Situated in Choupala at Pandharpur in Maharashtra, Pandharpur temple (Vitthal Temple) is amongst the most revered temples of Maharashtra. The Pandharpur city as well as this temple are regarded as the most popular and most visited piligrimage sites of Maharashtra. It is a must visit place for devotees of Panduranga. The temple is decently maintained for the crowd while most of the visitors are not aware of the online queue system that is organized by the temple administration which provides quick & smooth darshan.
The other small temples associated with Panduranga are also good and peaceful. According to the legends, the temple celebrates devotion to parents, and why not? Krishna in his childhood restored the lost kingdom of his father, and entertained his mother with frivolous antics. Krishna is pleased with devotion to parents, and showers blessings through Lord Vitthal. Also this temple which was developed by Hoysala King Vishnuwardhan has a lot of mythological history attached with it which makes it a highly revered place of worship.
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