The beautiful temple of Amruteshwar carved out of stone, is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It lies in the little village of Ratanwadi and can be approached from Igatpuri via Bhandardara dam. It is one of the 12 temples built in 900AD by King Jhang.
Ratangad is a 2000 year old fort, captured by Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in his time. It is situated in Ratanwadi which is it’s base village and overlooks the Bhandardara.
What to eat in Ratanwadi :
Local Food and Cuisine
The local cuisine here is dominated by Maharashtrian food with a blend of south and north Indian cuisine. This place is known for it’s spicy food of curries and fries. Misal – a spicy gravy of potatoes, peas and other sprouts, makes for a mouth-watering meal.Vada Pav is the on the go fast food famouod famous here.