Parbhani

Parbhani, historically known as 'Prabhavatinagar', is a city in Maharashtra state of India. It is the administrative headquarters of Parbhani District. The city is considered to be the birth place of Sri Sai Baba and is deeply venerated by the people of all faiths and religions. This city is dotted by temples and places of pilgrimage. The most popular attractions of Parbhani are Mota Maruthi, Jabareshwar temple, Beleshwar Mahadev Temple, Pardeshwara Temple.

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Balaji Mandir, Parbhani
46 kms from Parbhani city limits

Balaji Mandir is a famous temple of Gangakhed, Maharashtra. The temple is just about 46 kms away from the nearest railway station Parbhani Junction.

The famous Balaji Mandir is situated in Gangakhed of Parbhani. The temple is believed to have been built 300 years ago. The temple is dedicated to Lord Balaji of Hindu mythology. The temple was built by Saint Anand Swami during the time of Peshwa Madhavrao.

Balaji Mandir of Gangakhed can be visited during timings 5:30 AM - 7:00 PM. ...

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Hazrat Turabul Haq Shah Dargah is a tomb of great Sufi saint Hazrat Turabul Haq. The dargah is just about 5. 3 kilometres away from the Parbhani junction railway station.

Hazrat Turabul Haq Shah Dargah is a tomb of Sufi saint Hazrat Turabul Haq, also known as Turatpeer Baba, who spent his last days in Parbhani. The Dargah is reach in history. The Dargah was built 108 years ago. Every year an annual festival takes place for 10 days here, when the area becomes crowded. The annual festival takes place between 2nd February and 15th February every year, when people from different commun...

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Nemgiri town in Parbhani district is famous for the Digambar Jain Mandir called Jintur Neminath Temple. The sacred Jain temple is located in Nemgiri which is around 44 kms from the main city Parbhani, Maharashtra.

Jiintur Neminath Temple is located in the Nemgiri in Jintur taluka of Parbhani district. The temple is dedicated to the deity Jain Tirthankara Neminatha (the 22nd Jain Tirthankar) according to some unknown resources this temple which was actually built by the Rastrakuta dynasty around 8th – 9th Century. Another deity i. e. observed here is Lord Parshvanatha an idol which i...

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After the independence of our India, many princely states merged into India with the efforts of many prominent leaders. Likewise, Maharashtra also celebrates a Liberation day every year at a Martyr Monument called Marathawada Mukti Sangram Smaarak located in Parbhani. This Monument is located only just 700 meters far from the main city center of Parbhani in Maharasthra and its only 5 minutes by walk to reach here.

This Smarak holds the history of Maharashtra's release from the Nizam's rule with many sacrifices. Prominent leaders of the revolt against the Nizam were Swami Ramanand Tir...

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The banks of Godavari are a host to many temples. Mugdaleshwar temple located at a distance of 50 kms from Prabhani is one of them. The temple complex houses three shrines of which two are situated in the middle of River Godavari - one dedicated to Lord Narasimha and another one dedicated to Lord Ganesha. The temple worships both Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva at the same place as Narasimha Swamy and Mudgaleshwar respectively. Lord Ganesha is worshipped as Mudgal Ganesha.

Lord Narasimha is the fourth avatar of Lord Vishnu, a deity of the Holy Trinity in Hindus. Narasimha comes from two...

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Pardeshwar Temple, Prabhani
Within Parbhani city limits
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A magnificent temple of marble built by Sri Swami Sachchidandji Saraswati, Mrityunjaya Pardeshwar Temple is located around 3 km from Prabhani. Standing at a height of 80 foot, the temple has shivlinga weighing nearly 250 kg made of Mercury (known as Parad).

The presiding deity at Pardeshwar Temple is Lord Shiva who is prayed in the form of a linga. The mercury shivlinga is also called a Tejoling and is equally revered as the Twelve Jyotirlinga. Parad in sanskrit means mercury; the lingam made out of mercury called Parad Lingam. The Parad Granth says that a mere touch of the lingam ...

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Sant Janabai Temple, Parbhani
39 kms from Parbhani city limits

Sant Janabai Temple, constructed in the name of a female saint - Sant Janabhai - in Parbhani. This temple is about 39 kms far from the center of Parbhani of Maharashtra and it takes around 1 hour to reach by any vehicle to here.

Sant Janabai who was born in a family of Maharashtra's Warkari Sampradhay and her birth place is actually Parbhani. She was a sant and devotee of God Vitthal Maharaj. She was well known with her writings, poems called as Abhangas in Marathi language. Even today, Abhangs are sung by the Warakaris in this place as well as in other parts of Maharashtra as they s...

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Shirdi Saibaba Janamsthan Mandir, Prabhani
47 kms from Parbhani city limits

The town of Prabhani has been witness to the birth of one of the foremost spiritual leader and social reformer of nineteenth century, Sai Baba. While Shirdi is synonymous with Sai Baba, Pathri town located around 47 kms from Prabhani has the distinction of being his birth place. A temple, Sai Baba Janamsthan Mandir, now stands at his place of birth.

Sai Baba is revered highly in equal measures by Hindus and Muslims. His teachings resonate with the contemporary times as well. In a world where materialistic greed is taking over self realization and empathy towards fellow being, where...

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Shri Kshetra Dattadham temple, Prabhani
Within Parbhani city limits

The temple complex of Shri Kshetra Dattadham houses many deities namely Lord Hanuman, Lord Murugan, Goddess Durga with the recent being Goddess Hingulambika. The presiding deity is Shri Datta who is considered an avatar of Trimurti-the Holy Trinity of Hinduism and is a patron saint of yoga. The temple is located just 4. 5 km from Prabhani.

Another addition to the temple complex is the temple of Goddess Hingulambika. The original temple of the goddess is situated in Pakistan and is considered as one of the important Shakti Peethas of Goddess Sati. At Prabhani's Shri Kshetra Dattadha...

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Shriram Bagh Agro Medical Tourism and Fun Park is situated in Dharmapuri, Parbhani district in the state of Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of around 8 kms from Parbhani city center.

Shriram Bagh Agro Medical Tourism and Fun Park is a beautiful park which adorns greenery in every corner. The park has lush green lawns, variety of flowering plants and the chirping of birds adds to the attraction of the park. There are a couple of rides available in the park like swings, see-saw and slides where the kids can enjoy.

People ideally spend 1 to 2 hours at The Shriram ...

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Siddheshwar Dam, Hingoli
57 kms from Parbhani city limits
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Siddheshwar Dam, is an earth fill dam on Purna river near Siddeshwar, Hingoli district, in the state of Maharashtra in India. Hingoli is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses. Hingoli Deccan (HNL) is the nearest railway station. It is located at a distance of 57 kms from Parbhani city center.

Siddheshwar Dam is located on the Godavari river basin. People ideally spend 1 to 2 hours at the Siddheshwar Dam enjoying the picturesque calm ambience and enjoying the scenic beauty of the dam. One can plan trip to Maharashtra all the yearlong, but the best tim...

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Sri Vishnu Temple, Shelgaon
113 kms from Parbhani city limits

Sri Vishnu Temple, Shelgaon is one of the very famous and old religious place situated in Sonpeth taluka, in the state of Maharashtra. It is located at a distance of 113 kms from Parbhani.

Sri Vishnu Temple, Shelgaon is adorned by the temple of Shree Vishnu. This place has great importance as Kashi Varanasi. The Queen of the Malwa Dynasty, Punya Shlok Ahilyabai Holkar, reconstructed this temple back in the 18th century.

The season of the Maha Shivratri Festival sees a lot of worshippers and tourists alike thronging the temple gates to seek Lord Shiva's blessings. There ...

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Tridhara, Parbhani
12 kms from Parbhani city limits
Water

Tridhara is located 12 kms from Parbhani district in the state of Maharashtra.

The word Tridhara has been derived from 'Tri' which means three and 'dhara' means river. So as the name suggests, it is the place of confluence of three rivers- Purna, Dudhna and Kapra. The Sangam at Rudraprayag is spectacular, surrounded as it by the huge rocky type faces.

People ideally spend 30 to 40 minutes at The Tridhara enjoying the picturesque view of the rivers merging into each other. One can plan trip to Maharashtra all the yearlong, but the best time to be at this place is from O...

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Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth is famously known as the Marathwada Agricultural University. It is located in the Parbhani city of Maharashtra and one can reach the famous Agricultural University within 20 minutes by any public transport as it is only 2. 4 kilometers far from the city center of Parbhani.

This University was built on 18th May 1972 and the land for construction was actually donated by then 7th Nizam of Hyderabad Mir Osman Ali Khan. Offering academics in agriculture and allied sciences, research on regional needs and facilitating the technology transfer are ...

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Yeldari Dam
58 kms from Parbhani city limits

Yeldari Dam is located nearly 58 kms far from the main city center of Parbhani in Maharashtra and it takes around 1 hour 40 minutes to reach by any vehicle to reach this gigantic dam.

Yeldari named village in Jintur Taluk of Parbhani district of Maharashtra is famous with the village named dam called as Yeldari Dam. Basically, this dam is a type of earth fill dam built on Purna River. The inauguration of the dam took place nearly in 1968 and currently it is completely operated under the guidance of Government of Maharashtra. Yeldari Dam is the second largest dam in entire Marathwada ...

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