Parvati Temple is situated on a small hillock where many of Pune’s population start their day by bowing down to Lord Shiva. Situated at a height of 2100 feet above sea level, this temple offers a fantastic aerial view of this rapidly growing cosmopolitan. A respite from city life, it takes us back to the times of the brave Peshwas.
Parvati has a close association with the Maratha dynasty and is a page out of the Peshwa rule. It was built by Nanasaheb Peshwa, the prime minister of Chhatrapati Shahu Maharajin the memory of his beloved King.
Shahu who loved Nanasaheb like a son, entrusted the entire business of the empire to him and bestowed him with faith and affection. Nanasaheb also spent his last days near to his favourite deity. His Samadhi lies here.
It has a cluster of small temples of different Hindu deities. The main temple is a shrine of Lord Devdeveshwar whereas other temples of Lord Vithal, Lord Vishnu and Lord Kartikeya also are a part of the premises. A museum dedicated to the Peshwas also sits in the premises of the Devdeveshwar Mandir.
Parvati is visited by many citizens of Pune daily and forms a part of their exercise regimen. The hill has 103 steps and can be physically exhausting. Although all the climbing is tiresome, the beautiful panoramic view from the hill leaves a visitor spellbound.
- Carry a camera with you to capture the beauty of this place and enjoy the view of Pune from the top.
- Keep the sanctity of the temple intact.
- Do not litter the area.
- Do not consume intoxicating substances in the temple premises.
- People with medical conditions should avoid visiting it, reaching the temple includes lot of steps.
- Alternate phone no. is +91 20 20242132.
- There is a museum dedicated to the Peshwas on the hill. It is well maintained and has a nice collection.
- Museum Tickets: 5 INR for everybody.
- Nilayam cinema bus stop
- Parvati paytha bus stop
- Seasonal tastes
- Smoking joes
- Sarasbaug bhel
- Relax Pav Bhaji
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27% of people who visit Pune include Parvati Temple in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
40.28% of people start their Parvati Temple visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Parvati Temple
91.67% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Parvati Temple
Very quiet and calm place, takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city inspite of being in the city. It gives a very nice view the city as well as the nearby countryside. The surroundings in the temple complex need better maintenance. A better green cover will definitely add to the beauty of the place.
Really awesome place... Must visit.. lot of people came for daily jogging and hang out over there.. pune view is very good from the top... 4 to 5 temple are there.. nearly 100 above steps.. museum is on of the great place... 10 rs entry fee only...
No proper parking.Park at your own risk. Steps are too much steep. You need to sweat a lot. Main temple building is good. You get good views from the compound wall. 10 Rs. Charge for getting entry to compound wall.
Nice temple located on a small hill. You got a nice view of city from top in evening. Must visit Peshwa museum which is just beside the temple
It has a good quality infrastructure but need to be improve on the top area it is demolished. Sanitation facility should improve, Drinking water quality must improve, For the living trees doesn't have drip irrigation facility.
Hello, I want to visit Parvati hills on Sunday 13th May so is it open on Sunday and please tell me the timing.Answer Report Abuse
It is open all days of the week from early morning around 5 am to late in the evening till 9 pmReport Abuse