Shaniwar Wada PalaceCurrently Closed
- Address: Shaniwar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra 411030, India
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Phone: +9120-26126867
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Historical Site, Family And Kids, Fort
Shaniwar Wada Palace - Review
Shaniwar Wada is one of the famous historical fortification nestled in the heart of the city. Built in 1732, this palace holds a significant place in the history as it was the seat of the Maratha Empire from 1730 to 1818. It has 5 gateways, 9 towers, and several majestic halls that represent the magnificence of the ancient architectural style. Even though parts of this palace were destroyed in a fire in 1828, its exquisitely carved arches and its spectacular pillars still carry its ancient charm. Shaniwar Wada also has well-manicured gardens and fountains around. Visit this place to have a glimpse of glorious past and do not forget to watch the sound and light show arranged on its premises in the evening.
How To reach Shaniwar Wada Palace by Public Transport
- Buses 23,24 to stop – Garesh Peth
- Buses 2,2 Ladies Special,2B,2K,11,11K,13,13A,13L,17,19,21,21N,22,28,30,33,37,38,47,50,53,54,62,63,87B,88,94,97,108,113,113A,130,143,143A,144A,218,290,296,297,339,354,354A,376 to stop – Vasant Takies-1
- Buses 115P,128,129,132,132A,133,133A,133B,142,145,145B,146,158,159,159K,159P,160,161,165,168,169,175,204,205,206,208,234,236,237,333,VJR2 to stop – Kumbharwada
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Shaniwar Wada Palace, Pune Reviews
Good place to visit and know about history.. Can be maintained better though.. Accessible and within city.. Doesn't take long time to reach.. Better to avoid going by own vehicle due to traffic n parking issues.. Parking is available but mostly occupied..
One of the best historical place at Pune. Situated at heart of the city. Worth a visit. Though most of the remains are gone and it's plain once looked casually. Yet you can imagine and frame how each and everything has been built. At the entrance, we are welcomed by a massive gate which gives a mammoth look to the place. Loved the time spent there.
The place is nice and spacious. Once you get in it's a huge area. I recommend you to have food and have lot of energy before entering the fort. There are these nice description mentioned every here and there which are very helpful and inquisitive about what will.u find ahead. It is mentioned there on the fort that there was a massive fire which lasted for 7 days after which they were able to control it, however the remains of the fort is still pretty good and appealing
One of the best historical place at Pune. Situated at heart of the city Worth a visit. A great place to hang out with friends and family. Many college couples come here for spending time with their beloved ones. Though most of the remains are gone and it's plain once looked casually. No packing facility available outside Shaniwar Wada.If you bring your own vehicle then you have to arrange the parking system yourself.
It's a nice place to visit during the rains. Gives good info on small boards about the family history and living. Closes by 6 so make sure u go 2-3hours before to seethe place fully. There is a minimum entry fee too.