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Formerly known as Poona, Pune is praiseworthy destination of India that lies on the convergence of Mutha and Mula rivers, above the sea level of Deccan plateau. Also known as the "cultural capital of Maharashtra", it is a hub of cultural activities that are classified as music, mysticism, drama, sports, and literature. It also has well-established industries sector, especially deals in automobile and technology creativity.
Established by Peshwa Baji Rao, Shaniwar Wada is a magnificent fort Pune that was built in the year 1729-30. Lately, it is extended by numerous buildings by the successors of Baji Rao. Once served as seat of the great Peshwa rulers, this majestic Fort was damaged in a fire in 1827. The remains of this fort are still a mystery.
Pataleshwar Cave Temple:
A marvel blending of tranquility and beauty, Pataleshwar Cave Temple is an elegantly sophisticated destination in Pune that exudes spirituality. Nandi Mapandapam is the circular stone gazebo that is located near the doorway of this religious temple.
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum:
Nestled in an old-fashioned Rajasthani-style building, Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum is an amazing sight to witness. There are thirty-six sections, illustrating scores of antiques, carved palace doors, pottery. It also holds invaluable anthology of lamps and musical instruments of the Mughal and Maratha periods. Here, you can also explore an exclusive a one-man collection of Indian artifacts. The 'Mastani Mahal' is a masterpiece on its display of this museum.
Osho Commune International:
Erected by Rajneesh Chandra Mohan Jain, Osho Commune International is an ashram that is known for the meditation courses. It is located in the Koregaon Park of Pune. This calm and peace destination provides you relief from your hectic life.
Film and Television Institute of India:
One of the largest film schools in Asia, the FTII offers scores of dram classes to the students by the eminent actors, directors and technicians of the Hindi Film Industry, Bollywood.
Constructed between the years 1760 to 1780, Shindyanchi Chhatri temple presents a true Rajasthani architecture. Located at Wanowrie, this grandiose edifice was built in honor warrior Mahadji Shinde, the commander-in-chief of the Maratha army.
Aga Khan Palace:
One of the ancient historical landmarks, Aga Khan Palace is covered by the sumptuous green gardens all around. There are opulent rooms and suites to live in that takes you to the time of royal kings. It is believed that Mahatama Gandhi, his wife Kasturba was imprisoned for many years. Sultan Muhammed Shah, Aga Khan II was created this Palace in the year of 1892.
True to its name this place boasts of Italianate arches and spacious lawns, an unlikely place for a prison but the Britishers interned Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi here. The architecture of the palace will take you down memory lane, reminding you of the illustrations from fairy tale houses.
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Hotel pick-up and drop-off Pune Hotels only; All sightseeing in private air-conditioned vehicle; Private licensed English speaking guide; All taxes, driver allowances, parking.
Hours of operation
Available daily except national holidays, tour starts at 9:30am.
Pick up / Drop off from Pune hotels only.
Cancellation: 7 days prior 25% penalty, 3 days prior 50% penalty, 1 day prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Tour requires a minimum of 2 passengers to operate.
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