Sri Narayani Dham Temple
At a distance of 2 km from Lonavala Railway Station, Sri Narayani Dham is a religious place located in Dhankawadi area of Lonavala. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Narayani and is one of the famous places of sightseeing in Lonavala.
The temple was constructed in 2002 and is a beautiful white marble structure. The main deity of the temple is Ma Narayani and on either side of the main shrine are shrines dedicated to Ganapathi, Hanuman and other Hindu deities. The deities are beautifully decorated with glittering jeweleries. The entrance is a 4 storeyed structure, there are fountains lined up on the pathway from entrance to temple.
It is flocked by many locals as well as tourists everyday owing to its famous path Dadi Mangal and bhajans that fill the air with spirituality. The temple celebrates Ganesh Chathurdi, Janmashtami, and Diwali festivals with much enthusiasm. The temple has a Hall sufficient enough to host more than 10,000 devotees. It also has a lodging facility with 5 bedrooms with attached toilets so that the devotees coming from long distance can stay and take rest. There is a Goshala where visitors can feed the cows.
Timings: 6:30 AM - 1 PM and 4 PM - 10 PM.