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Tungareshwar Temple, Vasai

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Tungareshwar Temple is located in Vasai (2177 feet above the ground on the highest Mountain plateau of Tungareshwar), Palghar District, Maharashtra, India. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva, about 3 to 4 kilometres from the "Tungareshwar Entrance Gate", opens at morning 05:00 AM to 06:00 PM. This is one of the Mythological Temple and also have Ram Kund on backside area (Kunds are human-made small water bodies). Alongside the Tungareshwar Temple, a small temple of Goddess "Khodiyaar Mataji" (with her vehicle crocodile). Being said about God and Goddess, Tungareshwar attracts devotees who visit both these temples at special occasions and festival seasons like "Khodiyar Jayanti" which comes in around February and "Maha Shivratri" in Shravana Months as Hindu calendar, falling between July and August every year. Bhandara (a religious publicly organized feast) takes place every year at the "Mahashivratri Festival" and every Monday at the Shravan month.
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  • Had heard a lot about this temple so planned to visit. Nice temple with hot water springs. people come and take a dip in the spring.  more »
  • Tunganeshwar is well connected from the highway No 8. There is a Fantastic hotel food avilable ( Uttar bharat Dhaba) at the start so food need not be carried. The trek up to the temple is passing...  more »
  • Tungareshwar is one of the Fort of Maharashtra. The Shiva Temple is historical. It is better to trek the way rather bringing vehicle to the temple. Its a forest area and road are not paved but muddy. Its a great trek if we go further than the temple. The place is good for birders and trekkers. Lord Shiva temple is calm and cool except during festival season. Few stalls to serve you snacks and tea. Small part for kids to play. Its a great place for worship as well as for picnic.
  • Temple is inside 2 km inside the forest. You will get many people there. You can get shops also for food and worship things. Go in Rainey days you can see more beautiful on that season.
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