Dehu is an ancient town on the river Indrayani about 24-km
from Pune . Dehu is
the birthplace of famous poet-saint Tukaram. Abhang Gatha is considered as
the eternal creation of Poet Tukaram that has gained a proud place in
Marathi literature. According to legend, the adversaries of the saint-poet
mercilessly sank his entire collection of Abhangas in the river, but low
and behold, to their surprise, the Gatha surfaced and was saved.
Tourists can visit the ancient temples of Shivaa and Vishnu and Tukaram Vrindavan, which is the birthplace of Saint Tukaram. Other places, which attract the tourists, are Gopalpura, Indrayani Doh, Bhandara Hill, and Bham-Chandra Dongar.
Tourists can access this place easily by road. It is just about 24-km from Pune. There is railway station and an airport at Pune.
Accommodation is available in the Dharamshalas and rooms let by local people and hotels at Pune .