PUNE is one of the most developed and metro cities in India and second largest and busy city of Maharashtra. It is an IT HUB and provides jobs offers to the job seekers. It is also called the OXFORD OF THE EAST. Being the cultural capital of Maharashtra, PUNE has a majestic history to tell. This beautiful city is also famous for its nightlife, beauty and everything. So if you planning to visit this city then let’s start your trip with some of these famous sights like…..
AGA KHAN PALACE :- This Palace is a place with some historical importance. This Palace was built by SULTAN Muhammad SHAH AGA KHAN 111 in PUNE. The beautiful gardens and lush green trees or grass make this place amazing. You can also visit the museum and can have look Into MAHATMA GANDHI’S life or KASTURBA GANDHI Memorial. It is a quit and peaceful place. Anyone would love having spent time here and see the sun setting behind the palace.
SINHAGAD :- SINHAGAD is the another famous great landmark of PUNE. This Fort is spread across the hill top and filled with amazing natural formations. It takes almost 2 hours to reach from PUNE. You can enjoy the spectacular views of the entire city and adjoining lush green Hills from the top of the fort. Best time to visit is during winters and monsoon. So it’s a great spot for families, lovers and trekk lovers.
SHANIWAR WADA :- SHANIWAR WADA is a very important place in Indian History. It was built by BAJIRAO PESHWA in 1763. This was BAJIRAO – KASHIBAI’S love nest. It is now the most haunted place in PUNE . It is located in the of the city. You can also enjoy the lesser and audio visual shows with some fountains during the weekend in Marathi language. So don’t miss to visit this beautiful and mysterious place of PUNE.
DAGADUSHETH HaLWAI GANAPATI TEMPLE :- This temple is dedicated to Hindu God Ganseh. This is one of the most famous temple in MAHARASHTRA. Thousands of pilgrims come to visit the temple every year. The main attraction of this temple is the Ganesh Idol which is studded with beads and gold. The lighting system and decorations make this temple more Beautiful. So must go and take the blessing of God.
RAJA DINKAR KElKAR MUSEUM :-This is one of the best museum in PUNE city. All the articles kept in this museum are collected by one man it is a very big and beautiful three floors building. The are too many 18th century war weapons, carved wooden, ceilings, kitchen and walls. It has over 25000 artifacts spread out in various categories like ornaments, war weapons, kitchen, vessels etc. MASTANI MAHAL in main attraction of this place. So it’s a good place to visit at least one time if you are a person with interest in historic and ancient items.
PARVATI Hill AND TEMPLE :- Parvati Hill and temple is one of PUNE’S prime historical attractions. It is situated at a hight of 2100 feet above sea level. This temple was built by BALAJI BAJI RAO in the 17th century. Birds eye view that the glimpse of PUNE you get to see after a climb on the hill towards the temple. There are five temples which was built by PESHWAS. The main temple called PARVATI temple, was built by third PESHWA after his mother KASHI BAI recovered from an illness when she prayed at the top of the hill. So must visit this famous landmark of PESHWAS.
LAL MAHAL :-LAL MAHAL is a red brick building and one of the most popular monument in India. It was the original home of CHHATRPATI SHIVAJI and his mother JIJABAI. MARATHA LEADER SHIVAJI spent most of his time at this place. Those who are listing down the places worth visiting in PUNE should note that the visit will be incomplete with out this place.
ANOTHER VISITING PLACES ARE :-….
RAJIV GANDHI ZOOLOGICAL PARK….
THE EMPRESS GARDEN
PATALESHWAR etc. . .
In short, PUNE is A great place visit with your family, friends and children. So just plan to visit this place. Hope you like my article.