Aundh is one of the famous old place in India. It is the village of Devi Yamai and the famous museum created by Shri Bhagwanrao Pantapratinidhi - the king of Aundh. Devi Yamai temple is built on a small hill but can be easily reached by a vehicle also. The temple is very old but very attractive. The top of the temple is very beautiful and consists of various gods. The head of Rakshas Aundhasur, well carved Nandi the Shivling in the temple is worth to see. The idol of Devi Mahishasur Mardini Yamai is almost 2 meters high and creates a pleasant atmosphere.
Aundh is also famous for it's 'Shri Bhavani Museum'. The museum is very nice to see and has a very small garden within it's premises. The museum is open on everyday between 10.00 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2p.m. to 5 p.m. except on Mondays. The museum has various paintings drawn by various well painters such as Rao bahaddur Dhurandhar, Baburao Painter, Satavalekar etc. Three paintings by Raja Ravi Varma is the pride of the Museum. The museum has a big department of stone created structures including the famous 'Mother and Child' by Henry Moore. There are many more such items that one can enjoy in museum.
Aundh is such a wonderful place around Pune. It has importance - spiritually as well as getting developed as a nice picnic spot.
|How to Go||:||Regular buses from Swargate to Satara and buses from Satara to Aundh.|
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