There are many places to visit in Mahabaleshwar. Out of all the famous to-visit places, panchganga mandir is a must-go holy place. Panchganga mandir Mahabaleshwar is the joint where streams from the five rivers of Gayatri, Krishna, Venna, Koyna, and Savitri meet and form a confluence.
This formation is the reason for the name Panchganga. ‘Panch’ means the numeral 5 and Ganga points to the sacred Hindu river which is considered to be the holiest and sacred river. The starting point of the five rivers is from a cow’s mouth or Gowmukh. The holy cow is carved on a rock.
Hence the temples in this region are referred to as panchganga mandir. Of all the temples in Mahabaleshwar, pachganga temple has many visitors and is considered as a powerful temple. This temple has a place in the list of Mahabaleshwar tourist places. This is one of the tourist and pilgrimage Mahabaleshwar places. Many boarding and lodging hotels are present here to give comfort to the pilgrims. Lots of small restaurant and eat-outs are there to serve food to the visitors. Festive seasons are the best times to visit this low cost, the moderate climatic spot in Mahabaleshwar – Panchganga Mandir.