PUNE, the Cultural Capital of Maharashtra, is the second largest city in Maharashtra and the seventh most populous city in India. It is also known as the "OXFORD of the EAST" due to presence of numerous famous educational institutions and is one of the leading Information Technology (IT) Hub of the nation. Pune, which was once the seat of the Peshwas, the prime ministers of the Maratha Empire, is one of the fastest growing cities in the Asia-Pacific region. Once known as "Punavadi", this city situated on the Deccan Plateau displays great variety be it culture, history, sports, patriotism, nature or wildlife in spite of the urbanization factor. So, get set to take a tour of the "Punyanagari" - a city that has managed to have a perfect semblance between the old and new world.