Pune

Pune is the cultural capital of Maharashtra. This energetic city is one of the most happening place after Mumbai and is the second largest city in the state. Pune is surrounded by Sahyadri mountain passes and lakes with few of the best forts in the country. Pune the growing IT hub is also known as 'Queen of Deccan', has a lot to offer to its visitors.

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Aditi Garden
10 kms from Pune city limits
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Aditi Garden is a renowned garden located at Magarpatta City at a distance of 10 kms from the centre of Pune city. Aditi Garden spans over 25 acres and was inaugurated in 2007 and is within Pune city limits.

Aditi Garden has an excellent walking path for walkers and joggers, which is surrounded by beautiful flowering plants and trees. The park consists of a small stage where a various kids programs and yoga events take place often. There is a beautiful temple dedicated to lord Ganesh where morning prayers are rituals. It also has a bridge which leads it's way to the park and a sma...

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Aga Khan Palace
8 kms from Pune city limits
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Aga Khan Palace is situated in urban area of Pune at a distance of 8 kms from the center of the city. The palace is known for it's historical importance and the Italian architectural style with arches and lush green garden making it a beautiful destination.

Built in the year of 1892 by sultan Aga Khan III, spread across an area of 19 acres the palace is an epitome of beauty blended with charity. It also has significant part in the independence movement of India. The palace served as a prision for Mahatma Gandhi and many other freedom fighters. It's amazing to note that this palace ...

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Bagul Udyan
7 kms from Pune city limits
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Bagul Udyan also known as Nala Park is located at the center Pune city at a distance of 7kms from the city railway station. Bagul Udyan spans over seven acres and was inaugurated in the year of 1995. This mesmerizing park is located within Pune city limits.

The park consists of a jogging lane for walkers and joggers, this path is beautifully designed with benches at regular intervals. It also has a park for children, where children can enjoy themselves with slides. The garden has lush green lawn spread across the park, where people can sit and adore the beauty of the garden. Other ...

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Balaji Temple is located at Ketkawale near Narayanpur at a distance of 40 kms away from Pune city. Enclosed in the Sahyadri hills the temple is spread across an area of 10 acres is an exact replica of the original Tirupati temple located in Tirupati. It is also known as Prati Balaji Temple or Venkateshwar Mandir Narayanpur.

The entrance of the temple is intricately crafted with stones and images of gods. The main deity of the temple is Lord Venkateswara. This temple houses many idols of hindu gods carved in marbel. And has a spacious surrounding with the green lawn covering the tem...

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Baner Pashan Biodiversity Park is located in Baner-Pashan hills and is currently under development over 200 acres to protect the biodiversity in the region. The park is at a distance of 10 kms from the center of the Pune city.

The place is rich in the local flora and fauna hence preserving the biodiversity in the growing IT city lead to the construction of the park. Baner hills is the third highest point in the city giving an bird's eye view of the entire Pune city. The Biodiversity Park is often called as green lungs of the city and the locales are voluntering to protect it.
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Baps Shri Swami Naryan Mandir
13 kms from Pune city limits
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BAPS Shri Swami Naryan Mandir is located Ambegaon at a distance of 13 kms from the Pune city center. It is a replica of the Akshardam temple in Delhi. Inagurated in 2017 the temple is spread over 32 acres.

Swaminarayan Mandir is an artistical marvel built with Rajasthani pink sandstone. The temple is two storeys with the ground floor featuring dashavataras of Lord Vishnu and the first story having idols of the main dieties. The inner walls are intricately carved. The ceilings of the temple are immensly carved with beautiful floral arrangements. Temple has beautiful garden and ample...

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Bedse Caves
55 kms from Pune city limits
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Bedse Caves also known as Bedsa Caves are a group of historic Buddhist caves located in Maval at a distance of 55 kms from the city of Pune and 10kms from Kamshet. The history of these caves dates back to 1st century BCE. The place offers a small trek for the visitors with nearly 450 steps.

There are two main caves which are facing east, a long passage cut through the rock leads to the interiors of the caves. Out of those cave the most renowned cave is the Chaitya(prayer hall) which has large stupa almost reaching the ceiling. The other cave is Vihara(monastery). The halls are ador...

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Bhatghar Dam
50 kms from Pune city limits
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Bhatghar Dam is located at a distance of 50 kms from the city of Pune. The Dam was built in 1927 and has a height of 57. 92m and it's 1625 metres long across the Yelwanti river in the Bhor district.

Bhatghar Dam is a large open space close to the water body and was built to generate electricity. The major difference between Bhatkar and other dams is that, this dam is a gravity dam. The backwaters of the dam form a huge reservoir and is surrounded by park and greenery on the sides. Peacocks and other birds are seen in the vicinity. You can also catch the glimpse of antelopes and wil...

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Bhuleshwar Temple
60 kms from Pune city limits
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Bhuleshwar Temple is located at a distance of 60kms from Pune in Bhuleshwar. Located on a hill the history of this ancient temple dates back to 13th century, the temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is an architectural beauty and is one of a kind.

Bhuleshwar Temple is a protected monument under archeological survey of India. Legend says that Goddess Parvati danced for Lord Shiva and from here they went to Kailash and got married. The structure of the temple is more like a mosque. Bhuleshwar has a mythological and historical significance. Earlier the temple was a fort name...

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Blades of Glory Cricket Museum
5 kms from Pune city limits
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The Blades of Glory Cricket Museum is located at a distance of 5 kms from the center of the Pune city. It is situated on the 3rd floor of Govind Gaurav Apartment in a 4000 sq ft area. This is a museum solely dedicated to the gentleman's game - Cricket.

The entrance of this museum summarizes the three century long evolution of the sport of cricket. This museum houses some of the rarest and unique artefacts related to cricket, that has been personally autographed by famous cricketers of all time. The interior walls of the museum has hanging galleries that pay tribute to some of the b...

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Bund Garden
2 kms from Pune city limits
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The Bund Garden is situated on the banks of the Mula Mutha River. Bund is one of the beautiful and well maintained garden in the city of Pune. The garden is located at the heart of the city at a distance of 2 kms from the railway station.

The name of this garden is derived from the dam (locally known as bund) built across the river and was opened to visitors in the year of 1869 after completion of the dam. It is also known as Mahatma Gandhi Udhyan and is an ideal place for athlets and walkers. The garden has a walking lane dedicated to joggers and walkers with green plantations on ...

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The Chaturshringi Temple is located at a distance of 5 kms from the heart of the city in the city of Pune. The temple is situated at the base of a small hillock with mesmerizing backdrop of the hill covered with greenery. The temple is dedicated to Chatturshringi an incarnation of Goddess Durga.

The word Chaturshringi literally translates into 'a mountain with four peaks'. You have to climb 100 steps to reach the temple. The temple also houses 8 miniature idols of Lord Ganesh. Legesd says that the main idol is swayambhu devi(the statue was found naturally in the land). The history ...

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Chhatrapati Sambhaji Gardens, also known as Raje Chhatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Udyan, is a mesmerizing garden in the city of Pune. The garden is located at a distance of 4 kms from the city railway staion right next to Bal Gandharv Rang mandir.

The garden has so much to offer that it is a one place destination for all age groups. It has an aquarium with fresh water ornamental fishes. Beautiful lush green lawn and dedicated track for joggers and walkers, the trail is followed by various flowering plants. The garden has musical fountains and laser shows in the evening.

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Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, dedicated to hindhu god Ganesha, is one of its kind in the Pune city. Temple is located at a distance of 4 kms from the Pune raillway station in the heart of the city. It is one of the major temple with thousands of devotees visiting every single day.

This temple was built by Dagadusheth Halwai, a sweetmeat seller and a rich businessman and hence the name. This temple has its root associated with the freedom movement of India. The temple is artistically constructed with magnificent yet a very simplistic design. The marble laid structure of the te...

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Darshan Museum,Pune
1 kms from Pune city limits
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Darshan museum is an unique multimedia museum that is situated in the city of Pune and is a kilometer away from the Pune Bus Depot. The museum conveys the spiritual and cultural teachings through the modern technology.

The museum depicts the teachings of eminent scholar Sadhu Vaswani. Spread across an area of 10,000 sq ft the museum gives insights to the life of Sadhu in a way that it is a biographical museum solely dedicated to him. This is the first museum in India to use the 3D holographics in a show. The museum provides entertaining, inspirational and educative knowledge about ...

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Devkund Waterfall
70 kms from Pune city limits
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Devkund a mesmerizing waterfall with the backdrop of lush green hills and landscapes. This breath taking waterfall is situated at a distance of 70 kms away from Pune near Patnus Village(Bhira) in Raigad district.

This is one of the very few plunge waterfalls in the country with its water pouring down with the strong gush directly into the crystal clear pool. It is confluence of three waterfalls and is said to be the origin of Kundalika river. Devkund trek is one of the amazing experiences you should never miss, the trek to the falls leads along the dense woods and backwaters of Bhi...

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The exquisite Empress Botanical Garden, is a place of delight and satisfaction for nature lovers. The garden is located at a distance of 6 kms from the centre of the city. It is managed by the agri-horticultural society of western India. Spread over an area of 39 acers this is one of the oldest gardens in the state with its origin dating back to 1830s.

It is a lavish green botanical park which proudly displays a wonderful variety of vibrant flowers, intriguing plants and shrubs, and gigantic trees bearing juicy fruits. The garden consists of many rare species of trees and flower of...

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Gandhi National Memorial Society is a museum dedicated to the Father of our nation, the museum is situated inside the premises of Aga Khan Palace. The museum is a committed to the great life of Mahatma Gandhi and his revolutionary struggle of non-violence. It located at a distance of 9kms from the center of the Pune city.

The Aga Khan Palace is a site of great historical importance in the freedom movement of India. The museum was established in the year of 1972 on Independence day. Kasturba Gandhi died during the confinement in the palace. As a symbol of respect to Gandhiji and hi...

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Gram Sanskruti Udyan
10 kms from Pune city limits
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Gram Sanskruti Udyan, a unique park with a rural theme which takes you back to your village. Also known as Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan Gram Sanskruti Udyan this park is locates at a distance of 10 kms from Pune railway station. It is located right next to the famous Someshwar temple.

This is one of its kind and is the first mock village displaying various aspects of life in rurual areas of the country. Udyan will give you an overwhelming village experience in the middle of a metropolitan city. The park has more than 700 life sized statues depecting the tasks performed in villages. Be it ...

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ISKCON NVCC Temple
12 kms from Pune city limits
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ISKCON New Vedic Cultural Centre is the Radha-Krishna temple dedicated to Lord Krishna. Temple is located in Kondhwa about 12 kms south of Pune railway station. It was inaugurated on February 23, 2013 by the then president of India.

The temple is located amidst the scenic view of outskirts of the city Kondhwa. This is one of the beautiful temples by the ISKON foundations with mesmerizing architecture. The temple is filled with the spiritual aura and you can experience the tranquility it has to offer. Temple is surrounded by well maintained lawn, where devotees can spend time.
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Khandoba Temple is located in Jejuri at a distance of 50 kms from the city of Pune. Khandoba is presiding deity of Maharashtra, and this is the powerful temple worshipping the deity. The temple is dedicated to Lord Khandoba, an incarnation of lord Shiva.

This one of the historic temples in the state. The temple has marvelous architectural carvings. It seems like blend of Indo-Islamic architecture in the design of the temple exteriors. Interiors are intricately carved with many idols. This temple is situated at the top of a hillock with rock fort surrounding it.

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Joshi's Museum of Miniature Railway is a display of a tiny city through the heart of which several trains, of varying design and technique run. The railway museum is located on Kothrud area at a distance of 8kms from Pune railway station. The museum was established in 1980 with the unique idea.

The museum is a miniature depiction of a dreamlike metropolis which has houses, trees, a variety of trains, platforms, railway lines, corporate center, circus, carnival, etc. The special 3D effects, including lightening effect, night sky, April showers, and a fire engine putting off the fire...

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Junnar Caves is an assembly of ancient buddhist cave temples located around 96 kms away from Pune. The Junnar Caves were constructed by excavating mountains and are a fine replica of rock-cut architecture. The caves can be sited in the four hills which surround the historical city of Junnar. These caves are also know as Lenyadri Buddhist Caves.

The Junnar Caves are the largest and longest1 rock-cut structural design in the whole of India. A site of great importance to Buddhist pilgrims, the caves also attract tourists, historians, and archeologists owing to its striking, yet enigma...

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Kamla Nehru Park,Pune
6 kms from Pune city limits
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The Kamla Nehru Park is a delightful place of recreation and enjoyment for families, especially kids, around the natural greenery. Located at a distance of 6 kms from the railway station the park is in the Gymkhana area of Pune.

The Kamla Nehru Park is an ideal place of disposition for nature lovers. The park has countless vibrant flowers and tall trees. With over 300 trees in its premises, it in one of the healthiest places in the middle of a metropolitan city. The park is a popular place amongst the people concerned about fitness and is visited by them in the morning & evening fo...

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Kasarsai dam a hidden beauty and a calm and splendid picnic spot in the outskirts of Pune city located at a distance of 30 kms away from the city centre and 8km from Hinjewadi. This dam offers a beautiful view of the lake and its surroundings and is one of the popular weekend getway from the city.

The dam is a part of the Kusgaon lake. Kasarsai has a lush green garden surrounding it and is amidst the sleeply mountains with serene nature. It is not a major dam with deep waters. Swimming is safe as the water is not too deep but it is advisable to stay in the shore. The place is best ...

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Katraj Jain Temple
12 kms from Pune city limits
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Katraj Jain Temple is located at Budruk on a small hillock, within the city limits approximately 12 kms from the Pune railway station. Katraj temple is known for its architectural beauty and the tranquil ambience it offers. The temple is also popularly known as Aagam Mandir in the locale.

The main temple is surrounded by four small temples inside the same premises having various idols of Jain gods.  The main deity is an idol of Lord Mahavir in Padmasana made of Panch Dhatu with golden shades. The idol is 12ft long and weighs around 5 tonnes. The Katraj Jain Temple also houses an id...

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Katraj Lake
9 kms from Pune city limits
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Katraj Lake is located in Katraj at a distance of 9kms from the centre of Pune city. This lake is near the Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park next to Nana-Nani park. This is an artificial lake developed by the Muncipal Corporation of Pune.

The lake is known for its calm and mesmerizing surrounding, the lake is surrounded by lush green garden and has a trak for joggers and walkers. Interesting feature of the lake is it has free WiFi connectivity with the password written at the entrance. The park is trailed with many flowring plants. It also has an open gym for fittness enthusiasts.
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Khadakwasla Dam
15 kms from Pune city limits
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Khadakwasla dam is a major dam built on the Mutha River at a distance of 15 kms from Pune city. The dam has created a beautiful lake as backwaters in the reservoirs to Mutha river. This mesmerizing lake is known as Khadakwasla Lake and hence the name of the dam. This lake is the main source of water for Pune and its suburbs.

This is a man made lake and the history of the dam dates back to 1870s. The dam is 1. 6km long with 11 sliding gates and six outlets for irrigation. It is one of the popular tourist places around Pune for a weekend. The dam has a small park near it. And a walki...

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Kirkee War Cemetery
5 kms from Pune city limits
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The Kirkee War Cemetery is also locally known as Khadki war cemetery as it is located in Khadki at a distance of 5 kms from the centre of Pune city. The cemetery was created to provide graves for the war heros of second World war during 1939-1945.

This cemetery was created as graves for the soldiers from western and central parts of India where their permanent maintenance could not be assured. The cemetery contains 1,668 Commonwealth, 1 Polish and 1 American and 7 non-war burials and 629 First World War servicemen were buried in the cemetery in unmarked graves commemorated by name on...

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Krushnai Water Park, Pune
21 kms from Pune city limits
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Krushnai Water Park is one of the best amusement park located at a distance of 21 kms from Pune. This is a water park with thrilling rides and slides with the safest way.

Krushnai is a park made for adrenaline junkies with the thrilling rides and spacious wave pools. Aqua Trail, Turnpikes, Black hole, Crazy Cruise and Twister are some of the major rides in the park. This is the place for all age groups and is a perfect weekend getway to spend the memorable time with the family and loved ones. And the must visit Rain Disco with its vibrant environment.

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Lal Mahal
3 kms from Pune city limits
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Lal Mahal is a historic monument located at Kasba Peth at a distance of 3kms from the railway station of Pune. Lal Mahal was built by Dadaji Konddev in 1640 and is located in the heart of the city opposite to Shaniwar Wada.



This palace is one of the most famous and renowned monuments is a reconstruction of the original Lal Mahal when it feel into ruins. It is one of the places where the royal family used live. There is also a statue of Shivaji Maharaj, his mother Jaimata's and many others in the premises. There is one that shows Shivaji with a golden plough where his mo...

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Mahatma Phule Museum
4 kms from Pune city limits
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Mahatma Phule Museum is located at Shivaji Nagar at a distance of 4 kms from the Pune railway station. This is one of the historic museums in the city and is worth visiting during your stay in Pune.

Mahatma Phule Museum is named after Mahatma Jyotirao Phule who was a social activist. The Museum houses historical items related to industrial, agricultural and handicraft items. This museum also houses textiles, forestry, geology, natural history, stone carvings, marble statues, oil paintings, brassware, body samples of elephants to seal fishes, arms and armory items.

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Malshej Ghats are small mountains ranges located at a distance of 120 kms from Pune. This ghat section is known for the mesmerizing beauty it has to offer along with its waterfalls running across the roads over which the bridges are constructed for transportation.

Malshej ghat is located at a height of 700 mts from sea level. Malshej Ghat is known for several types avian population such as quails, rails, crakes and Flamingos. It is also famous for dark woods and the animals inside. These animals includes tigers, leopards, rabbits and peacocks etc. The site is home to hundreds of di...

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Morgaon Mayureshwar Temple is located at Moragaov and is one of the powerful temples in the region dedicaed to Lord Ganesh. Temple is located at a distance of 65kms away from Pune city. This is the first Ganapati temple in the AStvinayak yatra in the state.

There are four gates in the temple and each gate depict a cardinal direction with an image of Ganesha.  Each form relates with an aim of life. The ceiling of Morgaon Ganpati temple is made up of a single stone. The temple also houses an attractive central image of the Lord in the northern direction. The temple is surrounded by a...

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Mulshi Dam
46 kms from Pune city limits
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Mulshi Dam is located in Mulshi in the Tamhini ghat sections. The dam is located at a distance of 46 kms away from Pune city. The dam is built across Mula river and stores the backwaters of the same which is known as Mulshi lake.

The dam is located in the mighty Sahyadri range which unfolds itself after the dam. It is one of the picturesque places in the state with the backdrop of mountains and lake, with various birds frolicking around and is delight to the eyes. Mulshi Dam is known for several types avian population particularly known for flamingoes. It is also famous for dark wo...

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Narayani Dham Temple
70 kms from Pune city limits
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Shree Narayani Dham Temple is located in Lonavala dedicated to Goddess Durga. This is one of the powerful shakti temples in the state located at a distance of 70 kms from Pune city.

The temple has a beautiful architecture with lush green lawns surrounding it. The temple has idols of Durga Mata,Hanuman and Ganpati. The main gate is located in the north direction of the temple. There is a famous path- Dadi Mangal and bhajans regularly played at temple. There is also a small water fountain at the entrance.

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National War Museum is a war memorial constructed in memory of soldiers died in the Kargil war. The museum is located at Ghorpadi at a distancce of 4 kms from the centre of the city Pune.

National War Memorial was opened on August 15, 1998 and was built with the fund raised by the public. A Mig 23 BN, fighter plane, used in the Kargil War is one of the major attraction of the museum. A replica of warship INS Trishul used in Indo-Portuguese is also on display. Museum also houses a number of weaponries, guns and ammunation used in the army. There is also a section for Shivaji's Marat...

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Ohel David Synagogue also known as Lal Deval or Lal Deul is a synagogue located at Moledina Road. This is a place for Jewish people to worship. This is located just a kilometer away from the Pune railway station.

This is the biggest synagogue in the entire Asia outside of Israel. Built in the historic English Gothic style the history of this places dates back to 150 years ago. The place resembles an english church and it has a steeple on the left side. It is one of the most restricted places in the city with security gaurding the place through out the day.

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Omkareshwar Mandir, Pune
4 kms from Pune city limits
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Omkareshwar Mandir is located at Shaniwar Peth at a distance of 4 kms from the railway station of Pune. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.

Omkareshwar Mandir has a Nagara styled shikara which is made of white soap stone, with five layers, each having engravings and of sculptures of Gods and deities. The temple also houses an idol of Ganesha with a unique straight trunk, a Dattaguru with the central face showcasing a unique and intriguing moustache. Temple also houses eight smaller kalasas with inner hollow semi hemispheres and each spire is designed intricat...

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Osho Teerth Park
3 kms from Pune city limits
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Osho Teerth Park is one of the popular and wonderful park located in Koregaon Park Road at a distance of 3kms from the Pune railway staion. This park is also called as the Nulla Park or the Osho Gardens.

Osho Teerth Park is a place which is surrounded with every part of ecosystem that makes you wonder about the beauty of the environment. There are many statues of Osho and Buddha meditating in the park. The major attraction of the park is a stream running across the park with wooden bridges to cross it. This park provides ambience that'll bring peace to the people visiting it. Peopl...

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Panshet Dam
45 kms from Pune city limits
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Panshet Dam is a major dam on the Ambi river located at a distance of 45 kms from the center of Pune city. This Dam is also called Tanajisagar Dam and is next to the Varasgao dam. The dam was constructed in late 1950s for irrigation purposes.

The dam offers a wonderful view of the backwaters stored in the dam with the lush grees lavished hills of the surroundings and is close to the Sinhagdad fort. The place is along the line of many forests, thus making it a famous tourist attraction around Pune. The road leading to the prime location of dam, is well maintained. Thus, many group o...

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Parimal Udyan
7 kms from Pune city limits
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Parimal Udyan is a beautiful park located opposite to Cognizant Tower near Tukaram Bhosale Chowk at a distance of approximately 7 kms away from Pune city. This is one of the public parks with a number of visitors coming in weekends.

The park has lots of benches scattered around for the visitors to sit and enjoy the beauty of the nature. There is a track along the park for joggers and walkers. Many flowering plants are the major attraction of the park. Parimal Udyan is constructed and being maintained by the government of Maharashtra.

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Parvati hills is located at a distance of 8kms from the city railway station of Pune. Parvati hills houses a temple dedicated to Goddess Parvati and this is one of the oldest and serene temples in the city. The temple is located on the hillock and you can trek to reach the shrine.

Parvati hills and temple has mesmerizing scenery with the oldest heritage structures and the highest point in Pune city. The temple complex houses Shiv-Parvati, Vishnu, Hanuman, Kartika swami temple in the vicinity. The temple is at an elevation of 2100mts from the sea level and was built during the Peshw...

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Pashan Lake, Pune
14 kms from Pune city limits
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Pashan Lake a serene lake and heaven for bird watchers with green surroundings, peaceful and pleasant atmosphere. The lake is located at a distance of 14kms from the Pune railway station.

Pashan lake is declared as a bio diversity zone due to the number of migratory and indigenous aquatic and avation species in the region. The lake has been built by creating a bund around a small rivulet, named Ram Nadi. There are many benches scattered through out the surrounding of the lake in the beautiful small garden for the visitors to sit and enjoy the tranquil nature. A bamboo plantation an...

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Pataleshwar Cave Temples is dedicated to Lord Pataleshwar, the God of Underwater and an incarnation of Lord Shiva. These historic temples are considered to be a part of the protected monuments and are located at a distance of 4kms from the railway station of Pune.

It is similar to Elephanta caves in architecture and dates back to 8th century. The temple is built with black stone and is ornately carved with beautiful images. This one of the amazing rock-cut cave temples in the country built out of a single rock. The main attraction of the temple is the shrine of Lord Shiva and Nandi...

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Pawna lake,Pune
56 kms from Pune city limits
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Pawna lake, a beautiful lake located at a distance of 56kms from the city of Pune and 20kms from Lonavala. THe lake is surrounded by lavish greenery and has a backdrop of mountains covered with grass making it a serene destiantion areound Pune.

The famous three old forts- Tikona, Lohagad and Tunga can be seen from the lake. This lake is an artificial reservoir formed by water of its namesake dam. The lake came into existence after the construction of the Pawana Dam, and now it plays a scenic host for camp site. The hugely spread lake gives a beautiful spectacle during the sunrise a...

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Peshwe Energy Park also known as Peshwan Udhyan is located near Saras baugh at a distance of 6 kms from Pune railway station. This is one of the most beautiful and well maintained gardens in the city.

This park has been named after the great Peshwas. Located adjacent to a Parvathi hill temple, the park was ealier a museum but now it is converted into a park with the theme of unconventional energy. This park contains a small zoo along with a spacious garden. There are various games in the park for all age groups. There are 50 different types of adventure activities such as net clim...

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Peshwe Museum also known as Parvati Peshwa museum, is situated at Parvati hills at a distance of 7 kms from the railway station of Pune. It is adjacent to the historic Parvati temple in the hill built during the Peshwa rule.

This palace was built by Shrimant peshwa in 1795, it looks like a normal building from the exterior. This museum holds all swords and other weapons which were used by Peshwas. While the temple complex is beautiful and vast, the museum in its midst attracts a large crowd as well. The Peshwa Museum in Parvati is dedicated to documenting the intricate history of ...

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Pune-Okayama Friendship Garden is one of the unique and wonderful garden located at Sinhagad Road at a distance of 8 kms from the Pune railway station. The garden is within the limits of Pune city.

The Friendship Garden is inspired from Japan's Koraku-en Garden which was built in 1700. The garden has well manicured lavish green lawns. It also has fountains inside its premises. The garden has been named after Pu La Deshpande, a well known Marathi writer. The garden has a natural water flow from the canal with vivid aquatic fishes and birds. The Garden's landscape changes through the...

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Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum is one the popular and well maintained museums in the state of Maharashtra, it is located in Pune at a distance of 5kms from the railway station. The museum is one of the worth visiting places in the city during your stay.

Raj Dinkar Kelkar Museum contains the collection of Dr. Dinkar G. Kelkar, dedicated to the memory of his son, Raja. The museum has abundant of sculptures dating back to the 14th century which were donated to the government. There are also ornaments made of ivory, silver and gold, war weapons and vessels inside the museum.

The...

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Rajgad Fort
70 kms from Pune city limits
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Rajgad Fort is an iconic hill fort located at Velhe at a distance of 70kms from Pune. The fort is atop the hill overlooking the amazing Bhatghar lake. This one of the major historic destination around Pune which is visited by many tourists.

Rajgad is amidst the majestic Sahyadris at an elevation of 4600ft from the sea level. This is one of the major fort Shivaji has spent most of his days in. It is located atop the hill surrounded by lush green mountain slopes and breath taking view of the surrounding. Rajgad literally means Royal Fort, it is one of the biggest forts in the state. ...

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Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park is located at Katraj and is one of the famous zoological parks in Maharashtra. The park spans over an area of 130 acre and is located at a distance of 10kms from the Pune railway station. The zoo is within the limits of Pune city.

The zoo is divided into three parts: an animal orphanage, a snake park, and a zoo, and includes the 42-acre Katraj Lake. The zoo has collections of reptiles, mammals, and birds. Among mammals, the zoo has a white tiger and a male Bengal tiger, leopard, sloth bears, sambhars, barking deer, blackbucks and monkeys. Reptiles inclu...

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Ramdara Temple
24 kms from Pune city limits
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Ramdara Temple, a mesmerizing and serene temple located on the bank of a lake, is located at Loni Kalbhor at a distance of 24kms from the city of Pune. The temple was built 50 years ago and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Ramdara Temple has an idol of Lord Shiva. It also has idols of Lord Ram, Lord Lakshmana, Goddess Sita and Hanuman inside the shrine. You can also see other deities outside the main sanctrum. There are wall paintings and artistic sculptures depicting mythological stories. There is also Nandi(bull) inside the temple.

The temple is guarded by a lake and cocon...

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Sarasbaug Ganpati eemple is located at Sarasbaug in one of the busiest streets of Pune at a distance of 6 kms from the city Railway station in the heart of the Pune city. The temple is spread across an area of 25 acres and has a history of more than 250 years.

The Sarasbaug temple houses the idol of Shree Siddhivinayak and is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. It is one of the unique temple with mesmerizing architecture nestled in the middle of a garden. The main shrine is in the middle of a man made lake surroundin the temple, with lotus in the lake. You have to climb a couple stairs to re...

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Shani Maruti Mandir, Pune
9 kms from Pune city limits
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Shani Maruti Mandir is one of the popular temples in the city. It is located at a distance of 9kms from the center of the city. The templs is located in the press colony next to the Yerwada central prison behind the Poona club golf course and is within the city limits.

Shani Maruti Mandir has an idol of Shani Dev and other navgrahs in front of the main idol of Lord Hanuman. There are paintings of other gods in the interior of the temple. The Shani maruti madir is a small shrine with its premises kept well. The main objective of the temple is devotees can perform puja or abhishek al...

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Shaniwarwada
4 kms from Pune city limits
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Shaniwarwada is a majestic palace fort located at the heart of Pune city. The fort was built by the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire in 18th Century and has a rich cultural and historic importance. It is located at a distance of 4kms from the city railway station.

Built in the year of 1732 this is a prestigious, historical place in Pune. It was a seven storied palace and the centre of political activities of the Maratha empire, which was modified by the construction of foritification wall with bastion, gates and court by its successors. Since a huge fire glutted the seven storied pala...

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Shinde Chhatri
6 kms from Pune city limits
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Shinde Chhatri a architecturally beautiful memorial is located in Wanawadi. This memorial was built in the year of 1974 and is located at a distance of 6kms from the Pune railway station. The memorial has a Shiva temple inside it.

Shinde Chhatri serves a great importance to scindia(Shinde) community and this memorial is dedicated to the 18th century military leader Mahadji Shinde. The memorial has a hall which has Maharaja Shinde's cremation spot. This is an archtectural marvel, with fine craftsmen skills and intricate carvings are performed all around the place. It is built in the...

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Shivneri Fort
93 kms from Pune city limits
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Shivneri Fort a major fort in Junner built in the year of 1630. Shivneri Fort is located 93kms away from Pune City. This fort is located atop the hill at an altitude of 3500ft.

It holds a historic prestige as it is the birth place of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. Shivneri Fort has a triangular shape and tapers to one side. The fort is wide at the south end and narrow at the north side. It has 7 doors through which you need to cross to get to the top of the fort. There are water springs on the fort, the river Ganga and Jamuna. Theres a point named Kadelot in the fort from where crimin...

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Shree Chintamani Temple
22 kms from Pune city limits
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Shree Chintamani Vinayaka Temple is located at Theur. This beautiful temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha and is located at a distance of 22 kms from Pune.

The temple is famous as it is the one of the larger and a famous Asthavinayaka temple. It is believed that Lord Ganesha appeared in the form of a tiger to Morya and granted him Siddhi. Lord Ganesha is worshipped as main deity of the Peshwas. The temple's main gate is located in the north direction. The northern part of the temple is relatively smaller compared to the scale of the temple, however Lord Ganesha is placed towards Eas...

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Shri Satya Sai Pandurang Kshetra is located at 48 kms away from Pune. The temple is spread across an area of more than 300 acres. And is also known as Hadshi temple.

The first floor of the temple has the Pandurang Shrine while the ground floor has idol of Sai Baba. It also has a temple for Ganesha and panduranga situated in an expansive garden. There are sculptures of Saints and Gods carved in most creative way on side walls of the temple. There is Sai Baba temple close to this temple.

The temple complex is decorated with lily and corinthians, manicured gardens and foun...

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Sinhagad
35 kms from Pune city limits
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Sinhagad, a historic fort located at a distance of 35kms from Pune. The fort is located at the height of 1350 meters above sea level providing a panoramic view of the surrounding. The word Sinhagad translates to Lions den(fort).

Sinhgad is believed to be built around 2000 years ago and was known as Kondhana fort. This is one of popular tourist destination around Pune as it is nestled in the Sahyadri mountains giving its visitors with the beautiful view of the mountains. The fort is stragetically placed in line of other well known forts of Raigad and Purandar. It is a triangular for...

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St Mary's Church
3 kms from Pune city limits
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St. Mary's Church is a historic church built in the year of 1825 and is located at a distance of 3 kms from the Pune railway station in the General Bhagat Marg.

St. Mary's Church is one of the prominent and oldest Anglican churches in Pune and was primarily used by British soldiers and their families during pre-independence. The Church has a blend of Indian and British architecture. The church has tombstones and battle honours of the troops earned in various wars in the 18th and 19th centuries.

St. Mary's Church has a garden near it which is well maintained. The church...

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Taljai Hills
10 kms from Pune city limits
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Taljai Hills is well maintained forest area spread across vast area of the city. It is located at a distance of 10kms from the Pune railway station. The hills is famous for Shri Taljai mata temple.

Taljai hills is located at a height of 2,000ft above sea level. The hills are coverd by various trees and plantations spread throught out making it one of the most wonderful locations in the middle of a city. The place is blessed with a discrete flora and fauna. The hill has a good population of peacocks and rabbits. It also has abundance species of butterflies and birds.

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Torna Fort
55 kms from Pune city limits
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Torna Fort, a historic fort located close to the Rajgad fort. The Fort is believed to be built in 13th century and is situated at a distance of 55kms from Pune. Nestled in the mighty Sahyadris the fort offers a majestic view of the mountain slopes and the forest surrounding it.

Torna Fort is historically important as this was the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj. The fort is at an altitude of 1405mts from the sea level. There are numerous waterfalls enroute the fort. You can go to the fort by trekking. The fort has two major wings the Zunzar Machi(wing) and the Budhala machi....

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Tribal Museum, Pune
1.5 kms from Pune city limits
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Tribal Museum is located off Koregaon Road at a distance of 1. 5 kms from the railway station in Pune. This is an unique museum whichholds an exhibition of indigenous lives of Maharashtra.

Focusing especially on the Sahyadri and Gondhavana regions, the museum was created in 1962 to provide urban dwellers a glimpse into the culture and lifestyle of the indigenous communities of the area. Pictures and artefacts are the main focus, and provide knowledge about the traditions, customs and food habits of the various tribal populations. These include historical photographs that show the e...

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Tulsi Baug Market
4 kms from Pune city limits
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Tulsi Baug Market is the busiest market place located at heart of Pune city in the Tulsibaug street in front of the famous Vishram baug Wada. It is located at a distance of 4kms from the Pune railway station.

The market sells an array of itmes. The market sells ancient and traditional Maharashtrian cooking items, cosmetics, jewelry and household goods, as well as Puja items. The market also sells make up accessories and fashionable clothes for the youths. Tulshi Baug is famous for steel, brass and other metal items.

Tulsi Baug market also has temples of Lord Ganesha,Lor...

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Tung Fort, Pune
65 kms from Pune city limits
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Tung Fort is a historic hill fortress located near Pawana Dam at a distance of 65 kms from Pune. Tung Fort is also known as Kathingad Fort locally, and is a prominent landmark of Pune and one of the many adventerous trekking spots in Maharashtra.

The fort is 3000 ft above sea level, cradled in the middle of the Sahyadris. Because of Pawana Dam, the Fort is now surrounded by water on three sides. The base village of the fort is called TungWadi. One of the main features of the fort are its conical, shape peak due to which it can be seen from a long distance. The fort has a steep, nar...

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The Udaan Biodiversity Park is a green initiative by Zensar Foundation in collaboration with the Pune Municipal Corporation, as a step towards environment sustainability. The park is located in a locality called, Viman Nagar in Pune at a distance of 7kms for the railway station.

The park was built to transform a barren land into a biodiversity park and was created by transforming a barren, rocky land into an ecosystem where several types of species of plants can grow. The park is not just the green lungs of a busy city, but it also serves educational and leisure purposes. The park ...

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Vetal hill
10 kms from Pune city limits
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Vetal hill is popularly known as Vetal Tekdi, this serene hill is located near Pashan at a distance of 10 kms from the Pune railway station. The hill are at an elevation of 2600 ft from the sea level and is the highest point in the city.

This is a popular tourist destination in Pune which is surrounded by trees and flowering plants and small lakes in it. The place has many species of flora and fauna in the region. You can see peacocks, rabbits and colorful butterflies and many birds chirping around. There are roads leading to the top of the hill. If you are advenure enthusiast you ...

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Visapur Fort is one of the ancient and historic forts built during the period of Marathas. This monument is amidst the Sahyadris with lush green mountain and is atop the hill overlooking the surrounding and a mesmerizing waterfall. It is located at a distance of 65kms form the Pune and is famous trekking spot.

It is at a height of 1084 mts from the sea level and was buit during 1713 to 1720 by Balaji Vishwanath, the first Peshwa of Maratha Empire. The north wall of the fort has an iron gun(10 ft long) , marked with the Tudor Rose and Crown. There is also a gun of Queen Elizabeth's ...

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Yashwant Rao park
7 kms from Pune city limits
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Yashwant Rao park is a beautiful garden located at Swargate in an hectare area. The park is themed with seven wonders of the world and is also popularly known as Seven wonders park. It is located at a distance of 7kms from the Pune railway station.

The park is developed on concept of seven wonders around the world. It is the place where all the seven wonders of the world brought together in one roof. Great Pyramid of Giza, Stonehenge, Colosseum, Leaning Tower Pisa, Taj Mahal, Statue of Liberty, Eifel tower are the miniatures of actual built structures. The miniature structures are ...

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