Prati Balaji Temple at Narayanpur - Pune

Prati Balaji Temple is the best replica of Tirumala Lord Venkateswara Swamy Temple spreading ten acres of land surrounded by the beautiful Sahyadri hills.

The temple is present at Ketkawle Village Narayanpur, Pune district of Maharashtra state.

Prati Balaji Temple Info:

Primary Deity Lord Balaji
Locale Ketkawale
District Pune
Date Built 1971
State Maharashtra
Pincode 412205
Phone 02115 236 154
Temple Timings Morning 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM

The temple was constructed by The Venkateshwara Charitable Trust, a trust set up by the Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group started by Dr. Banda Vasudev Rao (B.V.Rao) near Pune city in the year 1971.

Prati Balaji Temple, Narayanapur, Ketkawale

The extremely beautiful replica temple construction was undertaken under the guidance of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams abbreviated as TTD trust.

Maha Prasad coupon is offered to the devotees from 9 AM to 3 PM and Laddus were offered as Prasadam in this temple.

A large vehicle parking area is available at the entrance. You need to leave your shoes/chappals, mobile phones at the free counters. A small canteen is available at the entrance for snacks and water.

Prati Tirupati Balaji Ketkawale temple

The clean and well-kept dining hall is present at the back side of the temple where a delicious meal is served containing typical Andhra items.

Balaji Temple Timings:

The Balaji temple is open for the devotees from Morning 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM daily.

Prati balaji temple ketkawale timings

Festivals Celebrated at Prati Balaji Temple:

All popular festivals like Sri Ram Navami, Vijaya Dashami (Dussehra), Gudi Padva (Ugadi), Mukkoti Ekadashi (Vaikuntha Ekadashi) and Diwali are celebrated with great fervor by the devotees.

Food and Accommodation:

Food and accommodation facility is available at Prati Balaji Temple. Devotees can get good 5-Star Lodge accommodation at nearby Pune city.

Prati Balaji temple - Ketkawle near Pune

How to Reach Balaji Temple:

By Air:

Tourists can first reach Pune Airport and from there they can take buses, cabs and taxis to reach the Balaji temple.
Tirumal Balaji Temple Replica at Pune
By Train:

Pune Railway Station is the nearest railway station at a distance of roughly 45 km from Prati Balaji temple.

By Road:

Visitors need to take Pune-Solapur highway route and arrive at Hadapsar bus-stand.

From there, one need to reach Saswad village and drive straight to reach the main temple.

Another option to reach the temple is to take NH4 (Mumbai-Bangalore expressway) and reach Bhor-Saswad road and reach the Balaji temple at Ketkawale.

Other Tourist Attractions:

Prati Tirupati Balaji Ketkawale temple near pune

Nearby tourist places to visit from Prati Balaji Temple includes:

  1. Ek Mukhi Datta Mandir of Narayanpur
  2. Bhuleshwar Temple
  3. Purandar Fort in Saswad
  4. Baneshwar Mandir, Nasrapur
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Prati Balaji Temple Route Map:

1 comment:

  1. I have visited this divine temple many times by now and every time get the same divine experience. The temple is crystal clean, well maintained. Prasadam is really tasty. Whenever I get some guests at home its decided to goto Prati Balaji temple. This post provides good information on the temple and timings.