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Narsobawadi Temple

Narsobawadi or Narsinhwadi is a small village can be found at the confluence of Krishna and Panchganga rivers about 50 kilometers from Kolhapur. Also known for its archaeological significance, every year this place attracts tourists and devotees in large number.

Travel in KolhapurThe Nrusinhawadi village is spread over an area of about one square mile, and is blessed with natural beauty and beautiful sceneries due to a confluence of Krishna river and Panchganga river and a thick forest of Audumber trees. Unlike other small towns in Maharashtra, Narsobawadi is sparsely populated.

The reason for the place to be considered highly sacred is because Shri Nrusinha Saraswati stayed here for 12 years. Shri Nrusinha Saraswati is the third incarnation od Shri is Dattaguru.

Things to do at Narsobawadi temple

You will be keen to visit the ‘Sangam’ just ahead of the temple, that is the place where the holy rivers Panchganga and Krishna meet.

Boat rides on the holy river is enjoyable as it gives you a fantastic view of the Narsobawadi temple from the river front.A boat ride will cost about Rs 20. to Rs 30 per person.

You can experience peace and tranquility of this holy place if you just sit on the steps of this ghat by the river and watch the river flow during the early hours of the morning or evening.

Nearby Attractions

Amreshwar Temple.
Mahadev temple at Khidrapur (Kopeshwar Mandir).
Gargoti and Bhudargad Fort is a fascinating place for history and archaeological lovers.

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How to reach

Narsobawadi is well connected by road to cities like Kolhapur(50 km), Sangli(22 km), Jaisinghpur(14 km) and Miraj(19 km). MSRTC buses i.e the State transport buses regularly ply between these places.Private vehicles are also available from Kolhapur, Sangli and other nearby cities.The nearest train station is Jai Singhpur which is 5 km from Sangli railway station.

Where to stay

There are numerous hotels, rest houses and lodges at Narsoba Wadi which you can choose from depending on your budget and duration of your stay. You will find rooms ranging from Rs 150 to Rs. 2,500 per day. 

Since most devotees come here on a pilgrimage, they can choose the dharamshalas (visitors guest house) offered by the temple authorities. These places are right next to the Narsobawadi temple and is convenient for older pilgrims and also you could walk right away into the temple bare foot.

Where to eat

You will find a lot of eateries at Narsobawadi offering a variety of vegetarian food, south Indian dishes, Chinese dishes and local snack item. Please note : Being a holy place only vegetarian food is available here.

Contact Details

Shree Kshetra Narsobawadi,
Shree Nrisinnsaraswati Swami Datta Dev Sansthan,
Taluka : Shirol, District :  Kolhapur,
Maharashtra, India.
Pincode : 416104.
Contact Numbers : + 91 2322 270064 / 270501 / 270006.
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Temple daily schedule

05.00 am: Paduka Puja, 08.00 am to 12.00 pm: Rudrabhishek, 12.30 pm to 01.30 pm: Maha Puja, Aarti
03.00 pm to 04.00 pm: Pavamana Sookta Parayan, 05.30 pm: Dhoop Aarti, 08.00 pm: Palkhi,  10.00 pm: Shej Aarti

You will never forget your trip to this holy place, as the entire place has a soothing effect. The music of the gentle flow of the river water and the calm environment of the temple leaves you ecstatic.

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    Praveen Inapuri from Hyderabad 61 Days ago

    i am from hyderabad.. any accomodation available at Narsobawadi, pls inform ...

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    is e pass is compulsory for darshan or we can come direct

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    Narendra Moreshwar Dixit from Thane,Majiwada,Maharashatra 400601 388 Days ago

    Sir, I wish to have Rurdrabhishek to swami Nrisinhasaraswati permanantly continuously every year on Nrusinha Jayanti In memory of my sister smt.Shobhana Madhukar Pradhan,Gotra me know the procedure & particular of mandir’s bank a/counts particulars as IFCS,A/ as to enable me to remit the amount to sansthan’s Account. Narendra Dixit.Apollo 301 Lodha Paradise,Majiwade Thane(w);400061.

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    Sreeharsha from Bangalore 1096 Days ago

    Sir, I wish to send a small amount on occasion ofGuru poornima on 9 th. I request you to perform rudrabhishekam to lotus feet of sreeguru. And can use for annadanam.Bharadwaj gotraSreeharsha. Bharani nakshatra meshaShylaja. REVATHI' nakshatra meenaSamanvitha. Poorvabhadra , kumbha.Savitramma. Jeshta. Kindly send the bank details to transfer the money with account no, ifsc code, branch with code no and

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    Shripad Deodhar from Mumbai 1309 Days ago

    Sir,I want to donate amount to Shree Narasimhasaraswati temple for pooja. How to send it. Do I get receipt for the same. Please send me details.Regards

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    manisha yadwad from hubli 1693 Days ago

    sir i want to send money for small seva every year please tell me where to send it or whether i can send it by mo

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    SHRIRAAM DHAMANKARR from DOMBIVALI Dist: Thana Taluks ; Kalyan 1791 Days ago

    Real Shaktitirtha Narsinha Saraswati Maharaj is Still there and protect to devotees alwaysShree Gurudev Datt

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