Wednesday, 24 December 2014

United-21 Hotel, Pune wishes you a Merry Christmas

Pune has always been a cultural city, and it never disappoints tourists who are looking forward to have a fun-filled vacation in this part of the world. It is one of the largest cities of India, and an administrative headquarters of Pune district in the Indian state, Maharashtra. Over the years, it has transformed itself into a cosmopolitan city, with many people coming from different states of the country and making it their home.

One of the major festivals celebrated in this region of India is Christmas. Preparations for celebrating Christmas begin well in advance, with members of the Christian community hanging electric lanterns outside their homes and decorating the Christmas tree with bright lights. Many groups go around singing carols and announcing the arrival of Jesus Christ’s birthday.

If you are in Pune during your Christmas vacation, and wish to indulge in some grand celebrations, United-21 Hotel, Pune would be the best place. It has well-appointed rooms and suites for its guests that are provided with all the latest facilities. Pancard Clubs also has some additional amenities that would make your stay pleasant and memorable. We at Pancard Clubs invite you and your entire family to enjoy your Christmas vacation with us.

Friday, 19 December 2014

Pune delights tourists with its historical attractions

Mumbai-Pune Expressway
Considered as the cultural capital of Maharashtra, Pune was strategically important for rulers of the past, and was a seat of Peshwas or prime ministers of the Maratha Empire. Today this city has become one of the major travel destinations in India owing to its historical attractions. Accommodation in any of the budget hotels in Pune not only ensures a cost-effective stay for travellers, but also enables them to visit some of the most popular places in the city.

Cultural Capital Of Maharashtra

The name Pune is believed to have been derived from its ancient name, Punyanagari, which means 'City of Virtue'. Reference to the city's ancient name was found on a copper plate dating back to 937 CE. In the years that followed, this city came to be known as Punawadi and was called Poona for some time until 1977, when its name was finally changed to 'Pune'.
After the independence of India, the city underwent tremendous industrial development and is one of the largest cities in India today.

Maharashtrian cuisine
Maharashtrian Cuisine

People touring this city would find many interesting places to explore during Pune vacation. Among the most famous places are Shaniwar Wada, Dagadusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple, and Saras Baug. Tourists can also enjoy some mouth-watering delicacies of Maharashtrian cuisine during their tour.

Monday, 8 December 2014

Pune has loads of cultural offerings for its tourists

Pune City

Known as the cultural capital of Maharashtra, Pune is situated on the Deccan plateau at an altitude of 1,837 feet. It was called 'Punyanagari' in the ancient times, and an evidence to this fact was found on a copper plate dating back to the tenth century, when this region was ruled by Rashtrakuta Dynasty.

Pune was of great importance to the Maratha Empire, as it was the seat of Peshwas. Today, the city is a popular centre for education, industries and IT-enabled services, besides its historical attractions. Climate of this region remains pleasant for most part of the year, with average daytime temperatures ranging between 20 to 28-Degree Celsius. The period from March to May is hot season in this city, but nights are usually cool and pleasant owing to its high altitude. Pune experiences monsoons from the month of June to October, with moderate rainfall and occasional hailstorms. Winters arrive in this city in the month of November and stay till February.

Tourists coming from different parts of the globe to this city would have several choices in cultural attractions and some important places to visit. The budget hotels in Pune provide affordable stays for travellers, while ensuring them a comfortable stay with all the modern facilities.