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About Harihareshwar Harihareshwar is an amazing tourist destination in the Konkan region which is located at a distance of 130 km from Pune. Harihareshwar is known as Dakshin Kashi and is quite popular among the travelers. Through the Harihareshwar travel guide, people can make their travel easy and enjoyable Often called Southern Kashi because of its temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, Harihareshwar is situated in Raigad district of Maharashtra. A popular beach town, situated 200 km from Mumbai, it is also known as Devghar. Harihareshwar is a treat for people looking for spiritual relief or a beach holiday. There are …

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Peshwa Birth Place (Smarak) : पेशवे स्मारक

Balaji Vishwanath (Bhat) (1662�1720), better known as Peshwa Balaji Vishwanath, was the first of a series of hereditary Peshwas (Marathi for Prime Minister) hailing from the Marathi Chitpavan Brahmin family who gained effective control of the Maratha Empire during the 18th century. Balaji Vishwanath assisted a young Maratha Emperor Shahu to consolidate his grip on a kingdom that had been racked by civil war and persistent attack by the Mughals under Aurangzeb. Statue of Balaji Vishwanath Peshwa at Shrivardhan in Raigad. This area is considered to be the seat of the Peshwas (legendary warriors of Maratha empire) and the statue …

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Somjai Devi Temple – सोमजाई देवी मंदिर

This Mandir is situated at the centre of Shriwardhan city, Raigad. The temple is located in an open ground along the main road. It is built on a rise and steps lead up to it. There is a modern concrete structure in front of the old tiled sanctum, built in a typical Konkani fashion.The Goddess Somjai combines in herself the four deities–Shiva, Bhavani, Vasuki and Nandi. Somjai Devi Mandir is known for its miraculous healing power. It is believed that person with snake bite can be cured when taken to Somjai Devi Mandir. Share

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