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Kopineshwar Mandir is a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva and is considered as the patron god of Thane. The Shivalinga inside the temple is considered as one of the largest in Maharashtra.

History

The temple was built by the Shilahara dynasty. It was renovated and rebuilt in 1760. The hall in front of the garbha griha was rebuilt in 1879 by raising funds and donations. It was later again renovated in 1996. The temple was earlier on the banks of the Masunda lake but is currently separated by the Shivaji Road which reaches to the Thane railway station.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

The nearest bus stop is Thane Mumbai Thane.

The nearest Railway station is Diva Junction.

By Air

The nearest airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji Airport, Mumbai 16 km away

Sculpture

The temple is located in the market area and at the entrance gates, is the Nandi. The principal deity temple of Shiva has a 5 feet diameter by 5 feet tall Shiva Linga.[citation needed] The temple complex also houses shrines dedicated to Brahma, Rama, Hanuman, Shitala Devi, Uttareshwar, Dattatreya, Garuda and Kali.

Map

Kopineshwar Mandir Thane

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Timings and Events
Events
Shivaratri

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