Harihareshwar is a very popular place for the devotees of Lord Shiva and. It is located in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. It is bound by four hills named Harihareshwar, Bramhadri, Pushpadri, and Harshinachal. The Savitri River flows into the Arabian Sea, which is close to Harihareshwar. Harihareshwar has also been called ‘Dev-ghar’ and ‘Dakshin Kashi.’ Apart from being a place for pilgrims, it is also famous for two beaches that are called Shrivardhan and Diveagar.
Places to Stay
There are many budget-friendly hotels near Harihareshwar. Some of them are the Shiv Sagar Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 600), Harihareshwar Resort (Tariff - Rs. 950) and Rohan Harihareshwar Beach Resort (Tariff - Rs. 1000.)
Marathi is the local language. The other languages that are spoken here are Hindi and English.
People in Harihareshwar celebrate several festivals annually. These include the Dabhol Backwater Festival, the Guhagar Food Festival and the Shimgotsav Festival.
Places of Interest
There are plenty of attractions to visit near Harihareshwar. Some of them are the Harihareshwar Beach (2 km), Ganesh Gully, the Kalbhairav Temple and the Kushmeshwar, Kondivli Beach (18 km.)
How to Get There
The airport nearest to Harihareshwar is located at Mumbai which is at 215 km away from the town.
The closest railway station is located at Mangaon which is at 65 km away.
Harihareshwar is well-connected to Mumbai, Pune, Shriwardhan and Panvel by road. It lies on NH17 and is has many buses that travel to it. Shree Travels, Savali Tours & Travels and Shailesh Travels are the best travel operators in this region. You can book your tickets online through Ticketgoose.com, a good bus booking site.