Yavatmal is an ancient town with reference of it made in the epic Mahabharata. The city was part of the Berar province which was in turn part of the iconic kingdom of Vidharbha. This makes the city a favorite among history enthusiasts. Many come to the city to visit the temples and other historic hotspots.
Famous Temples in Yavatmal
There are a number of famous temples and mosques in and around the city of Yavatmal in Maharashtra. A visit to these spiritual dwellings would be worth your while in Yavatmal.
Shi Chintamani Temple
The Chintamani temple is located in the village of Kalamb in the banks of Chakravati. The name of the temple is derived from one of the other names of the lord Ganesh – Chintamani. Chinta means worry and faith has it that preying to him here will take away all worries. What makes the temple even more attractive to visitors is that it is situated underground. The subterranean holy water tank known as Ganesh Kunda is also a source of interest for travelers. Every year in the month of Magha Shudda the fair of Shri Chintamani is celebrated here.
Dedicated to lord Vishnu, the Jagat temple at Yavatmal attracts many pilgrims and tourists from different parts of the country. It is located at Umarsara area in the Yavatmal city.
The Mahadev temple at Yavatmal city is said to be more than 1100 years old. It is located in the centre of the yavatmal town. The temple’s Sabha Mandir was constructed in 1915 by funds collected from public.
Ranganath Swami Temple
The Ranganath swami temple is located near wani. In the days between Falguna vadi to Chitra Sud, thousands of people flock the temple for the blessings of their lord. During this period, Wani comes alive with trade and festivals.