Parvati Hill / Parvati Temple

 

A group of beautiful temples of Ganesh and Kartikeya which are from the 17th( At the time of Nana Saheb Peshwa) century are Parvati's attractions. The Parvati museum houses portraits of heroes of the Peshwa Dynasty, besides old manuscripts, weapons and coins. According to records, the main idol was carved out of gold by craftsmen from Karnataka. Later on it was stolen on 1932, it was replaced by silver idols plated with gold. This is one of the most famous landmarks of Pune. Though the hill is in the Southern half of the city, it is visible from almost every part of Pune. There are 108 steps that lead to the temple dedicated to Parvati and Devadeshwar. There are also temples dedicated to Vishnu, Ganesh and Kartikeya. Climbing to the top of the hill can be rewarding as one can enjoy an excellent paranomic view of Pune. 

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