Pune Today

One of the leading cities in India today, Pune is a blend of rich culture, heritage and modernization. Pune also boasts several education institutes in India such as National Defense Academy, IUCAA, NCL, FTII and has also earned the fame as a leading centre of IT companies like Infosys, Satyam, IBM, Wipro, etc. favorable climate and proximity to Mumbai makes Pune an ideal choice of living and business. The city has also the largest green coverage among any other city in India. Pune’s largest festival, The Ganapati festival celebrated yearly, has made the city’s mark on the tourist map of India. Pune is one of the major IT hubs of India, and a home to many web design companies. Pune has experienced a major software growth from Rs. 80 million in 1994-95 to more than Rs. 15,000 million in 2008.

Pune Tourism

Rich with geographical splendor and history dating back to the age of royalty, Pune also boasts of great architecture with various tourist attractions from forts to gardens and museums. A tour to the Pune city of India is incomplete without a visit to these great feats of architectural wonder. They serve as a reminder of the history as well as culture of the city. Pune is also a great gateway to several other tourist destinations. The city of Pune is frequented not just by vacationers, but also those on business and educational tours and Pune has enough to amaze all.

Popular Tourist Attractions in Pune

  • Sinhagad and Khadakwasala
  • Aga Khan Palace
  • Raj Bhavan
  • NDA Academy
  • Empress Garden
  • Babasaheb Ambedkar Museum,
  • Saras Baug
  • St Mary’s Church
  • Parvati Hill temples
  • Pune University
  • Pataleshwar Caves
  • Bund Garden
  • Bhimshankar Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Katraj snake park