Ambadevi Temple


Shri Ambadevi Temple is situated in the Amravati city of Maharashtra. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Ambadevi and lies right in the middle of the city. Amba Devi Temple is so ancient that one cannot find even a single mention of it in the old gazetteers. The temple is held in great reverence by Hindus and people from different corners of not only Maharashtra, but the whole of India come to Amravati to pay respects to the Goddess.

One of the major attractions of the temple is the Navratri Festival, when the whole temple gets beautifully decorated. People belonging to, even the neighboring cities flock to the festival during this time, to catch a glimpse of the Goddess. During Navratris, a huge mela (fair) is organized on the grounds of the Ambadevi Temple, in which the devotees participate with full enthusiasm. The nearby hotels provide a solution to the accommodation problem faced by the pilgrims.

Location info:

District: Amaravati.
Nearest City:Nagpur.
Best time to visit:October to March.


Amravati has a tropical wet and dry climate with hot, dry summers from March to June, the monsoon season from July to October and warm winters from November to March.


The Goddess Amba is popular amongst the devotees from Vidarbha.The Navaratri Festival , which falls just before Dasara festival, is celebrated by people & the temple authorities with gaiety & Harmony. During these nine days various cultural and religious programs are arranged. Big mela is held on this occasion which is visited by people from all walk of life with same enthusiasm.

There is a very interesting legend associated with the Amba Devi Temple of Amaravati. It goes that King Bhishmak's daughter Rukmini fell in love with Lord Krishna, after hearing the tales of His courage. However, her brother Rukmiya, fixed her marriage with his friend, King Shishupal of Chedi.According to legends, it is believed that Rukmini was kidnapped by the Lord Krishna,just a day before her marriage to Shishupal, when she came to visit the Ambadevi Temple.

Interesting things to do:

You can go for boating and picnics at Chhatri Talao, which is a reservoir on the outskirts of Amravati. Wadali Talao, which has a zoo and also boating facilities, is another popular weekend place.

Interesting things to Visit:

Shri Ekvira Devi:
Shri Ekvira Devi Temple is situated in the vicinity of Amba devi Temple. This Temple is just a few steps away from Amba devi Temple. This is a very old Temple. It was built around the year 1660 by the great son of Amravati Paramhans Shri Janardan Swami.

Satidham Temple:
Situating in the heart of the city at Rallies Plot, the temple has beautiful idols of Lord Krishna and Radha, Lord Ram and Sita, Lord Ganesh, Lord Shiva and Rani Satiji. A fair is organized on the occasion of Janmashthami every year. Huge devotees attend the fair.

Shri Bhakti Dham Temple:
Situating at Amravati Badnera Road, the temple has beautiful idols of Lord Krishna and Radha. There is also an idol of Shri Sant Jalaram Bappa. There is a small park for children behind this temple.

Chatri Talao:
Situating 1 km away from Dasturnagar Square on the Malkhed Railway Road, it was built in the year 1888 on a small spring called Kali Nadi. This small reservoir was built to supply drinking water to Amravati city. However, Amravati gets water from Upper Wardha Dam now. A small garden and boating facility is also available here.

Wadali Talao:
Situating 3 km away from the Amaravati Camp on Chandur Railway Road, it was built for clean and fresh water supply to Amravati Camp. There is a small garden with a zoo here. People usually come here during weekends and enjoy boating. This is one of the best places for kids

Mobile range info:

How to reach?

Nearest Railway Station: Amravati,1 km from Shri Ambadevi Temple.
Nearest Airport: Nagpur.
Road Transport: Amravati is well connected with other towns and cities within the state as well as those in the neighboring states with a good network of roads.Shri Ambadevi Temple is 1.5 km from Shri Ambadevi Temple.

Nearest Visiting places:

Melghat Tiger Reserve:
It is located in Chikhaldara and Dharni tehsils of on the Satpuda hill range. It spreads over an area of 1676.93 sq km. It is one of the last remaining habitats of Indian tiger in Maharashtra.

Wan Sanctuary:
Situating at Melghat area of Amravati district, it is an extension to the Melghat Sanctuary on the southeastern part. This area is rich in floral and faunal biodiversity. This hilly rugged terrain has tropical dry deciduous forests. Chikhaldara

Nearest Petrol Pump:

Available in the nearby town.


Ample number of good staying facilities are available in various Hotels nearby.

Things to carry:

Tips & Suggestions:

Help Line/Phone Number:

Police Station: 100

Nearest Hospital:

VYWS Dental college and Hospital

Isolation Hospital
Urban Health Post Isolation run by Municipal Corporation, Amravati

Society/Community Phone Number