Pune is a fascinating city with a healthy climate all year around.The city was one of the pivotal basesof the 17th century great Maratha ruler Chhatrapati Shivaji, who was born at the Shivneri Fort here. Pune became the seat of the enterprising Peshwas, under whom Maratha power rose into a major political force. The Peshwas were renowned patrons of the arts and in their time, enriched the city with temples, gardens and educational institutions. Pune is a contrast of history and modernism. Pune is considered as the Oxford of India – with its many educational and research institutions apart from other institutions for sports, yoga, ayurveda, culture and social services.Pune is nowadays also seen as a potential city for massive growth of Information Technology.
|Area||450.69 sq km|
|Altitude||500 metres above sea level|
|Temperature||Summer-20.0 C-40.0 C Winter-10.2 C-28.0 C|
|Language||Marathi, Hindi and English|
|Best Time to Visit||through out the year|
How to get there
1. Air :-Traveling to Pune by trains is a very good option. A good rail network connects Pune with rest of the parts of the country.
Places to Visit
|Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum||Shaniwarwada Palace||Tribal Museum|
|Panchalesvara Cave||Aga Khan Palace|
Shopping in Pune can be quite an experience! There is nothing you won't or cannot find here…you just have to have the eye for it! Pune with its blend of Indian and Western cultures is a paradise for all shoppers catering to each and every individual.This is the noisiest market area of Pune. Filled with temporary stalls and lined shops, you can find household items as well as cosmetic jewellery here. If you are interested in the traditional wares of the Maharashtrians -- the pearl nose ring and necklace and the nine yard saree -- you will easily get it here. One can find many typical sweet shops including Chitale Bandhu known for its sweet pedas, barfis and amrakhanda as welll as spicy bhakar wadis and saurali wadis.
|Hotel Central Park||Hotel Le Meridian||Hotel Sun N Sand|
|The Sagar Plaza||Hotel Western The Pride||Taj Blue Diamond|