To commemorate Pune’s immense contribution to India’s freedom struggle movement Janwani runs a Special Freedom Trail. This is a one-day guided tour, which takes you to various sites of heritage value associated with the freedom fighters and events during this period.
Right from the first overt revolt by Umaji Naik against the British in 1832 till the liberation of Goa in 1961, Pune has been the epicentre of nationalist movement. Among the great men and women who made Pune their home and Karmabhoomi were the moderates (Mavalwadis) like Gopal Krishna Gokhale, extremists (Jahalwadis) like Bal Gangadhar Tilak and reformers like Mahatma Phule and Savitri Bai, Justice Ranade and many others. This is where the first schools for girls started, the first Indian woman to become a doctor resided, and the first public Ganesh Utsav started. Pune is a city of great importance and indeed, a living heritage!
Join us in this wonderful tour and relive the journey of ordinary people who became freedom fighters, and 150 years of India’s struggle for independence. The tour covers major sites; including Pune University, Gokhale Institute, Fergusson College, Kesari Wada, Phadke Memorial, Phule Wada, Aga Khan Palace, Savarkar Memorial, and Yerwada Jail.
Ticket price is at Rs 500/- and includes:
– A guided experience in English and Marathi
– Brochure with map and information
– Entrance fee (foreigners need to pay extra Rs 100 at Aga Khan Palace as per museum fees policy)
– Special screenings (in English) at selected sites
The tour is for everyone, and is bound to be an enjoyable experience!
The tour can be arranged for groups. For booking call +91 7774062593