The eighth largest metropolises in India, Pune is located in the state of Maharashtra .Pune is an interesting city, sprawling and colourful. Resting upon a rich and illustrious heritage of over 600years old, the bustling city of Pune / Punyanagari or Poona as it is called is situated upon the banks of the Mula and Mutha rivers.
Pune is Known by a variety of sobriquets such as the "Queen of the Deccan", "Oxford of the East" or the Cultural Capital of Maharashtra. Although Pune has grown into an important commercial centre today, a great deal of the old flavour lingers still in Pune. Here, you will discover localities named, after days of the week. Pune is the second largest city in the state after Mumbai, and is considered an important city in terms of its economical and industrial importance.
Pune is one of the most renowned places among tourists to Maharashtra. The educational institutions, many industries and branches of virtually every bank have made Pune a prosperous town in Southern India. Some of the well-established industries in Pune entail sugar, forging, glass, IT and automotive companies. Pune is also the cultural capital of the state and national centre of Marathi speaking inhabitants.