Phandharpur has an old temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vitthal and Goddess Rukmini. This temple is believed to have been renovated in 1195. The site is also popularly known as the Kuldaivat of Maharashtra and the Southern Kashi of India.
This region also has a square shaped Pundalik Temple that is known for an open arched portico and a Shivalinga which is protected by a brass cover. The main shrine is a five storey structure surmounted by a pyramidal mortar spire.
The Rukmini Mandir is a major Vaishnava shrine, which is devoted to Goddess Rukmini. This temple is located on the shores of the Chandrabhaga River and is also renowned as the Panduranga Temple.
The main entrance of this temple is called the Namdev Gate. Some other attractions of this pilgrimage site are the Vishnupad Temple, Trimbakeshwar Temple and Shri Ram Temple.
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How to Reach:
Nearest Air port is Pune and Kolhapur.
Pandharpur railway station falls on the Kurduwadi-Miraj route of Central Railway.
It is located 72 kms from Solapur.