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Name Pune
Population 50 Lacs (Approx.)
Area 450.69 sq. kms
Languages Spoken Marathi, Hindi, English
 
Seasons (Temperature in Degree Centigrade)
Season Period Max. Temperature Min. Temperature
Summer - 42 22
Winter - 30 05
 
Places of Tourist Interest
Place Distance Accessibility
Shri Dinkar Gangadhar Kelkar Museum Choc-abloc with rare exhibits and artifacts, dating back to the Mughal and Maratha Periods, collected by Kelkar Museum over a period of 70 years, this Museum is a visual delight. 13 Kms. Bus, Auto
Lal Mahal The Palace is supposed to have been built by Dadaji Konddev in 1640. It is believed that Shivaji was brought up here by his mother and Kondev. 15 Kms. Bus, Auto
Shaniwar Wada The historic seven-storied palace of the Peshwa Rule was built by Bajirao 1 Peshwa in 1736. 15 Kms. Bus, Auto
Parvati Hill This is a famous landmark on the southern end of the city. A group of beautiful temples of Shiva,Ganesha,Vishnu and Kartikeya. 20 Kms. Bus, Auto
Aga Khan Palace Also known as Kasturba Gandhi Memorial or Kasturba Samadhi, this palace is a memorial of the great Mahatma. 05 Kms. Bus, Auto
The Osho International Commune The Osho International Commune: The Samadhi of Osho Rajneesh who died in 1990, is in the Ashram. The commune also, has beautiful gardens. The Osho Comune in Pune is a Beautiful place spread over 32 acres of land carefully converted into an oasis for spiritual health/study. 08 Kms. Auto
Shindyanchi Chhatri The memorial to the great warrior Mahadji Shinde is one of the Architectural marvels of Pune. 12 Kms. Auto
Pataleshwar Cave Temples These are 8th centruy temples cave of a single huge rock. 20 Kms. Bus, Auto
Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park Commonly known as the Rajiv Gandhi Zoo, is located in Katraj. The 130-acre (53 Hact.) zoo is divided into 3 parts: an animal orphanage, a snake park, and a zoo, and includes a 42-acre(17 Hact.) lake called Katraj lake. 30 Kms. Bus, Auto
Pashan Lake An ornithologist's delight, Pashan Lake attracts migratory birds in huge numbers. Bird watching has therapeutic value 22 Kms. Bus, Auto
Sinhagad Sinhagad reverberates with many a tale of bravery. It was considered to be one of the many impregnable forts in Western India 35 Kms. Bus, Auto, Six Seater
Mahabaleshwar Full of lovely springs and waterfalls, lingmala, chinaman water-fall,etc. Mahabaleshwar is an ideal picnic spot. 120 Kms. Bus
Panchgani It is formed of Five hills, Place at altitude of 1334m. It is just 38m below Mahabaleshwar. View of the Krishna River on one side and coastal plains on the other, Residential hill station. Famous for schools. 98 Kms. Luxury Coach
Matheran This quaint little hill resort is nestled amidst dense green foliage and picturesque hill slopes of the Western Ghats. The air is fresh, unpolluted and the hills are alive with the music of birds and the bees 120 Kms. Train
Lonavala & Khandala The twin hill stations of lonavala & Khandala are a perfect getaway from the hustle-bustle of life. They are placed 622m above sea level in the Sahyadri ranges that separate the Deccan Plateau with the Konkan coast. Lonawala known as "Jewel of the Sahyadri". Khandala:-Cast a glance, literally, thousands of waterfalls gushing through ravines, meet the eye. 60 Kms. Bus, Luxury Coach, Taxi
Karla, Bheja and Bedsa Caves Karla Caves are the site of the largest Chaitya caves in the country dating back to 160BC. Amongst the best preserved Buddhist Temples in India. Bhaja Caves There are 18 caves, of which 12th cave is the finest. Bedsa Caves:_ There are exquisite carvings on the pillars. 66 Kms. Train, Taxi, Auto
Rajmachi, Manoranjan Shrivardhan Rajmachi is a twin-peaked fort overlooking the Ulhas Valley and the Bhor Ghat located near Karjat a short distance from Lonavala. The taller of the 2 peaks is shrivardhan and the other is Manoranjan. 70 Kms. Taxi, Auto
Bhimashankar The river Bhima originates here hence the name Bhimashanka 95 Kms. Bus
Jejuri Well-Known pilgrim center some thirty miles to the south-east of Pune. It is the foremost center of worship of Khandoba in Maharashtra. 38 Kms. Bus, Train
Ashta Vinayak There are 8 temples dedicated to Ganesha in Maharashtra. The Pilgrimage is not complete until you visit each of the eight sites. A trip to all the eight shrines takes at least 3 days. These temples are within the range of 20 to 110 Kms. of each other Bus
Shirdi Shirdi is the abode of Sai Baba, the most revered saint of Maharashtra. 225 Kms. Bus
Saras Baug Area surrounded by pretty green lawns on all sides. There is a Ganesh temple on a small hillock known as “Talyacha Ganpati”. It used to be surrounded by a lake which later made a way for the park. 19 Kms. Bus, Taxi
Tulsi Baug The main market and shopping place of Pune City. 15 Kms. Bus, Taxi


Note
: Nearest City Bus stop is 1 Km. away from Airport.

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Last updated on: 09th October 2013