PUNE- Fastest Growing City In The World

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         When we talk about PUNE HIGHLIGHTS of maharastra state in India. Some of its cities pop up in our mind, Yes and Pune are one of that cities.

           We all know its culture and its various people.

        Let’s see the highlights of this city first then we see the places. 

People go to Pune from all over India to get an education, to visit forts, to know the culture of the Marathi people. In addition, to get some knowledge of the history of Maharashtra. 

    Pune is the second developed city in Maharashtra, Mumbai is first now. previously the city was also known as Poona obviously it was named by British raj till 1978. 

because of standards of education in Pune, students come across the world to learn and get educated here, 

yes, we are talking about the most livable city, so let’s get started …..

This blog will become so long if  I write all about this city in one blog so I will post it in parts so it will be easier to read.

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Pune city view

These are the key points of this blog……

  • Geography of pune
  • History of pune
  • places to visit

GEOGRAPHY OF PUNE –

   Describing Pune highlights it has become a most populous city because of the migration of people towards this city. According to the census of 2011, the population of Pune was around 4.5m. in 2021, it will surely cross 7M.  this city has around 16000 sq km of area. it is situated southeast of Mumbai. it lies in the west of India, this is not a coastal city, but it is situated at the Sahyadri mountain range at a high altitude, so it is blessed with greenery and nature.

the city is full of hills. Pune has a mid-range temperature climate, it varies between 20 to 28 degrees Celsius, the typical summer is about 4 months from March to June. The monsoon is about June to October and remaining in winter. although that is not perfect, suddenly you can experience the change in atmosphere.

forts

HISTORY OF PUNE-

The history of this region is so vast and very important in all Indian history because so many people from this region have given their share in making history and created a change in Indian culture. if we go in deep this blog will become so lengthy, so we can do it in another blog or in another part of this series. but we can discuss in a brief here, the earliest reference of Pune is shown 1100 years ago, in RASHTRAKUTA DYNASTY,  then this city was called as Punya vishaya means the sacred news, after the rashtrakuta dynasty, then after in the era of Yadavas dynasty, it was known as punaka or punyapur.

Then in the era of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and Maratha dynasty, it was renamed as Pune, but in British raj the was referred to as Poona till 1978 which after renamed by gov. and kept it as Pune,  Pune was ruled by many dynasties because of a strategic point of this place. also the richness of the natural treasures. the followed dynasties ruled over this city time by time…..

PLACES TO VISIT – 

There are so many places to visit in Pune, if you are a history nerd then it is the treasure for you also their modern treasures for those who are interested in the modern world. we are going to talk about the most visited places in Pune in this blog so it won’t get too long to read.

SHANIWAR WADA PALACE

Built by Peshawa empire in 1732. it was the capital seat of the Maratha empire until 1818. in the peak of the Maratha empire, Shaniwar Wada was the center of Indian politics, 
LOCATION- Shaniwar Peth, Pune Maharashtra 411030.

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shaniwar wada


 DAGDUSHETH HALWAI TEMPLE –

    The temple of Dagdusheth halwai is the place of worship of Lord Ganesha. However, it was named after the founder of this temple dagdusheth halwai who was a trader and businessman of sweet.  
LOCATION- Ganpati Bhavan, 250, Budhwar Peth Pune 411002

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Dagdu Shet Halwai temple

LALMAHAL-

    Lal Mahal is one of the most visited places in Pune nowadays, lal mahal means red palace. built by shahaji Raje Bhosle the father of  Shivaji Raje Bhosle. established in 1632 AD. SHIVAJI MAHARAJ lived here in their childhood.
LOCATION – Ganesh road, Kasba Peth, Pune, 411002


RAJIV GANDHI ZOOLOGICAL PARK-

This zoological park contains various animals, like white tiger, leopard,  elephant and sambhars, cobras. For instance, this park is best for all people.

LOCATION

RAJIV GANDHI NATURE PARK PUNE

these are some places tourists visit the most in this city. we will know more about this beautiful and stunning city in my next blog. Similarly, if you are planning a trip to MALAVAN then read my blog of malvan diaries and nearly places .share your response in a comment, it will help me to grow and means a lot to me. also, you may like these…


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