Pune, India 2015
Collected by Keith Krum
17/1 B/2 G.A. Kulkarni Road Next to, Late GA Kulkarni Path, Kothrud, Pune, Maharashtra 411038, India
Remember back in the day when you spent the summer holidays creating elaborate train systems out of a box, complete with miniature tunnels, stations, and even tiny plastic trees? B.S. Joshi did the same, eventually building his own miniature...
Parvati Hill, Parvati Paytha, Pune, Maharashtra 411009
The gods stand beside you and the city spreads out before you on Parvati Hill, a temple complex standing at 2,100 feet above sea level. This hill offers you panoramic views of Pune city, all while shielding you from the chaos of life down below....
Chokhi Dhani, Maharashtra 412207, India
If the hustle and bustle of Pune gets too much, escape to a themed Rajasthani village for a few hours. Chokhi Dhani is a mock-up Rajasthani village that comes alive in the evening and transports its visitors to a simpler, more carefree place. The...
no. E Off, White Flint Nest, Near Lane No. 05, N Main Rd, Meera Nagar, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 411001, India
If splattering paint, caked palettes, and pungent wafts of turpentine make you giddy in a good way, head out for an art walk in Koregaon Park. One of the most interesting studios is the Emblem Art Studio on Lane 5, which works with contemporary...
Shaniwar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra 411030, India
Perhaps Pune's most iconic landmark, Shaniwar Wada is a former palace built in the early 18th century for peshwa rulers. Though a series of fires over the centuries have destroyed most of the complex, the fortified walls remain, as do several of...
10, Sakar, Sassoon Road, Opposite Jehangir Nursing Home, Sangamvadi, Pune, Maharashtra 411001, India
When can you feel good about shopping at a chain store? When it's a chain like FabIndia, which has been connecting rural artisans with city shoppers for 50 years. Stocking a variety of traditionally made textiles, clothing, and home goods,...
81/82, Pyramid Complex, North Main Road, Koregaon Park, Pune, Maharashtra 411036, India
Right now Stone Water Grill is one of Pune's hottest fine-dining restaurants, though many visitors might find it a bit too international. The menu—while impressive and innovative—is not terribly Indian, including such dishes as gazpacho and duck....
No. 1377/78, Bajirao Road, Natu Baag, Kamal Kunj, Shukrawar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra 411002, India
Art enthusiast Dr. Dinkar Kelkar started collecting objects in the 1920s, and by 1960, he’d amassed over 15,000 pieces. In 1962, Dr. Kelkar made a gift of the collection to Maharashtra’s Archeology Department, which now boasts over 20,000...
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