Tourist Attractions Pune

Katraj Snake Park

Located on Pune-Satara Highway near Katraj bus depot.

PMT buses, six-seaters are available from Swargate.

King cobras, other snakes(more than 160 types of snakes) turtles,reptiles and birds, Katraj garden are main attractions.

Park will remain open from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm. (Wednesday closed)



One Km from Swargate.

Beautiful green garden, Ganapati Temple constructed by Madhavrao Peshwa, Ganesha Museum are the main attractions.

Peshwa Udyan Zoo with all animals, small train called Phool-Rani, boating, animal rides are other attraction.

Zoo time :9.30 A.M to 5.30 P.M


Konark park

2 Kms from Chandni Chowck (Kothrud).

Collection of different types of birds from foreign countries (parrots, pigeons, swans, ostrich etc.) are main attractions

Children play area, garden and restaurant are also there.


P.L.Deshpande(Pu-La) Udyan (Japanese Garden)

Located at Sinhagad Road.

Recently renamed as Japanese Garden.

Beautiful green gardens, Japanese style fencing to garden, small ponds are the main attractio

Empress Garden

Located on Pune-Solapur Road to the north of St.Patrick’s Cathedral.

Popularly known as “Soldiers Garden” spread in 24 hectors with many types of tropical trees having fruits and flowers.

When queen Victoria acquired the title of “Empress Of India” this garden was named as “Empress Garden”.

Beautiful Picnic Spot.


Appu Ghar

Located 2 kms from Nigdi (Indira Gandhi Udyan PCMC).

Beautiful spot of Picnic specially for Kids having games, small trains, lakes, hills etc.

Timing : 12.00 Noon to 8.00 P.M

Osho Garden

Located at Koregaon Park.

Osho Commune International is Bhagwan Rajneesh’s famous ashram.

This Ashram has “Spiritual Health Club” (Facilities: Sauna, Swimming pool, beauty parlour, tennis & basketball court, bistro,bookshop, meditation hall).

It is a lush green 24 acre commune, described as the “Spiritual Disneyland for disaffected First World yuppies” by the Wall Street Journal. A number of programs with special emphasis on new-age meditation are conducted here.

Osho Teerth ( 5 hector Zen Garden).

Osho Samadhi.

Time for visit: 9 am to 4 pm

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Sambhaji Park

Located near Bal Gandharv Rang Mandir on J.M Road.

Green Garden, Fish Aquarium, Fountains, small fort is main beauty.

Jangali Maharaj Road and is a small building with about 10 tanks, which are not much to look at unless you have never been to an aquarium before.

There is also a rather charming Kid’s Fort here too which your youngsters will enjoy scrambling through/up and over. The place is open 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and then again from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Tribal Museum

Open weekdays 10 am to 5 pm Situated near the railway station,

This museum documents the cultures of Maharashtrian Tribal communities, especially those from the Sahyadri and Gondwana region worth seeing.

Joshi’s Museum of Miniature Railways 

Located near Sangam Press, Off Karve Road, Kothrud, Pune.

Having Good collection of train models.

At the museum, you will see a fully functional station yard with 6 platforms, announcement systems, 3 main lines, goods loading facility. Also on view are a two-lane highway with moving cars, a Drive-in theater, a Highway cafeteria, a circus show, a swimming pool with people enjoying a swim, windmills, tunnels, mountains, ghat section, mountaineers and many more such depictions.

Timings: Saturdays and Sundays, 5 pm –8.00 pm. Batches every half an hour.


The Film and Television Institute of India

Located at Law College Road. A premier training institute that imparts training in virtually all branches of film making. The legendary Prabhat Studios building still stands within the campus.

Several well known and reputed film makers, actors, editors and cinematographers have studied at this illustrious institute.

Pashan Lake

Located 12 kms north of NDA. This beautiful lake is a home to a variety of migratory and residential birds.



This is one of the popular places near Pune for picnic lovers and those who enjoy boating and other water related activities.