Somwar Peth is an area, located in central Pune. This area is surrounded by Shaniwar Peth and Raviwar Peth. Juna Bazar, Kasba Peth, Kumbharwada, Rasta Peth, Agarkar Nagar, Gawali Wada, Budhwar Peth and Camp are its neighboring localities. Trishund Ganpati the Hemadpanthi Temple and Nageshwar Mandir are the oldest temples in somwar peth. This is one of the famous peth in Pune. The Employment Office and Zilla Parishad Building along with the famous Shahu Udyan and Shahu Talav are situated in this area. For entertainment, there is a theatre called Apollo Theatre in close proximity. The renowned KEM Hospital is located in Somwar Peth area. This hospital, which is run by KEM Hospital society, is the largest non-government hospital organization in the entire Pune District. This locality is surrounded by Maharana Pratap Road, Mudaliar Road, Jawaharlal Nehru Road and Sanjay Gandhi Road which has its direct access to Mumbai Highway. Pune is merely 2.5 km via Agarwal Road while Mumbai is about 149 km via Bengaluru-Mumbai Highway from Somwar Peth. Some of the key residential projects in Somwar Peth are Ahura Shagun, Vivek Prathmesh mangal, Shiv Unity Park, Royal Apartment, Matoshri Plaza among others.
The areas around Somwar Peth is well connected to other parts of the city through a number of roads, lanes and bypasses. Somwar Peth is connected to a number of roads like Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Sanjay Gandhi Road, Mudaliar Road, Nanal Shastri Road etc. enabling transportation easier for its residents to different areas like Modi Colony, Rasta Peth, Raviwar Peth, Budhwar Peth etc.
Somwar Peth is connected to Katraj, Swargate, Budhwar Peth, Kasba Peth, Rasta Peth, Pune Railway Station, Camp and other areas on these bus routes by PMPML Buses.
It enjoys excellent connectivity to Pune International Airport which is located at a driving distance of 14.4 km via Samrat Ashok Road.
Situated off to Mumbai Highway, this locality has good access to other parts of the city via bus and rail services. Pune Junction is the nearest railway station to Somwar Peth. However, Shivaji and Ghorpadi are also situated near to it.
Factors for Past growth
Proximity to Pune International Airport along with major IT Parks such as Pune IT Park and Lohia Jain IT Parks have been a plus point for Somwar Peth. Hence, a fair number of workforce work in nearby IT Hubs, wanted to have their residences close to their workplace. As a result, 2BHK apartments for rent in Somwar Peth are in huge demand.
It’s excellent connectivity to the major parts of the Pune City, adequate social infrastructure like proposed Pune Metro Rail near Koregaon Park Road and presence of commercial and retail spaces, this area is transforming into a vital residential destination.
Employment hubs near Somwar Peth
Platinum Tech Park, Panchshil
Pune IT Park
Nano Space IT Park
Infrastructural Development (Social & Physical)
This locality houses some good schools in its vicinity. Some of them are English Medium Primary School, Agarkar High School for Girls, Ratanben Chunilal Mehta Gujarati High School, Rosary School, Ornellas High School etc.
K E M Hospital & Research Centre, Dhanwantri Hospital, Dr. K E M Hospital Lab, Yashda Hospital are some good quality hospitals in the locality which providing health care facility to the resident of Somwar Peth.
SGS Mall, Kumar Pacific Mall, Connaught Place are the three major malls in and around Somwar Peth which serves the shopping needs of the people.