Maharashtra Tourism
Lord Shiva is the presiding deity in the Anwa temple.

Anwa Temple

Anwa Temple is located 10 km away from Golegaon near Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Presiding deity is Lord Shiva, and the temple dates back to 12th century. The temple has a sanctuary and a mandap (open hall) with decorated pillars. Anwa is a small village on the main road leading from Aurangabad to the Ajanta Caves.

Anwa village gained importance because of Anwa Temple. The pillars of the temple has beautifully carved sculptures and decorated pillars. The temple has also images of Vishnu, Ganesha and other divinities.

As Anwa is very close to Ajanta, it is very convenient to travel by road from Golegaon. Private car or taxi is the best mode of transport. For accommodation small budgeted hotels are available at Ajanta. One can also stay at the government guesthouse.