Tourism Places


Narayangaon is an important towns in Junnar Taluka (Pune District),its famous for natural beauty.
Water is abundant because of its proximity to major dams, the western ghats, and the Sahyadri mountain range.
Narayangaon is also famous for its splendid natural beauty. It has emerged as a major exporter of table grapes. Grapes from here are exported to mainly Middle-East and Europe.
Narayangaon is close to five major dams. The nearest being Yedgaon Dam on the Kukadi river, is just 10 kilometers to the North.
Vadaj Dam on Mina river is 16 kilometers to the West. Pimpalgaon Joga 30 kilometers to the North-West and Manikdoha 25 kilometers to North-West.
Chilhewadi 25 Kilometers to North.It is also a nice spot.
Shivaneri Fort

Shivneri, a birth place of Chhatrapati Shivaji (1627), is located at a distance of around 3 km from Junnar (125 km from Pune).
There are statues of Jijabai and young Shivaji.At the centre of the fort is a water pond which is called 'Badami Talav'
In the fort there are two water springs, namely Ganga-Jamumna, which have water throughout the whole year.
Two kilometers away from this fort there are the Lenyadri caves which is one of Ashtavinayaka temple in Maharastra.
Malshej Ghat

Malshej Ghat is a mountain pass in the Western Ghats range in Pune district of Maharashtra, India.
Malshej ghat is situated in Pune district near the borders of Thane and Ahmednagar districts.
It is at a distance of 154 km from south Mumbai towards northeast and 130 km north of Pune.
The site is nestled in the lofty rugged hills of the Western Ghats. The best time to visit is between August and September.
At this time of the year, the hills are clothed in a soothing shade of mint green and the weather is cool due to the monsoons
Bhima Shankar

Bhimashankar Temple is located in the village of Bhorgiri 50 km north west of Khed, near Pune, in India.
It is located 127 km away from shivaji nagar(Pune) in the Ghat region of the Sahyadri hills.
It takes four hours to reach there. Bhimashankar is also the source of the Bhima river,
which flows south east and merges with the Krishna river near Raichur.
The Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary located here is a popular weekend getaway from Mumbai and Pune.
Shri Vignahar Ganpati

Shri Vighnahar of Ozar situated nearly 10 kilometers to the North.
Ozar the one of famous Ganpati Shri Vighnahar from Ashtavinayak is becoming number one Devasthan Trust in all ashtavinayak.
This temple is located just off the Pune-Nashik Highway, in the town of Ozhar.
It is enclosed on all sides by high stone walls, and its pinnacle is made of gold.
The temple is situated on the banks of river Kukadi.
Via Mumbai-Thane-Kalyan-Bapsai-Saralgaon-Otur, Ozhar is 182 km.
Lenyadri ganpati

Shri Girijatmak of Lenyadri, situated nearly 17 kilometers North-West.
The temple is situated 12 km from Narayangaon, which is about 94 km from Pune on the Pune-Nashik highway.
Nearest railway station is Talegaon. From Junnar, Lenyadri is about 5 km.
Shivaneri castle is close by (5 to 6 km) where Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj was born.
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