TEMPLE HILL – Nashik , DEOLALI
Deolali, also known as ‘Gunners Town’ is a small hill-station near Nashik known for its Army establishments and Air Force Station. Abode to a small population, this place is filled with various health sanatoriums, community parks and gardens. Temple Hill, also known as ‘Khandoba Tekri’ is a fascinating place in Deolali. Dedicated to Khandoba Maharaj who is an incarnation of Lord Shiva is reportedly 500 years old. It is a landmark for Deolali. The foremost quality that draws attraction of the tourists is its Sunrise and Sunset point. It is a widely spread park consisting of a waterfall,’ Khandoba’ temple, community park and a joggers track are the major appealing factors. Can be enjoyed and relished with friends and family.
HOW TO GET HERE: Situated at a distance of 22 kms from Nashik, this is a picturesque place which calms and soothes your soul.
Can be visited in groups or alone and is very safe due to its high security system of the artillery centre. Best place to chill and relax on a lazy Sunday evening. Waterfall at the back of the temple can be enjoyed in the evening. Most suitable for children due to its huge community park and rides that render entertainment and an option for people to stroll around and make the most of their holiday. Variety of eateries are easily available and accessible in and around Temple Hill.
‘Garibdas Mithaiwale’ is a very old and a popular place for its ‘chaat’ especially ‘paapdi chaat’ and ‘kachori’.
‘Bharat Cold drink House’ has its existence since ages in Deolali. Its ‘mava kulfi’ and ‘falooda’ are to die for!
‘Health Care Juice Center’ has number of options for sandwiches and juices. ‘Cream and strawberry’ leaves you with a mouthful of yummy dessert!