Pune Division

Girijatmaj temple

Girijatmaj temple Lenyadri (Asthavinayak)

The Girijatmaj temple at Lenyadri is the Sixth Ganesha temple to be visited during the Asthavinayak Darshan tour. It is a Swayambhu idol which is carved into a rock. Girijatmaj Vinayak refers to the Ganesh as the son of Parvati. Girija is another name for Parvati and Atamaj means son. This is only the temple of the Ashtavinayak …

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Dhom Dam

Dhom Dam Satara District on Krishna river

The Dhom Dam is an earthfill and gravity dam on Krishna river near Wai in Satara District, state of Maharashtra in India. The Dhom dam is Built-in 1978 on Krishna river, 13.50 TMC. It is a very beautiful spot to visit. Boat Club facility available here, which can be viewed from Table Land of Panchgani. Aquaculture activities are being taken up in this dam. The main purpose …

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Panhala Fort

Panhala Fort Kolhapur (Panhalgad Fort)

Panhala Fort is strategically located looking over a pass in the Sahyadri mountain range which was a major trade route from Bijapur in the interior of Maharashtra to the coastal areas in Kolhapur district of Maharashtra, India. Panhala fort is also known as “Panhalgad Fort”. This historically important site is constructed by King Raja Bhoj. Built in …

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Tukaram Maharaj

Saint Tukaram Maharaj (Sant Tukaram Maharaj)

Dehu is a place of Sant Tukaram Maharaj – a well-known saint in Maharashtra. He and Sant Dnyaneshwar were the popular saints and both worshiped Lord Vitthal. Family Life and Background Jagadguru Sant Tukaram Maharaj was born in 1608 and lived most of his life in Dehu, a village near Pune, on the banks of the Indrayani River. the Dehu village …

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Kanher Dam

Kanher Dam Satara

The Kanher Dam is an earth fill and gravity dam on Venna river near Satara district in the state of Maharashtra in India. The dam is Built-in 1986 on Venna river, 10.10 TMC. it is the very beautiful spot to visit. The main purpose of the dam is to provide hydroelectricity with some irrigation facilities in neighboring areas. The Kanher valley and Kanher dam irrigate the upper parts of Satara …

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Karla Caves Lonavala Pune

The Karla Caves in Pune is an amazing place to visit. It is located in Karli close to Lonavala, About 40 km from Pune, Maharashtra, India. Karla Caves is a complex of ancient Buddhist Indian rock-cut architecture cave shrines developed over two periods – from 2nd century B.C to 2nd century C.E. and in 5th – 10th century. Even though the caves were constructed …

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