Here are the top 78 tourist attractions to see in Pune:

1. Shaniwar Wada

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0 km
from city center
1 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Standing tall in its full glory, Shaniwar Wada was once a stately mansion. Built as a dwelling for Peshwas, its foundation was laid by Bajirao I in year 1730 AD. Today it gives a chance to peak into its great past.

2. Aga Khan Palace

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6 km
from city center
2 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Aga Khan Palace is well known both for its architectural excellence as well as its historical significance. Spread over a vast land of 19 acres, the palace is now the headquarters of the Gandhi National memorial society. Here, making khadi is still one of the prime activities.

3. Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple

0 km
from city center
3 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

A divine place of worship devoted to Lord Ganapati, Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati temple is extremely famous for its religious festivities and is located in Pune, Maharashtra. The temple receives a considerable crowd of devotees every day who come to attend the daily pooja, abhisheka and the Arti of Lord Ganesh. The idol of Lord Ganapati is 2.2 meters high and 1 meter wide and is adorned with almost 40 kilos of gold. The temple receives offerings of gold and money from Lord Ganapati’s devotees every day which goes into the temple’s trust. The temple is open daily from 6 am to 11 pm.

4. Osho Ashram

4.2 /5

4 km
from city center
4 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

The Ashram is a tranquil place which brings you to you own centers of peace, meditation & oneness. The ideologies of Osho also can be found here.

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5. Vetal Tekdi

4 km
from city center
5 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Vetal Tekdi is one of Pune's most well-known landmarks. It envelops the entire city and is a stunning place to spend an evening or an early morning. It is known by various names such as Hanuman Tekdi, MIT Tekdi, and Pashan Tekdi.

6. Lal Mahal

0 km
from city center
6 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Lal Mahal located near Shaniwar Wada in Pune is a historic landmark of the 16th century. Subject to innumerable attacks and initial revival, the palace has significant stories to tell. It was first restored by Shivaji’s father Shahaji Bhosle for his family to stay in the 1630s. From being a childhood home for Shivaji to taking Shaistekhan head-on, this red coloured structure is an architectural marvel depicting craftsmanship and culture of that time.

7. Raja Dinakar Kelkar Museum

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
7 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

The museum is built in Rajasthani style and is a worth a visit, while in the city. It adorns artifacts from D.G. Kelkar and other paintings of Lord Ganesha & some fine specimens of ancient pottery and paintings.

8. National Defence Academy

12 km
from city center
8 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

The National Defence Academy, also known as NDA is an academy for Indian armed services and is located 20 kilometres away from Pune. Members from the three defence services: The Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force train together until they are sent for their separate commissioning. The NDA campus is in Khadakwasla, South-West of Pune and the campus area is around 7000 acres. One of the reasons why the campus location was chosen was because of its proximity to the Khadakwasla lake. The academy is often called an ideal combination of perfection and heroism. Therefore, anyone who is aspiring to join the defence, this is one opportunity to witness true patriotic spirit.

9. Vishrambaug Wada

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
9 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Known for its beautiful wooden facades, only the remains and ruins of the beautiful palace can be seen today. This incomplete instances too, give you a fair idea about the ancient Marathi culture and its elements.

10. Katraj Snake Park

Must visit 4.2 /5

7 km
from city center
10 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

It has a temple and many rare species of snakes. A brown Palm Civet & a King Cobra are its main attractions. One can also chance upon birds & turtles in the area

11. Pune Okayama Friendship Garden

4 km
from city center
11 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Welcome to the Japanese Garden in Pune. One of its kinds, the Pune Okayama Friendship Garden is the largest Japanese garden outside of Japan, in Asia. Also called the Pu. La. Deshpande Udyan, it was named after the famous Marathi writer and humorist, Pu La Deshpande who received the Padma Bhushan in 1990. This garden reflects on the Indo-Japanese relationship, as it is inspired by the 300-year old Okayama Korakuen Garden in Japan.

12. Joshi's Museum of Miniature Railways

4 km
from city center
12 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Situated in the Erandwane suburb of Pune, Joshi's Museum of Miniature Railways is a unique museum hosting an array of miniature trains, trams, steam engines, flyovers etc. The museum has various well- designed intricate layouts of cities replete with buildings and lights, roads and train tracks. The functioning is controlled by an amusing light and sound track.

13. Nightlife in Pune

3.5 /5

1 km
from city center
13 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Pune sports a glittering instance of nightlife culture. The city nightlife continues till the wee hours of night and there are many pubs, bars and discotheques for the urban crowd. There are also some eating joints which serve food for the late night cravings.

14. Parvati Hill Temple

3.2 /5

4 km
from city center
14 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Once the private shrine of the Peshwas, the temple was built in the 17th century by Balaji Baji Rao. 108 steep flights above, is the temple on a hillock from where one can behold some of the most beautiful views of the city.

15. Khadakwasla Dam

13 km
from city center
15 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Khadakwasla Dam is a famous tourist attraction and a significant work of engineering in Pune. It is built on River Mutha which flows through the city and aids water supply to Pune and its suburban regions. The dam forms a reservoir, called Khadakwasla Lake which offers a quick and pleasant getaway too. Its proximity to Pune City and the scenic surroundings make Khadakwasla Dam a preferred picnic spot. The roadways around Khadakwasla Dam is also a favourite cycling route amongst the city cyclists. Monsoons, in particular, draw a considerable number of people to the attraction. They mostly visit to see the transformation of the landscapes and also enjoy the scenic beauty.

16. Sinhagad Fort

20 km
from city center
16 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Located around 36 kms southwest of the city of Pune, Sinhagad Fort is built atop a cliff on the Bhuleshwar range of the Sahyadris. Literally translating to "Fort of the Lion", Sinhagad Fort boasts of a rich history. It was initially occupied by the Mughals until it came to be possessed by the Marathas. Lately, it has become a popular source of tourism and is especially popular among trekkers and adventure enthusiasts.

17. Pataleshwar Cave Temple

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
17 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

The cave temple is rock-cut temple dating back to the 8th century. Dedicated to Shiva, the temple has a Shivalingam, a circular Nandi Mandapa and a passage with stone pillars inside.

18. Bund Garden

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4 km
from city center
18 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

The garden was built by Sir Jamshedji and is located on the banks of Mula-Mutha river. Famous for its scenic beauty, away from the cities rush, the area has boat rides and sports a spectacular view of the flora in and around.

19. Mulshi Lake and Dam

Must visit 3.5 /5

36 km
from city center
19 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Mulshi lake is formed in the catchment area of Mulshi dam. Known for its scenic beauty due to Sahyadri ranges, Koraigadh and Dhangad fort, it is a perfect gateway for nature lovers.

20. Panshet Water Park

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
20 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

One of the most loved attraction of the city, one can enjoy kayaking, rides, water scooters, speed boats, swimming and much more here.

21. National War Museum

3.5 /5

3 km
from city center
21 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

The museum owes its existence to the efforts and contributions of countless people from all walk of life. It has hence, become a popular attraction for the town, that celebrates and creates increasing awareness and knowledge about Indian army and its soldiers

22. Shinde Chhatri

3.3 /5

5 km
from city center
22 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Built in the memory of the Maratha nobel, Shri Mahadju Shinde, the Chatri is situated in Wanowri near Pune.

23. Saras Garden

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
23 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Build by a Peshwa, it has a temple of Lord Ganesha and tends to be perfect for evening walks with friends & family.

24. Mahatma Phule Museum

3.2 /5

1 km
from city center
24 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

You can see various industrial products, agricultural and handicraft articles in this museum, established in 1890.

25. Baner Pashan Biodiversity Park

8 km
from city center
25 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Baner Pashan Biodiversity Park is the 200 hectare park built to protect the biodiversity around two suburbs of Pune- Baner and Pashan. The park also spreads to the gorgeous looking Baner hill and is a top tourist spot of the city.

26. Sri Balaji Mandir

7 km
from city center
26 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Sri Balaji Mandir of Pune is a close replica of the renowned Venkateshwara temple at Tirumala, Tirupati. Not only the architecture and the look of the sanctum deity, the temple follows its influencer in rituals and religious activities as well. With beautiful, lush green surroundings, free meal and a calm environment, Sri Balaji Mandir is a great alternative for those who cannot make the journey to the original.

27. St. Mary's Church Pune

3.7 /5

3 km
from city center
27 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

St. Mary's Church was built in 1825 and is one of the oldest churches in the city. Its foundation was laid down by Bishop Heber. It was built as a place where the officers and soldiers belonging to the British time would worship. The church has a mixture of British as well as Indian architectural style in addition to the Gothic architecture. It is a beautiful place to be visited and enjoyed with your family. It is a perfect place to rejuvenate and go sightseeing. Stained glass was fitted at the altar in 1874 in the loving memory of Lieutenant Trotter. In addition to this stained glass, the church also consists of regimental flags. The church is worshipped on a daily basis with the help of pipe organs which are 130 years old.

28. Fashion Street, Pune

2 km
from city center
28 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Fashion Street in Pune will give you a wardrobe makeover at the budget price. Clothing here is so cheap! Similar to the one in Bombay, these crowded narrow lanes offer anything and everything under the fashion canopy. The vendors here provide reasonable prices before you could even start bargaining and you might find the same product at different vendors and prices. Bhavani Peth is an excellent place to find the clones of all your favourite brands. There are around 450 stalls to cater all accessories at budget-friendly, convenient and affordable rates.

29. Amanora Mall

8 km
from city center
29 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Amanora Shopping Mall in Pune is the locals' favourite hangout spot for the afternoons, and also a great place to spend an urbane weekend with family. From clothes to accessories to electronics to motorbikes, you will find an extensive variety of both Indian and international brands. To cater to your pangs of hunger while window shopping, there are food courts and eateries as well. The open arena in the middle is the place to sit and relax, and occasionally there are bands performing or flea markets selling goods at a lucrative price.

30. Hong-Kong Lane

2 km
from city center
30 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

This super popular street on Deccan Road is 'THE' place for street shopping. By the array of accessories to choose from, Shopaholics will be easily taken away. The accessories like bags, books and mobile stores are what dominates this lane. Shops here are overloaded with mobile phone cases and decked with sunglasses, caps and wallets. You will find caps of all shapes, sizes and designs with bags sold in abundance for men, women and kids. The amount of footwear available here is overwhelming. Jewellery addicts are sure to go gaga over the number of choices of earrings, rings and necklaces available here at slashed prices. Other get-at-able commodities here are watches, leather belts and dials. This is an ideal place to put your bargaining skills to work.

31. City Shopping

3.1 /5

11 km
from city center
31 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Pune is brimming with shopping options that cover all you interests from fashion, books to electronics and are spread over all ranges of budgets. Popular markets such as the MG Road, Tulsi Baug, Laxmi road, Clover Centre etc to the fanciest of malls are available for your shopping spree.

32. Ohel David Synagogue

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
32 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

The synagogue was build by David Sasoon. Its a marvelous piece of architectural work and includes a prayer hall for ladies. Many foreigners visit this place for its religious & architectural marvel.

33. ISKCON NVCC Temple

8 km
from city center
33 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

ISKCON NVCC (New Vedic Cultural Center) is located in the less congested area of Kondhwa near Pune. ISKCON NVCC is a temple devoted to Lord Krishna and Goddess Radha. The temple has lavish green hills in the background and provides its visitors with a great ambience. Once you enter the prayer hall, you will be awe-struck by the stunning idols of Lord Krishna and Goddess Radha. The idols are elegantly embellished with beautiful outfits and colourful garlands. The ceilings of the dome and the walls of the temple are artistically adorned with colourful paintings. The temple houses activities like youth training programmes and Bhagvat Gita reading classes, women and family empowerment activities, etc. apart from being the residency of Radha, Krishna and Balaram.

34. Chaturshringi Temple

4 km
from city center
34 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

One of the revered temples of Pune, the Chaturshringi Mandir should be on your list of places to visit when you’re in Pune. Located on Senapati Bapat Road near Pune University in Gokhale Nagar, this temple has been the place for the devotees of Mahakali and Shri Chaturshringi for ages. The word “Chaturshringi” is derived from the word “Chattu” which means “Mountain with four peaks” and represents faith and power. The main temple also includes idols of Goddess Durga, Ashtavinayaka and Ganesha.

35. Sarasbaug Ganpati Temple

2 km
from city center
35 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Sarasbaug Ganapati Temple is a shrine for Siddhi Vinakayak Ganesh, as established by the Maratha ruler Shrimant Sawai Madhavrao Peshwa, in 1784. The temple derives its name from the island where it is situated, called Sarasbaug, named by its creator, Madhavrao's predecessor, Nanasaheb Peshwa. Located at the foot of Parvati Hills, the lake around the temple is said to be the venue of secret meetings held by the Peshwas during boat rides.

36. Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park

7 km
from city center
36 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Rajiv Gandhi Zoological Park is a famous tourist and recreational attraction in Pune. The zoo expands over an area of 130 acres. The Central Zoo Authority thus identifies the Zoological Park as a considerably large Zoo. Its location near the Katraj Lake makes it a preferred attraction for picnics and outings. It is, therefore, flocked by the locals, especially the animal and nature lovers, at least every weekend. The Zoo is also considered an educational attraction as people get to learn more about the animals in the Zoo and also spend quality time with their dear ones.

37. Empress Garden

4 km
from city center
37 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

The Empress Botanical Garden is named after Queen Victoria back when she held the sceptre. Once a favourite among the British officials and thus also named Soldier's Garden, the place is now a sprawling greenery of 39 acres with hundreds of rare species in trees and flowers. Empress Garden makes for a great place to take a stroll in the afternoon, learn about our flora in the flower exhibitions and breathe in some fresh air away from the city traffic.

38. Rajmachi Fort, Pune

139 km
from city center
38 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Tucked between the two hills of Lonavala and Khandala, Rajmachi Fort is a grand structure of the bygone era. Especially popular among the adventure enthusiasts, the fort can be reached through a thrilling trek amidst the gorgeous Sahyadris. You can also camp at the base of the fort.

39. Torna Fort

37 km
from city center
39 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Also known as Prachandagad due to its gigantic size, Torna Fort is the tallest fort of Pune. Although in ruins, the fort stands tall as a testimony to the battles of the bygone era. Nestled in between mesmerizing surrounding, the fort has one of the most beautiful locales in the region and is a popular tourist spot.

40. Rajgad Trek

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36 km
from city center
40 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Rajgad trek is a moderate level trek that begins at the Gunjavane Village in Pune District and ends at the Rajgad Fort. It is a favourite trekking trail among intermediate level trekkers who are looking for a great location to satisfy their urge for the thrill. The climb is through a hill called Murum Dev Dongar in the Sahyadri Mountain Range. The fort is located over 1400 metres above sea level amidst scenic surroundings of the Western Ghats of India. This provides for a beautiful and thrilling terrain for the adventure activity.

41. Shivneri Fort

76 km
from city center
41 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Situated near Junnar in Pune, Shivneri Fort can be traced back to the 17th century. The sturdy fortification and the magnanimous structure is home to a grand statue of the Maratha warrior Shivaji. The fort can be reached through a trek up a hilly terrain or through a motorable road.

42. Panshet Dam

30 km
from city center
42 out of 78
places to visit in Pune

Located at a distance of about 50 kms southwest of Pune in Maharashtra, Panshet Dam is one of the most popular and picturesque getaway from the city. Also known as Tanajisagar Dam, it is built on the Ambi River and provides irrigation and drinking water to the city folks. Enveloped in lush greenery and dotted by enchanting waterfalls, Panshet Dam is nestled in the lap of the Sahyadris and is one of the top places to visit in Pune. It offers a variety of fun activities and water adventure sports that attract a lot of adventure enthusiasts. Besides, owing to its picturesque landscape and surreal beauty, it is also a popular picnic destination, and is frequented by groups of friends, families and young couples who want to spend some quality time amidst bounteous nature.

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