DEHU

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Location : 24-km From Pune
Famous As: Birthplace Of Poet Tukaram
Nearby Attractions: Gopalpura, Indrayani Doh, Bhandara Hill, And Bham-Chandra Dongar.


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.

HOW TO GET THERE

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.

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodation is available in the Dharamshalas and rooms let by local people and hotels at Pune .



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