Shiv Mandir, Ambarnath

Shiva temple which is also called as the Ambreshwar Shiva Temple was built in 1060AD & is considered to be the pride of Ambernath. It is one of the ancient temples of Maharashtra situated in a small town called Ambernath. During the time of Shiv Ratri, many devotees from faraway place come to visit Lord Shiva. Fairs are also organized during that time of year. Children also enjoy a lot at this place.

Every Monday, huge number of people throng in large numbers to take Lord Shiva blessing. It is just 2 kms from Ambernath Railway station & the architecture is a mix of north indian and south indian style. A large number of the sculptures has lost its details to the weathering but still they are beautiful. Although they are trying to keep the original through repairing as and when required .From last two years a three day Art Festival is also organized, where in people witnessed live programmes by renowned personalities in the field of music including names like Pandit Jasraj, Rekha Bharadwaj, Sabri Brothers and percussionist Anandan Sivamani. There were also exhibitions of paintings, photography, antique arms and coins held at this temple.

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