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Pune is the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra and is often considered as its cultural capital. It has several historical forts, good museums and important temples. It is well connected by air, train and road from different parts of the country.
There are several tourist destinations in Pune you can visit along with your family. Some of the important tourist attractions of this city are:
Kesari Wada: It is a historical monument located in the Narayan Peth area of the city. Also known as Gaikwad wada, this site witnessed several important events of Indian Independence movement. Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, one of the greatest freedom fighters and father of Indian unrest, stayed at this place for a long time.
Shaniwarwada: This seven story mansion was built by Bajiro Peshwa in 1736. It remained the seat of the Peshwas till 1818, until they lost to the British in the third Anglo Maratha war. One can get a view of the fortification walls, the bastions and the leftover plinths that surrounded the complex. The principal gate is called Dill Darwaja whereas the other gates are called Mastani Darwaja, Khidki Darwaja, Ganesh Darwaja and Narayan Darwaja.
Lal Mahal: This red colored palace is located in the Kasbapeth area and shares a close connection with the founder of Maratha empire – the great Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. This palace was established by Shivaji Raje’s father Shahaji Bhosale for his wife Jijabai and son in early 1630’s. It has a vast collection of oil paintings that depict the important events in the life of Shivaji Maharaj.
Dagdusheth Ganpati temple: This temple was completed in the year 1893.. It is one of the most famous places of worship in Maharashtra and is dedicated to the Lord Ganesha. Thousands of pilgrims visit this temple every year. One can view beautiful proceedings of this temple and the Idol of Lord Ganesha from outside.
Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum: This 3 storey museum contains the collection of Dr Dinkar G Kelkar (1896 -1990) who dedicated it to the memory of his son Raja. The museum has sculpture dating back to the 14th century. It also contains ancient war weapons, vessels, musical instruments, leather puppets, paintings, writing implements, textile, valuable gold, silver and ivory ornaments. Mastani Mahal is the main attraction of the museum which depicts a few of the special exhibitions.
Chatturshringi temple: Built during the reign of Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji, this temple is located on the Senapati Bapat Road. This symbol of power and faith is 90 feet high and 125 feet wide. One should not forgot to seek the blessings of Devi Ambareshwari, the presiding deity of the temple .You can find temples of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Durga inside the temple premises. An annual fair is held in the temple during Navratra when the entire temple is lit up with lamps and decorated in traditional Indian style.
Ambedkar Museum: One of the most sought after places in Pune, it contains a collection of items that Dr. B. R. Ambedkar used from his childhood till his death. The museum is visited by scholars, researchers, students, tourists and photographers from across the globe.
Saras baug: This famous landmark is spread over a 25 acre complex. This place was once occupied by a lake. After the lake dried up, it was converted into a baug. There is a temple of Lord Ganesha in this place which is known as Talyatla Ganpati.
Katraj Snake Park: Also known as Rajiv Gandhi Zoo, it is located in the katraj area. This 130 acre zoo consists of a snake park, a zoo and an animal orphanage. It also includes 42 acre Katraj Lake. One can find snakes of different types and sizes in this park. It is an attractive tourist place for children.
Tendulkar Museum: Also known as blades of glory, this museum contains rare cricket memorabilia. Spread over 4000 ft, this place has autographed cricketing items of who’s who of cricket. An entire room in this museum is dedicated to the batting legend Sachin Tendulkar. This room contains 100 miniature bats and other cricket accessories which Tendulkar has used in his 24 year old cricket career. This museum is open for cricket lovers on all 7 days of the week.
National War memorial: It is situated in the cantonment area of Pune. It has been erected by the contribution of the citizens, in the memory of post Independence war martyrs. The memorial contains a MIG 23 BN which was used in the Kargil war. A replica of INS Trishul , which was used in the liberation of Goa and Indo Pak war of 1971, is also on display.
Tribal Museum: The culture of the tribal communities of Gondwana and Sahyadari belt has been mainly displayed in the tribal museum, which is located east of the railway station. One also gets an insight about the life of other tribes of Maharashtra at this place.
Aga Khan Palace-: This place is also known as Gandhi National Museum. Mahatma Gandhi was imprisoned here during the Quit India movement. Gandhiji’s wife, Kasturba Gandhi was laid to rest (Samadhi) at this place.
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