Pune | Shaniwar Wada | Jigsaw Puzzle | 80 pieces
A 80-piece jigsaw puzzle, made from pictures of the Shaniwar Wada and the city's top tourist attraction.
- This 80 piece puzzle spreads out to a A3 size when completed.
- Piece your favourite city's landmark together with this jigsaw puzzle.
- This puzzle will make a fun challenge for all ages.
- Perfect gift for a true Punekar.
- Perfect as a traveler's gift for the one who is fascinated by Pune city.
Kit Contents -
- 1 Puzzle of 80 pieces - Made of printed paper board die cut.
- 1 sample reference sheet
- 1 story card
Design Inspiration -
The product is inspired by the Shaniwar Wada of Pune.
Bring the spirit of Pune City into your home with this illustration of PUNE - Shaniwar Wada that captures city's characteristics in an unique way.
Shaniwar Wada a 13 storey palace of Peshwas was built by Bajirao-I, in the year 1736.It was head quarter of the Peshwas and it symbolizes Pune’s culture.The structure was built giving security the highest priority. The main entrance is known as ‘Delhi Darwaja’ & others have names like Ganesh, Mastani, Jambhal, Khidki. The statue of Bajirao-i on horse in front of Shaniwarwada. In side one can see Ganesh Mahal, Rang Mahal, Aarsa Mahal, Hasti_Dant Mahal, Diwan Khana and fountain. A light and music show is conducted every day showing history of Peshwas.
PUNE - a city in Maharashtra, India nestled on the Deccan Plateau on top of the Sahyadri Range of the Western Ghats is known by many monikers - Cultural City, Oxford of the East, Cradle of Military Leadership, Automobile & IT Hub! It became an important part of the struggle against the Mughals with Chattarapati Shivaji’s leadership. Later under Peshwa Rule the Maratha Empire spread far and wide over the Indian Subcontinent.
The Swarajya struggle against the British Empire was later led by Gopal Krishna Gokhale, Lokmanya Tilak and others making Pune an important part of the Freedom Struggle. Many Social Movements for Girl’s education, Widow Remarriage and Equality were led by Jyotiba & Savitribai Phule, Dhondu Keshav Karve and Agarkar. Pune continues to be a center of many political and social movements to this day with its many civic conscious citizens and NGOs.
From the 1960s Pune and its twin township of Pimpri-Chinchwad became an important Industrial Center in India, especially around the Automobile Industry. It continues to be an Auto Hub with many of the Indian and international Auto Majors having their presence. Since the 1990s, Pune also emerged as an important center for the Information Technology industry.