Early sunrays, omnipresent fog, soothing breeze, mid way on the mountain and greenery; I was relishing this experience. I felt the competition within myself, a contest with self to overcome the lethargy, a determination to reach the top and an urge for accomplishment. This place was welcoming my mood swings...this is the beauty of nature, you can be yourself and you can dip deep into your own thoughts.
7kms south of Malavali Station, Pune
Distance from Pune: 70kmStarting Point: Malawli Railway Station, Lohagadwadi VillageDifficulty Level: MediumTrek Length: 1½ hrsBest Season: All year (monsoon preferred)8. Harishchandragad Trek
12 km from Malawli, Near Pawna Dam, Pune
Velhe Taluka, Pune
This is one of the largest forts of Maharashtra and was the capital of chhatrapati shivaji for more than 26 years. The erection of this dates back to almost 2000 years and it was initially ruled by the Adilshahis then the Nizamshahis and then the Marathas. It has a tristar shape and a central Hall in the middle. There are machis on each end of the fort. This fort was renovated with the wealth of the treasure found in the adjacent Torna Fort. The main parts of this fort are the Padmavati Machi which has the Padmavati Temple, Sanjivani Machi, Suvela Machi and the Bale Killa.
A & B Wing, 5th Floor, MCCIA Trade Tower, International Convention Centre, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune 411016
"Pune is situated on the confluence of Mula and Mutha rivers. The confluence / sangam of two rivers is called as 'punya'. Hence the name Pune. It is also referred to as Punyanagari."
Interesting, isn't it? Any history buff? Well if you love itihas/history and crave for it then,the Pune Heritage Walk is something you should surely try.It is part of a series of guided heritage walks and trails in the city of Pune which runs every Saturdays and Sundays at 7am.
Generally this 3 hour walk, starting from the Pune Municipal Corporation building extends into the core city area of Old Pune. In this 2.5 km walk people can visit 18 spots of architectural and historical significance. The walk is conducted mainly in- Marathi, Hindi and English.
You can register and find details of the walk on this website: http://www.puneheritagewalk.com/
The Shaniwar Wada Palace was commissioned in the year of 1729 when Peshwa Baji Rao I ruled Pune. The scale on which this construction was carried out reflected the Peshwas larger than like attitude. The place is filled with tanks, fruit trees, sprawling courtyards, halls where the ruler would hold an audience, office rooms and a large portion where the Peshwa would stay. This place has a total of five gates each with a distinct name - Ganesh, Dilli, Narayan, Khidhi, Mastani and Jambhul darwazas. The place is royal and majestic and one cannot afford to give it a miss. The authorities also conduct a light and sound show.
Tulapur, Near Vadhu,phoolgaon phata., Pune
Between Panshet and Khadakvasla, Pune 412107
Tourist Places in Pune offer an interesting mix of sightseeing attractions, lake places, historical places and some of the country’s best offerings in food and nightlife. The Torna Fort, as it is called, is full of surprises and the list of places to visit in Pune is bursting to the seams.
Some of the most talked about tourist attractions in Pune include the Pawna Lake, which is among the best and most visited in the country. Historical sightseeing on Rajgad Fort and ice-cream in Sujata Mastani are among the most popular activities to experience the best the city has to offer.
Sightseeing in Pune would include museums to celebrated temples, Pune offers a range of options for all types of travellers, be it families, couples or solo travellers. Eclectic and vibrant, the city is both cosmopolitan and yet full of traditional flavours and nuance. There’s never a shortage of places to visit in Pune.
Pune is well-connected to all major cities in India by air and all modes of public transportation. The best way to get around the city is on public transportation and taxis.
The best time to visit most places in Pune the months between July-March, when the weather is cool and perfect to experience all the top tourist attractions in Pune.
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