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Bhimashankar is categorised as Pilgrimage

Bhimashankar Temple

Reasons to Visit
  • Bhimashankar is home to one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva.
  • Bhimashankar is visited by guests on the Jyotirlinga and Ashtavinayak Pilgrimage
  • Bhimashankar is located at a height and during monsoon and winters its a preferred base point for nature lovers, trekkers and bird watchers.
  • Destinations to visit Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva"There are many Bhimashankar Temples in India having claims of being the Jyotirlinga Temples. Bhimashankar Temple at 100 kms from Pune (Maharashtra) is the one that is universally accepted as the Jyotirlinga temple and most popularly visited of them all."
  • Local Getaway Destinations within 100 kms of Pune"Bhimashankar (100 kms) is set around Bhimashankar wildlife sanctuary reserve forests and is a popular option for nature travellers looking for simple stays and those looking to do walking trekking in and around the reserve forest. "
  • Most Visited Pilgrim destinations in Maharashtra"Bhimashankar at 100 kms from Pune is a renowned Wildlife Sanctuary and a local trekking destination. Bhimashankar is most renowned for being home to one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva in India and visited as a standalone getaway or as part of circuit alongwith Trimbakeshwar and Grishneshwar."
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Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Pune to Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple Visit and backRs. 3932

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Pune and Drop to BhimashankarRs. 3932

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  • Bhimashankar – A Jyotirlinga Pilgrimage
  • Monsoon Getaways of Maharashtra

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Bhimashankar Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples of Shiva at 110 kms from Pune. Bhimashankar is also the source of the river Bhima, which eventually merges with the Krishna river.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva, Jyotirlinga
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Shrivighnahar, Ozhar is home to one of the eight Ashtavinayak Temples. It is visited alongwith Girijatmaj, Lenyadri Ashtavinayak Temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    Lenyadri Ashtavinayak Temple is one of the eight Ashtavinayak temples. The temple is set in a cave and and only one of the eight temples that requires climbing some steps to reach.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha
    Mahaganapati Temple at Ranjangaon near Pune is one of the eight Ashtavinayak Temples that are visited as part of a circuit.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Ganesha

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Nearest Airport in Bhimashankar
  • Lohegaon Airport ( PNQ ) , Pune-100 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Bhimashankar
  • Khadki ( KK ), Pune-100 Kms
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