Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Wai: A serene and beautiful town near Mahabaleshwar

Wai Village, Satara
While travelling from Pune to Mahabaleshwar, travellers often tend to miss out a town with immense natural beauty, called Wai. It was a sleepy little village a long time back, but today it is one of the major towns in the Indian state, Maharashtra. Many Indian films have been shot at the famous places of this region, including the Ganpati Ghat. This town is also home to many Hindu temples, most famous among them being the Dholya Ganpati Temple.

Kashi Vishweshwar Mandir, Wai

Besides the picturesque surroundings, there are some interesting places in Wai that tourists would like to visit while exploring this region. One of them is Govardhan Sanstha, an organization that has provided shelter to many cows for more than hundred years. An old temple of Lord Shiva called Kashi Vishweshwar Mandir in this town is also worth visiting. Tourists can also visit the Dhom Dam on Krishna River, from where, they can enjoy some marvellous views.

Tourists visiting Mahabaleshwar are always on the lookout for a pleasant accommodation. The resorts in Mahabaleshwar not only provide memorable stays in their elegant rooms, but also give their guests the opportunity to make a trip to Wai. They can also visit other interesting places around Mahabaleshwar during their stay in these resorts.