Kalyaneshwar Mandir: A marvel with 97 pillarsBy Rajendra Diwe :THE east facing ancient Kalyaneshwar Shiv Mandir is the wonderful historical temple in the city.
According to some documents this temple was constructed by Raje Raghuji Bhonsale in 1785 while some historians documented that the temple was built by Chimabai mother of Raje Raghuji Bhonsale in 1794.
The complete structure represents Saptangaprasad style.
The Sabhamandap has 32 pillars out of which four pillars are present in four corners and two pairs of pillars are present in eight places.
This is the only ancient temple in the city which has 97 pillars made out of grey stones” he added.