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Prakashe is on the bank of Tapi river has been known as center of pilgrimage since 17th century. Recent excavations by the Archaeological survey of India at this place have disclosed details of the Chalcolithic Period of the History of Maharashtra.
Temples of Prakashe are well built and are considered sacred.
- Kedareshwar temple. The most important is the Kedareshwar temple which has double Gabhara the first one holding a linga of Kedareshwar Mahadeo and the second one that of Kashi Vishweshwar.It is commonly believed that after making the pilgrimage of all the tirthakshetra of India.If this place is not visited,the pilgrimage remains incomplete.
- GautameshwarMahadeo temple. The next important temple known as GautameshwarMahadeo temple is built by Rani Ahilyabai Holkar situated on the banks of river Gomai.
- Sangameshwar Mahadeo temple. Other famous temple is Sangameshwar Mahadeo temple built in Muslim style and look as if it were a converted mosque.To the west of the village is temple of goddess Mansapuri with a 13.71meters long and width 5.49 meters mandap supported on 16 pillars all bearing some remarkable carving .
- Kashi Vishweshwar temple. The Kashi Vishweshwar temolebuilt by one Dwrkadas is the most neatly and cleanly maintained temple in Prakashe .Its door frame is beautifully decorated by lovely patterns and designs.