Narayan Peth

Narayan Peth is a central locality of Pune. If you wish to imbibe the pre-independence history of Pune, come to Narayan Peth!

Narayan Peth occupies a central location in Pune. Narayan Peth is in the heart of the city. Narayan Peth has a rich history behind its present slick modern avatar.

Peth is the vernacular name for any locality in old Pune. Peths occupy an important part in Pune's regional history. Peths were important factors in ancient city planning. In the old days, businesses used to remain open on only one day per week. For this reason, places are named 'Peths' after adding the name of the day when the business establishment will remain open.

Some Peths were named after famous personalities. Narayan Peth was named after Narayanrao Pehwa. Narayanrao Pehwa was the original settler and builder of the locality.

The landmarks of Narayan Peth include the offices of the iconic daily newspaper 'Kesari' . Lokmanya Tilak, the great Indian freedom fighter started Kesari during the era of the British Raj. There is a big library dedicated to Lokmanya Tilak at Narayan Peth.

Narayan Peth can be easily accessed from any part of Pune city. City buses regularly ply through Narayan Peth. Swargate Bus Terminal is near to Narayan Peth .

The following travel agency offices are situated at Narayan Peth:
  • Devraj Tourists
    Jain Stores 307, Opposite Vijay Talkies, Narayan Peth

  • Leo Travels
    219, Murlidhar Apartments, Narayan Peth

  • Sai Tours And Travels
    498-A, Narayan Peth

Last Updated on 23 May 2013