Historic Shrikshetra Jejuri
Jejuri in Maharashtra is a well known religious destination. In particular, its Khandoba Temple is a big attraction for devotees from all over India. Do you know there are many other temples and places in and around Jejuri that are certainly worth visiting?
Jejuri is also known for its lime deposits. The famous Shaniwarwada in Pune was built with the lime mineral from the mines of Jejuri. It is also known as a temple town with numerous temples in and around Best Tourist Places to Visit in Jejuri. Let us take a look at some of these places.
Best Tourist Places to Visit in Jejuri
Here, The list of Best tourist places to visit in Jejuri
There are more than 800 temples dedicated to Lord Khandoba. Most of them are in Maharashtra. The most important of all these temples is the Khandoba Temple in Jejuri. Devotees have unwavering faith in Shri Khandoba, who is also known as Martand Bhairava.
Bajirao Peshwa Lake
This is a serene and tranquil lake set amidst verdant surroundings and a perfect place to spend some restful time and soak in the view. It is located about 1.5 from the Khandoba temple.
Rokdoba Hanuman Temple
This is yet another temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Its simplicity will amaze you. This unassuming temple has a dedicated bank of devoted followers who vouch for its positive energy.
This ancient and unique temple is built in the wall of the Bajirao Peshwa lake. The temple is underground and one has to climb down a number of steps to reach it.
This is a small temple on Saswad Road. Enshrined in the sanctum is a Shivling with Nandi sitting in front. There is also a Murti of Lord Ganesh beside the Shivling. This temple is famous because this is the place where Sant Ramdas wrote the Shiva Aarti – Lavthavati Vikrala Brahmandi Mala in the 17th century CE.
Malhar Gautameshwar Temple
This temple was built by Malharrao Holkar and the umbrella was built by Tukoji Holkar on the instructions of Devi Ahilyabai Holkar. The sanctum of the temple has enshrined in it a Marble Shivling.
Kadepathar Khandoba Temple
This temple is located on the top of a hill and one has to climb a number of steps to get there. This is considered the primary Khandoba Temple. A beautiful view of the surrounding countryside can be seen from the top.
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Jejuri - Shri Martand Dev Sansthan Bhakta Niwas
Shri Martand Dev Sansthan Jejuri Bhakta Niwas in Jejuri is located at a distance of 500 meters from Jejuri MSRTC Bus Stand
Jejuri - Trimurti Bhakta Niwas
Trimurti Bhakta Niwas in Jejuri is located at a distance of 1 km from Jejuri MSRTC Bus Stand, 29 km from Uruli Railway Station