About Pataleshwar Caves
Pataleshwar Cave temple is located on the busy streets of Pune. It is on Jangli Maharaj, also known as JM road. This is a rock cut cave temple built in the 8th century of the Rashtrakuta period. This temple is made out of Basalt rock and is a Lord Shiva temple. The sanctum inside is cube shaped room. There is a circular Nandi Mandap outside the sanctum and it looks like an umbrella which is supported by massive square pillars.