Pune also pronounced as Poona is a city which features a baffling mix of spiritualism, capitalism, ancient and modern. It’s an epitome of New India and is globally famous in terms of business and academics. If we date back to history, Pune was given pride by the Ruling Peshwas and Shivaji as a ruler. In the year 1817 the British took over the city and soon it was made the Bombay Presidency’s monsoon capital. Since then the real charm of this place was retained in few old buildings and residential areas of the colonial era.
Apart from the beauty it bears, this city is well known as the seventh largest metropolis in India and the second largest in the state of Maharashtra. It is also a cultural hub which witness festivity and also throws open a fantastic window to the world. If you are eager to discover this fascinating city best will be to avail Pune Tours.
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July to February
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Climate and Geography
Pune is located 560 m (1,840 ft) above sea level on the western margin of the Deccan plateau. It is situated on the leeward side of the Sahyadri mountain range, which forms a barrier from the Arabian Sea. If one talks about its climate, Pune experience both hot and cold climate. 10°C is the minimum temperature recorded in winters and summers are hot with the temperature going upto 42°C. In Monsoons Pune experiences mild to average rainfall.
Take the roads, travel in a train or fly to this place, Pune any time will be easily accessible.
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Rail: Local trains to Pune connect it to some of the Industrial towns while daily express trains connect it with some of the major cities in India.
Road: Both public and private transports are popular in Pune which makes it a well connected in terms of the roadways.
Air: Pune has its own International Airport which links it with numerous major cities as there are several domestic flights moving to and fro from this place.
Shopping & Entertainment
All the shopaholics can go on a shopping spree by best visiting Crossword if they are fond of magazines, Fabindia for Indian silks and sarees, Either Or for designer Indian garments and accessories, Pune Central for global labels and Bombay store to bag some quality souvenirs. You can best entertain yourself with Light and sound show or can barge in Mocha, 1000 Oaks, Arc Asia, Nirvana or Inox to experience ultimate entertainment.