Pune, the College Town of India

Pune, the city that has the largest student population of India, is also one of the most popular cities of Maharashtra. The city has a little bit of everything to offer to all. One can find monuments that stand tall even today as a proof of the rich history of the place and at the same time; one can also see modernization that has taken over the city.

The city till date breeds proud Marathas who are very proud of their lineage that relates them to Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The city that raised Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has many monuments that depict the war and the story of this great warrior. Not only him, Pune has a history filled with Maharajas who built their palaces in this came city during their rule, which is a heritage that one can explore today.

Apart, from being so rich in culture and heritage, the city is also one of the fastest growing cities that are present in the country. One can be a part of the metropolitan lifestyle of the city and enjoy the cafes and restaurants of this area. The city is also fastest growing as an IT Hub with new companies entering the city.  

Pune is also a city of easy means for transportation and one grab on the opportunity of visiting some of the wonderful places near this city. Below are some of the places that one can visit from Pune:

At a distance of 98.4 kms away from the main city of Pune, one needs to visit this beautiful hill station and enjoy the scenic beauty of this place. This hill station derives its name from its geographical position i.e. this hill station is surrounded by five hills. Popular for its sunrise and sunset views, this is a perfect weekend gateway from all the nature enthusiasts. One can hire a Pune to Panchgani cabs and reach to this place.

Table Land: this is one of the most popular places to visit when in Panchgani. It is a flatland that is covered with a green grass around its 100 acres of land. It is recommended to visit this place during early winters as it is considered to be the best around that time as the land around that time is not as slippery as it is during the monsoons.

Aurangabad: At 235.6 kms away from the city of Pune, this place is a must for all the history lovers. This city was the capital of the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb and is a famous tourist destination because of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Ajanta and Ellora caves. One can reach this historic place by simply hiring a Pune to Aurangabad taxi.

Aurangabad Caves: This cave runs through the hill from the east to the west of Aurangabad. This cave has 12 rock cut Buddhist shrines inside it. This is known as one of the most beautiful and a spectacular cave that is present in India and one need to spend some time to fully go through this cave.

Kolhapur: At a distance of 230.2 kms away from Pune, one can hire a Pune to Kolhapur car rental and visit this popular city of Maharashtra. This historic village situated on the banks of the Panchaganga River is famous for its spicy cuisines, Kolhapuri Chappals, and also for Kolhapuri Jewellery.

Mahalaxmi Temple: This temple was said to be built during the 7 th Century. This temple was built by the Chalukya rulers and is dedicated to Goddess Mahalaxmi also known as Goddess Ambabai. This temple is one of the most popular as well as most visited temples present in India.

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