Nashik Pilgrimage Places

Visit the best pilgrimage places in Nashik

Kalaram Mandir


Kalaram Mandir is situated within the Panchvati area of Nashik City. This temple is situated at a distance of 3 km from Central Bus. City buses and auto rickshaws are available from various corners of the city to reach the temple. This temple is supposed to stand on the spot where Lord Ram lived during hid exile. It was built in 1782 by Sardar Rangrao Odhekar on the site of an old wooden temple. The work is said to have lasted twelve years, 2000 persons being daily employed. It is one of the finest modern temples of Ramji in western India. The temple has a seventeen feet high wall of plain dressed stone which surrounds a well kept enclosure 245 feet long and 105 broad. It has seperate sabhamandap which is 75’*31’’*12 which is open from all sides. The temple has standing images of Lord Rama, Sita, Laxmana are of black stone and around 2 feet height. The Ramnavami festival is celebrated in Chaitra (March-April).

Sunder Narayan Mandir


Sundar Narayan Temple of Maha Vishnu in the form of Vishnu Kharewada, Panchavati, Near Raviwar Karanja, Nashik, Maharashtra. The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Vishnu with Goddess Shri Lakshmi and Goddess Shri Saraswathi who are placed in the sanctum of the temple. The temple walls are adorned by paintings of Indira, Hanuman and Narayana. Lord Vishnuleft and right are Shri Lakshmi and Shri Saraswathi respectively. Built in 1756 by Gangadhar Yashwant Chandrachud, this temple facing to the east has three porches each with with balcony seating, lobed arches and slightly spherical domes. The temple presents imposing architecture especially the vaulted niche, which strikes a chord with the Mughal sculpture.

Seeta Gufa

Sita Gufa, Nasik Overview. Near Panchvati is the Sita Gufa, said to be the spot from where Sita was kidnapped by Ravana. Located at the northern side of Nashik, Maharashtra, Panchavati is a densely populated town which has a huge spiritual and religious significance among Hindus. The Sita Gufa, also spelt as Sita Gumpha or Sita Gupha, is an important location associated with the Ramayana, Panchavati used to be a part of the Dandakaranya forest, an epic tale crucial to the narrative of modern Hinduism. This was the place where the Rama built his abode with his brother Laxman and wife Sita when he was sent to an exile of 14 years. The caves house idols of Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshman as well as a Shivling, said to be the one Sita worshipped.


Tapovan is a province which was blessed by the touch of Lord Rama’s feet during His exile. It was later used by the monks and sages for their spiritual advancement and welfare of the public in general. Tapovan literally means jungle for meditation and penance.Set amidst lush greenery, this place is nice, tranquil and a scenic spot with its soft flowing streams, and rocks. I love to sit on the rocks and spend some quiet time here.There is a Kapila Tirth where the sage is believed to have meditated.There are 3 kunds which, according to the guide, are known as Brahmatirth, Shivtirth and Vishnutirth. They are linked to each other at the bottom by narrow paths. There is another kund known as Agnitirth which he said is very deep and is the place where Lord Rama had hidden the real Sita while keeping the shadow Sita with Him who was later abducted by Ravana from the Sita Gumpha, seen in the earlier post.

Bhakti Dham


All deities in one huge and beautiful place. This temple is nashik and has huge nice idols of gods and goddesses. The main deity is Shiva. The other idols in the temple are Narnarayan, Virat darshan, Ram,sita and Lakshman’s idol. The entrance of the temple is beautiful with nicely carved idols of Sapthashringi maata, Ganesh and suns chariot. The temple is spacious and clean. They also run a school and many religious activities take place in and around the temple.

Mukti Dham

Muktidham temple is situated in Nashik Road. Built by Late Shri JayramBhai Bytco, is magnificient peice of architucture, made with marble from Makran in Rajastan, and by Rajastani scluptors. Unique to this temple are eighteen chapters of Geeta written on the walls. You can also see the replicas of all the twelve Jyotirlingas over here and also icons of all major Hindu Gods and Godesses. After visiting this temple one gets a feeling of visiting all the four Dhams in India. This temple is situated at a distance of 8 km from Central Bus Stand

Trimbakeshwar Temple

Shri Trimbakeshwar Temple is located at a distance of about 28 km from Nashik City Trimbakeshwar is well connected by state transport buses. Shri Trimbakeshwar Temple is located at a distance of about 28 km from Nashik, Maharashtra near the mountain named Brahamagiri from which the river Godavari flows. It was constructed by third Peshwa Balaji Bajirao (1740-1760) on the site of an old temple. Trimbakeshwar Temple is a religious centre having one of the twelve Jyotirlingas . The city of Trimbakeshwar is located at the foot of Brahamagiri hill ,height of which is 3000 feet above sea level. Trimbakeshwar Temple is maintained by Trimbakeshwar Temple Trust. They have constructed Shivprasad Bhakta Niwas which is having 24 rooms (2 bedded, 3 bedded, 5 bedded), conference hall, lift, hot water facilities.

Saptshrungi Garh


Shree Saptshrungi Gad is situated at a distance of 60 km from Nashik in Kalwan Tahsil. The temple is situated at 4659 feet above sea level, on a hill surrounded by seven peaks. It is considered to be Ardha Shaktipeeth out of Sadetin Shakti Peeths in Maharashtra. The figure of the goddess is about eight feet high,carved in relief out of the natural rock. She has eighteen hands ,nine on each side,each hand grasping a different weapons. Saptashringa Gad is a place where Goddess Bhagawati dwells. Saptashringa signifies seven horned/mountain peaks. Nanduri village is situated at the foot of the Saptashringa Gad. The Saptashringi hill has variety of flora having medicinal worth.There are various kunds like Kalikund, Suryakund and Dattatraya Kund. Opposite to the Saptashrind, to the east, divided by the deep ravine, is Markanedya hill. This is said to have been the abode of the sage Maekendeya. During his lifetime, he used to recite Purans for the amusement of the Devi and written Durga Saptashati.Large fairs are held in Chaitra and Ashwin Navratra.

Kalika Mata Mandir


The Goddess Kalika Mata is a village Goddess of Nashik. This temple was built in Maratha regime & then first renovation by Shrimant Ahilyabai Holkar in 1705. This place helds Jatra during Navratri & all Nashikites visit this temple to offer their prayers. Darshan timings: 6am TO 1pm, 3pm to 10pm 6am-Morning Aarti,12pm-Bhog/Prasad, 7pm- Evening Aarti. There is Kalika Mata idol in the middle while Sarswati & Mahalaxmi are on both sides. Services available are: Prasad, Water Coolar, Office, Shoe Store, Washrooms, Parking, CCTV Security, 24×7 Security, Sitting Benches, Music System, Prasad Shop, Digital Payment By PayTm It is managed by Kalika Mandir Trust Those who lives in Nashik, shall visit this temple to seek blessings from Kalika Mata. This place is peaceful & spiritual.