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Places to see in Pune

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    Best time to Visit Pune: Jan,Oct,dec

    Category : Adventure: Hiking
    History/heritage: History & Heritage
    Nature Explorer: Nature Explorer,River/Lakes/Waterfront

    Duration(days) : 2 Days

    Description

    Pune is perfect blend of new and old India with glorious history that dates back to over 1600 years. 
    Pune was once the base of the Peshwas (prime ministers) of the Maratha Empire, which lasted from 1674 to 1818.
    Pune is known for education institutes and base for many youths of the country; in the same time its famous people who are nearing to retirement and wanting a peaceful life. 


    Things to do in Pune
    * Relish in city's famous local cuisine which include Misal Paav, Bhel Puri, Pav Bhaji, Pithla Bhakri, Vada Paav, Poha, Dabeli and Puran Poli. Do try Mastani, a rich milkshake garnished with dry fruits, one of the most delicious savories of the town.
    * Dont forget to buy "Poona saris" which are woven with an intricate checked field, detailed borders with multiple bands of different designs and striking colour combinations.


    Some prominent attractions of this place include Pataleshwar rock-cut cave temple, grand Aga Khan Palace and the Nandi Mandapa.


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    Aga Khan Palace

    Entry Fees :₹ 5 Time To Visit :9:00 am – 5:30 pm

    Several Indian freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi, Kasturba Gandhi, Mahadeobhai Desai were imprisoned in this palace during the Quit India Movement in 1942. Spread over a vast land of 19 acres, making khadi is still one of the prime activities in this palace.
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      Bund Garden

      Entry Fees :₹ NA Time To Visit :6:00 AM - 9:00 PM

      The garden is located on the banks of Mula-Mutha river. Famous for its scenic beauty, away from the cities rush, the area has boat rides and sports; and is surrounded by spectacular view of the flora.
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        David Synagogue

        Entry Fees :₹ NA Time To Visit :6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

        Built by David Sassoon in 1861, David Synagogue is a perfect specimen of Victorian architectural style.
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          Pataleshwar Caves

          Entry Fees :₹ NA Time To Visit :08:00 to 17:30

          The cave temple is rock-cut temple dating back to the 8th century. Dedicated to Shiva, the temple has a Shivalingam, a circular Nandi Mandapa and a passage with stone pillars inside. The temple is made out of a single hard stone.
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            Mulshi Lake and Dam

            Entry Fees :₹ NA Time To Visit :9:00 am – 6:00 pm

            Mulshi lake is formed in the catchment area of Mulshi dam. This lake is famous among nature lovers due to its scenic beauty.
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              Shaniwar Wada

              Entry Fees :₹ 5 Time To Visit :08:00 to 18:30

              Shaniwar Wada was the palace of the Peshwas since the 18th century C.E which is spread over 625 acres. The construction started by Bajirao I on 10th January 1730 C.E. and the monument was completed in 1732.
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                By train
                Pune connects good railway networks with other prominent railway junctions in India.


                By Air
                Pune is directly connected to various cities such as Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore via regular flights.

                By Road
                Frequent bus services are available between Pune and Mumbai.
                The Mumbai-Pune Expressway provides a good driving option between these 2 cities.

                Distance between Pune and Mumbai is 154 kilometers and can be reached in 2 hours 27 mins