Velneshwar Temple is an ancient Hindu Temple. The main deity was Lord Shiva. It locates 15km from Guhagar and 4km from Hedvi. This Velneshwar Temple had believed to be more than 500 years old.
This Temple situates in the village near Velneshwar beach. This temple was built by Gadgils and revaluated by Sri Trimbak Ravaji Gokhale. Velneshwar Temple had dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consort Goddess Parvati.
The temple houses are many small shrines dedicated to Ganesha, Lord Vishnu and Kala Bhairava. The main Sanctum of the temple is garnished with stone carvings and represents episodes of myths and paintings. We discuss the temple, beach, accommodation, nearby places, and contact details here.
As this beach is in harmony with nature, it is a good idea to visit this place in any season.
However, it is best to wait until the rainy season is over. Then, Mother Nature will welcome you and make your stay here memorable! One of the things to look out for here is growing a large number of beetle nut trees.
Velneshwar Beach is becoming a trendy tourist destination, and the lush green vegetation and twists and turns of the Western Ghats are enough to attract one’s attention.
On this clean beach, you can also enjoy swimming or sunbathing, where you can fully enjoy the beauty and serenity of a very close place to nature.
It is an ideal place to enjoy the serene and serene atmosphere that this place offers, without any pollution, with the fresh breeze from the sea and the beautiful nature.
Velneshwar Temple History:
The entrance to the place had marked by the Velneshwar Temple, a 1700-year-old Shiva temple, which is only a part of it, And the rest of the temple was built in the 1960s and 70s.
The great thing that everyone appreciates, along with the beauty and cleanliness, is that the temple in this area lacks any touts.
The Marathi population should be given massive praise for keeping their temples littered and littered. This place’s serene and clean surroundings allow you to spend hours in this temple.
Traditionally Maha Shivaratri festival is celebrated in March in Velneshwar, held in honour of Lord Shiva and is also the time of revival and celebrations in the region.
Velneshwar Temple timings
Here are the Velneshwar Temple timings are all days 06:00 AM to 09:00 PM.
Accommodation in Velneshwar Shiva Temple:
MTDC is the perfect place to stay in Velneshwar. The resort sets on a hill, on the private way to the beach. It has comfortable cottages with a picturesque view of the sea.
The cottages have basic amenities like a bed, LCD television, and hot and cold running water.
There is an in-house restaurant that serves mouth-watering Konkani dishes. In addition to MTDC, Navneet Thakur can also house at Kinara Beach House.
Jeevan Sugandh Hotel is another option for affordable accommodation. Locals also offer residential options at nominal prices.
Near places to visit in Velneshwar temple Guhagar:
- Guhagar Beach
- Velneshwar Beach
- Hedavi Beach
- Jaigad Light House
- Dabhol Beach
- Shree Vyadeshwar Mandir, Guhagar
- Anjarle Beach
- Bhandarpule Beach
- Jai Vinayak Temple
- Diveagar Beach
- Kunkeshwar Beach
- Dashbhuja Ganesh Temple, Hedavi
- Arevare Beach
- Bordi Beach
- Satpati Beach
- Marleshwar Temple
- Aswali Dam
- Devgad Fort And Vijaydurg Fort
- Kalpataru Botanical Garden
- Madagad Fort
- Nivati fort
- Phansad Wildlife Sanctuary
How to reach the temple:
Mumbai Airport is the nearest to Velneshwar Temple. It locates at a distance of 330 km from Velneshwar. You will have to take a taxi from the airport to reach Velneshwar.
The nearest railway station is Chiplun (65 km). From Mumbai, it takes about 4 hours to reach Chiplun via the Konkan Railway.
Buses run from Chiplun Central State Transport Depot to Guhagar town. From Guhagar Bus Depot, you can take an auto-rickshaw to Velneshwar.
State transport buses run from Mumbai, Pune and Kolhapur to Guhagar. From Guhagar, local state buses to Narwan and Tavsal stop at Velneshwar. Auto-rickshaws are also available from Guhagar.
You are welcome to call here. Please, use the phone number +91 (235) 924-33-22.
To contact Velneshwar Bhakt Niwas, you can visit it in India, Velaneshwar, Maharashtra 415729.