Category: about

  • What is Pune ?

    Pune, “पुणे” also known as ‘Punawadi’ or Punya-Nagari, is the eight largest city and eighth largest metropolis in India, and the second largest in the state of Maharashtra, after Mumbai. Once the center of power of the Maratha Empire, situated 560 metres above sea level on the Deccan plateau at the confluence of the Mula […]

  • Pune City Essential Facts

    Pune is also called as the Oxford of the East and the cultural capital of Maharashtra, Pune has grown rapidly over the past few decades. LANGUAGE: The regional language in Pune City, India is Marathi. Unlike many other Indian regional languages, Marathi is easy to understand, posing not too many problems to the tourist.It holds […]

  • The History of Pune

    The history of Pune (a city in Maharashtra, India) begins in the 6th century, and is closely linked to the history of Shivaji, the founder of the Maratha empire, and to the Peshwa, the ministers of the Maratha empire and later the Maratha confederacy.  Early and Medieval:   Copper plates dated to 758 and 768 […]