Junnar is a city of thousands of years of history of the district of Pune in Maharashtra state of India. The nearby fort of Shivneri is the birthplace of Shivaji Maharaj the founder of the Maratha Empire.
State Transport buses run between Pune and Junnar from Shivajinagar ST stand. Also bus facility available from Mumbai (kalyan) to Ahmadnagar. Same is the case from Ahamadnagar and Nashik. Transportation from Ahamadnagar and Mumbai takes a route of NH 222 while from Pune and Nashik will take a route of NH 50.
The Junnar area has been historically famed for its teak forest.
The Shaniwar Wada, the de facto seat of government of the Maratha Empire in Pune was completed in 1732 by Peshwa Bajirao. Teak from Junnar was used extensively in its construction..
Junnar area is dotted with historic places including Shivneri , the birthplace of Shivaji maharaj (1630) , the cave temple of Lenyadri; One of the famous temple of Lord Ganesha Ozar and the walled town of Junnar itself.