Durga Tekdi

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Durga Tekdi is a hill in Nigdi Pune. It is popular with the residents of Nigdi. The tekdi (hill) derives its name from the Durga temple on the hill. Durga Tekdi, also known as "Durgadevi park" is one of the prestigious aspects of Pimpri Chinchwad corporation with over 1,60000 trees have been planted on an area of 75 Hectors. Plants such as rain tree, Pelthohorum, Ficus, Neem Glyricidia, Suru, Sisoo, Kasid, Subabul etc. have been planted. Lawn on over 3 acres of land. has been maintained for recreation purposes. Recently 59,805 trees have been planted on 92 Hector of land nearly, This park's Waterfall and floating fountain add to the natural beauty of this hill station.The best period to visit this hill is either in the monsoon or in the winters.[1]

Indira Gandhi Udyan[edit]

Adjacent to Durga Tekdi, there is an amusement park, Indira Gandhi Udyan (Appu Ghar), which is built on the lines of Appu Ghar in Delhi. The layout plan of this park perfectly matches with the designs of various Rides & Games. The ethnic huts & family swings add to the beauty of the layout.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b http://www.pcmcindia.in/tourism.asp? MID=0&PID=0&MenuID=36&Title=Tourism