Lonavla, Maharashtra, India
Lonavla is a town and a hill station municipal council in Pune district. the picturesque place is surrounded by lush greenery and the climate is very cool. An attractive tourist place located in Pune.
Attractions near Lonavla
Bhimashankar temple is a Jyotirlinga shrine located northwest of Khed. Bhimashankar is also the source of river Bhima.
This is an ancient fort in Chandrapur. It is a hill fort 507 metres above sea level built by the Naga kings in 9 CE. The fort is in ruins and is frequented by wild animals that live in the vicinity.
Sudhagad is one of the ancient forts in Sahyadri which is surrounded by Sudhagad wildlife sanctuary. This fort is called as the replica of Raigad. Trekking and rock climbing area. Adventure lovers can explore the sanctuary also.
Matheran is a bewitching hill station, situated on the Western Ghat mountain range in Maharashtra. The magnificent hill station boasts of dense green cover, pleasing atmosphere and verdant beauty that allure the tourists from various parts of the world. The hill station is also an empyrean for the adventure junkies as well. Trekking, rock climbing and paragliding are some of the exciting adventure activities that can be enjoyed by the visitors.
Dehu Gatha temple is one of the largest temples and is located near Pune. At the entrance of the temple lies the statue of Sant Tukaram Maharaj. What attracts people the most are the carvings of all Gathas ie legends/storis of Sant Tukaram on the walls of the temple which are very easy to read. It is said that one must read at least 3 Gathas on visiting the temple. The temple is located on Indrayani River's bank.
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Pune is rich in its history, industry, and agriculture. Pune is also considered an educational hub of the state of Maharashtra.