Home to some prestigious universities educational and research institutes, Pune, aptly dubbed 'The Oxford of the East', has more than a rarefied academic and cultural air to it.
Once the bastion of the Maratha power, the city also boasts of beautiful architecture, museums and a wide array of restaurants, cafes and entertainment.
Pune has also earned the sobriquet 'Queen of Deccan' for its scenic beauty due to the idyllic setting of the city in the Sahyadri mountain range. This second largest city in Maharashtra is also a travel destination for its religious places. In recent times, it has emerged as a famous IT hub of India.
Summer 40 - 26 C
Winter 29 - 19 C
Throughout the year
Getting to Pune
The city's airport is connected by flights from major cities like Delhi, Chennai and Mumbai.
Pune is a major railhead connecting several important cities and places in India.
Pune is connected by good motorable roads to all places in India.
170 km from Mumbai
226 km from Aurangabad
835 km from Bangalore
237 km from Kolhapur
120 km from Mahabaleshwar
476 km from Nanded
202 km from Nashik