PUNE THE HOST CITY
Pune is a popular travel destination boasting many natural and historical tourist attractions. The city is easy to navigate and is filled with art and history and has a bustling nightlife. Pune has some of India’s most beautiful and eye-catching architecture. A prominent historical landmark in the city is Shaniwarwada, a majestic fort built in 1732 and the seat of the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire. Another famous landmark is Aga Khan Palace, Parvati Hill, Osho Ashram; Shinde Chhatri, the Pataleshwar Cave Temple, etc. According to the Ease of Living Index 2020, Pune was ranked as the secondbest city to live in India. Pune is among the 109 cities shortlisted in India’s Smart Cities Mission. Pune is definitely marching toward achieving international stature and repute, and developing into a globally recognized, vibrant and dynamic education and industry-based economy.