Parvati Hill Temple

#10 of 23 things to do in Pune

Catch the mesmerising glimpse from the zenith of the Pune city from the divine spot of Parvati Hill temple. Parvati Hill Temple constructed in the 17th century is positioned on the summit of Parvati Hill, the temple is blessed with the presence of the divine Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesha, God Vishu, Devateshwar and Divinity of Karthikeya. During the Peshwa rule, the temple was solely used for offering prayers by the Peshwa kings. The hill temple has 108 steps designated by specific stone architectural efforts inspired by Maratha style. Reflected to be one of the excellent cultural heritage fabrications in Pune, the temples refresh the glorious memories of the Peshwa rule in the territory. According to the folklore, Peshwa king Balaji Bajirao witnessed the British getting crushed at the Battle of Kirkee from the divine temple. A museum known as Parvati Museum is found in the vicinity which houses antique documents, precious coins and weaponry, Sati Monument and Vetal Chabutra. Parvati Museum also has an accumulation of pictures of the mighty leaders of the Peshwa regime, ancient manuscripts, armaments, coins and others. In the museum is also home to the Samadhi Sthan of Shrimant Nanasaheb Peshwa. Placed at an elevation of 2,100 ft from sea level, the temple offers an ethereal appearance of the complete city. 

Entry timings: 5:00 A.M to 8:00 P.M (open on all weekdays)
 
 
No entry fee


 

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Parvati Hill Temple  tour
Parvati Hill Temple  tour
Parvati Hill Temple  tour
Parvati Hill Temple  tour
Parvati Hill Temple  tour
Parvati Hill Temple  tour
Parvati Hill Temple  tour
Parvati Hill Temple  tour