Panch Ganga Temple, Mahabaleshwar

Stand at the heart of Panch Ganga Temple and watch as waters from five different rivers, one of them being the Krishna River, merge into one pond. You can collect some of the holy water from the pond, and take it home with you for good luck. As you explore, pay attention to the detailed, water-themed architecture, which sheds light on the temple's symbolic importance. Take a guided tour to gain further insight into the site's interesting history, and learn why water had such significance for those who built the temple. Using our custom trip planner, Mahabaleshwar attractions like Panch Ganga Temple can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is place is origin of Koyna, Krishna, Venna, Savitri and Gayatri River. A Very calm place and a must visit if you are in Mahableshwar. Stone craved gomukh is said to be the source of water.  more »
  • Very nice old temple. Must take your shoes off to enter, but do take the time to go inside. An active place of worship people queue to drink the water or anoint themselves on the head with the waters ...  more »
  • It is said to be the origin of 5 Rivers but it's essentially just one source from where 7 paths are created. Make a list of few places which you would want to cover as a part of Mahabaleshwar Trip. Th...  more »

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