Somwar Peth is an area located in Pune City, in Maharashtra State of the Republic of India. This area is bordered by Kasba Peth, Shaniwar Peth and Raviwar Peth. This area was developed by Rango Bapuji Dhadphale a minister of Maharaj Shahaji Raje Bhosale in 1625. This area was affected due to the raids in Adil Shahi dynasty in 1630. This area was redeveloped by Dadoji Kondadev, a military and administrative officer of Shahaji between 1636 - 1647. The KEM Hospital (King Edward Memorial Hospital) and Shahu Garden are located in this area.
This area is connected to Katraj, Swargate, Pune Railway Station, Camp and other areas on these bus routes by PMPML Buses. The people staying in this area were known as "Gosavi". It was also known as 'Shahpura'. These people used to lend money to others for various purposes before Banks came in existence. This is one of the famous Peths in Pune. Apollo theater is famous in this area. Mali Maharaj, Vishnu Temple, and Nageshwar Temples are famous in this area. The Emplyoment Office and Zilla Parishad Building are situated in this area. The famous Shahu Udyan and Shahu Talav are legend of Somwar Peth. Collector Office is also famous in this area.
The KEM Hospital is located in Somwar Peth area of Pune City, Maharashtra, India. This is the largest non-government hospital organization in the entire Pune District which is run by KEM Hospital society. The Hospital has 550 beds and serves patients from Pune City as well as from Pune Suburbs and ruler areas in Pune District. It is good for access due to its location in Central Pune. Following mentioned are the schools that are located in Somwar Peth area in Pune.