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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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  • Nice place to visit for a photoshoot. Found quite few pre-wedding photoshoot's happening. Worth visiting if your amused about Peshwas and not to forget Bajirao and Mastani 
  • The fort is in the center of Pune and good locate. There are some brief information about its history but not in detail. You can walk around and can have at some spots a view over the city 
  • Shaniwar Wada - Historical place. Basically known for Maratha Empire and one of the identity for Pune in India. Those who were not much known about it, they are thankful for films like Bajirao Mastani...  more »