Alandi is 25 kms away from Pune.
Popularly known as Devachi Alandi (God's
place) has samadhi and a temple of the
Saint-poet Dynaeshwar. The temple over
here was built in 1570. Sant Dynanehswar
wrote the Marathi translation of the
Bhagwat Geeta called as 'Dyneshwari'.
The other famous places in Alandi are
Vitthal-Rakhumai temple, Ram temple,
Krishna Temple, Muktai temple.
Sant Dynanehswar spent most part of his
short lifespan in Alandi. There is a
fair held here twice a year. It also has
the temple of Jalasan Baba a famous
Gujarathi saint. The Palkhi which is in
the month of Ashadh that goes from
Alandi to Pandharpur covers almost 150
kms of distance. Thousands of devotees
take part in this Palkhi. Alandi is
situated on the banks of river Indrayani.
The famous wall on Sant Dynaneshwar flew
to meet Changdev is also present here.
S.T. buses are available from Pune