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Pune

Pune,Maharashtra

Pune

Attractions

Raja Dinakar Kelkar Museum:

It is one of the most important museums of the city and is housed in a Rajasthani building located on the Bajirao Road. It houses a wide range of fascinating Indian arts and crafts apart from a large number of other interesting artifacts. The museum is divided into 36 sections that include carved palace and temple doors, exquisite pottery works, traditional Indian lamps and paintings belonging to 17th century.


Tribal Museum:

This museum houses interesting artifacts that were excavated from the Sahyadri and Gondhwa regions of Maharashtra. The archaeologists will surely find this museum an amazing one.


Shaniwar Waada:

This impressive palace was constructed by the Peshwas in the year 1736. The imposing brass studded gates and lotus pools are the only major attractions left in this palace as it was destroyed by a huge fire in the year 1827. This palace is counted among the major tourist attractions in Pune and it is now recognized as symbol of Pune culture. Don't miss out the 'Light & Sound Show' which is held here every evening.


Aga Khan Palace:

This palace is an important highlight of this town and flaunts beautiful arches, gracious building having salons, suites and spacious lawns. The palace holds a lot of historical importance since during the 1942 Quit India Movement, Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi were placed under house arrest by the British in this building. You must not miss this palace when you travel to Pune.

Parvati Hill temples:

It is a splendid temple built by Balaji Baji Rao and occupies a significant place for the pilgrim tourists. You have to climb 108 steep and narrow steps in order to reach the hill top temple. Formerly it was the private shrine of the Peshwas. It also houses Parvati museum featuring portraits of Peshwas, ancient manuscripts and coins. From the top of the temple you can get the awe-inspiring views of the town.


Bund Garden:

This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Pune and is also known as Mahatma Gandhi Udhayan. It is located on the right bank of the Mula-Mutha Rivers and was built by Sir Jamshedji Jeejeebhoy to provide the poor with water during hot months of the summers. The adventure enthusiasts can indulge here in boat rides and horse rides.


Shindyanchi Chhatri
One of the greatest architectural beauties of the Pune city is the Shindyanchi Chhatri, situated in Wanowrie. It is a memorial dedicated to the great soldier, Mahadji Shinde. For twenty years, between 1760 and 1780, he served as the commander-in-chief of the Maratha army under the Peshwas.

Raj Bhavan
Raj Bhavan of Pune, also known as the Government House, dates back to the year 1866. It is situated in Ganeshkhind and was designed by the famous architect, James Trubshawe. Built under the British Raj, Raj Bhavan was originally meant to be used in summers by the government of Bombay Presidency under the British Raj.


Film and Television Institute of India
Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) of Pune is situated on the Law College Road, at a distance of one km from Deccan Gymkhana. Spread over an area of 21 acres, the institute was established on the recommendation of Film Enquiry Committee.

Lal Mahal
Lal Mahal (Palace), dating back to the year 1634, was constructed by Sahaji Bhonsale, Shivaji's father. When Sahaji received territories in Pune from Bijapur Sultanat, he sent his wife, Jijabai, and his son to the city and got the palace built as their residence.

Osho Commune International
Osho Commune International is an ashram founded by Rajneesh Chandra Mohan Jain, popularly known as Osho. Situated in the Koregaon Park of Pune, Osho Ashram is mainly famous for the meditation courses it offers. Away from the hectic pace of city life, the ashram comes as a welcome relief for the people

 

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Pune,Maharashtra

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The eighth largest metropolises in India, Pune is located in the state of Maharashtra .Pune is an interesting city, sprawling and colourful. Resting upon a rich and illustrious heritage of over 600years old, the bustling city of Pune / Punyanagari or Poona as it is called is situated upon the banks of the Mula and Mutha rivers.,,


                          			  
                          
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