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Jogeshwari Cave Temple

Jogeshwari Cave is a 1,500-year old historical site in Jogeshwari of Mumbai. It is a Brahmanical type rock cave and is believed to have been erected during the reign of the Mauryas.

A long flight of steps leads to the central pillared hall of the cave temple, which enshrines a Shivling. It also has smaller chambers, of which one of them enshrines a vivid orange colored idol of Lord Ganesh.

Also, found here are the idols of Lord Hanuman, Lord Datta and Goddess Jogeshwari. Apart from these, one can find the relics of two huge dwarpals (door men) which marks the glorious architectural past of the temple.

Jogeshwari Cave Temple is 3 km east of Jogeshwari Railway Station.

Updated on 8th March, 2015
District: Mumbai Suburban
Location: Jogeshwari


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