Places around Solapur with Water

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1/9 Places to Visit in Solapur with Water

Ardhanari Nateshwar Mandir situated in Velapur is at a distance of 109 kms from Pandharpur, Maharashtra. It is also known as Hara-Nareshwara Temple and is a well structured temple made out of huge rocks.

Ardhanari Nateshwar Mandir was built during the reign of Yadav ruler Ramchandradev in the 12th century by the two brothers Brmhadev Raina and Baidev Raina in Hemdapanthi style. Devotees visit this temple to worship the unique idol of lord Shiva where the right part of the idol represents Shiva and the left portion represents Parvati. A piece of stone attached to it represents the s...

2/9 Places to Visit in Solapur with Water
Ekruk Tank
3 kms from Solapur city limits

Ekruk Tank is the second largest irrigation project of the entire Deccan region. It was established during the reign of British by colonel Fife. This tank is a very good tourist attraction for nature lovers because it adds great scenic beauty to its surroundings. The tank is about 3 kms away from the bus depot of Solapur and has a proper connection with road.

Ekruk Tank is attached to Hipparga lake and the culmination of the tank and the lake is known as Ekruk Hipparga Talao. This tank is the main source of supply of water for the entire district of Solapur.

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3/9 Places to Visit in Solapur with Water
Naldurg Fort
45 kms from Solapur city limits

The fort of Naldurg, is a popular historical and architectural monument. It is located in the Marathawada region of Osmanabad city. The fort is 45 kms away from Solapur city center. The name of the fort is given after the King Nalaraja, who built this fort.

The Naldurg fort's architecture is a unique blend of Indo-Islamic styles. It is unique because it is one of a kind among the bevy of forts scattered all across the state of Maharashtra. The peculiar feature of the fort is that it encloses a knoll of basalt rock which extends out into the valley of the Bori River. It homes 114 b...

4/9 Places to Visit in Solapur with Water

Revan Siddeshwar Temple is one of the peaceful and spiritual places to visit in Solapur. It is situated near the Moti Baug and Kambar Talao of Solapur. The temple has idol of saint Siddeshwar, a devotee of lord Shiva and one of the five Acharya of Veerashiva lingayat faith. The temple is sacred to the members of Hindu and Lingayat community. It is very artistic and archaic in architecture.

The idol of the saint is situated at the basement of the chamber of the temple. The temple is also enclosed by beautiful stone chambers. The temple is surrounded by Kambar Talao lake and garden. ...

5/9 Places to Visit in Solapur with Water

Situated in the heart of Solapur, Sambhaji Lake is a prominent tourist attraction in Solapur.

Also called as Kamar Talab, Sambhaji Lake was initially named after Kamar, the daughter of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. After the Mughals were ousted out of power, the locals renamed it as Sambhaji Lake, in fond memory of the Maratha leader Sambhaji.

Sambhaji Lake boasts of an evergreen ambience. The climate there is moderated by the lake's ecosystem, making it a great place to visit, all round the year. The Pune international airport is well connected to all major cities, mak...

6/9 Places to Visit in Solapur with Water
Siddheshwar Lake, Solapur
7 kms from Solapur city limits

Flanked by Bhuikot Fort on one side and adjacent to the Siddheshwar temple, Siddheshwar lake is not only Solapur's biggest attraction, but one of India's very few 'Tirthakshetra'. Home to scores of devotees of Lord Siddheshwar and open to many more, the lake is around 7 kms away from Solapur railway station.

The origin of the Siddheshwar lake is still an open debate. While many argue that the lake was built by Shri Siddheshwar as early as 1180 A. D. , some say that the Sultan of Bahamani built it to accompany the adjacent Bhuikot fort. Either way, the Lake Reformation Committee (LR...

7/9 Places to Visit in Solapur with Water

Located amidst a lake and flanked by Bhuikot fort, such is the beauty of Siddheshwar temple. Siddheshwar Temple is located in Solapur district, Maharashtra. It is within the city limits of Solapur.

The Siddheshawar Temple is sacred to Hindus and members of the Lingayat faith. The temple attains its importance amongst the devotees as the place where Shri Siddheshwar, an incarnation of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu, attained Samadhi. In the main courtyard of the temple, there are 68 shiva lingams, which were installed by Lord Siddheshwar as a part of the order by his guru Shri Mallikarjun...

8/9 Places to Visit in Solapur with Water

Solapur Bhuikot Fort is a historical place, located near the most famous Siddheshwar temple. It is within the Solapur city limits.

Solapur Bhuikot Fort is a must-visit for the heritage lovers. In Marathi, Bhui translates as land while Kot means fort. The history of the fort dates backs to the 14th century when it was built under the rule of Bahamani Dynasty, in the memory of Hutatma Bagh. It was a Mughal fort. As per the historians, Aurangazeb spent quite some time in this fort. Once it was handed over to the Peshwas; Bajirao II also stayed here. Bahamani Sultan built a temple, dedic...

9/9 Places to Visit in Solapur with Water

Maharashtra's most visited temple, Vithal Temple is located in Pandharpur village of Solapur district. It is the main shrine dedicated to Lord Vithal (believed to be a form of Krishna or Vishnu) and his consort Rakhumai. The temple stands on the banks of the Chandrabhaga River. The entrance provides a view to this river and the tomb of sage Namdev. The temple also houses shrines of Rukmini Devi, Satyabhama Devi, Radhika Devi, Lord Narasimha, Lord Venkateshwara, Hanuman, Garuda, Goddess Mahalakshmi, Nagaraj, and Annapurna Devi. It is located at a distance of 72 kms from Solapur.