Neelkantheshwar Temple

4.5117 Votes
  • Address: Road1, Kondhur, Maharashtra 412107, Pune, India
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Off Beaten Path, Family And Kids

A relatively unknown tourist attraction in Pune, Neelkantheswar is nonetheless a very fascinating one. Set amidst the lush area of Panshet and Khadakwasla dams, Neelkantheswar is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. However, what is more fascinating about the area is not the temple but the hundreds of statues and idols of gods and goddesses enacting various mythological events from Hindu religion. This place is a must visit for people in search of something off the beaten path.

Neelkantheshwar Temple Travel Tips

  • From the parking, one has to climb uphill for half an hour or so to reach the place. Wear footwear accordingly.
  • Carrying drinking water and snacks with you is recommended.
  • If you are visiting in the summers, avoid visiting during noon as it tends to get very sunny and hot. Visit early morning or late afternoon.

Entrance Ticket Details For Neelkantheshwar Temple

  • Vehicle parking charges apply.

Neelkantheshwar Temple Hours

  • Recommended time to visit 7:00 am to 5:00 pm.

How to Reach Neelkantheshwar Temple

  • Having your own vehicle is the only way to reach the place. You can also rent a car or moped for the same.

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  • Neelkantheshwar Temple Address: Road1, Kondhur, Maharashtra 412107, Pune, India
  • Time required to visit Neelkantheshwar Temple: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 2.44% of people who visit Pune include Neelkantheshwar Temple in their plan

  • 62.5% of people start their Neelkantheshwar Temple visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Neelkantheshwar Temple

Monday, Tuesday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Neelkantheshwar Temple

People normally club together Iskon Nvcc and Khadakwasla Dam while planning their visit to Neelkantheshwar Temple.

People also prefer to start their day with Neelkantheshwar Temple.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Neelkantheshwar Temple Reviews & Ratings

  • Beautiful place on an off beat track. Calm and serene. Great for kids too. Heavenly in the monsoon. Beautiful sunset view over Panshet dam in the other seasons.

  • Good place to visit during monsoon. A light trekking. Premises neatly maintain. Limited options available in canteen on the hill.

  • Nice place in rainy season.. but hard to reach for kids n elder peoples.. all historical statues with history r great

  • Beautiful temple. Climb is steep so be prepared to get tired. Carry lots of water. Idols in the temple premises are beautiful and well maintained.

  • Amazing and must visit place. Best season is to visit in july to dec. Be prepared for good hike. Highly elevated without any proper steps and supports. Your foot wares must be firm and comfortable. Water and breakfast available on top but moderate quality. Not much lighting in night. Be careful and leave this place early if you fear darkness. Jungle all around drive 2 wheeler safely.

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Neelkantheshwar temple
  • We are going to Neelkantheswar tempal and we want to know at thare is any facility to stay in Neelkantheswar tempal Or not ?!

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    • Hi,

      Neelkantheshwar is a beautiful temple located near Pune. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, here you can check out many interesting sculptures depicting many events from Hindu mythology. If you plan to stay nearby, I would suggest you check out places to stay in Pune. The temple is only one and a half hours' drive from Pune. 


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