Pune, the 2nd largest city of Maharashtra, is blessed with a pleasant weather throughout the year. It’s one of the reasons, which makes it a preferred destination among locals and travellers. It’s a fast evolving metropolis that offers various experiences and places to visit irrespective of the number of times a person has visited it.
AGA KHAN PALACE
The Aga Khan Palace was built by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan III in Pune, India. The palace was an act of charity by the Sultan who wanted to help the poor in the neighboring areas of Pune, who were drastically hit by famine. Aga Khan Palace is a majestic building.
Distance from Hotel: 2.7 Km
Shaniwar Wada is a historical fortification in the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. Built-in 1732, it was the seat of the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire until 1818, when the Peshwas lost control to the British East India Company after the Third Anglo-Maratha War.
Distance from Hotel: 11.2 Km
DAGDUSHETH HALWAI GANPATI TEMPLE
Boasting a significant history of 100 years, Shreemant Dagdusheth Ganpati Temple is a treat for the eyes because of its magnificent marble structure. Made out of gold, the Ganesha idol of this shrine is approximately 7 feet tall. During the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, the temple is adorned with lights and flowers, making it a worth visiting shrine in the city.
Distance from Hotel: 11.7 Km
RAJIV GANDHI ZOOLOGICAL PARK
Sprawling over a vast area of 130 acres, Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park is a prominent zoo in the city of Pune. Branched into three zones – a snake park, an animal orphanage, and a zoo, this zoological park features species such as King Cobra, Sloth Bears, Barking Deer, Black Bucks and many more. The zoo also has a 40 acres lake named Katraj Lake.
Distance from Hotel: 18.1 Km
Sinhagad is a hill fortress located at around 35 km southwest of the city of Pune, India. Some of the information available at this fort suggests that the fort could have been built 2000 years ago. The caves and the carvings in the Kaundinyeshwar temple stand as proofs for the same.
Distance from Hotel: 47 Km
Parvati Hill is a hillock in Pune, India. The hillock rises to 2,100 feet above sea level. Atop the hillock is the Parvati Temple, one of the most scenic locations in Pune. The temple is the oldest heritage structure in Pune and was built during the rule of the Peshwa dynasty.
Distance from Hotel: 15.5 Km
The Lal Mahal of Pune is one of the most famous monuments located in Pune, India. In the year 1630 AD, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's Father Raje Shahaji Bhosale established the Lal Mahal for his wife Rajmata Jijabai and son. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj stayed here for several years until he captured his first fort.
Distance from Hotel: 11.3 Km
Pune Okayama Friendship Garden
Tucked away from the bustling city, lies a surreal place in Pune, Pune Okayama Friendship Garden that looks refreshingly green everywhere around as far as your eyes can see! Spread across 10 acres of land, this garden is inspired by a 300-year-old Japanese Korakuen garden that was developed by Ikeda Royal family in Okayama, Japan.
Distance from Hotel: 14.8 Km
Empress Botanical Garden
The Empress Botanical Garden is located near the Pune Race Course. A landmark in itself, the garden is located at Pune near the Camp area and adjoining Hadapsar. The Garden is without difficulty accessible by way of the PMPL bus service and automobile rickshaws. It is set 15 to 20 minutes by means of the automobile from Pune railway station, and about the identical time from the Swargate Bus Terminus.
Distance from Hotel: 8.8 Km
The Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum is in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It contains the collection of Dr. Dinkar G. Kelkar, dedicated to the memory of his only son, Raja. The three-storey building houses various sculptures dating back to the 14th century.
Distance from Hotel: 13 Km