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State: Maharashtra
District: Pune
Famous for/as: Pilgrim
Languages: Marathi, Hindi
Best Season: Oct - Mar
Weather: Summer 22-40°C, Winter 10-23°C
Altitude: 577 m
Pincode: 431505
STD code: 0212
Alandi, also known as Devachi Alandi - God's place, is a cute hamlet perfectly placed on the scenic banks of the river Indrayani. The place is renowned with the religious importance through the samadhi of the saint poet Dnyaneshwar. The saint poet Dnyaneshwar scripted the Marathi version of the Bhagavad Gita known as Dnyaneshwari. It is believed that the saint inspired the village folk to worship Lord Panduranga. Sant Dnyaneshwar Temple placed in the backdrop of an eye catching ghat has grown to a major religious location in Maharashtra.

Alandi attracts thousands of ardent devotees to its soil every year. The place is blessed with four important temples in and around. The temples adorning the village culture and life are Vitthal-Rakhumai temple, Muktai temple, Krishna Temple and Ram temple. The village enshrines another temple dedicated to a renowned Gujarathi saint Jalasan Baba. The fairs held in Alandi twice a year are major draws. The fairs are held on kartik ekadashi and ashadhi ekadashi. Alandi is the center of Palakhi festival, an annual religious ceremony in the month of Ashadh.

Alandi is a marvelous picturesque location to spend the vacations and evenings in solitude. With all the beauty of the village life, the stay in Alandi rejuvenates the mind and body. Unpolluted fresh air, cool climate and serene environments make Alandi and Indrayani River shore grandeur locations to spend time in solitude. Nature has blessed the village with all its marvelous gifts. The village now offers many modern amnesties to the visitors as well.
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