Travel to Pune
City of Pune
Pune (short for Punyanagari) was the capital of the Peshwa rulers of Maharashtra. A culturally and intellectually vibrant city, Mahatma Gandhi called Pune 'as the beehive of dedicated workers for a noble cause'. Blessed with a pleasant climate and a dynamic population, Pune is a prominent educational centre and an industrial (mainly automobile) and IT hub.
Education & Culture :
Often referred to as the 'Oxford of the East', Pune attracts students from all over the world. Pune is a cultural centre and is always buzzing with activities including theatre, music, dance and film. Several religious and cultural festivals and a host of traditional and modern theatres dominate the city. Pune is known for the enthusiasm and splendour of its 'Ganesh festival'. The Sawai Gandharva classical music festival is an eagerly awaited event here.
Life Outdoors :
Pune city has several eateries serving local and other Indian delicacies along with five-star restaurants offering global cuisine. Shopping areas such as Laxmi Road, Camp and Deccan are forever flooded with shoppers from all over the world. The city has some interesting/ historical gardens.
Travel and Commuting
The city municipality runs the PMT buses and has recently introduced the BRTS for faster commuting. Private rickshaws & Taxis ply all over the city. Pune is well-connected by road, rail, and air to most major cities in India. Pune Airport is located at Lohegaon at a distance of 12km. from the city.
•Lohegaon Airport To MIT-WPU: 17 Km
•Shivajinagar Rly Station & S.t. Bus Stand To : 7 Km
•Pune Rly Station To MIT-WPU: 9 Km
•Swargate ST Bus Stand To MIT-WPU: 6 Km
•Deccan Gymkhana To MIT-WPU: 5Km
•Nearest International Airport (mumbai) To MIT-WPU : 160 Km
Pune Tithe Kay Une :
'Pune Tithe Kay Une'. This Marathi phrase tells us that nothing is lacking in Pune. From education and culture to historical roots, economic development and peaceful cosmopolitan co-existence, Pune has everything. No wonder the city attracts people from all over India and many choose to stay back. Those who cannot, always take away fond memories of their association with 'Punyanagari‘.