The festival of celebrations is here. If you are excited to celebrate Durga Pujo, we are here to help. Pune is decked up and ready to host the Best Durga Pujo Pandals in Pune and we bet you shouldn’t miss even one. So, let’s start Pandal hopping.
This Pandal is known to be the oldest Pandal in the city and organizes Durga Pujo since the 1940s.The Greater Poona Sarbojanin Durgotsav organized by the Bangiya Sanskriti Samsad is one of the crowded Pandals in the city that sees an average footfall of over 3,000 people each day during the festivities. The evenings here are a splendid affair and one can experience the culture of dance, drama, and food here. You can visit in the morning for Pushpanjali.
Where: Congress Bhavan, Shivaji Nagar
This Pandal is organized by the Anandam Association. They bring the vibe of Durga Pujo with traditional rituals, prayers, and cultural activities.Be there for the extensive Aarti, food, music, skits , and competitions.
Where: Behind ABC Farms, Salunke Vihar
If you can’t go to Kolkata, they bring Kolkata to you. This Pandal is one of the most famous in the city and has been organized for more than 15 years. How can any celebration go without tasting the traditional food? There will be Bengali food stalls that will cater you with delicious Fish Chops, Kathi Roll and other dishes from the Bengali Cuisine. You can also find the stalls of clothes, knick-knacks, artifacts and more.
Where: Corporation Ground in Bhosle Nagar, Hadapsar
This Pandal is dedicated to the Goddess Kali and is organized in the premises of the Kali Bari Temple located in Khadki. If you want to celebrate the traditional Durga Pujo with dance, music and food, head here without further ado. They also free blog to all the devotees in the afternoon.
Where: Park Road, Khadki
Your Pandal hopping is incomplete without this one. The pandal is set up by Nandalik Sanstha and they are organizing Durga Pujo since 2001. This Pandal will make you visit the Traditional Durga Pujo of Kolkata. Starting from the Pushpanjali at 9:30 am, followed by Bhog and the evening Aarti at 7 PM. There is more to the event with skits, dance, and music to set the vibe of the Pujo. You can also find food kiosks serving local Kolkata food, Biryani, Mutton Chops, Fish Fry, Macher Jhol, rolls, Sandesh and other Desserts.
Where: Rohi Villa, Lane 7, Koregaon Park
The decor of Someshwadi Pandal is one of the most beautiful and stunning Pandals in the city. Their Pandals brings out the Bengali culture, literature and traditional through their pandals. Don’t miss out to attend their dhunuchi naach and sindhur khela on Doshomi.
Where: Govinda Garden, Baner
Oikyotan Bangiya Parishad
Founded in 2012, Oikyotan Bangiya Parishad in Pimple Saudagar organized their first Durga Pujo Pandal in 2012 and is one of the famous Pandal in this area. This year, we hear the committee is collaborating with various Kolkata and Pune-based restaurants for their food stalls.
Don’t miss out the Pushpanjali. They have called various famous Kolkata artists to perform this. So make sure you visit this pandal to celebrate festivities
Where: Kapse Lawns, Pimple Saudagar
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