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    There's A Book Village Near Pune That Has 25 Readers' Hot Spots For Every Genre Of Literature

    Ayan posted on 05 January

    What Is It?

    Pustakanche Gaav near Pune is known as the village of books for all the right reasons. Check out what’s in store for you there.

    How Do I Get There?

    Bhilar Village, Near Hill Range High School, Panchgani. It takes 2hrs and 30 minutes from Pune to reach Panchgani via NH48.

    What Is So Awesome About It?

    This small village in Panchgani is recently declared as the ‘Pustakanche Gaav’ {the village of books} by the Maharashtra Government. 25 artistically decorated aesthetically pleasing locations around the village have been turned into the readers’ hot-spots with the display of books ranging from literature, poetry, religion, women and children, history, environment, folk literature, biographies and autobiographies. If you are an avid reader or just love being in between books here’s where you should be. Each of the 25 locations chosen initially is dedicated to a particular genre of literature. With around 10,000 books to be made available for reading in a village with a population of 10,000, Bhilar has the highest per capita availability of books for any village in the country.

    So, We're Saying...

    If you are an avid reader you should head to this place for a nice weekend getaway that’s both enriching and refreshing.

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      Bhilar Village, Maharashtra

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