Pune is the second-largest city in Maharashtra. Pune enjoys
excellent connectivity with neighbouring cities and towns. It has a well-menaitained network of roads. It is near to places like Mumbai, Ahmadnagar,
Aurangabad and Bijapur. Those driving from Mumbai can take Mumbai- Pune Express The highway which takes barely 2 hours to reach Pune.
Pune upholds Marathi culture and ethos, in which education,
arts and crafts, and theatres are given due prominence. It is the home of great
freedom fighters like Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Agarkar and Gopal Krishna Gokhale.
Jayant Narlikar, the famous contemporary scientist, is from Pune. Pune is the
seat of North Indian Classical music. Annually, in the month of December, it
hosts a three nightlong cultural program of vocal and instrumental classical
music, called “Savai-Gandharva”.Pune has been an example of the blending of
the culture and heritage with modernisation and its side effects. Pune is the
cultural capital of Maharashtra.
Pune, the seat of the Peshwas has retained it's traditional
cuisine and a special Pune meal would consist of Puran, Pithla Bhakri, Varan
Bhat Matki Ki Usal Bakar Vadi, Missal
Pav (are some of the most delectable snacks. For those with a sweet tooth, Pune
offers its Shrikhand and the seasonal Amras Puri complete the traditional
All the Indian festivals like Diwali, Janmashtami, Navaratri,
Dashahara, Holi, Rakshabandhan, Christmas, Id etc are celebrated with the same
excitement in Pune with no religion, language bars. But Pune is famous for its