Old Temple Anjaneri
Anjaneri, one of the forts in the mountain range of Nasik-Trimbakeshwar, is considered to be the birthplace of god Hanuman. Anjaneri is located 20 km away from Nasik by Trimbak Road. It has become a famous trekking spot for local Nashikites, specially in the rainy season. Anjaneri is an attraction of Nasik city, which is also an important fort in the Trimbakeshwar region. Situated at 4,264 feet (1,300 m) above sea level, it lies between Nasik and Trimbakeshwar. Anjaneri is the birthplace of Hanuman, and is named after Hanuman's mother, Anjani.
Akkatangi Temple and Asokan Inscription Emmethammanagundu
Siddapura is situated at a distance of 2 km west of Brahmagiri where a minor rock edict of Asoka is found. The Asokan inscription is engraved on a ledge, facing south amidst granite outcrops. It consists of 22 lines and is engraved on the peeling horizontal surface of the rock covering a space of 4.11 x 2.44 m. The edict refers to the place name Suvarnagiri from where it was issued through the prince (Aryaputra). It has a message issued by Devanampriya to the officers called Mahamatras stationed at Isila. The text of Siddapur edict is exactly similar to that of Brahmagiri. The place Isila is generally identified with Brahmagiri itself. The objective of the edict is to urge all classes of people to inculcate pious duties. The Akka Tangi temple, dedicated to Siva, was built by two sisters. It is a modest temple of 12th -13th century AD. Axially it comprises a garbhagriha, an ardhamandapa and a pillared mahamandapa with its entrance provided with kakshasana. On the austere adhisthana rise the plain wall and a flat roof.
Sri Vijayanarayana Temple, Gundlupet
The temple, dedicated to Narayana (Janardana) and situated within the fort, has been enlarged in stages at different times and is datable to circa 10th to 15th century AD. This granite temple has on plan a garbagriha, a sukanasi, a navaranga and a mandapa. The adhisthana in the region of navaranga has the usual mouldings over which rises the wall treated with slender pilasters. The original mukhamandapa appears to have had lateral entrances in the south and north now closed by another pillared ornate mandapa. The temple is known for the decorated ornate mandapa in front with beautiful pillars supporting the bracket figures and warriors on lions. The image (Vijayanarayana) is much smaller than those at Belur and Halebidu. There is a tradition that this god was also set up by Vishnuvardhana. The images of the paravasudeva temple, now in ruins, are also kept here. The temple also contains figures of anantha, garuda, vishvaksena, hanuman and a number of flowers.