Kapaleshwar Temple, Nashik

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The Kapaleshwar Mahadev temple is in close proximity of Ramkund and the holy river Godavari. This temple is believed to be some 600 years old. The Kapaleshwar Mahadev temple can be reached by climbing 50 steps. This is the temple of Lord Shiva. There is a lovely Shivaling in the temple. The most striking aspect regarding this temple is there is no idol of Nandi in front of Lord Mahadev.
Nandi is Guru of Mahadev at this place that cause Nandi idol not ahead of temple Kapaleshwar is among the very oldest temple one in Town. The Temple is renovated by "Peshwe". The story behind it is that lord shiv by mistakenly killed a cow ("GOHATYA"), to clean his sin the Nandi idol him to go to Nashik and take a bath in Ramkund. As per Nandi's instruction Lord Shiva came at Nashik and cleaned his sin by taking a bath in Ramkund. And after that he done some Jap, the place where now the Temple is located.