Places to Visit in Pune
Aga Khan Palace or Gandhi National Memorial - Built by Imamsultan Muhammad Shah Agakhan 111 in 1892,the palace with its Italian arches is remarkable. In 1969 it was donated to India by Agakhan1V. Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi and other leaders were interned here by the British for nearly two years after Gandhi delivered his Quit India Resolution. The Osho Commune International - Situated at 17 Koregaon Park, the Commune was founded by Osho Rajneesh, one of India's most popular self proclaimed gurus. This Commune attracts thousands of visitors each year who wish to take part in the meditation courses organized by the Ashram. Osho died in 1990 and his samadhi is situated in the Ashram. Facilities here include a swimming pool, sauna, massage and beauty parlour, tennis and basketball courts. The commune has beautiful gardens open to the public in the mornings and evenings. Paragliding School & Flying Club, - Located an hrs drive from Pune at Kamshet Learn to para-glide with Nirvana India's oldest and largest residential paragliding school . Flying activity is on from October - June . Bhimshankar Wildlife Sanctuary - It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1974 and situated at an altitude of 2100 feet to 3800 feet, spread over three districts of Pune, Raigad and Thane. Bhimashankar wildlife vegetation comprises of semi-evergreen forests as well as western tropical hill forests. National War Museum .