Koregaon Park

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Koregaon park

Koregaon Park or KP is an area located south of the Mula-Mutha River in Pune, a city in the province of Maharashtra in western India; this area is often viewed as one of prestigious addresses in Pune. The area was primarily a residential area with lush greenery, but of late has been growing into a commercial marketplace. However, old bungalows and parks can still be seen in the numerous narrow lanes of Koregaon Park.

Roads and Connectivity[edit]

Koregaon Park has two major roads: North Main Road (lies in the north of Koregaon Park) which runs in parallel to South Main Road (south of Koregaon Park). Link roads connect these two major roads. Koregaon Park is connected with another upcoming neighborhood, Kalyani Nagar, via the Aga Khan Bridge. Passage to Mundhawa and Magarpatta has been made possible by a recently constructed road.

Koregaon Park is located approximately 06 kilometers from the Pune International Airport and about 04 kilometers from the city's main railway station.

This region is surrounded by Kalyani Nagar, Yerwada, Ghorpadi, Magarpatta and Sangamwadi area. This area serves as a link between traffic from Old Mumbai - Pune road to Pune - Ahmednagar road.

Schools[edit]

The neighborhood contains the Poona School and Home for Blind, which is located on North Main Road. Sant Gadge Maharaj School is also located on South Main Road.

2010 Pune bombing[edit]

Main article: 2010 Pune bombing
Westin Hotel

The famous German Bakery, Chabad house, Osho Ashram and Bund Garden are located in Koregaon Park. On 13 February 2010 a bomb-blast took place in this area on German Bakery. German Bakery has been re-constructed after the unfortunate bomb-blast in 2010.

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