Dadasaheb Phalke Memorial (Smarak)
Build in the memory of great filmmaker Dadasaheb Phalke, this place is a must visit for all the Bollywood lovers!
Named after the noted film producer Dadasaheb Phalke Samarak, these sprawling gardens at the foot of the Pandav Leni Caves are the pride of Nashik. Musical fountains, lawns, fast-food outlets and museums that highlight the work of Dadasaheb Phalke and the cultural heritage of the city make it a popular retreat for residents and visitors alike.
The Dada Saheb Phalke is the legendary figure who was the progressive spirit behind the century old Indian Cinema. A memorial to this great visionary, Dadasaheb Phalke Smarak is committed towards edifying, devout and rational development. The building contains a place for meditation, a main conference hall and an exhibition center. The Samarak also displays with an eloquent version of the works of the Dadasaheb Phalke.
Dadasaheb Phalke Smarak spread across a vast extend of 29 acres, and it holds a pretty garden in its courtyard. Placed in the pretty surroundings of a majestic Pandava caves, Dada Saheb Phalke Smarak is one among the busiest attractions in Nasik.
Doyen & Founder of Indian Cinema and Film Industry, Dadasaheb Phalke
was born at Nashik on 30th April 1870 in 1913. He produced the first Indian film ‘Raja Harishchandra’ & in the span of 19 years produced 95 films and 26 documentaries in a studio setup at Nasik till 1932. This memorial is a tribute to legendary Shri. Dadasaheb Phalke. Buddha Smarak & scenic beauty along with park, water sport & an ideal destination of tourist.