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Sri Kanakaditya Temple

Village Kasheli | Tal. Rajapur, Ratnagiri, India
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Beautiful Sun Temple but Remotely Located

Located near Pawas area, you have to drive quite a kms inside Mongo farms to reach it. The temple... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2017
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The Golden Sun

Sun or Surya was one of the highly revered gods during the Vedic era. In course of time, like that... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2017
Debarati D
Navi Mumbai, India
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Village Kasheli | Tal. Rajapur, Ratnagiri, India
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Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Located near Pawas area, you have to drive quite a kms inside Mongo farms to reach it. The temple is good looking and it has basic amenities like water source n toilets. The temple wooden structure is beautiful. The roof of the temple is said...More

1  Thank joyienjoy
Reviewed February 28, 2017

Sun or Surya was one of the highly revered gods during the Vedic era. In course of time, like that of other Vedic gods, Surya worship lost its prominence, but several temples enshrining the Sun God as the principal deity are still present. One of...More

1  Thank Debarati D
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the very few places which combines the natural beauty with the unique sacred importance...... This temple is one of the very few temples of god son..... (surya dev) specially one of kind which was saved from the waves of 'murti bhanjak'...More

2  Thank Chinmay P
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This is the only Sun temple in Konkan area. Very calm and peaceful place. Every once must visit this place once. Very close to Mahakali temple of adivare

Thank mahesh s
Reviewed June 1, 2016

We visited Kanakaditya Temple during our stay at Ganesh Gule. Temple is beautiful. Clean and peaceful place. Was surprised to know that this is the only temple with full standing status of Sun God. Renovation work in progress hope it will make it even better...More

1  Thank P_Dhopavkar
Reviewed March 25, 2016

The temple is located bit remotely, approx 10-15 kms from Pawas. It is a very old and beautiful temple which is undergoing some renovation currently. The murals inside temple are just amazing and leave you wondering how did they do it all

1  Thank ashuapande
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Very nice sun temple. The Mandir and its sabhamandap is awesome. One must visit before 12 Noon to take Darshan of God Sun.

Thank Aaplaparyatanmitra
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Shri Kanakaditya temple is a Sun god's temple.Almost more than 1000 year old .Recently renovation work is going on.

Thank hemantmedicam
Reviewed April 6, 2015

There are very few temples dedicated to the Sun-God and this one in Ratnagiri, at Kasheli is truly beautiful. The architecture in wonderful and retains the local charm. There is a fabulous panel of carvings depicting the nav-grahas or the nine planets on the ceiling...More

4  Thank NitaliT
Reviewed January 8, 2015

Nestled in dense jungle and located in a remote part of Maharashtra, this place is worth visiting.The simple,sweet and peace loving people of Kasheli will make your visit even more beautiful and memorable.

7  Thank Roopaushree
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