India | Maharashtra | Igatpuri
#4 of 10 Places to Visit in Igatpuri
Distance (From Igatpuri): 5 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins
Place Location: On Mumbai - Nashik Highway
Transportation Options: Cab / Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 5 km from Igatpuri Railway Station, Ghatandevi Temple is a Hindu temple situated on the outskirts of Igatpuri town in the Nashik district of Maharashtra. It is one of the popular places of pilgrimage in Igatpuri and among the must include Igatpuri tour packages.
The temple is devoted to Ghatandevi, who is believed to be the protector of the Ghats by the locals. Located in a gorgeous valley, the temple presents an eye-catching spectacle to the devotees. The majestic peaks of Harihar, Durvar Utvad, and Trimak form an imposing backdrop to this elegant shrine. It is one of the most important places to visit in Igatpuri.
A pretty shrine in a serene, tranquil atmosphere is definitely waking up the faith in divinity to anyone. People visit this temple to calm their minds and forget about the noise, pollution, and hustle-bustle of the city. For trekking enthusiasts and history buffs, behind the temple lies the Tringalwadi Fort which can also be visited on the same day.
Timings: 6 AM - 6 PM