21 Sep 2023
It can only be termed as a blessing by the lords and mother nature, that Omkareshwar, the sacred island, is shaped like Om - the holiest symbol of Hinduism. It is adorned with lofty hills, between which the river Narmada forms a serene pool.
A cantilever type bridge running over river Narmada. It is a 270 ft. hanging bridge that enhances the beauty of Omkareshwar.
Out of the major places to visit in Omkareshwar, the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga shrine tops the list. Popularly known as 'Omkar Mandhata', it is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga shrines in India.Pilgrims in unimaginable numbers visit the shrine every year, seeking the blessings of Lord Shiva.
Apart from the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga temple the three storey Gauri Somnath Temple which is built in the shape of a peahen is also a place to see. Joining the list are Mahakaleshwar temple, Ashapuri temple, Siddhanath temple, Khedapati Hanuman temple, Rinmukteshwar temple, Mamleshwar temple, Kashi Vishwanath temple and Kedareshwar temple.
Also worth visiting in the holy town are Govindeshwar Caves where Adi Shankaracharya is said to have received enlightenment and the other one is Gurudwara Omkareshwar Sahib where Guru Nanak stayed during his visit to the city.
Trip to Omkareshwar can be concluded by watching Narmada meeting Kaveri at the sangam.
The colourful ghats, rippling Narmada and divinity that reside in this town gives you many reasons to visit Omkareshwar once.
Situated at the Sangam of the consecrated rivers Na
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Located in Omkareshwar, 24 Avatars is a Vishnu temple at Annapurna ashram.
This site has the remains of columns of an ancient temples that existed here
Located at a distance of 9 km from Omkareshwar, Kajal Rani Cave offers a view of long and broad stretches of the surrounding scenary
Situated at the confluence of Narmada and Kaveri, Shri Omkar Mandhata Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas
Siddhanath Temple is nearly at the end of Omkareshwar Parikrama. A fine example of early medieval Hindu architecture, the temple is built on a plinth, the sides of which are embellished with an exquisite frieze depicting elephants in various postures.
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Located on the top of a small hill, MPT Temple View offers the grand view of the holy Narmada and the jyotirlings temple. A 15 min walk from this hotel leads you to the temple premises. This hotel is known for its guest service, quality vegetarian food and clean ambience.
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Situated on the banks of river Narmada, Maheshwar appeals to both, the pilgrim as well as the tourist in you. The town possesses a treasure trove of beautiful temples that calm the soul, alongside
The best time to visit Omkareshwar is from July to April.