Parvati hill is in the southernmost part of the
Pune City . It is a
famous landmark of the city with a group of beautiful temples. These
temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Parvati Ganesha and Kartikeya, the
family of Lord Siva. A steep flight of 108 narrow steps leads to the hill
top temple built by Balaji Baji Rao. It is not very difficult to climb up
to the top by wide stone stairs.
The Parvati Temple was the erstwhile private shrine of the Peshwa rulers, which is now a popular tourist spot. The Parvati Museum houses replicas of ancient paintings, old manuscripts, weapons and coins. The hill has a good view of the nearby area. It is said that from this hill, the last Peshwa ruler watched desolately as his army was defeated at the hands of the British.
Air: Nearest airport is at Pune.
Rail: Pune is well connected with all the places by rail.
Road: Pune being a major commercial city of Maharashtra is well connected by road with all the places in Maharashtra and other parts of the country.
Local Transportation: Tourists can easily reach this place by auto-rickshaw.
Accommodation is available at the hotels in Pune.