Moshi, Maharashtra

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Moshi
Suburb
Moshi is located in Maharashtra
Moshi
Moshi
Location in Maharashtra, India
Coordinates: 18°41′08″N 73°56′39″E / 18.6856°N 73.9441°E / 18.6856; 73.9441Coordinates: 18°41′08″N 73°56′39″E / 18.6856°N 73.9441°E / 18.6856; 73.9441
Country  India
State Maharashtra
District Pune
Languages
 • Official Marathi
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 412105
ISO 3166 code IN-MH

Moshi is a suburb in Pune Metropolitan Region, Maharashtra, India. It is situated at the intersection of Pune - Nashik (NH 50) road and the Dehu - Alandi road, and comes under Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal corporation area.

Moshi is accessible by Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation buses and PMPML buses. There is also a proposed metro rail[1] from Moshi to the new Pune International Airport via Chakan. Pune International Exhibition and Convention Center (PIECC) has also been proposed in this area.[2]

Moshi now comprises of two areas, Moshi Pradhikaran and Moshi gaon. The proposed International Exhibition and Convention Center will be in Moshi Pradhikaran area. Whereas Moshi gaon is the original core area. Moshi gaon is well known for its tasty Misal Pav, almost all local hotels in Moshi serve this dish. The Moshi gaon has long bank of Indrayani River on northern side.

Like almost every village has in Maharashtra, Moshi too has its annual festival on second day of Maha Shivaratri and is celebrated after the name of Shri Nageshwar Maharaj, a sage. One of the lamp(oil diya) near Nageshwar Maharaj's samadhi is believed to be kept glowing throughout the year, it is unknown though about since how many years this lamp is kept glowing.

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