Shaniwar Wada - Famous Fort In Pune, India

Shaniwar Wada - Famous Fort In Pune, India. Shaniwar, meaning Saturday and Wada meaning mansion/fort. It was so named as its foundation as well as its opening happened on Saturday. Built in century, it was one of the spectacular fort in Maharashtra.

Another unusual painting of the Shaniwar Wada #Pune - Gateway to the Shanwar Palace by William Carpenter | "This picture depicts a gateway to the Shanwar Palace in Pune seen from the square, where a vegetable market is being held. The Shanwar Palace, built by Peshwa Bai Rao in 1736, was largely destroyed by fire in 1827-28. This scene includes a small shrine under a tree in the foreground."

Gateway to the Shanwar Palace

Notice the cross on the Wada - Another unusual painting of the Shaniwar Wada - Gateway to the Shanwar Palace by William Carpenter

Water-colour painting of a street scene in Pune (Poona) by John Frederick Lester (1825-1915)   'A Street in the City of Poonah [Pune]. 29th August 1871. George Hogg with me'.

Water-colour painting of a street scene in Pune (Poona) by John Frederick Lester 'A Street in the City of Poonah [Pune]. August George Hogg with me'.

Government House, Guneshkhind, Poona [Pune] - Now the University of Pune's Main Building. University of Pune's Main Building, built in 1864, was once the residence of the governors of Bombay during the British Raj. The building was designed by James Trubshawe & is inspired by Prince Albert's Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.

Government House, Guneshkhind, Poona [Pune] - Now the University of Pune's Main Building. University of Pune's Main Building, built in 1864, was once the residence of the governors of Bombay during the British Raj. The building was designed by James Trubshawe & is inspired by Prince Albert's Osborne House on the Isle of Wight.

An old photograph of the foreground of the Shaniwarwada, Pune probably from the 1920s (photo via Kimaya , on Behance)

See 90 photos from 878 visitors about peshwa. It is the symbol of Pune.

A Photograph of Poona by Francis Frith dated from sometime between 1850-1870

A Photograph of Poona by Francis Frith dated from sometime between

'Poonah [Pune]. A street in the suburbs of the City. 13 September 1871'.

A street in the suburbs of the City.

An aerial view of the Simla Office taken in 1928 by the Royal Air Force - http://rrkelkar.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/simla-office-1928-aerial-view-royal-air-force.jpg

An aerial view of the Simla Office taken in 1928 by the Royal Air Force - http://rrkelkar.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/simla-office-1928-aerial-view-royal-air-force.jpg


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