Jagadishwar Temple is a renowned tourist site in Raigad. It is an ancient shrine that was built during the reign of the great Maratha warrior king, Chhatrapati Shivaji. This temple represents the amalgamation of the Hindu-Islamic style of architecture and enshrines Lord Shiva. He is worshiped as Shri Jagadishwar in the form of a Shivalinga in this temple. Being an ancient temple, this is a
It Is Known For:-
1) Jagadishwar Temple is an ancient Shiva temple and is said to be built by Shivaji.
2) Shivaji was an ardent follower of Hinduism and has a great faith in Lord Shiva. Thus, he used to visit this temple on a daily basis to offer prayers.
3) It is a well-carved architectural structural. It has a monolithic structure of Lord Shiva’s vaahan, Nandi bull, in a seated position and facing the shrine.
4) It is visited by a large number of Shiva devotees on Mondays and on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri. Though this temple is not decorated beautifully, the offerings are made by all.
Best Time To Visit:-
Jagadishwar Temple is a great place of interest in Raigad. It is visited by the locals and tourists alike on a daily basis. There are no constraints for the visitors and one can mark his/her presence during any time of the year. The best time for witnessing some crowd drenched in Shiva’s devotion and distributing alms among the needy is Maha Shivaratri.
Jagadishwar Temple can be easily reached by bus or a cab easily because it has a wider network of all roads.
Nearest Railway Station:- Veer Railway Station
Nearest Airport:- Shivaji International Airport
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