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Markanda

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Address: Nagpur, India

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The lost world with glimpses of our past

Shiva Temple in ruins.. With a few visitors around and no maintenance seems we have left this place to be lost in time. It has beautifully constructed group of temples and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2014
Anand J
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Shiva Temple in ruins.. With a few visitors around and no maintenance seems we have left this place to be lost in time. It has beautifully constructed group of temples and the place is believed to be the home of Rishi Markanda. The River Wainganga flowing beside the temple add to its beauty. Reach: One can take a bus/taxi from... More 

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Nagpur, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Markanda is one of many hidden jewels in Central Inida but due to govt. apathy there is lack of proper maintenance and facilities at these spots. Our govt. needs to do more to promote Markanda and other historical places of Central Inida and offer basic amenities to tourists.

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Nagpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Temple is so butiful situated in maharastras tribal area & very Nearest spot to seen with religious & as a picnik spot near abt 200 km from Nagpur Via mul

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Nagpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

Beutiful shiv mandir it is very old & very good constructed by rocks a very big river bed vaingaga to get a pece of mind

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Markanda is a must on the pilgrim's itinerary. Situated on the bank of the Vainganga river this town is said to have derived its name from the sage Markandeya who lived and worshipped here. It has an undoubtedly spiritual character with no less than 24 temples in its vicinity, including the Markanda temple. The temples reflect the architectural style of... More 

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