Narayangaon Tourism

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Narayangaon Overview

Narayangaon, a town known for its vineyards, is located in the Pune district of Maharashtra. Narayangaon is surrounded by four major dams, the Western Ghats, and the Sahyadri mountain range.

The closest dam to Narayangaon is Yedgaon Dam on Kukadi River, which is just 10 km away. On the other hand, Vadaj Dam on Mina River is approximately 16 km away from Narayangaon. Pimpalgaon Joga Dam and Manikdoh Dam are located 30 km and 25 km away from Narayangaon, respectively.

Tamasha, an old type of folk play, is a prominent part of culture of this region. Additionally, bullock cart race at the time of Jatra is also popular in several parts of the town. The main event celebrated in the region is Narayangaon Wine Festival, which is also known as Chougle's Wine Festival.

Besides vineyards, the main attraction of the town is Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope, which is used for investigating several radio astrophysical problems. Tourists visiting the town also frequent Girijatmaj temple and Vigneshwara Temple. Shivneri Fort in Junnar, which is located around10 km away from Narayangaon, is another popular attraction among the tourists.

Lohegaon Airport at Pune is the nearest airport, which can be used to reach Narayangaon. Major railhead, which can be used to reach the destination, is Pune Railway Station. Narayangaon Bus Station is the main bus station serving the town. Regular Maharashtra Road Transport Corporation buses from Pune, Junnar, Ghod and Khed, serve this bus station. The best time to visit this place is from October through March.