Places to Visit
About Pune, Maharshtra, India
Pune is the 9th most populous city in India and the second largest in the state of Maharashtra after the state capital Mumbai. From traditions and festivals to the roots of the true Marathas, Pune has managed to preserve the culture in a very authentic way. Not just the cultural capital, Pune has also been an education hub and one of the fastest growing cities in India.
Pune is a home to well known giants of the Indian software industry like Wipro, Infosys, Satyam, Tata Technologies, TCS, Kanbay, Veritas, Cognizant, PCS and Mahindra British Telecom.
Shaniwarwada is an 18th-century fortification in the city of Pune in Maharashtra, India. Built in 1732, it was the seat of the Peshwa rulers of the Maratha Empire until 1818.
Shinde Chhatri, located in Wanawadi, a well known place in Pune, India, is a memorial dedicated to the 18th century military leader Mahadji Shinde who served as the commander-in-chief of the Maratha army under thePeshwas from 1760 to 1780. It is one of the most significant landmarks in the city and is reminiscent of the Maratha rule.
The Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum is in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It contains the collection of Dr. Dinkar G. Kelkar (1896–1990), dedicated to the memory of his only son, Raja. The three-storey building houses various sculptures dating back to the 14th century.
Osho International Meditation Centre was founded by Rajneesh also known as OSHO in the year 1974 in Pune, India. The meditation resort earlier known as Rajneesh Ashram and then as Osho Commune accounts 38 per cent of its visitors from all over the world.