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Pune is the eighth largest metropolis in India, the second largest in the state of Maharashtra after Mumbai, and the largest city in the Western Ghats of India. Pune in Maharashtra holds a legendary past and a rich culture. This city is regarded as the cultural capital of Maharashtra. The city is known for various cultural activities like classical music, spirituality, theater, sports, and literature. The palace fort of Shaniwar Wada is a major tourist attraction while Dagdusheth Halwai Ganapati Temple is one of the most famous landmarks of the city. Other tourist attractions well worth a visit include the Osho Commune International, Lakshmi Road, Fashion Street and Shivaji Market and Aga Khan Palace. It is unique in being one of the few cities in India where culture and technology co-exist. The city has also developed as hub for call centres. Pune is also well-known for its internationally acclaimed educational institutes and referred as ""Oxford of the East"". There are many reputed institutions here like the Film and Television Institute of India, Armed Forces Medical College, National Defence Academy and Symbiosis Educational Society.