Spiritual & Cultural Significance
The course of the Bhima is dotted with a number of temples, most notably the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga, located at the origin of the river in the Western Ghats.
The Vitthala temple in Pandharpur is an important pilgrimage spot, and is located along the river’s banks.
Sri Sangam where the Bhima merges with the Krishna is a sacred place where many people take a dip. The Siddhivinayak temple at Siddhatek is one of the Ashtavinayaka temples.