Parvati Hill Temples


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Ranked 21 of 410 sightseeing in Pune

Parvati Hill Temples is believed to be built during 17th century. Located on top of Parvati Hill, the temple enshrines the idols of Goddess Parvati, Lord Ganesha, Lord Vishu, Devateshwar and Lord Karthikeya. In olden times, this temple solely served as the place of worship of Peshwa rulers.

The hill temple can be reached by scaling 108 steps marked by specialised stone architectural works of Maratha style. At the Parvati Museum, located nearby, old manuscripts, rare coins and weapons, Sati Monument and Vetal Chabutra are housed. Situated at a height of 2,100 ft from sea level, the temple offers an aerial view of the entire city.

Considered to be one of the oldest heritage structures in Pune, these temples serve as a reminder of the Peshwa rule in the region. Legend states that from the hill, Peshwa ruler Balaji Bajirao watched the British getting defeated at the Battle of Kirkee. Temple of Parvati and Sedeveshwar, which belongs to the 17th century, is located at the hill.

Temples dedicated to Lord Kartikeya, Lord Ganesha, Lord Vishnu and Lord Vitthal are also located on the hill. Built as a commemoration of the Peshwa rule, Parvati Museum has a collection of portraits of the heroes of the Peshwa dynasty, old manuscripts, weapons, coins and others. In the museum complex is also housed the Samadhi Sthan of Shrimant Nanasaheb Peshwa.    

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Er. rahul

Er. rahul4.3/5

184 reviews

Parvti hill temple

Once the private shrine of the Peshwas, the temple was built in the 17th century by Balaji Baji Rao. 108 steep flights above, is the temple on a hillock from where one can behold some of the most beautiful views of the city.
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Shiva Ukali

Shiva Ukali3.6/5

84 reviews

Nice place

The parvati hill temples has three temples are as 1. Shiva-parvati temple, 2. Parvta devi & 3. Chaisast yogini.The hill also has a "Peshve sangrahalay" which is a museum of Peshva things. It has fees of just RS. 10. From shiva-parvati temple top you can get complete view of the Pune city.You must visit here as many foreigners visit why not Indians should know their heritages.#pride_pune
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Nikhil Pun

Nikhil Pun3.6/5

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The temple also has a museum with good and old collections

Parvati Temple was built by Peshwas. It has many temple including Shiva, Ganpati, Kartik swamy. In the evening you can see beautiful bird eye view of entire Pune from here. It also has a museum where you can see very old swords, coins, doors and other stuff. Also there is a secret way to go to Shaniwarwada from here.

Anjana Devi

Anjana Devi4.3/5

3 reviews

It's a very calm and quite place, away from the busy and noisy city

These temples are situated on the top of the hills near to Swargate and, we can view parts of Pune from the temple. It's a very calm and quite place, away from the busy and noisy city.

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