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Poona Sights and Landmarks Guide, India

Poona can also be called the City of Hills as huge numbers of hills are located in and around the city of Poona. The hilly surroundings of Poona are an importance reason why tourist flows in the city in huge numbers. Another reason is the location of Poona which is just 160 km from the capital of Maharashtra, Mumbai.

Poona is famous for its mountains and rich heritage. Slowly the IT industry and many famous educational institutions have also opened their branches in Poona thus giving the city more economical importance on a national level.

The Raja Dinakar Kelkar Museum of Poona is one of the famous tourist spots for those who love to enhance their historical knowledge. The famous museum is located on Bajirao Road. Although this road is one of the busiest roads of the city, you will still find peaceful atmosphere in the museum building. The premises of this museum are designed in Rajasthani style and this is another reason why it is very famous amongst tourists.

The Tribal Museum is another famous museum in Poona which is famous for its unique styled artifacts. These artifacts have been collected from the regions of Gondhwa and Sahyadri. Both regions are part of Maharashtra itself. This museum is located on Koregaon Road which is found in the eastern side of Poona.

Saras Baag is another famous tourist spot in Poona which is famous amongst tourists and the local guides due to the lush green environment. A beautiful Ganesh temple is situated within the Baag (garden in English) and hence it regularly attracts Hindu Pilgrims.

One more famous tourist spot in Poona is the National War Museum which was build after the inhabitants of this city collected money in the name of the National War Fund. This fund was helpful in laying the foundation of this museum.

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