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Shaniwar Wada, Pune
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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. Plan to visit Shaniwar Wada during your Pune vacation using our convenient Pune family vacation planner.
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  • Shanivar wada was the kingdom of maratha empire,was one of the signature and indication of the glory and success of our national pride.Britishers destroyed the same to demotivate indians from freedom ...  more »
  • history lovers will get little bit depressed because of the condition of the fort now a days, just 10-20% of fort is can be recognized 
  • it is a old palace of Peshva, they were ruling the kingdom by this side. its a good place for history lover, other people feel bore here to see the old demolished building. good for taking a photo jus...  more »