Address : Pune, India


Description :

Parvati Hill is a hillock located in pune, India. The hillock rises up to a height of 2,100 feet (640m) above sea level. At top of the hillcock the parvati temples are situated, which are one of the most viewable locations in Pune. Hillock is one of the oldest heritage structures of pune city was constructed in the peshwa dynasty rule. It is also used as a viewable spot for visitors and tourists of the panorama of pune. It is the second largest point in pune premises (after vetal hill).The hill has 103 steps; There is way to the top of the hill where the temple is located. The temples are main attraction of this hillock,
There are five major temples located in Hillock.

The first major temple is Devdeveshwara temple is made of Blackstone. It was finished under Nanasahed Peshwa, in 1749. Other temples are dedicated to Rukmini and Vishnu, Vitthal and kartikeya. The entrance door to this temple is made of granite stone and is virtually as big as one room. A pear-shaped archway views colossal and is artistically created to fit in a square frame. The entrance is designed and decorated by arches, museum and Samadhi location of Shri Nanasaheb Peshwa.

The second major temple is nearly 300 feet towards south of kartikeya temple, is the temple of shri Vishnu is the ultimate god in the vaishnavite tradition of Hinduism. The Vishnu sahasranama evaluates Vishnu as paramatman and parmeshwara ultimate god. It tells Vishnu as the all perforate essence of all beings.

The third major temple is Kartikeya or shadanan, the lord with six heads is the eldest son of Lord Shiva. Kartikeya is, in Maharashtra, expected to be a bachelor god. Whom ladies are not anticipate to worship. His temple preferably rare in Maharashtra.

The fourth major temple is Vitthal Temple one can view a temple of a fairly latest construction. The temple is of Vitthal and Rukmini. Long ago, an employee of the Devasthana Trust, Lord Ganesh Govindha Mudgal, had two idols in the temple and he present Rs 12,000 for its maintenance.

The fifth major temple is ramana temple is obtained from the root ‘Ram’ which means to happy or to be enjoy. Hence, the word transfers the message that is a location where one is happy. Around the period 1750 to 1810, this location was known all over India frequently among the learned Brahmins, who were trained in Vedic and allied studies.
The tourist come to this hillock to visit the temples also beautiful location one can visit the place with children wheather they are young or old not mind.