Baramati is a well known historical place in Maharashtra. It is situated on the banks of the river Karha. Baramati was once ruled by the Yadavas of Devgiri. But after the fall of the Yadav rule, it was with the Bahamas of Gulbarga. Very authentic and credible historical references of Baramati's History are found in the books of Dr. Shejwalkar & Mr. Grant Duff- the well known historians.
According to Duff, Nizam Shah of Ahmednagar, gifted Baramati to Malojiraje Bhosale (grandfather of legendary Maratha king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj), in 1603. Thus Baramati was ruled by Bhonsales and later on it was included in the great reign of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Around this time, it was administered by Dadoji Konddeo.After Aurangzeb's death, it was won by the Marathas. Around 1745, Shahu Maharaj handed over the charge of Baramati to Babuji Naik. He was a great administrator as well as the patron of arts and religion.
The City hosts two old temples which are built around 750. One of them is of Shri Kashivishweshwar - based on the west bank of the river, the other is of Shri Siddheshwar, located on the east bank of the river. Sidheshwar Temple is considered an architectural masterpiece. The temple is located near Babuji Naik's Mansion, which houses a gigantic idol of Nandi.
Non-Vegetarian ( In Villages with local farmers place)
Rustic Maharashtra food
Speciality Wine for Sale (Baramati Wine/indian)
Organic Grains / Cereals for Sale
Herbal tea for Breakfast and Evening Snacks
Baramati is well connected by road with major cities in the State. Baramati is 100 km from Pune by road. It connects to major highways via the road network. Baramati is also well connected by Rail Network to Pune via Daund Junction. Baramati has an airport (Baramati Airport) which is currently host to a Flying School.
It is the most sacred place for Ganesha according to Ganesha Purana; the others being Kailasha in Heavean and Adi-Shesha in Patala(Hell)).
A kul devta or family deity to most Maharashtrians; Khandoba or Shiva is the main deity worshipped.
The winery boasts 14 rooms, Wine tour, a swimming pool, a spa and a party deck and terrace which can hold a 1000 people for anyone looking for an interesting holiday.
Balaji Temple of Ketkawle, is copy of the real Tirumala Venkateswara Temple located 88 km from Baramati. It is on Pune-Bangalore highway.
.Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Baramati is Model, Hi-tech & National Award winning KVK of India working for farming community since 24 years for the development of sustainable agriculture.