"Queen of the Deccan"

A City in Maharashtra, India

Interest Measure for Pune

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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How is the weather at Pune


Height(Altitude) of Pune from sea level:  1838 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  18.5203000°N, 73.8567000°E
Ecosystem:  Plain  

Food, Culture and Language at Pune

Food Availability:  Indian, Marathi 
Regional Language:  Marathi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

Why travel Pune?

Pune, a sprawling city in the Indian state of Maharashtra, was once the base of the peshwas (prime ministers) of the Maratha Empire. It's known for the grand Aga Khan Palace, built in 1892 and now a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, whose ashes are preserved in the garden.
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5 Places to visit and Things to do in Pune

Aga Khan Palace at Pune

Aga Khan Palace

The Aga Khan Palace was built by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III in Pune, India. Built in 1892, it is one of the biggest landmarks in Indian history. The palace was an act of charity by the Sultan who wanted to help the poor in the neighbouring areas of Pune, who were drastically hit by famine. Gandhi spent almost 2 years in the Aga Khan Palace in internment. Today there is a small but fine museum detailing his struggle and his time in Pune. It is also the place where Kasturba Gandhi and Mahadev Desai died
Expenses - ₹5
Time needed - 2 hours
Katraj Snake Park at Pune

Katraj Snake Park

It was Set up in the year 1986 by Mr. Neelam Kumar Khaire. It was later incorporated in the Rajeev Gandhi Udyan in 1999. You can see more than 160 species of snakes. This Place is 8 kms. from Pune. It is near to the Katraj Bus Depot.
Expenses - ₹15
Time needed - 3 hours
Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple at Pune

Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple

Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple in Pune is dedicated to the Hindu God Ganesh. The temple is popular in Maharashtra and is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year. The deity of Lord Ganesha was incepted by Shri Dagdusheth Halwai and his wife Lakshmibai way back, when they lost their only son to the plague epidemic. Every year the Ganapati festival was celebrated with deep faith and enthusiasm not only by Dagdusheth’s family but the entire neighbourhood.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2.5 hours
Pataleshwar Caves at Pune

Pataleshwar Caves

#Sight Seeing
The Pataleshwar Cave Temple is a rock-cut cave temple, carved out in the 8th century in the Rashtrakuta period. There is also Jangali Maharaj Temple near Pathaleshwar temple.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Shaniwar Wada at Pune

Shaniwar Wada

The remains of this fortressed palace of the Peshwa rulers are located in the old part of the city. Built in 1732, Shaniwar Wada was destroyed in a fire in 1828, but the massive walls and ramparts remain, as does a mighty fortified gateway. Once there lived about 1,000 people in its buildings. In the evenings, there’s a 45-minute sound-and-light show ( at 8.30pm IST; ₹25) though a minimum of 10 people is needed for the show to commence.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours

1 Things to eat in Pune

Mastani at Pune


#Pune's authentic taste
Pune is famous for variety of cuisine. But Mastani drink is Pune's very own creation. Mastani is a milkshake topped with whipped cream, dry fruits and slices of fruit. You can try Mastani at Sujata and Gujjar cold drink. Sujata is a big brand with over 50 years in business and has over 20 flavours of Masati, but Mango Mastani is a must try here.

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016