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Pune


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Fast Facts

Pune is a major city in the state of Maharashtra and is a well known tourist destination and commercial hub.

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Did You Know

Pune ranks among the major cosmopolitan cities in India. It is the second largest city in Maharashtra.

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Must Do

Visit the points of interests in the city and get a feel of the cultural heritage and tradition of the place.

Introduction

Pune ranks among the major cosmopolitan cities in India. It is a major city in the state of Maharashtra and is a well known tourist destination and commercial hub. It is the second largest city in the state and is located around 160 kms away from Mumbai. Set amidst the Deccan plateau, it is the administrative capital of the Pune district.

Pune in Maharashtra experiences a pleasant climate. The mornings are warm while the evenings are cool and pleasant. The summer season is hot and humid while the winter season is cool and pleasant. The ideal time for traveling to Pune is between the months of October and March.

There are numerous tourist attractions in Pune which attract hundreds of tourists. The city consists of both scenic sites as well as historical and religious spots. By touring the city, one can get a feel of the scenic beauty and rich culture of the city. Some of the popular sightseeing options in the city are:

  • National War Museum,
  • Shaniwar Waada
  • Vishram Bagh Waada
  • St. Mary's Church
  • Raja Dinakar Kelkar Museum
  • Tribal Museum
  • Mahatma Phule Museum
  • Aga Khan Palace
  • Parvati Hill temples
  • Chatushrungi Mata Temple
  • Pataleshwar Caves

There is a wide range of hotels in Pune, Maharashtra which offer luxurious and comfortable facilities matched with warm hospitality. There are luxury hotels, middle range hotels as well as budget hotels in Pune.

Being a major transport junction, one can easily come to Pune. The city is served by the Pune Airport. Pune is also well connected by railways with other parts of the country. The city is connected by road with major cities like Mumbai, Bangalore, Aurangabad, and other parts of the country.

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