Pune is the second largest city in Maharashtra after Mumbai. Pune lies on the western extreme of the Deccan Plateau, on the leeward side of the Sahyadri Mountains (Western Ghats). It is adorned with the title ‘Queen of the Deccan’ for its Maratha heritage and culture. Marathi is the official and most spoken language followed by Hindi.
Pune exemplifies an indigenous Marathi Culture and Ethos in which education, art and theatre are given due prominence. Pune is known since ages for its traditions and reforms right from Shivaji Maharaj, the founder of "People's Rajya" - "Swarajya", further carried forward and glorified by the Peshwas.
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Shaniwar Wada Palace is considered as one of the most popular tourist places in Pune and also an eminent historical landmark.
This is a famous Ganesha temple in Pune which is a major attraction point for all travelers, however, even though the temple is open every day between 6 am to 11 pm.
Vetal Tekdi is another famous spot in Pune, where you can see the entire city standing on the top of the Vetal hill.
Lal Mahal, also known as Red Palace is a tourist place in Pune which was established in 1630 AD by Shivaji Maharaj’s father Shahaji Bhosale for his wife and son.
This is an artificial lake, built during the British era, located near the suburbs of Pashan Hills at a distance of 12 km from Pune.
A charming place where you will find the touch of the medieval history of India that possesses the unusual collection of Dr. Dinkar G Kelkar who made this in memory of his son, Raja.
This place is a pure delight for nature lovers where you'll find the ultimate serenity in the lap of nature.
Shinde Chhatri is one of the well-known places to visit in Pune which was built as a memorial to the 18th century leader Mahadji Shinde.
This remote village near Pune is hidden within the Sahyadri ranges which is mainly a favorite place for hikers and adventure lovers.
Another amazing landmark and one of the popular places to visit in Pune, Aga Khan Palace has engraved the historic elements of India.
This is a must-visit in Pune, where you will find rare species of snakes, and a brown Palm Civet & a King Cobra are its main attractions.
Being one of the most attractive tourist places in Pune, the place is known for the birth of Maratha King Chattrapati Shivaji and was built to protect Shivaji that has seven huge doors and strong walls.
Pune has lots of heritage sites, and Lohagarh Fort is definitely one of the famous ones.
Sinhagad Fort is constructed on the top of a cliff on the Bhuleshwar range of the Sahyadris and about 25 km away from Pune.
This famous place was built in the 8th century and is a major attraction in the city. This temple has been carved from a single piece of basalt rock which gives its shape a unique touch.