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Bhosari is located in Maharashtra
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°33′37.5″N 73°50′09.69″E / 18.560417°N 73.8360250°E / 18.560417; 73.8360250Coordinates: 18°33′37.5″N 73°50′09.69″E / 18.560417°N 73.8360250°E / 18.560417; 73.8360250
Country India
585 m (1,919 ft)
 • OfficialMarathi
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
Area code(s)91-20-XXXX-XXXX
Vehicle registrationMH 14

Bhosari (Marathi: भोसरी, IAST: Bhosarī), historically known as Bhojapur, is a suburb in the city of Pune, India. It is well known for its cultural and sports activities like Wrestling & Kabaddi


Bhosari is situated at a height of 530 meters above sea level. Bhosari is blessed with a salubrious climate all year round. Excavated by Archaeologists, the 2000-year-old 'Artist temple' and the "Artist Mahal" situated at Bhosari is one of the monuments of interest in the township. King Bhoj is known to have organized many cultural events here. The artists performing at the "Artist Mahal" had their residence three kilometers away from the capital city. During excavation of the city, archaeologists discovered many artifacts, like pots and other equipments, which date back to 200 A.D. Currently Bhosari is known for most crowded place in Pimpri-Chinchwad and especially for Wrestling. Many sport centers for wrestling are contributing in building national and international champions.

Bhosari village has a history dating to Gautam Buddha[1]'s era.


Bhosari is situated 19.7 km (12.24 miles) north from the center of Pune City. The NH60 (Pune - Nashik National Highway) goes through Bhosari.

Bhosari Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation is the largest industrial area in this region containing big companies like Tata Motors,[2] Philips, Thermax,[3] Century Enka[4] etc.


  1. ^ "Gautama Buddha and the Wheel of Dharma - The Isha Blog". The Isha Blog. 19 December 2016. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Tata Motors Limited | Largest Indian Automobile Manufacturer". Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Engineering solutions for heating, cooling, water & waste management, specialty chemicals, air pollution control". Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  4. ^ "Century Enka Ltd. - Pune, & Rajashree Polyfil - Bharuch in Gujrat producing Nylon & Polyester Filament Yarns, Tyre Cord Fabrics &". Archived from the original on 12 October 2017. Retrieved 10 October 2017.