Pune is famous for temples. The place is visited by many pious Hindus from all corners of the world. Pune temples are conveniently located and the local government has done their best to build infrastructure that will make your visit to Pune temples a splendid one. These temples are well connected via roadways and railways.
The Pataleswar Temple, which is at the nerve center of the city, is the most popular. The Shiva Temple which is carved out from hard rock was built in eighth century. It is also visited by the historians. Reach Jangli Maharaj Road to visit this temple.
Kasba Ganpati is yet another temple of Pune. It is the first temple of Ganpati in the city. It was founded by the emperor Shibaji in the year of 1636. Peshwas were the first ones to renovate the temple. The Ganpati idol is all studded with diamonds and a gem in naval, which is known as Manik. The silver shed casting; the Ganpati will make you awestruck for sure. Amidst the razzmatazz of the Pune city, the temple is a serene exception.
Parvati Hill and temple is one of the best temples in Pune. There are basically two temples standing side by side on the hill top. Both the temples, namely Devdeveshwar and Parvati temple enthralls the visitors by the devout ambience and the ecstatic architectural beauty. There are antique paintings, manuscripts, coins and weapons in this temple of Pune that attract a lot of visitors every year.
Bhimshankar Temple is one of the most sought-after temples in and around the city of Pune. It is just 22 kilometers north to the city. The temple has the jyotirlings and the Lord Shiva idol in it. The temple was built by the Peshwa rulers. The temple is most visited during Shivratri when thousands of Hindus from all across he country walk all the way to the temple to pour water on the idol of Lord Shiva. All these Pune temples are sure to enchant you.