Maharashtra is well known for its historic and cultural past which is the gift of its pious ancestors and the residents of the state having great faith in god. Maratha kings who ruled this territory were keen in maintaining ancient temples and building new ones. This resulted in carrying forward heritage of the state in different places spread around its peripheries. Malvan is also not an exception. This small town of Sindhudurg district in Maharashtra has many popular historic temples, which are still kept and maintained in a good condition. Some of these temples are said to be Jagrut Devasthans meaning the deities in this temples fulfil the wishes of the devotees.
|Jai Ganesh Mandir, Malvan|
|Bharadi Ddevi Mandir Malvan|
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, the great Maratha king had generously donated for the renovation of this temple. Even Kanoji Angre the naval chief was also concerned about it. This arrangement was continued further in the regimes of Peshwas. Post-independence period is not an exception. Various traditional activities are still performed with same zeal and charm. Some of the biggest celebrations at the temple are Ramanawami, Kartikostav, Dashahara, Hanuman Jayanti, and Mahashivaratri. Visit this awesome destination in Malvan during one of the above festivals. There are plenty of hotels with some of the best facilities. You can stay at one of the best hotels of the region like "Hotel Sagar Kinara" which is rated on the top by the visitors to Malvan.