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.