Mohammadwadi is a suburb located in the south-eastern parts of Pune City. This area is surrounded by hills and forest land and has a good scenic view. Its neighbouring areas include forest area under the National Institute of Bank Management (NIBM), Kondhwa and Undri.
Let us explore some places in and around Mohammadwadi.
Joglekar Baug in Shukrawar Peth, Mahatma Gandhi Road; Mandai
Jijamata Udyan in Ganesh Rd; Durvankur Society; Kasba Peth
Jijaau Park in Ganesh Rd; Durvankur Society; Kasba Peth
Shri Swami Samarth Garden in Sharadseth Temberkar Road; Raviwar Peth
Maharana Pratapsingh Garden in CV Joshi Rd; Madiwale Colony; Sadashiv Peth
Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Animal Park in Saras Baug
The Corinthians Resort & Club: The Corinthians is a five-star boutique hotel located in the verdant hilltop of South Pune. It is designed in Moroccan architecture
Gold Finch: Located at Nyati Enclave, Nyati County; Mohammed Wadi
Country Club Hospitalities & Holidays: Located at Undri Club, Nyati County; Undri
Shiva temple at Solapur Rd, Hadapsar Gaon
Mahalaxmi Mandir on Cosmos Road, Magarpatta, Hadapsar
Sankatharan Temple NIBM Undri Road, Kausar Baugh, Kondhwa
ISKCON NVCC Temple in Iskcon Nvcc Road, Katraj-Kondwa Bypass, Tilekar Nagar, Kondhwa Budruk
Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple: Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple in Pune is dedicated to the Hindu God Ganesh. The temple is popular in Maharashtra and is visited by over a hundred thousand pilgrims every year
Sai Baba Mandir at NIBM Rd, Krishnakevalnagar, Mayfair Eleganza Phase II, Kausar Baugh, Kondhwa
Pataleshwar: The Pataleshwar Cave Temple is a rock-cut cave temple, carved out in the 8th century in the Rashtrakuta period
‘The Lion’s Fort’, it is situated on a hill rising 800 m above the surrounding countryside. Site of the Battle of Sinhagad in 1670, this fort lies in the Bhuleswar Range of the Sahyadri Mountains. Apart from the historic gates, the fort complex also contains a Hanuman statue. It is a popular trekking destination.
Aga Khan Palace
The palace is famed and well-related with Indian Independence. During the Quit India Movement in 1942, Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi, along with Mahadeo bhai Desai, were imprisoned in the palace.
In the museum are also preserved Mahatma Gandhi’s personal items, including utensils, clothes, mala, chappals (slippers) and a letter written by him on the death of his aide, Mahadeobhai Desai.
The edifice is a real specimen of Maratha culture. Palace of the rulers of Peshwa dynasty also shows the influence of Mughal style and the feature of Maratha artistic styles in its architectural design.
Comprising fountains, courtyards, blooming gardens, offices, audience halls and residential quarters, the palace is situated near Mula River. Paintings depicting scenes from the epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata are present on the walls of the fort.