxmi Narayan Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Laxmi Narayan temple is an ancient 14th century temple at 15 kms from Kudal. The temple wears a more

    Access

    Kudal ( 15 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 30 Kms ), Malvan ( 33 Kms )
  • Ganeshgule Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Ganeshgule Temple is an ancient Lord Ganesha temple visited from Ratnagiri. The temple is said to more

    Access

    Ratnagiri ( 20 Kms ), Ganapatipule ( 40 Kms )
  • Danoli (6 Kms from Vengurla) is home of Shrimant Purnanand Swami Math. Devotees arrive here all more

    Access

    Vengurla ( 6 Kms )
  • Vetoba Temple Shiroda

    Temple or Holy Place
    Vetoba (The king of ghosts or Vetal) temple is a unique temple here near Shiroda, more

    Access

    Vengurla ( 13 Kms ), Bhogwe ( 46 Kms )
  • Jay Ganesh Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Jay Ganesh temple is a well visted temple in centre of Malvan. Temple is built on temple more

    Access

    Malvan ( 1 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 8 Kms )
  • Ozareshwar

    Temple or Holy Place
    Samadhi of Swami Brahmanand at 4 kms from Malvan. Samadhi is carved out of a single more

    Access

    Malvan ( 4 Kms )
  • Mochemad Beach

    View Point
    Mochemad beach is an idyllic beach near Vengurla surrounded by high mountains and more

    Access

    Vengurla ( 9 Kms )
  • Chivla Beach

    View Point
    Chivla Beach is located just off Malvan town and is a popular hang out place for tourists. There more

    Access

    Malvan ( 2 Kms )
  • Mahalaxmi Temple Kolhapur

    Temple or Holy Place
    Mahalaxmi Temple is an Ancient Devi Temple and one of the Shaktipeetha temple and prime reason for more

    Access

    Kolhapur ( 1 Kms ), Malvan ( 156 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 158 Kms )
  • The Nehru Gardens is a landscaped garden which overlooks the Koyna more

    Access

    Koyna ( 2 Kms ), Chiplun ( 45 Kms )
  • Gowalkot Fort

    Heritage Site, Rides
    Gowalkot is an island at 10 kms from Chiplun surrounded by the Vashishti River and accessible via more

    Access

    Chiplun ( 10 Kms )
  • Durga Devi Temple

    Temple or Holy Place
    Shri Durga Devi temple is an ancient temple in Guhagar and is considered to be the main deity of more

    Access

    Guhagar ( 5 Kms )
  • Bhandarpule Beach is an idyllic beach, 2 kms from Ganapatipule more

    Access

    Ganapatipule ( 2 Kms )
  • Vijaydurg Fort

    Heritage Site
    Vijaydurg Fort is a Seafort situated in Sindhudurg district between Ratnagiri and Malvan around more

    Access

    Devgad ( 28 Kms ), Kunkeshwar ( 39 Kms ), Ambolgad ( 62 Kms ), Kankavli ( 73 Kms ), Malvan ( 74 Kms ), Tarkarli ( 78 Kms )