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Pune Travel Guide

Pune is one of the most famous cities of India and the second largest city of Maharashtra. The city has become a popular tourist destination in recent years and is located in ......

Pune is one of the most famous cities of India and the second largest city of Maharashtra and used to be called Poona. The city has become a popular tourist destination in recent years and is located in the east of the Western Ghats encircling some of the well known weekend destinations like Khandala and Lonavala. It lies on the Deccan plateau at the convergence of the Mula and Mutha rivers. This beautiful city was once well known as the center of power of the Maratha Empire and is located at the height of 560 meters above sea level. The early history of Pune starts from the year 847 AD. It was the first capital of Shivaji. Pune Travel Guide drives you en route the cultural colours of the Marathi folk to the ramparts of erstwhile empires and from the sprawling green valleys of Western Ghats to the boogieing nightlife.

Pune Travel Guide provides full-fledged information about the city. Pune has emerged as an educational hub of the country as many renowned institutions have opened their branches here. Pune tourism has many attractions in Pune to offer like Aga Khan Palace, National War Museum, Osho Ashram, Saras Garden, Tulsi Baug. This beautiful city is also famous as cultural capital of Maharashtra and it also famous for manufacturing glass, sugar and forging industries. This city of Maharashtra is renowned for its cultural activities such as classical music, spirituality, theater, sports, and literature.

Nonetheless Pune also encircles some eminent heritage and pilgrimage sites. Pune Travel Guide also takes you back to the pre-medieval era from the dilating and intrinsic works of the Ajanta and Ellora Caves. It also steers to the popular pilgrimage center, Shirdi, which is famous for the Sai Baba Temple.

Pune is just not about speaking of the city clamours. If you are going through the Pune Travel Guide, the city dwells a mild climate throughout the year that not only attracts tourists but also availed to flourish with many industries. Being the second largest city in the state, it also an eminent commercial hub.

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How to Reach Pune
Pune being one of the developing metropolises in the Indian state of Maharashtra has no dearth of communication and transportation. It has got a well knit of roadways, railways and airways that connects the city not only with rest of India. The city being centrally located on the shadow of the Western Ghats encircles many leisure destinations, pilgrimage centers and heritage towns. The city itself has got its own cultural essence. Mumbai is the closest metropolitan city from Pune and the road distance from Mumbai to Pune is approximately 150kms. The approximate distance from Nashik to Pune is 210kms whereas from Aurangabad to Pune is approximately 240kms. One driving from Nagpur to Pune has to cover a distance of 720kms whereas from Shirdi to Pune is approximately 190kms. Pune by road is easily accessible from other state like Goa, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. One planning to drive from Bangalore to Pune has to cover an approximate distance of 840kms en route Belgaum and Kolhapur. The approximate distance from Hyderabad is 560 kms where from Goa it is approximately 430kms. While your holiday in Pune, you may travel to the heights and hues of Western Ghats to Khandala, Mahabaleshwar and Lonavala.
The Pune Railway Station is one the busiest railway stations in the Deccan railways. It connects with all the major cities in India as well as the Deccan Odyssey, which is a luxury train in India, has a halt in Pune. Thus one who is planning to reach Pune by train can connect from distant part of the country. Nonetheless Pune Railway Station serves as a halt for south bound trains from Mumbai, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan as the destination for trains to north India.
If you are planning to reach Pune by air then the city itself host a domestic airport that connects the city with all the major cities in India. The Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, is the closest international airport that connects to Pune indirectly to major international cities. There are regular flights from London to Mumbai and other international cities like New York, Paris, Sydney and more. The airport runs regular flights from Pune to Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad.
Thus how to reach Pune is not at all a difficult task whereas the MIDC has proposed to open a new Pune international airport that will connect the city with other major hubs of world.

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Pune is the best city in India as far as weather is concerned. Nice weather all over the year and best in monsoons.
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