Parvati hills pune is best place to visit. Parvati temple is located in the heart of pune, located near one of the oldest communities in Pune, sahakar nagar.
The place is located on the top of the hill, reaching there is not that tough, as you reach near temple by any vehicle, climb some steps and reach inside the beautiful temple and museum.
The Atmosphere of the temple is awesome.
Parvati hills pune Nice peaceful place situated at a hill top with steep climb on staircase. One can plan a morning or evening visit, spending some quality time with oneself in the serenity of the place. You can check your health status also as it is impossible for an average individual to climb complete stairs in one go. Not suitable to elderly people having issues with walking or exerting.
Parvati hills pune situated in the heart of Pune. But nothing great about it apart from it just being a temple. There is just too many steps to climb so mind it with a kid.
Parvati Hill Pune is a hillock in Pune, India. The hillock rises to 2,100 feet (640 m) above sea level (It includes Punes MSL which is 560m from sea level, so effecitvely it’s 80m(263 feet) from ground base). Atop the hillock is the Parvati Temple, one of the most scenic locations in Pune. Parvati hills pune and The temple is the oldest heritage structure in Pune and was built during the rule of the Peshwa dynasty. For visitors, Parvati hill is also an observation point that offers a panoramic view of Pune. It is the second highest point in Pune (after Vetal Hill). The hill has 103 steps leading to the top of the hill where the temple is situated.The hill was owned by the Patil named Taware . Peshwa purchased the hill from this patil to build a temple of shiv . The Devi temple was believed to be of Taware’s kulswami who’s angara was able to cure kashibai, peshwa’s mother’s injuries. Since then Peshwa was the regular visitor of this temple
The main temple, Devdeveshwara, is made of blackstone. It was completed under Balaji Baji Rao, in 1749. Other temples are dedicated to Vitthal and Rukmini, Vishnu, and Kartikeya.
5 temples at Parvati hills pune:
Devdeveshwar temple (Shiva and Parvati)
Along with other temples of surya ( the sun )and Bhawani mandir The temples open at 5:00 am and close at 10:00 pm.
Besides the temple, the Peshwa Museum is situated there. The samadhi of Balaji Baji Rao lies, where he spent the last moment of his life. Parvati water tank supplies water to the half of the city of Pune.
Half way up the hill, on the south-eastern side, there is an old Buddhist cave. Though unfinished, it is believed to be contemporary with the Pataleshwar caves.