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Places to visit in Saptashrungi

When you travel to Saptashrungi, you will love to visit popular tourist spots and enjoy the local culture. Amongst other Things to do in Saptashrungi, you can surely explore some of the best things to do in Saptashrungi to make your trip a fulfilling one. On a trip to Saptashrungi things to do can include exploring Saptashrungi attractions and visiting the places of interest.

Saptashrungi Temple

This is a two storied shrine of Goddess Saptashrungi surrounded by seven hills locally called ghads. The 8 feet tall saffron image of the goddess is carved on the face of a sharp rock placed on the top floor of the Temple. The goddess is in the image of Devi Mahtmaya with 18 arms each holding a distinct object such as the, the Sudarshana Chakra of Vishnu, the Shankha (conch) of Varuna, Trishula (trident) of Shiva, Akshamala (string of beads) of Daksha , the flames

Places

Most pilgrims and tourist visit do visit Trimbakeshwar, Ajanta-Ellora or Mumbai on their visit to the region. While Trimbakeshwar is another pilgrimage destination and one of the twelve Jyotirling Temples in India, Ajanta & Ellora are revered for their historical cave paintings. Mumbai the cosmopolitan capital city of Maharashtra is a complete destination in itself. With its vast beaches, skyscrapers and historic venues, Mumbai is a major tourist destination f

Kala Ram Temple

This Temple in Nashik was built nearly 200 years ago by the Peshwa Knight Odhekar. The black stone brought from Ramshej used for construction of the Temple makes it unique. Located 3 kilometres from the Nashik bus stand, the Temple was built in 12 years by 2000 workers.

Cultural Attractions

Gondhal, a folk dance-drama is performed before the deity of the shrine by devotees of Gondali, Naik, Bhutye, Aaradhi and communities. The Gondhali is performed during the night of auspicious days on the tunes of musical instruments likeCymbals, Drums and Tuntuna or a single string instrument. At the time of festivals like Chaitrotsav, Shukla Paksha Dashami, Gudi Padwa, Gokulashtami, Navratrotsav, Kojagiri, Laxmipujan, Saptashrungi Shrine holds special celebration

Coin Museum

Coin Museum in Nashik houses a unique collection of Indian currency, photographs, drawings and documents highlighting the journey of Indian currency over the centuries. It was established in 1980 and is surrounded by the scenic Ajneri Hills. The museum is under supervision of Indian Institute of Research in Numismatic Studies, which also promotes various workshops for coin collection. One the other hand, KJ Maheshwari Art Gallery exhibits a collection of internati

Veer Savarkar Smarak

This is a memorial in Bhagur, which is 17 kilometres from Nashik. The memorial marks the birth place of celebrated freedom fighter Swatantrya Veer Savarkar.

Mahonidri Mountain

While descending from the Saptashrungi, one will come across a cave on MahonidriMountain. According to the myth, it was at this cave Saptashrungi Mata disappeared after killing the demons. The Ghad or seven hills on which Saptashrungi is named after form another natural attraction. One can trek on this hills and explore the forest covering them with the help of local authorities.

Shankar Mahadev Temple

This Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is located only 350 metres away for the Saptashrungi shrine. The Temple provides a wonderful view of the valley. You should also visit the TrimbakeshwarTemple in Nashik. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the Temple houses one of the twelve Jyotirlings, the alive-light form of the deity. It is widely visited by pilgrims and tourist all throughout the year.

Pandav Lani Caves

Pandav Lani Caves in Nashik are located 74 kilometres from Saptashrungi but a major destination for anyone visiting the region. Situated on the Anjinagri Mountain Range, the 2000 years old caves were built by Jain Kings and are famous for its engravings on the cave wall. The caves are in a group of 29 and idols of Buddha, Bodhisattva and other Jain Tirthankars adorn the complex. Panchvati on the northern bank of River Godavari flowing through the city is another p

Parks and Gardens

The majority of the parks and gardens are situated in Nashik. You can visit Tapovan Park in Panchvati, Golf club grounds, GodaPark,Pramod Mahajan Parkand Joggers Parkin Nashik that are popular and widely known. No popular parks and gardens are situated near Saptashrungi. Out of the above Goda park is most famous among locals.

For Kids

Nashik Planetarium is popular among kids. The planetarium is an ideal place to familiarize kids with the dynamics of the universe. Three shows are run though the day. One more place of interest for the kids is the Shubham Water world in Nashik. The water park has many water rides and fun activities for the little ones.

 

Ajanta Satmala Range

Ghads are a part of great SahyadariRange and are also called AjantaSatmalaRange. In the watershed side of these hills you will find number of water bodies called Kund or ponds. Nandur Madhmeshwar Wildlife Sanctuary is home to 220 bird species and 400 types of vegetation. Spread in an area of 10000 hectares, the sanctuary provides shelter to a large number of migratory birds. Within the sanctuary there is a MadhmeshwarTemple as well.

Mukt Dham Temple

This Temple in Nashik is a magnificent example of Hindu architecture. Built from marble brought in from Makrana in Rajasthan, the MuktiDhamTemple was built by sculptors from Rajasthan. The walls of the Temple are adorned with eighteen chapters of Geeta and replicas of twelve Jyotirlings are on display. There are many images of Hindu gods and goddesses. The complex is known for its Char- Dham experience.

Ramkund is another major pilgrimage destination in

Sulas Vineyards

Nashik is famous for its vineyards as the city is a major hub for wine production and selling. Sula’s Vineyards are the most famous of them and major wine brand in India. York Wine and Tasting Room is another place with vast vineyards open to visitation.

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