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Harihareshwar Tourism

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1Harihareshwar beach, Maharashtra
Harihareshwar beach, Maharashtra

Surrounded by 4 holy hills Harihar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri, the Harihareshwar beach is a sheer joy for visitors. “This is a nice beach for a sunset walk or some photo-shoot and fun along the rocky seashore. Do note that the rocky seashore is the most beautiful part of this beach, with seawater beating against the shores and making a lovely scene.” shares HolidayIQ reviewer Pratik Mohapatra.

Distance: 190 km from Mumbai via NH 66

What to see: Kalbhairav Temple, Shankar Temple, Kondivli Beach and Ganesh Gully


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Reviews (28)

Shiva Ukali

Shiva Ukali4.3/5

53 reviews

Awesome place to visit

The Harihareshwar is a destination 180 KM from Pune. We had arrived there around 11am. The destination is famous for its beach. We enjoyed on rocky shore of the beach. All had fun playing in water which hitting the shore. The rocky shore is great design designed by sea thumping.
This place is really awesome. It is also famous for Shiv mandir called Harihareshwar temple here. This place is also known as Dakshin Kashi. It has only RS. 10 as entry fees that's nearly null.
So go to Harihareshwar and enjoy.
Happy travelling.

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Bhai Rankar

Bhai Rankar3.6/5

7 reviews

Great religious & adventures place

Besides a major pilgrimage centre, Harihareshwar is a popular beach resort with two beaches, one to the north and the other to the south of the temple. Mtdc has a resort on the south beach. Harihareshwar, along with Shrivardhan forms a popular weekend beach destination.
  • Great religious & adventures place
  • Great religious & adventures place
  • Great religious & adventures place
  • Great religious & adventures place

Recommended Duration in Harihareshwar

Number of days to spend in Harihareshwar as recommended by our travellers.

2 days


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About Harihareshwar Tourism
Harihareshwar is a small town surrounded by hills and beaches along the Konkan border in the Raigad District of Maharashtra. It is situated where River Savitri merges with the Arabian Sea from the town of Harihareshwar. It is an ideal weekend getaway 300 km away from Mumbai.
The history of Harihareshwar includes the period when the Peshwas of the Maratha kingdom ruled Harihareshwar. The town is considered a sacred place by Hindus as Devghar and the main temple is believed to be blessed by Vishnu. The destination is surrounded by four hills that are named after the deities including Bramhadri, Harihareshwar, Harshinachal and Pushpadri. It is mostly inhabited by Hindus. Festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Diwali and Maha Shivaratri are celebrated with great zeal here.
Harihareshwar Temple is one of the most popular tourist attractions, which is built on an elevated spot between two small hills as well as Harihareshwar Beach, where tourists can also enjoy boating. Other attractions include Kalbhairav Temple, Somaja Devi Temple and Ganesh Gully. There are a number of small shops set up in along the street to the temple, where visitors can have different flavored sherbets and purchase various kinds of locally made jewellery. Travellers can visit Harihareshwar during the months of October and March when the weather conditions are pleasant and ideal to explore the destination.
Flights, trains and buses are available to Harihareshwar. The closest airport to the destination is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. It is well connected to domestic and international cities. Besides, the town is situated close to Mangaon Railway Station, which is connected with Pune and Mumbai. Buses operated by state owned transport corporation are available from Pune and Mumbai to Harihareshwar. There are ample accommodation options in Harihareshwar. Tourists can opt for hotels ranging from budget to luxury and beach resorts along the south and north beach of Harihareshwar.

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Harihareshwar Beach, Harihareshwar

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Harihareshwar Beach, Harihareshwar

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Harihareshwar Beach, Harihareshwar

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Kondivli Beach, Harihareshwar

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View of the beach

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