Pune


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Formerly known as Poona, Pune is one of the eighth largest metropolis in India located in the state of Maharashtra. The city is famous for its quality education which attracts migrant from all over the world.

Historical background

The history of Pune is old as history of Maharana Shivaji who ruled the city since 6th century. Later this city came under the control of Yadava Empire followed by the Mughals in the 17th Century. Finally the authority of the city came under the control of Britishers. After Independence, the military area made by the Britishers is now the famous National Defence Academy.

A rich Cultural city with rich Architecture and a great business hub

The city attracts tourists from all over the world because of its rich cultural heritage. The ashram of Bhagwan Rajneesh is a major source of attraction among the tourists and the followers of him keep on visiting this place to get peace of mind.

There are lots of temples in the city which have their own importance and people from various places visit these temples to explore the history behind them. The city is also emerging as a great business hub inviting multi national companies

Culture

Pune is also known for its rich culture which lays emphasis on art and crafts, theatre, music and much more. Marathi culture is mostly prominent here and it is a perfect blend of tradition and modernity.

Current scenario

Pune is emerging fast as an industrialized hub for various industries. The per capita income of Pune is ranked sixth in the country. All the major automobile companies like Tata, Mercedes Benz, Bajaj Auto have their manufacturing units here.

As far as education is concerned, the city offers the best of the education in terms of medicine, engineering and technology thereby attracting migrants from all over the world.

Climate and best time to visit

The city experiences both hot and cold weather throughout the year. The best time to visit this place is from July to February.

  • Osho Ashram
  • Shaniwar Wada
  • Shinde’s chhatri
  • Pataleshwar Caves
  • Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum
  • Vishrambaug Wada
  • Dehu
  • David synagogue
  • Aga Khan Palace
  • Bund Garden
  • National war museum