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Akkalkot Swami Samarth Maharaj Temple

Solapur, India
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Solapur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

Approached from Hyderabad to akkalkot using GPS. Suddenly the GPS signal lost and I had to ask the localites who guided me through alur, murum to akkalkot. The road through this is very bad and typically off road experience. Road stretch is under construction and only heavy vehicles plying. At last reached akkalkot and found a parking place opposite to... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I was driven by my chauffeur in brand new deluxe INNOVA from Pune Lohegoan International Airport then a stay at hyde park and further early morning trip to We had had a long drive from Pune to daund, Karduwadi and after recce business we stayed ay Trimurti hotel near Kurduwadi Bypass Junction nigh halt at HOTEL TRIMURTI - Kurduwadi Barshi... More

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We went to Akkalkot Swami Samath Maharaj Temple. We understood the significance of the place and the temple from the Pujari's of the temple. We came to know that Swami Samath Maharaj was the fourth incarnation of Bhagavan Dattatreya. This is certainly a must visit place if you happen to travel to Solapur.

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Zweibruecken, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

It is situated 40 km frm Solapur and very close to the border between Maharashtra and Karnataka states. Must visit the Samadhi Math of Shri Swami Samarth is in the Budhwar Peth of Akkalkot. Outside temple premises very old Vatavruksha. No fees for darshan and nobody force for donation, u can donate if you wish also enjoy Mahaprasad. Visit this... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Location is peaceful and divine. the stay near the temple is a bit chaotic, but you can opt for the stay hostel, which is on the outskirt, which is preety huge and quiet.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I have visited Swami Samartha temple quiet few times and its great place to visit for any devotee. We normally drive to Akkallkot from Mumbai. From Solapur it take 1 ½ hrs drive to reach the temple. Only thing missing is good hotel nearby the temple. The nearby stay arrangement is pathetic only thing you will enjoy is stay at... More

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pune
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I just visited Akkalkot swami Samarth Samadhi on 19th of this month.We had gr8 darshan as there was not much crowd that day.It was a very good experience.We took lunch in there annachhatra.The plated were clean & there was no kaos.Was pretty impressed with the overall running.

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

I hd been to akkalkot jst a few days ago. Frm solapur it takes 1.5 hr by bus. We wer very tired therefore we directly went to bhakta niwas. Bt der was a lot of traffic on the approach road and due to terrible heat we wer frustrated. The rooms rate Rs.450/- for 3 cot wid attachd toilet n bathroom.... More

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Its a good religious place however the temple surroundings are terribly maintained. the back side has a lot of mud water and 5-6 pigs roaming around them. Its only inside the temple you feel divine. the management of temple need to learn from the Shegaon managment.

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Rajkot
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

Religious place. Well managed. Ample place for darshan. Mahaprasad (Free and hygienic food) for visitors. Watavrukhsha of temple is very old. No fees for darshan and no body asks for donation. You can donate if you wish.

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