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Parvati Hill (Dongar) – Gratification of Maratha

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Parvati Hill (Dongar) … Gratification of Maratha


Parvati Hill is known as the Hillock in Pune. The structure of temple is oldest Heritage structure in Pune. This was built during the time and rule of the Peshwa Kingdom. There is a Peshwa meusum also. That is dedicated to documenting the intricate history of the Peshwa rule.

parvati Hill - hillock in pune

Parvati Hill is known as the Hillock in Pune, India. The Hillock is upward to 2,100 feet (640m) more than sea level. A top the Hillock is the Parvati temple’s, which is one of the most beautiful natural scenery locations in Pune. The temple is the oldest Heritage structure in Pune and was built in the Peshwa Kingdom rule.


parvati hill - road side view

It is also used as an observation spot for visitors of the outlook of Pune. It is the second highest point in Pune property. The Parvati Hill has 103 steps, which is the way to the top of the hill where the temple vis situated.

Main Temple

Parvati Hill has 5 temples atop it:

The main temple, Deveshwara is made up of stones but special thing of temple is it is made up of black stones. Which looks very attractive. It was under  Nanasaheb Peshwa in 1749. Other Temples are resolute to Vishnu and Kartikeya, Vithal and Rukmini.



paravati hill - Main temple maa parvati temple

The Peshwa Museum is very nice and holds various paintins artifacts, weapons, manuscript’s and coin’s from the Peshwa Era. It is a bit similar to the famous Raja Kelkar Museum in Pune. The Nanasaheb Peshwa Samadhi is very well maintained and a constructed around the old wada. Certain parts of the old wada are still in a good shape and a great attraction is a 250 years old ‘Chapa’ tree. This was specifically planted in the 1750s to ensure fresh flowers the puja.

Parvati Hill - mountain village road

Distance from Pune Airport to Parvati hill and temple:

Distance between Pune Airport and Parvati Hill And Temple. It takes 19 minutes to travel from Pune Airport to Parvati Hill And Temple. Approximate driving distance between Pune Airport and Parvati Hill And Temple is 16 kms or 9.9 miles or 8.6 marine miles .


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