Swargate is a central area of Pune, Maharashtra, India. Swargate serves as a Major bus stand for Pune. It serves as BRTS terminal for Katraj - Swargate and Hadapsar - Swargate bus routes. It is a commercial area with important buildings like Income Tax office, PMC branch (Swargate) and other commercial buildings. Entertainment areas like Ganesh Kalakrida, Nehru Stadium, Saras Baug, Sanas Maidan and Laxminarayan cinema hall are located in this area. In future Swargate will also serve as major head for the Pune Metro project.
It is well connected to the city and nearby villages by PMPML buses. The famous Mahalaxmi Temple of Pune is located near Sarasbaug near this area. The Pune - Satara road originates from here. Shankar Sheth road which originates from this area serves as link between Pune - Solapur highway and Swargate. Tilak road links Swargate to Deccan Gymkhana while Shivajinagar is linked to Swagate by Shivaji road. Sinhagad road or Narvir Tanaji Malusure road originates from the southern side of Sarasbaug near Swargate area. Jodhe square which is an important road junction marks the origin of five roads. The location of Swargate PMPML depot and MSRTC stand is in the Jodhe square.
Nearby places are:
- Nehru Cricket Stadium
- Ganesh Kala Krida Manch
- Saras Baug
- Mahalaxmi Temple
Swargate is one of the major hubs of the Maharashtra State Transport network. From here buses leave for Mumbai
, Satara, Baramati
, Belgaum and other places around Pune. Buses operates from 4 A.M. to midnight. Recently due to heavy traffic in the area, Pune municipal government has decided to make the major roads in this area one-way only.It is a very crowded place.