Pune Heritage Walks

Hundreds of people migrate to the city and fall in love with Pune and call it their home. But not everyone is aware of the rich history and the culture and traditions of the city. Explore the old city of Pune and its by-lanes on foot with The Western Routes.
On the walks, learn about the traditional architectural styles and influences on the architecture over the different eras of the Maratha, Mughal and the British empires, hear the intriguing stories of the rise and fall of the Peshwas at Shaniwar Wada, walk through the historic market of Tulshibaug, admire the Neo-Gothic architecture of the Phule Mandai vegetable market, and many visit more such interesting destinations in the old city of Pune.
Here is a list of heritage structures and destinations covered during the Heritage Walk
  • Shaniwar Wada
  • Kasba Ganpati Mandir
  • Nana Wada
  • Belbaug Temple
  • Mahatma Phule Mandai
  • Burud Ali
  • Tulshibaug (Temple and Market)
  • Vishrambaug Wada
  • Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum (Optional)
  • Tambat Ali (Optional)
Distance of the walk: Approximately 1.6 km

Time Taken: Around 3 hours

Preferred Timings: Mornings (9 AM onwards)

Tentative Route: http://goo.gl/maps/NejqQ

Costs: The cost would be customized as per the group size and requirement.
Cost would typically include
  • Guide and expertise charges
  • Entry Charges at Shaniwar Wada & Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum (If decided)
  • Resource Material and Heritage Map for Pune
  • Bottled Mineral
  • Water Snacks & Fruits during the walk
We urge you to refer to the Responsible Travel Tips to better acquaint yourself for this trip.