It was initially arranged outside the town, yet as far as possible have extended so it is presently situated on the downtown Jangli Maharaj Road. The Pataleshwar Cave Temple is a stone cut surrender temple, cut out in the eighth century in the Rashtrakuta period. It is situated in Pune, in the province of Maharashtra, India.
It has been proclaimed as a secured landmark by the legislature. The temple, made of basalt shake, is devoted to the Hindu god Shiva. The sanctum - a 3D square formed room around 3– 4 meters on each side - houses a linga - the image of Shiva and there are two littler cells on each side. Before the buckle is a round Nandi mandapa, its umbrella formed shelter upheld by monstrous square columns.
There is a flawlessly cut roundabout Nandi place of worship in the immense yard of the give in. The principle surrender is rectangular on design and has a pillared patio. This mandapa is one of the particular structures of Pataleshwar. The buckle is situated at a lower level than the present level of the street and the give in complex. There are three sanctums in the surrender sanctuary and the focal one houses the Shivalinga.
There is a circumambulation way gave in the give in where one can see the incomplete piece of the surrender sanctuary. It creates the impression that subsequent to completing the front and the sanctum the give in was left fragmented because of a few reasons, one of which could be the deficiencies in the stone. However the dividers in the fundamental give in have a few frameworks drawn proposing the models delineating stories from Indian folklore, particularly including Shiva.