Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum-5.8kms
Dr.Dinkar G Kelkar established this museum in the memory of his son Raja who died when he was
only 7 in 1962. The museum was donated to the maharashtra government in 1975. Dr.Kelkar
personally collected 20,000 articles from all over the world to create a centre for artistic excellence.
The collection is classified in 40 Sections. This museum is a must see for a visitor
Completed in 1732 AD at a cost of Rs.16,120. After the final Construction of this huge palace around
1,000 people used to stay in it. Down the centuries the original structure was destroyed by many
natural and manmade calamities. Hazari karanje, a beautiful fountain was also the most important
part of the decoration of the palace.The fountain showcases the example of the exquisite work of
those time. This beautiful show exhilarates the history of the mighty Maratha rule under Peshwas.
Parvati Hill and Temple- 7.3kms
Being the highest point in Pun, this hillock is famous for giving a panoramic view of pune along with
the four famous temples – Devdeveshwar, Lord kartikeya, Vishnu and Vitthal. Every temple has a
place in the history of the Maratha Empire. Climbing the steep flight of 108 Steps of parvati is a
regular exercise for Puneities
Osho International - 8.4kms
Osho International is located in a beautiful campus of marble walkwats, waterfalls and tropical
gardens with exotic plant spiritual oasis offering multitude of possibilities for inner discovery and
exploration. It provides a silence tour twice a day.
Aga Khan Palace -12.5kms
Kasturba Gandhi Smriti Mandir: The aga khan palace is a national monument of indias freedom
movement =. Following the launch of QUIT INDIA MOVEMNT in 1942, Gandhiji and his wife Kasturba
stayed at the palace from august 9, 1942 to may 6,1944. The palace is simple memorial to Gandhi
and his life.
Saras Baug- 6.2kms
This is the best place to hang out in the evenings with pleasant lawns and well=lit fountains. During
the early period the place was extremely famous for the sacred temple of Shree Siddhivinayak
situated in the middle of the lake at the foothills of parvati and developed by Madhavrao Peshwa.
Pataleshwar Caves – 4kms
Pataleshwar Cave temple is also known as the panchaleshwar or bamburde. It is a rock cut
excavation of the rashtrakuta period (8 th -9 th Century AD) The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva.
Tribal Museum - 7kms
This tribal Museum showcases the life of the maharstrian tribal communities and a visit to this
outstanding museum is a must. Excellent documentation and photographs , artifacts of the life and
customs of the very unusual tribal people of maharshtra are here.
Mahatma Phule Wada- 7kms
The Residence of great reformer Mahatma Jyotiba Phule, it was built in 1852 in Gunj Peth.Mahatma
Phule used to live here with his wife savitribai phule. The house is converted into a museum with
photographs of mahatma phule an savitribai. The wada is a reminder of the 18 th and 19 th Century
way of life of pune population.
Lal Mahal – 5kms
This is the palace where the great Maharatha king Shivaji spent his childhood. The palace was build
by Shivaji’s mentor, Dadaji Kondev for Shivaji and his mother Jijabai.Visitors can see the small
exhibition showcasing the history during the period of Shivaji Maharaj along with the statue of
Chaturshringi Mata Mandir-0.1kms
This is one of the oldest temple in pune, which attracts thousands of devotees of Chaturshringi mata
every year. Situated on senapati bapat road , the temple is built at the top of the hill. Along with the
well built temple it is also decorated with a beautiful garden.
Dagdusheth Ganpati Temple -5kms
This is one of the most important temple in india. The temple attracts lakhs of devotees
everyday.Everyday the arti is performed in the evening in the presence of many citizens. The number
increases tremendously on the eve of ganesh chaturthi in the month and during the ganesh festival