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Cultural Heritage Walking Tour in Pune

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    Pass By: Five Senses Tours, Pune India

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    Stop At: Shaniwar Wada, Shaniwar Peth, Pune 411030 India

    We start the walking tour at Shaniwar Wada, the seat of power of the Peshwas or Prime Ministers of the powerful Maratha Empire which was a dominant power in India between the 17th and 19th centuries. This Palace was built in 1730 in honor of Peshwa Bajirao Ballal Balaji Bhat for services rendered to the Maratha Empire. Shaniwarwada is considered as the most haunted place in Pune! More about this during the tour.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lal Mahal Chitra, Kasba Peth, Pune India

    The father of the great Maratha King Shivaji Maharaj built this Palace. It was the residence for Shivaji till he conquered his first Fort at Torna. What exists today is a replica of the original building which was built in AD 1636.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Nana Wada, 715, PMC Vidyalaya Rd, Budhwar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra 411002, India

    Built in 1780 by Nana Phadnavis, the chief administrative officer of the Peshwas, the Nana Wada is one of the oldest heritage sites in the city. It provides a glimpse of the golden age of the Peshwas, the all-powerful Prime Ministers of Maratha Dynasty.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Shreemant Dagdusheth Halwai Ganpati Temple, Ganpati Bhavan, 250, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Rd, Budhwar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra 411002, India

    Dagdu Sheth, is a temple dedicated to Lord Ganesh and arguably the most famous one in Pune. A sweet maker who lost his son to the plague built this temple in 1892. The temple played a crucial role in inspiring Lokmanya Tilaorganizeanise the annual Ganesh festival to unite Indians to fight for freedom from the British.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Laxmi Market, Budhwar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra 411002, India

    We walk through Laxmi Market, the haven for shoppers! We visit quaint shops in the most famous bazaar and flea market of Pune. It has been aptly named after the Hindu goddess of wealth.
    130PM- Drop off at Laxmi market.


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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Everything is fantastic. Vikas is very knowledgeable and very friendly. Kelkar museum and Saniwarwada is an awesome place steeped in history and natural beauty. Samosa pattis in pune, was a very tasty dish that is i really liked most .Vikas was a supér nice person...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Madhusudan N, Owner at 5 Senses Walks, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Hello and thanks so much for taking time out for this review. It was our pleasure taking you on the culture walk in Pune. Its great to know that you explored city like a local and enjoyed the local food Vikas had organised.

    Reviewed 14 July 2019

    I booked the Pune City tour for my sister and I. It was a private tour for two and Narayanan from 5 Senses was very patient while answering my queries about the trip. Communications through the emails was very professionally written and managed. Nice touch...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank travelmom_sg
    Reviewed 11 July 2019

    Once of the best experience I had. Went to the Dagdu Sheth Halwai Temple and also the Halwai Sweet shop. Insanely sweet stuff. Bought a few to munch them down! Love it. Went to Kelkar Museum. Love it. I dig for this museum stuff. We...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank StickerJuls
    Reviewed 12 May 2019 via mobile

    Really well organised. Booked on impulse day before. Lots of emails and WhatsApp helpful instructions. Fantastic transport and really good guide. It was 1:1 and we went to interesting temple, great old ruined fort. Then wandered market finding bargains for my wife daughters and son....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank Jwright68
    Reviewed 14 February 2019

    it was a nice experience to know about history of this place.the place is clean and not crowded on working day .you can relax and spend 5 hours there.

    Date of experience: February 2019
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