How many steps are there in Ekvira temple?


How many steps are there in Ekvira temple?

500 steps
The temple is located on a hill. One needs to ascend around 500 steps to reach the temple. It is surrounded by Karla caves, which are now protected by the Archeological department.

How can I go to Ekvira temple by train?

How to get to Ekvira Mandir by Train?

  1. From SWL-JWT Office, Vikhroli. 52 min.
  2. From 247 Park, Bhandup West. 59 min.
  3. From Nahur Railway Station, Mulund. 35 min.

How can I go to Ekvira from Mumbai by train?

The best way to get from Mumbai to Ekvira is to train which takes 2h 26m and costs ₹1,000 – ₹1,600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ₹1,600 – ₹1,700 and takes 4h 31m.

Who built Ekvira temple?

the Pandavas
It is believed that the temple was built by the Pandavas when they visited this part during their 14-year long exile. The Goddess Aai Ekvira once appeared before them and demanded that a temple should be built here but before dawn. The Pandavas, true to their word, built the temple overnight.

Who built Karla Caves?

This Great Chaitya cave, the largest in South Asia, was constructed between 50-70 CE, and 120 CE, during the reign of the Western Satraps ruler Nahapana, who recorded the dedication of the cave in an inscription.

How many steps are in Karla Caves?

350 steps
Reaching the Karla Caves requires a walk up 350 steps from the base of the hill or nearly 200 steps from the car park around halfway up the hill. Tickets are required to go inside the caves. The ticket booth is at the entrance at the top of the hill.

How do I get to Ekvira Devi temple by bus?

Bus lines with stations closest to Ekvira Devi Mandir in Thane

  1. MSRTC. Thane Railway Station – Virar Via Versova Junction.
  2. MSRTC. Vasai – Thane Railway Station.
  3. MSRTC. Thane Railway Station – Arnala Via Versova Junction.
  4. Bhayander Railway Station (W) – Thane Railway Station (E)
  5. 10AC.

How old are the Karla Caves?

The shrines were developed over the period – from the 2nd century BCE to the 5th century CE. The oldest of the cave shrines is believed to date back to 160 BCE, having arisen near a major ancient trade route, running eastward from the Arabian Sea into the Deccan.

Which is better Bhaja Caves or Karla Caves?

Unless you go to karla caves for the temple, bhaja caves are much better in my opinion. Cleaner, less crowds, as beautiful and the approach is without food vendors. Tip- if you are not Indian, you will pay 100inr. This is fine however make sure you take exact change.

How old are Karla Caves?