Must Visit Places In Pune, The Queen Of The Deccan!

Written By

Gopika VC

Pune has palaces, temples, pilgrim centres, and more that attract tourists. It's called "Oxford of the East" because of its international educational institutions.

Over time, the palace became a museum where many tourists visit. The palace was built by Sultan Muhammed Shah Aga Khan II

Aga Khan Palace


The Ashram is in the Koregaon Park area. A lot of believers and non-believers visit the Ashram because it is always peaceful and full of good energy.

Osho Ashram


Pune's Shaniwar Wada Palace is a famous fortification. 1732 marks the building's completion. The fortification was the Peshwas' seat until 1818.

Shaniwar Wada Palace


Another historical monument in Pune. The palace memorial is where Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj spent his childhood.

Lal Mahal


The site has 15,000 items. Dr. Dinkar G. Kelkar's collections make up the majority of the museum's items.

Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum


Dagdusheth Halwai Temple is one place Hindu pilgrims can visit. Temple management is overseen by Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Sarvajanik Ganapati Trust.

Dagdusheth Halwai Temple


The Vetal Tekdi is a great place for nature lovers to visit in Pune. It's a 2600ft hill, as the name says.

Vetal Tekdi


Another natural attraction in the city of Pune is this high hillock. The height of the hill is found to be 2100 m. On top of the hill is the temple to Parvati.

Parvati Hill


Pune's Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park has wildlife, biodiversity, and rare species. The zoo has sloth bears, white tigers, elephants, leopards, and Bengal tigers.

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park


This fort is 49km from Pune's downtown. The fort was originally called Kondhana. This fort has seen many conflicts and wars.

Sinhagard Fort


Pune is 20 kilometres distant. Visits to the academy campus require permission. Some factors might limit entrance.

National Defence Academy


This is a must-see on a Pune city trip. You may get a feel for the city under the Peshwas by visiting this memorial.

Shinde Chhatri


On August 15, 1998, it was opened to the public. This is also a great place to teach your children about the history of the country.

National War Museum