Monday, April 5, 2010

Narsinhwadi (Narsobachi Wadi) - Kolhapur (Sangli)

Temple of Lord Dattatraya, Narsinhwadi (Narsobachi Wadi) - Kolhapur (Sangli)
Coordinates for Narsinhwadi (Narsobachi Wadi) - Kolhapur (Sangli)
16°41'37"N   74°36'2"

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Location
Narsinhwadi a.k.a. "Narsobachi Wadi" is situated @25 Kilometers from Sangli in kolhapur District, @55 kilometers towards East from Kolhapur & @20 kilometers from Miraj.

How to reach by Bus or Train
You can reach "Narsobachi Wadi" Jayasingpur railway station which is situated on the Miraj-Kolhapur railway or ply on direct state transport (ST) buses from Miraj, Sangli or Kolhapur.

This is the most famous location of Lord Dattasthan situated on the bank of river Krishna & Panchaganga.

Shri Narsinh Saraswati who is avtar (incarnation) of Lord Dattatraya lived here for twelve years.

Here Lord Dattatreya is in the form of his 'Paduka' situated below a Umber tree, which symbolises presence of lord Dataatrya there.

Things to buy
"Narsobachi Wadi" is also famous for Brinjal, Cucumber, Corn that are really very very tasty due to the fact that they are grown on the bank of river Krishna. Also do not forget to buy Pedhe / Pedha, Kavath(Limonia) Barfi and Basundi which are considered to be best of Maharashtra for its taste and quality.

Entrance to the "Narsoba" temple



Close up look of the temple
Auspicious River Krishna


How to drive by road
From Sangli city you can drive down to this place within ~40 minutes, road is narrow but good. There is way to Kolhapur also which shows distance of ~45 Kimlometers.

Map to Narsinhwadi (Narsobachi Wadi) - Kolhapur (Sangli)
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Kolhapur to Narsinhwadi road map