Pune's urban elite swear by it .The waysiders call
it an area for the snobs, but we Puneites know the
truth, that Camp is where the action is, where Pune's
elite, class and finesse originate from.
area of Camp comprises of Pune Cantonment,
Koregaon Park, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Dhole-Patil
Road and vicinity.The Southern Command Headquarters
are placed in Camp.
Camp area map
For fashion and brand wear, one cant find
many shops in Pune better than the ones here.The
finest of Cuisine Restaurants, Discos, Pubs and
shops reside in this area. M.G. and D.P. Road together
comprise the Manhattan of Pune, where most of the
corporate offices, commercial centers and business
offices are located. Koregaon Park, synonymous with
the Osho International Commune, is one of the major
tourist attractions in Pune. Prime clubs like the
Poona Club, Residency Club, Parsi Gymkhana and RSI
are located in this area. Wadia College, St. Miras
and Sadhu Vaswanis missionary are the premier
Connectivity: M.G. Road and D.P. Road are about
a distance of 1.5 km from each other. Where as Koregaon
Park is at about a distance of half km from D.P.
Road and 1.5 km from M.G. Road. Commuting within
these areas is fairly easy.
and rickshaws ply frequently and driving
cars here is better compared to other
parts of Pune. The Pune Railway Station
is within camp, a km from M.G. and
Koregaon each and half a km from D.P.
Communication facilities like telephones,
faxes and cyber cafes are in numbers
M.G.Road: Unlike some notions, M.G.
Road, also caters to inexpensive shopping.
With Wonderland, a prime shopping center for
clothes, it also has Fashion Street where
you can pick up something good if you have
an eye for it. This area has the two most
popular burger joints King Burger and Jaws.
Other Chinese (Chinese Room, Eddies
Kitchen), Continental (The Place), Indian
(Mirchi Kola) and a number of other joints
like ever full Marz-o-rin complete this list
of restaurants offering excellent cuisines.
Stores like Manneys Bookstore and The
Sound of Music, Cassettes and CDs have
one of the finest collections in Pune.
Must Sees: Kayani Bakery for
its Shrewsberry Biscuits, Marz-o-Rin
for its sandwiches and rolls and the Irani
Cafes and restaurants on the Centre
Street and around. Budhanis wafers are
famous and Wonderland is the place for Window
Koregaon Park: A Sanyasis haunt,
Koregaon Park, besides its world famous
Osho Commune, with its 1st
Track Go-Karting and the every Saturday Night
haunt - Jazz Garden has become a very popular
place with youngsters. Maroon Robed Oshoites
and vendors and shops selling artifacts, creative
jewellery and robes give Koregaon Park that
very different feeling and aura it is known
for. Fine restaurants like Arthurs Theme,
Malaka Spice and Prems find a lot of
patronage between the Oshoites and the localities
Must Sees: The Osho International
Commune, Osho Nallah Park, a sewage Nallah
turned into a beautiful landscape, and ABC
farms which has five restaurants.
Dhole-Patil Road: With corporate
offices and brand outlets, Dhole-Patil road
named after the former mayor has become a
busy place. With the Dominos Pizza,
Zamus and Madhuban, this road has joints
catering from corporates to students. Le Meridian
and Holiday Inn, Punes best at hospitality
are all located around. With Wadias
college and a few others right round the corner,
college students hanging around are a common
sight. All this plus the posh residential
complexes, Bund Garden and the Boat Club,
all contribute to make this place Classy.
Must Sees: Though shopping
for brands is best out here with the large
number of outlets, one ought to try the discos
out here to get a feel of Punes parties
and style. The Kathi Kababs at Kapilas
and the stuff at Just Baked is worth trying
out. After pubbing in these areas, one can
try out the parathas at the Nandus dhaba!