Shaniwar Wada is a historical place of Pune. It was built in 1732 by Peshwa Bajirao – I. It is the major tourist attraction of Pune, also one another major attraction is sound and light show. The show held with all three languages Marathi, Hindi and English. Tourists are allowed to visit this Shaniwar Wada between 8.00am to 6.30pm by paying the entry fees of Rs.5 (Indian) and Rs.125 for foreigners. Shaniwar Wada is also considered as one of the most "Haunted Places of India". And that is the reason visits to this palace after 6.30pm is prohibited.
Listen to the haunted story of Shaniwar Wada: The place was once an architectural wonder, but it has now become a haunted place for hearing supernatural stories. Here lots of Shaniwar Wada haunted stories are famous.
How to reach Shaniwar Wada
Reaching Shaniwar Wada in Pune is very easy, you can find numerous means of transport to reach here.
The nearest airport is "Pune Airport". You can get numerous private taxis or public conveyances from the airport to get here.
"Shivaji Nagar" is the nearby railway station. You can get a variety of transport like cabs, buses, and taxies to reach the palace across the street from Shivaji Nagar Station.
This historic monument is located in the heart of the city. You can take various public or private transportation to get to this palace. If you are traveling with your own vehicle, parking is available on the palace campus.
Things to do around Shaniwar Wada
1. Explore the ancient ruins
Shaniwar Wada Fort is believed to be an excellent fort where you can explore the beauty of ruins.
2. Photography shots
Here you can take some amazing photography shots of the place, capturing its loveliness.
3. Local cuisine near the Fort
you can find numerous local cuisine near the Fort, and every restaurant is filled with numerous mouthwatering delicacies.
4. Take a refreshing walk
you can go for a walk in the refurbished Shaniwar Wada Gardens and enjoy the beauty of the fort and feel nature from very close.
Entry Fees & Timing
The Entry Fees for Indians is Rs. 5/person and for Foreigners, it is Rs. 125/person and an additional Rs. 25/person
For Light and Sound Show. Visit Timing is 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.