Bhima Shankar, Pune


One of the Twelve Jyotirlinga, this ancient temple is built in Nagara style of architecture. Nearby Bhima Shankar Wildlife Sanctuary has been identified as an Important Bird Area (IBA) by the Bird Life International.


4.30 am to 9.30 pm

Local Transport

MSRTC buses (non luxury) run from Pune to Bhīma Shankar every 30 minutes from 5:30 am till 4:00 pm

How to reach

Nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji international (Mumbai) airport. Nearest railway stations and Karjat


125 km from Pune, 221 km from Mumbai, 166 km from Ahmednagar.

Important Events & Festivals

Mahashivratri in month of March/April is celebrated with great enthusiasm.


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