Jain temple and Mallikarjun temple at Ghotan

Category Historic, Natural / Scenic beauty, Recreational, Religious

The Jain temple consists of a garbhagriha, antarala followed by mandapa and mukhamandapa. The ceiling of mandapa and antarala and door frame of sanctum is adorned with beautiful decorations. Though notified as Jain temple at present Shivlinga is housed in the sanctum. Temple is datable to 12th-13th AD.

The Mallikarjun temple was built in 13th -14th AD and has been repaired on a large scale in the Peshava period. The original lower of the temple is built in stone while the shikhara potion is built with bricks and lime. The pillars are rectangular at the base, shaft is divided into decorative octagons, rectangular sections in the middle carry most ornate depictions in the form of fighting pair of elephants, warriors sitting on horses, makarmukha and ghatapallava motif.

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How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest airports are Aurangabad and Pune. Airport Shirdi (limited flights).

By Train

Ahmednagar is nearest railway station.

By Road

Regular State Transport Buses are available from Any Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation Bus Stand.