Bhawani Peth


Bhawani Peth is famous for its religious places. If you are a spiritual person, then Bhawani Peth should be prominent on your itinerary for Pune.

Bhawani Peth is located at the heart of Pune city. Bhawani Peth is a very old locality of Pune. The historical time line of Bhawani Peth dates back even before the era of the British Raj.

The term 'Peth' is used to describe any old locality in Pune. The concept of Peth was an integral part of ancient Indian town planning. In old times, the days of business were held once in a week. The day of conducting business became the first name of the Peth.

Some Peths were named after famous personalities and others from the various gods and goddesses of the Hindu pantheon. Bhawani Peth was named after the Hindu goddess Bhavai. The Bhavai temple was established in the area in 1763.

Other than Bhawani Peth, there are 17 Peths. All the Peths are created by the Peshwas during 1713 and 1818.

Present day Bhawani Peth is an important center of the timber trade. Bhawani Peth also has a thriving hardware and steel market. The market caters to the businesspersons who operate their business in the civil and allied industry.

The principal attraction of Bhawani Peth is the Shri Bhavani Mata Mandir. Palki Vithoba Mandir is also another major tourist attraction.

Bhawani Peth is easily accessible from anywhere in Pune. Shivaji Nagar bus terminus is the place from where many buses start their journey to Bhawani Peth.



Last Updated on 23 May 2013

     


     

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