Pune, also known as Oxford of the East, is an amazing city and one of the top choices for many people to live in. A perfect blend of cultures and ideas, the city never fails to keep its tourist entertained. According to history, Peshwa dynasty used to rule here. So all-in-all Pune is a veritable treasure house of tourist attractions and things to do will amaze you. Scroll down and find out!
Located about 25km from the city of Pune, this hill fortress is 2000 years old. It’s an excellent destination for trekking and not only can you enjoy the trekking but you’ll also enjoy the picturesque view of the whole city. If you are more of a history lover then this fort once acted as an active military outpost during the Maratha Empire.
Location: Thoptewadi, Pune
Timings: 6 AM-6 PM
Entry Fee: Free
Osho Garden is a Japanese Zen garden built by the Shunyo Foundation. It is situated right behind the Osho Ashram. For all those who enjoy both spirituality and nature, visiting this place should be on top of the bucket list.
Location: Koregaon Park, Pune
Timings: 6 AM–8 PM
Entry Fee: INR 870 per Indian, INR 1790 per foreigner
Located at a height of 4600 feet, Rajgad fort served as Shivaji’s capital for more than 25 years. Its’ a perfect location for adventure junkies. To do justice to your Pune trip, go on a trek and camp here overnight so that you can explore the fort next morning.
Location: Velhe Taluka, Pune
Timings: 10 Am - 8 PM
Entry Fee: Free
The Empress Garden
Set in a sprawling 39 acre of land, this garden is a reminder of the rule of British and their power. Britishers names the garden after Queen Victoria when she was given the title ‘Empress Of India’.
Location: Kavade Mala, Pune
Timings: 9:30 Am - 6:30 PM
Entry Fee: Rs 15 per person
How To Reach
Air: Pune International Airport in the city is connected to all domestic terminals in India.
Rail: Pune Junction railway station in the city has trains from all states of India.
Road: Pune is linked with major parts of the country and then it further connects to the major cities in Maharashtra as well. The national highways passing through this city are NH 50 and NH 4.
So, pack your bags and take a break of this boring life ladies! Stay tuned to HerZindagi for more such articles.