Going to Shrivardhan? Get answers from our friendly locals
Shrivardhan is a city and a municipal council in Raigad district in the Indian state of Maharashtra. It has developed into a seaside resort, along with the nearby town of Harihareshwar, which also has a Shiva temple. Shrivardhan town itself does have many beaches like Diveagar Beach and Kondivali beach. People from across Maharashtra come to Shrivardhan and the nearby beaches all round the year. Srivardhan (taluka) is an ancient place of historical importance and is mentioned as being visited by Arjuna Pandav in his pilgrimage. It is well known place for traders in the past. In 1713 Srivardhan was one of the sixteen fortified places in the Konkan ceded by Balaji Visvanath Pesva to Kanhoji Angre of Kolaba.
Balaji was the first Peshwa of Maratha Empire appointed by Chattrapati Shahu, grandson of Chhatrapati Shivaji. The Famous and Historical Plac In Shrivardhan is a God Shiva Temple Famous as a Jivneshwar Temple. This is a Jagrut Devshtan Of Lord Shankar. The temple in the town - Shri Laxminarayan Temple - is the main temple of Peshwas. The idol in the temple is quite old and said to be of Hoysala architecture style. The other temples in the town are of Kusumdevi, Somjai, Bhairavnath and Jivaneshwar. The Famous and Historical Place In Shrivardhan is a God Shiva Temple Famous as a Jivneshwar Temple. This is a Jagrut Devshtan Of Lord Shankar.
Shrivardhan By Bus, Shrivardhan is well connected to all neighboring cities by Government owned buses. Buses connect Mumbai (185 km), Pune (163 km), Harihareshwar (20 km) and Panvel (125 km).
Shrivardhan By Train, Nearest railhead is Mangaon, which is 45 km away from Shrivardhan and this railway station in Konkan rail is well connected to Pune and Mumbai.