Pune, the pride of Marathas and globally known for the Osho Ashram, is a flourishing metropolis. that beautifully blends old-world charm and colonial architecture with modern trends and today’s bustling way of life.

If you are planning on shifting to Pune, here are some things you can try out to ease yourself into becoming a local Punekar.

History, Culture, and Education  

If you are a history buff and enjoy visiting places that are filled with stories of the old, then, oh boy, will Pune be a treat for you. Pune is surrounded by old forts (Sinhaghad, Rajgad, Visapur to name a few) with tales of the Peshwas (prime ministers) that stayed in the region during the Maratha rule. Pune has many museums (Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Museum of Indian History, Mahatma Phule Museum to name a few), public libraries, and famous universities. Pune is also called the Oxford of the East because it is home to over a hundred educational institutes and nine of the most deemed universities in the country.

Is that the nerd in you cheering with joy? We thought so.


Food is one of the most important things to keep in mind when shifting to Pune. Sure, it is a flourishing metro city that has all the famous fast-food joints readily available. But it is also a city that is bursting with authentic Maharashtrian food stalls, street-side chaats, and quick snacks. Some of these hidden gems have even made their way to popular culinary books and TV shows. So, you can always go on your very own gastronomical adventure.


Unlike its neighbor, Mumbai, Pune is calmer and the people of the city are just as mellow. One of the top attractions of the city is the Osho Ashram and the Iyengar Yoga Institute where enthusiasts can enroll for yoga classes. Pune, as a city, enjoys its afternoon siesta and very often, you can find the city and its people taking that quick shut-eye after a hearty lunch.

Find your home

Pune is a very attractive location to reside in if you are looking to shift cities. It is a peaceful and safe city and has something for everyone.Some of the areas apt for finding your new home are Kalyani Nagar, Boat Club Road, and Koregaon Park.

Pune has a strong broker network. You can also use one of the online platforms like No broker, 99acres, Magicbricks, and Housing to rent a house. And if you are looking to rent furniture in Pune then check out Furlenco.

These were just a few things that we think you’ll love this gorgeous, cozy city. Have fun in your new city – discover secret nooks and corners, stumble upon your new favorites, and become a part of the Pune experience.


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