Shaniwar wada is such beautiful place that create a history, Bajirao Peshwa built the Shaniwar Wada in 1736. It is a seven storied mansion and served as a seat of political power during its time.
Everyone watch the blockbuster movie of Bajirao Mastani. Shaniwar wada is taking care by peshbae wife of Bajirao kashibai.
Peshwa Bajirao himself laid the foundation of his soon-to-be residence on Saturday, January 10, 1730; hence the name ‘Shaniwar Wada’ which was an amalgamation of Marathi words, Shaniwar (Saturday) and Wada (residence).
The elaborate foundations of the original palace along with the nagarkhana showcasing the wooden pillars and lattice work add up to the beauty of the mansion.
The big doors of shaniwar wada were designed to be protected from the enemy.
Most haunted place in Pune that is the reason it is been closed in 06:30 pm.
People who are staying near the Shaniwar wada said bajiorao soul is still there in a pain and visited in night in Shaniwar wada.
Shaniwar Wada saw an early and unfortunate death of Peshwa Bajirao I, betrayal for his first wife Kashibai, an incomplete love story of Bajirao-Mastani (his second wife) and treachery by the hands of Nanasaheb (Bajirao-Kashibai’s first born).
Open: Every day for visitors
Visiting Timing: 08:00 am to 06:30 pm
Visiting Charges: Indian - rupee 5 Foreigner rupee 125.
Sound and Light Show: 25 rupee per person.
Station to Shaniwar wada: 50 Rupees.