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, Maharashtra

  (part of Shrivardhan region)

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State: Maharashtra
District: Raigad
Famous for/as: Beaches
Languages: Marathi, Hindi, English
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 23 to 38°C, Winter 16 to 26°C
Altitude: 0 m
Pincode: 400034
STD code: 02147
One of the finest sea shores in India, Harihareshwar is a nice tourist destination located in the Konkan coast in Maharashtra. Harihareshwar is renowned for its tranquility and picturesque beach. Harihareshwar is also known as Dakshin Kashi by virtue of its importance in the spiritual arena of India, especially with an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Harihareshwar, as the name suggest is an abode of Lord Shiva.

Historians relate the existence of the city with the great emperor Shivaji and also with the First Bajirao Peshawa who visited the holy place during 1723. The ancient temples in this area are the living specimen of Indian architectural style blended with Maratha style of constructions. The sculptures in the temples depict the stories from the Hindu epics and amply show the artistic extravaganza of ancient golden period.

The city Shrivardhan nearby to Harihareshwar is connected to the city by sea as well. The tourists who like to enjoy the marvelous travel by water can opt for the launches to reach Harihareshwar from Shrivardhan. A hill known as Harihar or Pushpadri closer to the Harihareshwar beach encloses the natural beauty in its full glow. The hill adds the beauty of the beach with its lush green thick vegetation.

Harihareshwar attracts big crowds to its serene beach with calm cool breezes and many tourists select this as a vacation destination to stay some days away from the busy world. Truly in all sense Harihareshwar is a place of beauty with the pleasant ambience, temples, beach and dense woods.
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Travel within city

Harihareshwar is a town in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The town of Harihareshwar is a very popular tourist destination and many people flock to it, given its serene and calm surrounding and attractive beaches.


Since Harihareshwar is a very small town, tourists can opt to walk within the town in order to see the various places of interest. By doing this, tourists can ensure that they visit all the places without spending much money on local transport.

Government Bus

Government buses are available in around town and these are the cheapest option. Tickets cost between Rs 5 and 15.

Auto Rickshaw

Auto rickshaws are also a main mode of local transport and they are available extensively. These can be hailed off the road and the prices are negotiable. Special night fares may apply and it is advisable to negotiate before boarding.


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harihareshwar is very beautiful place
Posted by mayuri degwekar 6 year, 6 months ago

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