Major Tourist Attractions in Pune
Aga Khan Palace holds its own history and appeal. Mahatma Gandhi, Kasturba Gandhi and Sarojini Naidu were imprisoned in Aga Khan Palace during Quit India Movement (1942). The Palace is also known for marvelous Italian arches.
Osho Ashram also makes it to the must see list of the Pune visitors. Its green and tranquil surroundings lure thousands of people from around the world to visit the Ashram.
Tourist Attractions near Pune
Facts about Pune
• Altitude: 560 m above the sea level
• Languages: Marathi, Hindi, English
• Best time to visit: September-June
• STD code: 020
How to Reach Pune
Pune airport is located in Lohegaon and is only 10-12 km from the city. The Pune airport has recently acquired the status of an international airport. Indian cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore are well connected to Pune through air.
Important Tourism Contact Numbers
Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation – Pune
'I' Block, Central Building,
Tel: (020) 2612 6867 / 8169
Fax: 2611 9434
Information and Booking Counters - Pune
Pune Railway Station,
Pune – 411 001
Tel: (020) 2611 1720
Pune tourism has a lot to offer to the tourists. In spite of this, it has not been able to position itself as the must-visit destination due to various reasons. However, the tourism scenario in Pune has undergone a positive transformation and now attracting visitors from every corner of the world.
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