Shaniwar Wada Haunted Story
Shaniwar Wada Pune Haunted Story is a historical fortification in the city. Built in 1732, it was the seat of the Peshwas.
Shaniwar wada is a historical fortification in Pune. A place is a good place for a quick visit as it is in heart of city. Shaniwarwada was the stately mansion originally built as the residence of the Peshwas. It was built in the 18th century by the Peshwas of the Maratha Empire. It has also become an attractive destination for public functions and speeches by public figures.
The historical structure which stands as an important chapter in the history of the Maratha empire. Around 1,000 people used to stay in the palace. It used to be the head quarter of the Peshwas and it symbolizes Pune's culture. Looking at the construction one understands how the structure was built giving highest priority to the security.
There is a statue of Bajijrao (1st) on a horse in the ground in front of Shaniwar Wada. Inside one can see Ganesh Mahal, Rang Mahal, Aarsa (Mirror) Mahal, Hasti Dant (Elephant Tusk) Mahal, Diwan Khana, Fountains. Currently renovated & also have a light & music show. The main part left is nagarkhana which gives good inside view.