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Dagdusheth Halwai Temple, Pune

  • Dedicated to the Hindu God Ganesha, Dagdusheth Halwai Temple is one of the most famous Pune Tourist Places if you wish to add some spiritual essence to your vacation. The temple is one of the oldest Ganesh temples in India and was built by a local halwai called Shri Dagdusheth. It is considered that it was his dedication that inspired the construction of the temple and encouraged his friend Lokmanya Tilak celebrating the Ganesh festival. This festival paved to be an important event in India’s history and today celebrated with great fervour and gaiety. The beautiful temple has a humble architecture but resonates greatly with history and culture of this place. Being located in the centre of the city, Dagdusheth Halwai Temple is an important place in Pune to appreciate and take part in various events like music concerts, bhajans, and Atharvasheersh recitation which are held here.



    • Location: Shivaji Road, Budhwar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra

    • Best Time to visit: The most preferred time to visit this temple is from August to September

    • Entry fee: There are no entry fees to visit Dagdusheth Halwai Temple

    • Timings: Tourists can plan their visit here from 6.00 am to 11.00 pm