Pune, the educational and commerce hub, growing at its highest spread and reaching the peak is a very well-known destination for tourists in and around India. The local people dwelling here, beside the Mathura River and experiencing a mixed kind of climate, both hot semi-arid with tropical wet and dry, love the city for its own presiding culture and its glory. People from all the strata visit Pune as Pune provides everything for all. Be it from a religious perspective on from a unique outlook, Pune stands forth. Few religiously acclaimed places, explicitly gurudwaras of Pune, have now become famous tourist destinations as well. Few amongst them are
Gurudwara Guru Nanak Darbar
Located almost 18 KM away from Pune Station in Pattinson road, Guru Nanak Darbar has evolved as a major tourist attraction over the years. Not just the Sikh community. But people from nearby the localities gather here every day. Birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev is celebrated here every year. The morning starts with Shabad kirtan at 5:00 AM and on every Thursday unique Bhandara program is observed.
Gurudwara at Viman Nagar Pune
Located in Peshwa Complex of Clover Park in Viman Nagar, Pune, this is a small Gurudwara in Pune situated in the heart of Viman Nagar itself. Though not nationally acclaimed, this gurudwara is famous in its locale. Several important Sunday programs are held occasionally along with regular prayers and reading of excerpts from Guru’s texts.
Located approximately 8 KM away from Pune station in Anupam Nagar of Khadki, Gurudwara Sahib is a well maintained and famous Gurudwara in the Khadki region. Baisakhi is celebrated here on a larger scale, and offering as Kheer (sweet dessert) is distributed in Gurudwara Sahib which is loved by the local people and tourists, as well. Langar is also arranged here in Gurudwara Sahib.
Gurudwara Guru Singh Sabha
The oldest gurdwara in Pune city is Shri Guru Singh Sabha. It is also known as the Ganesh Peth Gurudwara, based on the location of the Gurudwara. On every Sunday morning, after the regular prayers are pronounced, Langar is conducted for all the devotees present there, without any discrimination. On ordinary days, the morning starts with Matha Thekna, Japjisaheb, Kirtans, Ardas and also reading of excerpts from Granth Saheb.