It was one time capital of India when Maratha Empire had almost conquered whole of India. Shaniwar wada can explain the same. This glorious mansion was the residing place of the Peshwas who headed the Maratha empire. The mansion has many stories to tell about the Peshwa family. After visiting the same you can imagine how it would have been in it's glorious years. The inside structure was full of wood with the base of solid rocks. The base is still visible the wooden structure was burnt in a massive fire.