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
Carved from a single rock, Pataleshwar Cave Temple is a heritage site in Pune City. Constructed in the Rashtrakuta period, this temple dates back to 8th Century. It houses an idol of Lord Shiva and is made out of a basalt rock with miniatures drawn all over the walls.
Distance from Hotel: 10.4 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 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
Saras Baug, a picturesque garden, is one of the serene spots of the city. Spreading over an expansive area of 25 acres, Saras Baug attracts the residents offering a calm evening. The main highlight of this garden is a temple dating back to 18th century. The temple is known as Talyatla Ganpati, housing the idol of Lord Ganesh.
Distance from Hotel: 14.5 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
KATRAJ SNAKE PARK
The Katraj Snake Park is the most visited and loved tourist attraction in the Rajiv Gandhi Zoo that is located in Katraj, near the city of Pune in India.
Distance from Hotel: 18.2 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: 47.3 Km
A complex maze of Buddhist cave shrines dating back to 3rd & 2nd century B.C., they draw tourists, pilgrims and students of history from different parts of India. They also house a temple of Goddess Ekvira Devi. These caves are impressive specimens of the craftsmanship of the Buddhist monks who lived here.
Distance from Hotel: 62.3 Km
Lonavala is a hill station surrounded by green valleys in western India near Mumbai. The Karla Caves and the Bhaja Caves are ancient Buddhist shrines carved out of the rock. They feature massive pillars and intricate relief sculptures. South of the Bhaja Caves sits the imposing Lohagad Fort, with its 4 gates.
Distance from Hotel: 74 Km