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Paanchgani

Country
India
State
Maharashtra
City
Pune
Type of Location
Hill Station
About Location

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Places to Visit
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Panchgani is a city and a municipal council in Satara district in the Indian state of Maharashtra.

Panchgani derives its name from the five hills around it.

98 km from Pune, 266 km from Mumbai via Mahad

20 km from Mahabaleshwar

Nearest Airport: Pune

Key places to visit
Sydney Point, Table Land, Parsi Point, Devil's kitchen


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Places to Visit

Sydney Point: This point is situated on a hillock facing the Krishna Valley. One can see from here the glittering waters of the Dhom Dam, and Pāndavgad and Mandhārdeo.

Table Land: This flat large expanse of laterite rock is the second longest mountain plateau in Asia. Some spacious caves including the “Devil's Kitchen” are visible from here.

Parsi Point: This scenic point is situated on the way to Mahabaleshwar, and overlooks the Krishna valley and the blue shiny waters of the Dhom Dam.

Devil's Kitchen: Situated at the south of the table land, the Devil's Kitchen has a mythology associated with it: It is believed that the Pāndavas of the Mahābhārat epic had stayed here for a while. Pāndavgad Caves (near Wāi) are also said to be built by them then

Right Time to Visit

January - March
September - December

Temperature

January - March -> 13.75 (°C) - Spring


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