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Things to do in Pune

This city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, is considered as a cultural city in India. Pune is a very populated city and contains many educational institutions. There visitors will find many things to do and places to visit, as the city contains many landmarks and touristic sites such as the grand Aga Khan Palace and the Pataleshwar Cave Temple and many more.

Pune India

Pune is a sprawling city in the western Indian condition of Maharashtra. It was before the base of the Peshwas (head administrators) of the Maratha Empire, which kept going from 1674 to 1818. It's known for the fabulous Aga Khan Palace, worked in 1892 and now a dedication to Mahatma Gandhi, whose fiery debris are protected in the garden. The eighth century Pataleshwar Cave Temple is devoted to the Hindu god Shiva. Pune is the second biggest city in the Indian condition of Maharashtra and the ninth most crowded city in the nation. Arranged 560 meters (1,837 feet) above ocean level on the Deccan level on the correct bank of the Mutha waterway


Visit Pune


A flourishing, energetic city, Pune is a focal point of the scholarly world and business that encapsulates 'New India' with its bewildering blend of private enterprise and mysticism (antiquated and current). It's likewise comprehensively celebrated, or infamous, for an ashram, the Osho International Meditation Resort, established by the late master Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh. Pune was at first given pride of place by Shivaji and the decision Peshwas, who made it their capital. The British took the city in 1817 and, on account of its cool and dry atmosphere, soon made it the Bombay Presidency's storm capital. Globalization thumped on Pune's entryways in the 1990s, after which it went in for a picture update. Be that as it may, some frontier time appeal was held in a couple of old structures and neighborhoods, realizing a lovely conjunction of the old and new, which (in spite of the contamination and chaotic activity) makes Pune a beneficial place to investigate.

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Aga Khan Palace

Aga Khan Palace

The Aga Khan Palace is also known as the Gandhi National Museum and is a part of the Indian freedom struggle. It served as a prison for national leaders like Mahatma Gandhi during the Quit India Movement in 1942.The Aga Khan Palace was donated to India by Aga Khan IV during 1969. The museum also serves as a memorial wherein the remains (samadhi) of Mahatma Gandhi’s wife, Kasturba Gandhi rest in peace. The palace was built in 1892 by Sultan Mohammed Shah, Aga Khan III. When taking a trip to Pune, the Aga Khan Palace is a must visit as it is known for its historical as well as architectural significance.

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Lohagad

Lohagad

A beautiful fort in a beautiful location, good roads to the base and an easy climb make Lohagad fort one of the more popular destinations to visit close to Pune. But thankfully, it has survived the commercialisation and the mess that Sinhagad fort has been subjected to. The fort is still in a good condition and relatively clean. Many of the structures on the fort are still intact and climbing the fort would give you the feeling of actually climbing a fort rather than walk on “made in 21st century” concrete steps! This is the fastest way to reach the base village. Go on the expressway from Pune. When the Sinhagad institute appears on the side of the highway, look out for an exit from the road

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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum

When entering the historical center everybody is invited by the resplendent wooden curve portraying Agni and Indra and the dynamite lamps.The fundamental fascination of the gallery is the Mastani Mahal which likewise delineates a couple of the exceptional shows. There are 21000 collectibles to be shown among which 2500 is on open show since a hefty portion of them have been ruined. A venture called Museum 2000 has been begun to make Dr.Kelkars dream of an instructive, recreational and social gallery work out and is in advance. This venture has been brought about by the Board of Management of the historical center and is going by the Chief Secretary to the State of Maharashtra and in addition different Govt.officials. When going to Pune this historical center is an absolute necessity look for all explorers and in addition history searchers.

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Shaniwar Wada

Shaniwar Wada

Shaniwarwada was the stately mansion originally built as the residence of the Peshwas. The foundation of the mansion was laid by Bajirao 1 in the year 1730 AD and construction was completed in 1732 AD at a cost of Rs. 16,120. Several additions were made to the palace like fortification walls with bastions, gates and court halls by his successors. What was once a seven storied structure was gutted by a fire in the palace.

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Shinde Chhatri

Shinde Chhatri

The Shinde Chhatri is a memorial constructed for the Maratha leader, Mahadji Shinde. The memorial is situated in Wanowrie and holds great importance for the Scindia (Shinde) people. It has a hall that happens to be the cremation spot of Mahadji Shinde and was built on 12th February 1974. The carvings and idols of saints in the temple are made of yellow stone and the sanctum has been constructed of black stone. The memorial bears an Anglo-Rajasthani style and showcases fine regional culture.