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Shaniwar Wada, Pune

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Architectural Building · Tourist Spot
Visit Shaniwar Wada, an 18th-century fort which, at its peak, housed over a thousand people. The fort, built in 1732, once stood at seven stories high, and was the capital building of the Peshwa empire. An unexplained fire tore through the fort in 1828, burning for seven days. Only the fortification walls, gateways, and the nine bastions that surrounded the palace remain today. Learn about the fort's rich and interesting history, and admire the remains of what was once considered the seat of the Peshwa rulers. Before you head to Pune, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Pune trip itinerary planning tool, to make sure you see all that Pune has to offer, including Shaniwar Wada.
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  • Its a one of the best place in the pune.Shanivarwada is the place of maratha specially peshwa are known about shanivarwada.Best place to visot and know everything about it.  more »
  • Shaniwar wada is 18th century fort and has historical importance. Bajirao mastani legacy can be seen here. This fort is well maintained. Located in the busy lanes of Budhwar peth of Pune. Parking is.....  more »
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  • Lovely place. Visit with your friends and family. Nice picnic spot. They charge entry fees around 40bucks. And if you're carrying dslr with you then extra bucks will be charged. Beautiful place to do photography too.
  • Timing are from 9 am to 5 pm. laser or sound show start at 7:15 pm & 8:15. first one is Marathi second show is Hindi. On Tuesday there is no sound show. Free parking available. Also best place for kids.
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