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Alandi City is situated approximately 25 km to the east of Pune. Know more about Alandi City near Poona, India.
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Location: 25 km from Pune
Main Attractions: Samadhi of Sant Dnyaneshwar

Alandi City, PuneAlandi city, near Pune, is mainly known for housing the samadhi of Sant Dnyaneshwar, a popular saint of Maharashtra. Dnyaneshwar spent a few years of his life at the Alandi city and inspired the whole of the state to worship Lord Panduranga. Pilgrims come to Alandi city to visit the temple of Sant Dnyaneshwar, where his samadhi is situated. The temple stands surrounded with natural beauty and the ghat behind the temple is especially very magnificent. Given below is more information on the Alandi city near Poona, India.

Alandi city lies at a distance of 25 km to the east of Pune. One of the major attractions of the city is the Palakhi festival, celebrated in the month of Ashadh. Many people walk for 150 km, from Alandi to Pandharpur, to take part in this festival. Situated on the banks of Indrayani River, the city has a number of other attractions also. They include Muktai temple, Ram temple, Krishna Temple, Math of Swami Hariharendra, Vitthal-Rakhumai temple, etc.