Markandadeo Devasthan - Things to Know Before Visiting
Sakhari, Maharashtra 442603, India
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About Markandadeo Devasthan
This is a Shiva temple located in the district of Gadchiroli. And is grandeur for religious people not only in Maharashtra but also everywhere in India.
Attractions Near Markandadeo Devasthan
Mahakali temple is important pilgrimage of Chandrapur city and many devotees visit the temple every day, especially on Tuesday. The ancient temple was built by Dhundya Ram Sah, Tribal King of Gond Dynasty around 16th century. The sculptures on the walls of Mahakali temple were outstanding blend of Tibetan and Hindu traditions.
Situated in the core of a reserved forest and spread in the area of 1727 sq. km. One of the largest and oldest national park, which has an endless treasure trove of large number of species of trees & plants and wildlife
This is a thermal power plant located in Chandrapur. The power plant is one of the coal based power plants of MAHAGENCO With the total capacity of 3340MW, the plant is the largest power plant in the Maharashtra. It accounts for more than 25% of Maharashtras total needs.
The ‘Glory of Allapalli’ which represents the surviving patch of the original forests before they were brought under scientific management more than a 100 years ago, is famous as a living museum of the forest ecology. It is located 7 km. from Allapalli
Lok Biradari Prakalp is a social project of the Maharogi Sewa Samiti, Warora involving a hospital, a school and an animal orphanage started by the social worker Baba Amte
The sanctuary is home to Tigers, Small Indian Civet Cats, Blackbucks, Sloth Bears, Leopards, Wild Dogs, Ratels, Indian Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and jungle Cats among other carnivores – if you get lucky you might rendezvous with those wild ones.
Where is Markandadeo Devasthan
Discover More Attractions in Gadchiroli, Where Markandadeo Devasthan Is Located
The district is categorized as tribal, with farming as the main occupation. Forests cover more than 79.36% of the hilly geography of the district