Places of Interest
 
 
   
Aga Khan Palace
The Agakhan Palace Pune is a national monument of Indiaís freedom movement. This palace was built in 1892 by Imam Sultan Muhammad Shah Agakhan III.

The palace has developed into a national and international place of pilgrimage with over a lakh of visitors every year who come to pay homage to the samadhis here. The palace is surrounded by a sprawling garden. The famous movie 'Gandhi' was shot here.
   
Konark-Park
Situated in the outskirts of Pune, ahead of Ambrosia and around 5 kms from Pashan is this beautiful bird sanctuary. It is a private collection of birds of Dr. Suhas Jog. This aviary cum birds research centre houses have the most unique and beautiful species of birds. This place which was a dream harnessed by Dr. Jog is a must see for all the nature lovers. For the children, there is a huge collection of beautiful ducks and a playground with swings to keep them elated.
   
Saras Baug
Saras Baug was constructed in the 18th century. Its the idol of Shree Siddhivinayak (God who makes wishes true). Itís a sacred ground of faith for millions of devotees in Pune and around the world.
   
Shaniwar Wada
Shaniwar wada was the stately mansion originally built as the residence of the Peshwas.

The principal gate is called Dilli Darwaja (Delhi Gate); the other gates are called Mastani or Alibahadur Darwaja, Khidki Darwaja, Ganesh Darwaja and Narayan Darwaja.

The walls in the palace are painted with scenes from Ramayana and Mahabharata. A sixteen petal lotus-shaped fountain stands reminiscent of the exquisite work of those times. The historical structure which stands as an important chapter in the history of the Maratha Empire is now maintained by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC). Its is a must see place on the touristsí itinerary.
   
Shinde Chatri
Located in Wanowrie, Shinde Chatri houses is the Samadhi of Shrimant Mahadji Shinde. The Shiv mandir in the temple campus was built by Shrimant Mahadji in 1794.

The temple has beautiful architectural designs and remains unaffected by the passage of years.It is maintained by Sindhia Devasthan Trust, Gwalior.
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