Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan Pune Entry Fee
- 50 per person for Adults
- 30 per person for Child
- 150 per person for Foreigner
Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan Pune Phone
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Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan Pune Address: Ward No. 9, Ward No. 8, Someshwarwadi, Pashan, Pune, Maharashtra, 411008, India
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Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan Pune Timings
|Monday||10:00 am – 8:30 pm|
|Tuesday||10:00 am – 8:30 pm|
|Wedesday||10:00 am – 8:30 pm|
|Thursday||10:00 am – 8:30 pm|
|Friday||10:00 am – 8:30 pm|
|Saturday||10:00 am – 8:30 pm|
|Sunday||10:00 am – 8:30 pm|
The Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan is a theme park in Pune that represents the rural lifestyle of India. Located near Someshwar Wadi, Pashan, Gram Sanskruti Udyan is Pune’s first village themed park.
The park will give you a glimpse of the village people, customs, and rich heritage through sculptures of farms, wells, houses, animals, and village folks. When visiting the park, you can introduce your kids to the concept of village rituals, councils, and businesses. It will take hardly one or two hours to explore the entire Udyan, but your kids will get an experience of a lifetime.
The Architecture of the Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan
The Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan is designed to pay tribute to the simple lifestyle of the village. This park is one of the best places to visit in Pune. Various life-like models or statues of village folks are presented inside the Udyan. The garden also depicts the structure of village systems like the Bara Balutedar and Alutedar systems (caste-based systems in Maharashtrian villages) through its landscaping.
The Gram Sanskruti Udyan has more than 700 statues and sculptures and 68 themes that are created wonderfully to showcase the rural lifestyle. The main purpose of this themed garden is to showcase the village management and business systems with the village border (Gaonwesh) and Patil Wada.
Image Gallery of Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan Pune
Things to Do at Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan
The Gram Sanskruti Udyan is a perfect place for kids not just to play but also to enrich their knowledge. A walk through the Gram Sanskruti Udyan is a great way to experience the rural culture of India. Here you can witness various sculptures of the carpenter, blacksmith, barber, astrologer, farmer, tailor, cobbler, goldsmith, and many more! Each of these sculptures presents the caste-based occupation system in villages. Apart from these statues, you can also see different houses that belong to a doctor, teacher, butcher, shepherd, or individuals of other professions.
The Gram Sanskruti Udyan also depicts the day-to-day life of a village by showing models of farmers working in the field, sculptures of barbers and tailors working in their shops, village weddings, villagers buying sweets from a mock sweet shop, a mock fighting arena, and a teacher teaching under the tree.
You can also witness the heritage and culture of the Zamindars through the Wada. The Wada is a large mansion with life-like models of cattle and horses in a stable.
Not only human figures and houses, but the Gram Sanskruti Udyan also has animal sculptures like lions, tigers, dogs, hippopotamus, and rhinoceros. Your kids will be amazed to see these sculptures as it is difficult to differentiate them from real animals. The Gram Sanskruti Udyan also allows schools and educational institutes to organise excursions or field trips to educate students about the village's rich culture.
Once you’ve explored the Udyan, make sure to visit the Someshwar temple. This temple of Lord Shiva houses amazing replicas of 12 Jyotirlingas. The temple is located behind the ticket counter of the Gram Sanskruti Udyan.
Tickets and Timings of Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan
The entry fee is INR 50 per adult and INR 30 per child.
The Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan is open from 10:00 am to 9:00 pm every day.
How to Reach Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan
Airport- The park is almost 16.5 km away from Pune International Airport. You can get plenty of buses, taxis, and cab rentals from the airport to reach the park.
Railway- The Gram Sanskruti Udyan is around 10.3 km away from the Pune Railway Station. You can always book rickshaws or cabs to reach the garden.
Roadway- The nearest bus stand from the garden is the Shivaji Nagar Bus Depot in Pune, around 6.6 km away. From the Swargate Bus Depot, the Sanskruti Udyan is around 11.3 km away. You can even book a cab from top car rental companies in Pune to reach it and also to visit other top sightseeing places of Pune.
Things to Keep in Mind When Visiting Late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan
During summers, visit the Park in the evening or morning to avoid a hot day.
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