Ramkund Overview

Ranked 14 of 169 sightseeing in Nasik

In 1696, this holy tank was built by Chitrarao Khatarkar that spans an area of 27 m by 12 m. It is believed that during the period of exile, Rama and Sita used to bathe in this tank or ‘kund.’ This tank contains holy water and even today, the ashes of a dead person are immersed in this tank by religious Hindus so that the dead can attain salvation. Some of the renowned personalities whose ashes have been immersed in this tank are Indira Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and Y B Chavan.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Day
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Yogesh athare

Yogesh athare5.0/5

1 review

Best place for piece of mind

I born and brought up in nashik. From all the destinations in nashik, I like this place very much because the atmosphere and energy in this place is awesome.(I am trying but Photos are not uploading.
  • Best place for piece of mind

Kamles patel

Kamles patel2.9/5

10 reviews

Can be maintained better

Visited during December 16.. Nice peaceful atmosphere nearby.. Many small temples in the region.. However the water body appears stagnant and needs to be cleaned.. Maintaining the region properly would enhance tourism in the region further..

Heena Gokal

Heena Gokal4.6/5

28 reviews

Holy place

We did peaceful darshan here of Panchvati and Godavari River. Was a sacred and revitalizing experience. Several small temples in close proximity in this area which we had visited. A very powerful Shirdi Sai Baba temple on the outskirts is a must to visit for Darshan. An area where Sugreev and Hanumanji did there worship is also seen here. I would recommend spending a good 90 minutes or less walking around this area and absorbing the spiritual energy all around.

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Pratik Mohapatra

Pratik Mohapatra2.9/5

27 reviews

Sacred because of the history

This is just a part of river Godavari which is sacred because of the history. People today immerse mortal remains (Arthi) which is believed to be absorbed in the water quickly. Fact, Mahatma Gandhi's ashes were buried here.

Meenakshi Putty

Meenakshi Putty4.3/5

27 reviews

Sacred as Har ki Pauri

Ramkund in Nashik is considered one of the sacred places equivalent to Har ki Pauri, and the Allahabad ghat. The pious River Godavari has her existence here. One can also visit the equally sacred places like Panchavati and Tapovan which are close by. This place is a must visit during the Maha kumbh mela which happens once in 12 years to witness our heritage.
  • Sacred as Har ki Pauri

Ajit Gupta

Ajit Gupta5.0/5

1 review

Awesome to visit here

I went Nashik in September first week, enjoyed alot. It was awesome trip during Kumbh Mela. There are so many hotels you can stay around area. I took Kumbh snan in the morning. The kund was very clean, the arrangement was very good. In evening I went Trimbakeshwar and returned back to the hotel. Overall Nashik is very good city and holy place to visit.

Pratik Jena

Pratik Jena4.3/5

68 reviews

Sacred and holy place

It is the place where Lord Rama and Sita used to bathe. The Adhkumbh(half kumbh)mela is held here in every 12 years. It is going to be held after two months this year in 2015. Very sacred and holy place.
  • Sacred and holy place

Deepesh Chodankar

Deepesh Chodankar3.6/5

15 reviews

One of the holy place

It is one of the holy place in Nashik where Kumbh mela is being organised, people come here for holy bath. There are fruits and vegetable market on the bank of river and various temples are also present in the surrounding area.

Sachin Sambre

Sachin Sambre3.6/5

1 review

It is the main holy place in Nashik

Ramkund is main holy place in Nashik. It is most visited place by people in India. Ramkund is situated on Godavari River in Nashik. It is also called as Panchvati too. Ramkund is near from CBS Thakkar market bus stand. The distance is near about 1 or 1.5 km from bus stand.

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Ramkund, Nasik

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Ramkund, Nasik

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Yogesh athare

Best place for peace of mind
Ramkund, Nasik

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Pratik Jena

Ramkund temple