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Pu La Deshpande Park

Japanese Gardens are the most beautiful and highly developed of all present day gardens. The Pune Okayama Friendship Garden is based on one of the major gardens of Japan i.e. " The Korakuen Garden " in Okayama City, Japan. They are known for their elegant naturalism and charm. The Pune Okayama Friendship Garden located on Sinhgad Road is based on one of the major gardens of Japan i.e. " The Korakuen Garden " in Okayama City, Japan, The Korakuen Garden has a history of 300 proud years. The Pune Okayama Friendship Garden is spread over 10 acres representing the culture & intricate ideologies of an authentic Japanese Garden. The garden is perfect bridge between the two cities of Okayama and Pune, encouraging cultural, traditional, economical, industrial & friendship ties. The characteristics of the garden are a composition of fire, harmony, line spirit world and water. Thus the garden expresses the various elements to speak about light and darkness, soft and hard, stillness and motion, warm and cold. It is based on the Yin and Yang philosophy.

Places to Visit

Pataleshwar Caves
A rock-cut cave temple, carved out in 8th century
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Shaniwarwada
Heritage of our favourite city - Pune
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Raja Kelkar Museum
The Raja Dinkar Kelkar Museum a one-man collection of Padmashree Late Dr. D.G. Kelkar
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Okayama Friendship Garden
This garden is based on one of the major gardens of Japan
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Shinde Chatri
A beautiful architectural memorial dedicated to the great soldier, Mahadji Shinde
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