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Temples in Nasik
Temples in Nasik comprises of a bold multitude of cosmopolitan society, lined up with ancient temples and developing scientific technology.
 
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 Temples in NasikNasik is in the northwest of Maharashtra, 180 kilometres from Mumbai, and 220 kilometres from Pune. The place is the administrative headquarters of Nasik district and Nasik Division. Also popularly known, as "The Wine Capital of India", or the "Grape City", is located in the Western Ghats, on the western edge of the Deccan peninsula, on the banks of the Godavari River, also known for its picturesque surroundings and pleasant climate. It is a rapidly developing city with a population close to 1.4 million (2006 estimate, Wikipedia encyclopedia). Nasik also holds importance mythologically, historically, socially and culturally. Known for the temples on the banks of the Godavari, Nasik stands its grounds as one of the historically known holy sites of the Hindu religion. It is one of the four cities that host the massive Sinhastha Kumbh Mela once every twelve years.

Temples in Nasik
Trimbakeshwar Temple: Trimbakeshwar Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Shiva, with excellent architectural beauty and a seat of legendary stories.

Sundarnarayan Temple: The Sundarnarayan Temple was built in 1756, and has impressions of Mughal architecture.

Naroshankar Temple: Naroshankar Temple, built in the 18th century, has a lineage of historical incidents merged with magnum temple architecture.

Modakeshwar Temple: Modakeshwar Temple is the result of a dream, dreamt by Keshavrao Kshemkalyani, and the absolute faith of the devotees.

Gondeshwar Temple: The Gondeshwar Temple is one of the few existing structures of the Hemadpanthi style, built during the Adilshahi rule.

Kalaram Temple: Huge manpower and money went behind the construction of Kalaram Temple, built by the Peshwas.

Ramkund: Ramkund is the place where Lord Rama had taken a dip and the ashes of the `Mahatma` were immersed.

(Last Updated on : 05/04/2013)
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