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Shaniwarwada Fort: The facts you must know about the most haunted place

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  • Aug 03, 2013, 16:07 PM IST
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Shaniwarwada Fort

Pune: Shaniwarwada Fort situated near Abhinav Kala Mandir on Baji Rao Road of Pune in India is one of the most haunted historical places of India and contains a nerve chilling story within its walls. The construction of this palace, whose ceremonial foundation was laid down by Peshwa Baji Rao I on 10th January 1930, cost more than Rs. 16, 110 those days and accommodated more than 1000 people.  

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    Historical place in Pune
    Historical place in Pune
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    Fortification wall of Shaniwarwada Fort
    Fortification wall of Shaniwarwada Fort
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    Full moon nights at Shaniwarwada Fort
    Full moon nights at Shaniwarwada Fort
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    Gates of Shaniwarwada Fort
    Gates of Shaniwarwada Fort
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    Delhi Gate of Shaniwarwada Fort
    Delhi Gate of Shaniwarwada Fort
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    Narayan Gate of Shaniwarwada Fort
    Narayan Gate of Shaniwarwada Fort
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    Fountain at Shaniwarwada Fort
    Fountain at Shaniwarwada Fort

It was named Shaniwarwada from the Marathi words Shaniwar (Saturday) and Wada (a general term for any residence complex).Teak was imported from the jungles of Junnar, stone was brought from the nearby quarries of Chinchwad, and Lime (mineral) was brought from the lime-belts of Jejuri

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