ANWA TEMPLE

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Location : 10-km From Golegaon Near Aurangabad, Maharashtra
Presiding Deity : Lord Shiva
Dates Back To: 12th Century


Anwa is a small village, 10-km east of Golegaon, on the main road leading from Aurangabad to the Ajanta Caves. This village gained importance as it has a temple dedicated to Shiva temple, with beautifully carved sculptures and decorated pillars. It was built in the 12th century, and consists of a sanctuary, a Mandapa or open hall with decorated pillars. The temple has exquisitely sculpted images of Vishnu, Ganesha and other divinities.

HOW TO GET THERE

Road: Anwa is very close to Ajanta. It is very convenient to travel by road from Golegaon. Private car or taxi is probably the best mode of transport.

WHERE TO STAY

For accommodation small budgeted hotels are available at Ajanta. One can also stay at the MTDC guesthouse.



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