Being one of the prettiest sea shores in India, Harihareshwar has all what it takes to qualify amongst the list of lovely tourist spots located in the Konkan coast in Maharashtra. Harihareshwar is renowned for its tranquility and picturesque sea-shore. Harihareshwar was rechristened as Dakshin Kashi due to it's importance in the spiritual arena of India, especially with an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. the name 'Harihareshwar', though suggests that predominantly, it is an abode of Lord Vishnu. Surrounded by four holy hills Harihar, Harshinachal, Bramhadri and Pushpadri Harihareshwar is a region in Konkan which is amazingly beautiful with hills playing the perfect foil for long stretch of pristine beach. The Harihareshwar temple built in the 16th century with the dieties of Vishnu Brahma and Shiva is the primary attraction in Harihareshwar along with beautiful stretch of beach. A land believed to be blessed by Vishnu according to legends and proclaimed as 'Devghar', Harihareshwar and the Harihareshwar temple is of foremost importance religiously. Promulgated as the 'Dakshin Kashi' Harihareshwar with its temple complex with deities of Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma along with the temples of Kalbhairav and Yogeshwari is an important pilgrim centre and is chiefly responsible for exalting harihareshwar as a tourist destination!
Historians find a strange similarity between the existence of the city and the great emperor Shivaji. It is not a mere coincidence that the First Bajirao Peshwa too visited the holy place during 1723. The ancient temples in this area are the living specimen of Indian architectural style blended with the Maratha style of architecture. The sculptures in the temples depict the stories from the Hindu epics and mythology and amply show the artistic extravaganza of ancient golden period.
The tourists who like to enjoy the marvelous travel by water can opt for the launches to reach Harihareshwar from Shrivardhan. A hill known as Harihar or Pushpadri closer to the Harihareshwar beach encloses the natural beauty in its full glow. The hill adds the beauty of the beach with its lush green thick vegetation.
Harihareshwar attracts big crowds to its serene beach with calm cool breezes and many tourists are fond of this scene locale and are biased towards it when the question if weekend getaway arises. Harihareshwar seems to be their practised answer more often than not!
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