Maharashtra is a state which can surprise you with its diversity. It is home to some of the finest destinations of the country which are a fine blend of natural beauty, historical significance and cultural activity. Topping the list of such destinations is the beautiful district of Pune. It is home to some lush green valleys and hill stations and also the popular city of Pune which was once the base of the mighty Peshwas. From humongous forts overlooking stunning landscapes to magnificent monuments that remind you of India’s golden era, Pune has them all. (ALSO SEE Forts near Pune known for their historical significance) Here are some awesome Pune photos like you have never seen before. Also Read - Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Doctor Dies of COVID-19 in Mumbai's Hinduja Hospital, His Family Members Test Positive

Early Morning view of Pashan Lake in Pune with beautiful ducks swimming

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Japanese garden in Pune city, Maharashtra

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Aerial cityscape with buildings in Pune

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Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Ambe Gaon, Pune

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View of Waghjai Mata temple, Shindewadi on the Pune-Satara road

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View of Peb (Vikatgad) fort in Matheran hills of Pune

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Landscape top view of a village from Varandha ghat, Pune

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Necklace point near Bhatghar dam in Bhor, Pune

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Tourists at Sinhagad fort, Pune

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Sinhagad Fort in Pune

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Lonavala near Pune

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Peshwa Shaniwarwada Fort in Pune

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View of Ramdara temple amidst nature near Pune, Maharashtra

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The popular Mumbai-Pune Expressway

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Breathtaking view of Rajgad Fort in Pune

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So, when do you plan to visit Pune?