What makes you think of Pune?
Can we Think of Some of the Famous Temples located in Pune? It might be educational institutions, IT parks, or historical landmarks but Pune has a lot more than you can imagine! Pune has a rich religious heritage weather, many famous temples which you’re seeking spiritual solace or if you’re just an average history buff the serene and ancient temples of Pune can be a perfect fit for you.
So let’s go on a virtual journey of the most prominent Pune temples.
“Sacred Serenity: Exploring the Top 5 Mystical Temples of Pune“
|Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple||Lord Ganesh||beautifully adorned lord Ganesha with gold ornaments|
|Chaturshringi Temple||Goddess Chaturshringi||Goddess Chaturshringi is believed to fulfill the wishes of her devotees|
|Parvati Hill Temple||Goddesses Parvati||This temple offers panoramic views of Pune city|
|Kasba Ganpati Temple||Lord Ganesh||a small, immovable idol of Lord Ganesh|
|Shri Ram Mandir Tulsibaug||Lord Ram||Beautiful sculptures and shrine|
Note: No ranking system is used in this table, and there are plenty of other temples in Pune that are also worth a visit
Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple
Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple is constructed by a confectioner Dagadusheth Gadve in memory of his son who died from a fatal illness. This temple is a major pilgrimage site but also a symbol of unity and devotion.
The main attraction of this temple is the idol of Lord Ganesh which is around 7.5-foot-tall and is adorned with gold and precious stones. All festivals here are celebrated here however, Ganesh Chathurthi brings a different charm that attracts thousands of devotees from far and wide.
Timings From 6 AM till 10:30 PM
Location: Ganpati Bhavan, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Road, Budhvar Peth
This temple is dedicated to Goddess Chaturshringi and the major fact about this temple is Goddess Chaturshringi can fulfil the wishes of her devotees. Chatushrungi Mata temple was built by a rich and prosperous merchant named Durlabhsheth.
The environment of this temple is very pure and provides spiritual vibes. There are around 170 stairs that you need to climb before reaching the shrine. Navaratri festival is celebrated here with great enthusiasm as devotees from far and wide come here to worship Chatushrungi Mata and a fair is also conducted here during Navaratris which captures the attention of devotees and local residents.
Timings From 6 AM till 8 PM
Location: Senapati Bapat Road, Shivaji Co-operative Housing Society, Gokhale Nagar 411016
As you might have guessed, this temple is situated atop the picturesque Parvati Hill which is around 2100 feet above sea level. This temple is one of the most ancient temples and it was built during the rule of the Peshwa dynasty
Parvati Hill temple is a famous temple in Pune and is one of the most visited temples as it also has the Peshwa Museum and samadhi of Balaji Baji Rao. From this temple, one can witness the panoramic view of Pune city.
Visiting hours: From 8 am in the morning till 5 pm in the evening
Location: Parvati Hill in Pune
Kasba Ganpati Temple
Kasba Ganpati Temple was constructed by the mother of Chhatrapati Shivaji (Queen Jijabai). The history of this popular Pune temple dates back to even 1630 and the most amazing fact is that after Jijabai constructed this temple Pune began to be known as the city of Ganesh.
All festivals here are celebrated with great enthusiasm but the celebrations related to Lord Ganesha fill the city with a different charm. Shri Kasba Ganpati temple provides the artists with a platform to showcase their talent through various cultural programs that are held during the ten days of the Ganesh Chaturthi.
Timings 6 am to 9 pm
Location Kasba Peth Road
Shri Ram Mandir Tulsibaug
This Temple was built after the battle of Panipat in 1760 by the subedar of Pune City, Naro Appaji Khire. You can witness extraordinary sculptures of Lord Ram, Sita, Laxmana, and Hanuman, and also the sculptures of Lord Ganapati and goddesses Parvati.
The sculpture of lord Hanuman is in black which is posed to bow before Lord Rama. This temple also has a busy market, Tulshibaug market which is very popular among the local residents.
Timings 10 AM to 1 PM in the morning and 4 PM to 9 PM in the evening.
Location Budhwar Peth, Tulsibagh