Shaniwar Wada Palace

Why?
  • This stately mansion was originally built as the residence of the Peshwas.
  • Once a seven storied structure was gutted by a fire in the palace.
  • Outer walls, and the entrance with spikes to deter enemy elephants.
  • All that remains now, are their stone plinths and the perimeter fortification wall.
Location
  • 2 km from Pune Junction Railway Station
Timing
  • 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sound and light show every evening at 8:15 p.m.
  • No Sound and light show on Wednesdays.
Entrance Fee
  • Rs.5 (Indians)
  • Rs. 125 (Foreigners)
  • Rs.25 (Sound and Light Show)
Restaurants nearby
  • Good Luck Café , Deccan Gymkhana
  • Hotel Shaurya , Sr.No.249, Kaspte Wasti, Mankar Chowk, Wakad Road
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