Places To Visit In Pune

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Here are the top 83 tourist attractions to see in Pune:

43. Purandar Trek

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30 km
from city center
43 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Purandar is a fort in the Pune district of Maharashtra. Purandar and Vajragad are twin forts. Purandar is the larger of the two and is situated at a height of 4472 feet from the sea level. The top of the fort presents a very scenic view of its twin fort Vajragad.

44. Hadsar Trek

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84 km
from city center
44 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Hadsar is a hill fort in the state of Maharashtra. It is situated at an elevation of 3200 feet from the ground in the district of Pune. Within the fort there are massive tunnel like entrances built in the Mughal style.

45. Rasalgad

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91 km
from city center
45 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Rasalgad is a fort that will reintroduce to the lost charms and intrigues of an era long forgotten.

46. Korigad Trek

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51 km
from city center
46 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Located approximately 20km to the south of Lonavla near the city of Pune, Korigad is one of the hill forts famous among trekkers in Pune. It is estimated that the fort was built in the early 1500s. In fact, the city's first planned township- Aamby Valley is located on the eastern and southern foothills of Korigad. The fort is so named as it is dedicated to Goddess Koraidevi, whose temple is situated at the peak of the fort.

47. Bhigwan

98 km
from city center
47 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Also known as “Bharatpur of Maharashtra”, Bhigwan is located near Pune. It is a perfect weekend getaway for bird and animal lovers. This place will let you relax and enjoy some peaceful time away from the hustle bustle of the city. Bhigwan has three wildlife sanctuaries and you will be able to spot a myriad variety of flora and fauna. The beauty of this place is simply mesmerizing.

48. Dehu

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24 km
from city center
48 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Dehu Gatha temple is one of the largest temples and is located near Pune. At the entrance of the temple lies the statue of Sant Tukaram Maharaj. What attracts people the most are the carvings of all Gathas ie legends/storis of Sant Tukaram on the walls of the temple which are very easy to read. It is said that one must read at least 3 Gathas on visiting the temple. The temple is located on Indrayani River's bank. Also, there is a place on the river where these Gathas floats which should not be missed out.

49. Bhuleshwar Temple

42 km
from city center
49 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Rich in ancient history and peculiar architecture, Bhuleshwar temple is a holy site devoted to Lord Shiva and is one of the oldest temples in Maharashtra. Situated on a small hill in a small village of Maharashtra called ‘Yavat’, the temple is located around 54 kms from Pune city. The calm and cool ambience of the temple creates a peaceful experience for the devotees to offer their prayers. The classical stone carvings seen all over the temple walls give the temple an antique and a historical feel. Devotees from all around Maharashtra and the neighboring regions visit the temple. It is also visited by historic researchers and ancient-architectural enthusiasts.

50. Chavand Trek

3.5 /5

26 km
from city center
50 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Chavand (or Prasannagad) is a hill fort in the state of Maharashtra. Located at an elevation of about 3500 feet from the ground in the district of Pune, this fortress is a part of the 'famous five'. The other forts which are included under this category are Hadsar, Shivneri, Jivdhan and Naneghat.

51. Rohida Trek

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47 km
from city center
51 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Rohida, or Vichitragad as it is also known, is a Fort nearest to Pune, a destination which is a must on every trekker's to-do list. The windy, beautiful and spectacular fort is located in the Western Ghats near Bhor Village around 61km away from the city of Pune. The fort was built during the Yadava rule and was one of the 23 forts handed over by Marathas to the Mughals in the Treaty of Purandar. The base village of the trek is Bajarwadi, around 7km away from Bhor. Stay and food arrangements can be found at Bajarwadi and Khanapur villages. You can also stay at the top of the fort at Rohidmalla.

52. Peshwa Udyan

2 km
from city center
52 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Maintained by Pune Municipal Corporation, Peshwa Udyan is a zoological park in the city which boasts of lush greenery, umpteen trees, variety of shrubs and herbs. Besides, it also facilitates boasting and has a mini toy-train for kids.

53. Nighoj

66 km
from city center
53 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Nighoj is an offbeat tourist destination 70 kilometres from Pune, nestled along the western ghats in the state of Maharashtra. The village’s most prominent feature are the naturally occurring craters lined up against the bank of the river Kukadi, the breathtaking potholes are a true wonder of nature and also the main driving force behind tourism in this old world village.

54. Katraj Jain Temple

8 km
from city center
54 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Peace and tranquillity are the two most dominant forces at this prominent place of worship, Katraj Jain Temple. The temple sits on a hillock which lies between the Pune-Satara highway, at Katraj in the district of Pune, Maharashtra. The mesmerizing view from the temple of the Pune city adds to the feeling of calmness experienced by the visitors. Once the temple is entered, there is no stopping the refreshing breeze from blowing into your hair. The temple is appreciated for its beauty, calmness and the significance it holds towards Jainism and ancient Jainism literature. The temple is not too old as it was built in the 20th century. Its other name famous among the locals is ‘Aagam Mandir’.

55. Tribal Museum, Pune

3.2 /5

3 km
from city center
55 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Showcasing the culture and livelihoods of tribal communities through paintings, weapons & artifacts is the Tribal Museum of the town.

56. Adventure Sports in Pune

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49 km
from city center
56 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Given a number dams and gardens with water bodies, Pune has variety of options for water sports and paragliding. It also has a number horse riding centers.

57. Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute

2 km
from city center
57 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Located in Pune, Maharashtra, Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Yoga Institute is the origin of the Iyengar (Ashtanga) Yoga as taught by Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar. The Institute was established in the year 1975 dedicating Smt. Ramamani Iyengar, the wife of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar.

58. Malhargad Fort

24 km
from city center
58 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated at a distance of 30 kms from Pune, the fort is named after the Hindu God Malhargad. Also known as Sonori Fort, the top can be reached through a mild trek from the Sonori village at the base of the hillock. The fort has temples dedicated to Lord Mahadev and other gods.

59. Purandar Fort

29 km
from city center
59 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated at a distance of 50 kms from Pune, Purandar Fort is the birth place of Shivaji's son- Sambhaji. The fort has two storeys- the upper is called Balekilla while the lower is called Machi. Besides the Shiva temple, the fort offers beautiful panoramic sights of the surroundings.

60. Kamala Nehru Park

2 km
from city center
60 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Located in Erandwane in Pune, Kamala Nehru Park is one of the most green and beautiful gardens in the city. Blooming with a variety of vibrant flowers and bushes, the garden is ideal for early morning and evening walks. Besides, it has several artistic sculptures installed in the park which make the place look even prettier.

61. Shunyo Park

4 km
from city center
61 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated in the Koregaon Park premises of Pune, Shunyo Park is one of the most popular parks of the city. Replete with lush greenery and several trees, the park is the ideal place to relax and rewind amidst bounteous nature away from the chaos and din of the city.

62. Tathawade Park

4 km
from city center
62 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Shahid Major Pradeep Tathawade Udyan or popularly called Tathawade Park is one of the most exquisite and among the major landmarks of Pune. The park is synonymous with solitude and calm. If you are looking to spend few moments of peace amidst green surroundings, this is the place you should head to.

63. Saras Baug

2 km
from city center
63 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Saras Baug is considered to be one of the most pretty parks in the city of Pune. The charming garden was build atop the ground of a dried up lake. Boasting of blooming flowers and lush greenery all around, the park also has a tiny pond full of lotus flowers.

64. Thoseghar Falls

103 km
from city center
64 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Thoseghar Falls is situated in Thoseghar around 130 kms from pune. Falling down a height of 500 metres, the waterfalls are a popular place for day picnic among the localites.

65. Diamond Water Park

14 km
from city center
65 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated in Lohegaon, Pune City, Diamond Water Park is laced with umpteen rides and roller coasters. Boasting of 32 water rides and several swimming pools, the water park is equally loved among kids and adults.

66. Vajrai Waterfalls

90 km
from city center
66 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated in Satara Near Pune, Vajrai Falls is the tallest waterfalls in Maharashtra falling down at from a height of 560 metres. The silvery cascading water forms a pool at the base. The entire spectacle is a visual treat for the eyes and the destination is popular for weekend getaways from Pune.

67. Appu Ghar

19 km
from city center
67 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Popularly known as the ‘Mini Disneyland of Pune’, Appu Ghar is a stellar theme water cum amusement park in Pune which also goes by the name of Indira Gandhi Udyan. Situated in Nidgi in Pune, Appu Ghar was the first water amusement park in town, the construction of which started in 1989 and it was finally inaugurated in 1992. Much loved by all age groups owing to its eco-friendly ambiance and a plethora of thrilling rides and fun activities, Appu Ghar has been a top favourite among the families, friends and couples for more than 20 years now and it still continues to be one of the most popular and visited places in all town.

68. Sentosa Resorts and Water Park

20 km
from city center
68 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Tucked away in quiet and peace, on the outskirts of the city of Pune, Sentosa Resorts and Water Park is considered to be one of the best hangout places and luxury weekend getaways from town. It is considered the best place to escape the scorching summer heat and the chaos and cacophony of the city and to just relax and unwind amidst utmost tranquility and calm of the resort. Sprawling over a humongous area of over 11 acres, the lush green landscape adds to the charm and appeal of the resort. In addition to a fabulous water park, vibrant amusement park, both of which are replete with a myriad thrilling rides and fun activities, the resort also offers comfortable and cosy accommodation and a world class multi cuisine restaurant.

69. Krushnai Water Park and Resort

16 km
from city center
69 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Spread over a vast lush green land area of over 10 acres, Krushnai Water Park and Resort is situated on the Donje Gaon-Sinhagad Road near Pune and is enveloped in gorgeous hills and picturesque vistas in the backdrop. Considered to be one of the most popular amusement cum water parks in the region, the park boasts of a plethora of recreational activities and games to promise you an entertainment filled, fun-tastic day. It is equally loved by the kids and adults alike and is it one of the top picks of the Pune-kars when it comes to beat the summer heat and to go have a fun time away from all the chaos and hustle bustle of city life. Besides the magnificent water park, the resort has luxury cottage stay options in addition to the game zone which has a separate video Gaming Parlour, Dashing cars, Bull’s Ride etc. ideal for all age groups.

70. Prathamesh Resort Amusement and Adventure Park

26 km
from city center
70 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated at a distance of 25 kms away from the city of Pune, Prathamesh Resort Amusement and Adventure Park boasts of an idyllic location between the perennially flowing Shivganga and the beautiful backdrop of the mighty Sahyadris. Sprawling over a lush green property of over 7.5 acres, the resort promotes agro- tourism and offers a perfect countryside stay experience of a home away from home. A perfect balance between the urban and the rural life, Prathamesh Resort offer comforting house stays with well maintained property which includes individual rooms, dormitories, luxury tents, cottages, and bungalows. Although the resort is designed in an old school way to give it a look and feel of a rural countryside, yet the resort still employs some modern day facilities for the comfort and convenience of its guests.

71. Splash Mountain Water Park

14 km
from city center
71 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Splash Mountain Water Park is situated in Lohegaon near Pune and is laced with fun and adevture activities. The water park has a number of thrilling rides separately designed for adults and kids. Besides, there are a plethora of fun activities and games, clover huts and outdoor games for an entertainment packed day.

72. Essel World Freeze

8 km
from city center
72 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated in the Inorbit Mall complex on the Pune Nagar Road in Pune, Essel World Freeze is spread on 5500 sq. ft. of area. The amusement park is divided into three zones- Arctic Circle, North Pole and Freeze Bar. The place lets you experience snowfall and play with it in the plain area.

73. Manali Resort Pune

15 km
from city center
73 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Sprawling over a vast lush green area, Manali Resort cum water park is a theme amusement park for day visitors and an ideal venue for destination weddings and theme parties. Nestled in the backdrop of the snow clad mountains and overlooking the cascading silvery river, the resort is considered the best place to escape the chaos and cacophony of the hustling city life. Boasting of several artificial waterfalls, swimming pools, lovely flower beds, lawns and decorative sculptures, Manali Resort is a hot pick when it comes to spending a day out or even when to organize destination programs. Aside from an impressive water park, the place also boasts of marriage lawns, a world class multi cuisine restaurant, and an amusement park especially designed for the kids. In addition to that, it has luxury stay options (only for parties, no individual lodging facility) to make sure your stay is comfortable and even has a spa to help you relax and unwind.

74. Succath Shelomo Synagogue

1 km
from city center
74 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated very close to the David Synagogue, Succath Shelomo Synagogue is located in Rasta Peth in Pune and is still operational with a small active congregation. It was consecrated in 1921 and has a porte cochere leading to a painted brick and stone arched entrance pavilion.

75. Rajgad Fort

75 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Fortresses have been speaking of the grandeur of our country for several years. Situated near Pune, Rajgad fort is surrounded by Torna, Sinhgad and Purandar forts. It is symbolic of the victories and battles fought by the Maratha army and stands to glorify the feats of- famous Indian ruler, Chhatrapati Shivaji. The fort was built during the reign of Maratha rule and was earlier called Murumbdev. It was only when Chhatrapati Shivaji shifted his capital to Rajgad that he renovated and named this fort. Located approximately 60 km to the south-west of Pune, it is a magnificent monument. For all those who admire history, the Rajgad Fort is a must visit. It is also a popular trekking destination and is often combined with Torna Fort.

76. Devkund Waterfalls

50 km
from city center
76 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Located in Bhira, Raigad district, Maharashtra, Devkund Waterfalls are a popular tourist attraction and a beautiful picnic spot. The Devkund waterfalls in fact lie at the confluence of three waterfalls and it is believed that they originate from the river Kundalika. Enveloped by a forest of the same name, 'Devkund', you can reach the peak by taking a three-hour long trek from the base village of Bhira. The places that fall on the way to the waterfalls are equally beautiful and the experience of the trek is really worth your time and effort. You can relish dipping into the water that flows downstream and collects at the bottom of the waterfall.

77. Vasai Fort

142 km
from city center
77 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Located in the town of Vasai in the Palghar District of Maharashtra, Vasai Fort is a majestic fort and a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India. Also known as Fort Bassein or Fort Bacaim, it overlooks the confluence of the River Ulhas in the background and is one of the top tourist destinations in the region. Considered to be a heritage site and a notable historical monument, the architectural marvel stands sturdy with intact chapels and fortifications and very little ruins. It is also a popular spot among filmmakers and renowned music artists who visit here often to shoot their pieces amidst beautiful landscape and stunning scenery. The very famous “Hymn for the Weekend” by Coldplay was shot here as were several Bollywood movies like Josh, Aag and Khamoshi etc.

78. Pashan Lake

8 km
from city center
78 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Pashan Lake is an artificial lake near the suburb of Pashan, situated at a distance of 12 km from the city of Pune. While there are endless places to visit in Pune, Pashan Lake has lured in many bird lovers and photographers from all over India and outside. The best time to visit the lake is during winter when the lake attracts a huge number of migratory birds.

79. Kasarsai Dam

24 km
from city center
79 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated at a distance of 10 km from Hinjewadi in Pune, Kasarsai Dam is one of the popular picnic spots and weekend escape from the hustle bustle of the city. Flanked by lush green hills on one side and sprawling green fields on the other side, Kasarsai Dam has a boat house that is a highlight of the place. Another major attraction at the place is watching the beautiful sunset views from here that attracts a lot of tourist influx.

80. Prati Shirdi

25 km
from city center
80 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Situated in Shirgaon near Pune in Maharashtra, Prati Shirdi is a replica of the Sri Sai Baba Temple in Shirdi that was built by Mr. Prakash Deole in the year 2003. Visited by a lot of devotees, pilgrims and tourists, all through the year, all the temple aartis and poojas are scheduled and held at the same time as the ones in Shirdi. Enshrined by a beautiful idol of Sri Sai Baba, even the idol is also the same as the one in Shirdi.

81. Taljai Hills

5 km
from city center
81 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Located in the heart of the city of Pune, Taljai Hills or Taljai Tekadi is one of the most popular trekking and picnic spots that attracts a lot of locals as well as tourist influx. The spot is basically a hilltop that has been named after the temple that is situated at the entrance of the forest leading to the hill. It is presided over by the local deity Taljai. The place is especially popular among avid bird watchers as you can find a lot of peacocks, and other migratory birds. Taljai Hills look extra ravishing and lively during the monsoons when a lot of people come here to visit.

82. Jejuri

42 km
from city center
82 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Jejuri is a city in Pune district, Maharashtra. It is also known as Khandobari as the main temple dedicated to Lord Khandoba is situated here. A lively Maratha city, the locals continue to celebrate traditions & culture here with tumeric, Khandoba's favourite. It is known for lime deposits in its soil which have been mined and used as construction material for forts in the region.

83. Alandi

18 km
from city center
83 out of 83
places to visit in Pune

Alandi is one of the Municipal Councils of Pune district located at around 577 meters above sea level on the Indrayani riverbank and is known as "god's place" to the pilgrims for the number of temples. The quaint town 20.9 km away from Pune is famous for its spiritual and religious importance.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Pune?

Day 1 - After exploring the Shaniwarwada, you can explore the popular “Bund Garden”. This picturesque place is a popular retreat in the city.

Day 2 - History enthusiasts should head out to explore the Sinhagad Fort and scrumptious dishes that are available at intervals inside this fort.

Day 3 - If you are looking forward to enjoying some time with nature, head out to the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary, which lies 70 Kilometers away from Pune. You can also undertake a bike trip to this sanctuary. To cover it, you will have to keep a separate day in your itinerary

Day 4 - Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary, and trekking across the beautiful Parvati Hill temples, which has around 108 steps, and offers an aerial view of the city, both require a full day dedicated to them. So, if you have more days to spare, go and explore all of these destinations!

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What are the top restaurants in Pune?

The best places to eat in Pune are Kayani Bakery, The Place: Touche the Sizzler, Vaishali, Flags, Dario's, Malaka Spice. You can see all the places to eat in Pune here

What are the top sightseeing places in Pune?

The top sightseeing places in Pune are Shaniwar Wada, Aga Khan Palace, Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple, Osho Ashram, Vetal Tekdi, Lal Mahal.

What are the top shopping places in Pune?

The top shopping places in Pune are Fashion Street, Pune, Amanora Mall, Hong-Kong Lane.

What are the top hotels in Pune?

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