Pune :: Vishrambaug Wada Fridge Magnet
Bring the spirit of Pune City into your home with this illustration of PUNE Vishrambaug Wada that captures city's characteristics in an unique way.
This magnificent mansion is a three storied building and is also known as the Teen Chowki Wada for the same. It was built by the last Peshwa, Bajirao II as his residence. The mansion is 260 feet long and 815 feet broad and is situated on the Thorale Bajirao Road.The beautiful wada has an eye catching wooden facade and columns in Teak. It was destructed by a sudden fire on October 31, 1880 but was somewhat restored to its original appearance by public subscriptions and municipal contributions. The mansion was initially a Poona Corporation Office until 1958 and has a small museum of Maratha artefacts gathered by a Maratha historian.
- Perfect to be used as decorative fridge magnets.
- Each fridge magnet comes with the illustration printed onto stainless steel plate with epoxy coating (Each of 3 inch Dia).
- It comes with a strong backside magnet that is easy to move, but holds strong.
- It is a great travel souvenir and nice collection, to bring the spirit of Pune City into your home.
Have fun while you reflect and reminisce on your favorite memories of your beloved city. This Pune souvenir is a perfect decor for homes and offices and is a number one gift choice for Indian souvenirs and travel mementos!
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.