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Banganga

Walkeshwar Rd | Malabar Hil, Mumbai, India
+91 98158 84889
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One of Bombay's holiest sites is this group of rundown temples that surround a pool of water considered to have healing powers.
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Walkeshwar Rd | Malabar Hil, Mumbai, India
Malabar Hill/Peddar Road
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+91 98158 84889
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Explored this place for the first time over the long weekend around republic day. I’ve been living in Mumbai for last 15 yrs but never had the oppty to go here before. But K was curious n eager to visit after Kate n William from...More

Thank Yogesh K
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We had the [unfortunate] pleasure of visiting the tank during the Hindu ritual of remembrance of a passed loved one. Although I am not proficient on the process, the somber feeling was there from loved and respected ones. It is a short trip to visit...More

Thank Christina L
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Very old and beautiful tank in south Mumbai's Walkeshwar area. The place is well known for rituals after death in Hindus. The tank is very huge and with full of water . The tank required cleanliness. The nearby vicinity also requires attention as regards to...More

Thank Bimal0401
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I, along with my friend, who is also an ardent amateur photographer visited Banganga Tank, which is often called the mini "Banaras of Mumbai". This fresh water tank, along with the neighboring Walkeshwar temple, was built in 1127 AD by Lakshman Prabhu, a Goud Saraswat...More

1  Thank Dipankar D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Its a beautiful tank surrounded by steps and temple. You will many pandits performing pujas. Also, locals and tourist take small dip in water. Its a very lovely place and not to be missed by.

Thank Santosh J
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This place is very old and in surrounded by temples all around. Its said to have the mythological importance of this place. One can feel blessed showers with the waters of Banganga.

Thank JigDave
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This watertank is very important to the locals. One should therefore show respects as many people come here to wash in the water that they believe has a source directly from the Ganges. Not many tourists come here so it is hardly crowded. Priests sometimes...More

Thank knoesenm
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

It's an ancient tank considered holy by many Hindus .In the days of Pritupaksh many North Indians living in Mumbai come to perform pujas to remember their forefathers.It is also surrounded my many small ancient temples going back nearly 400 hundred years . Seek out...More

Thank Mirajkar
Reviewed 27 March 2017

This open air water tank is part of the Walkeshwar Temple Complex in Mumbai's Malabar Hill. The present structure dates from the early 1700s and is very impressive.

Thank PhilWilkinson
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Ancient Hindu myth is the root of the freshwater spring. Quite run down and dirty though. The Indian tourism department should give it a bit of a face lift.

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