Shaniwar Wada: The ruins of this erstwhile residence of Peshwas form one of the most picturesque sites in Pune. Built in 1736 by Peshwa Bajirao I, this palace was destroyed by fire in 1827 and now its lotus pool and mammoth gates are the only structures left. The Light and Sound show organized in the evening is one of the most spectacular events in Pune.
Aga Khan Palace: Home to Mahatma Gandhi and Kasturba Gandhi, during the Quit India movemnet, Aga Khan Palace stands tall in remembrance to the history of Indian freedom struggle. It was the place where Kasturba Gandhi and Mahadev Desai spent their last days and died during house arrest. This palace built by Sultan Mohammad Shah, Aga Khan III, it also houses memorials of Kasturba Gandhi and Mahadev Desai.
Osho Ashram: Osho Ashram or Osho International Meditation Resort is one of the world-renowned tourist attractions of Pune. Established by Rajneesh Chandra Mohan Jain(Osho), the ashram offers a plethora of meditation courses.
Parvati Hill Temple: Built atop a hill, this former private shrine of Peshwas is one of the pilgrim centers to watch. There is Parvati museum, containing the portraits of Peshwas, ancient manuscripts and coins, in this temple.
Bund Garden: Not to be missed entour to Pune, Bund Garden is also known as Mahatma Gandhi Udhyan. Built by Jamshedji Jeejebhoy, it is located on the bank of Mula-Mutha rivers.
Shinde Chhatri: This architectural marvel is a memorial dedicated to Mahadji Shinde. Located in Wanowrie, the complex also houses the day to day articles used by this great warrior.
Last Updated on 23 May 2013