The ancient fort is a mute spectator to the vast changes that happened around.

There was a time when it was the seat of power

Decked up in fine silks the fort was witness to the rise of the Peshwas

The city slowly developed at the foothills of this fort

The Peshwa dynasty and its glorious run to becoming the rulers of the whole of India was seen and documented here

This ancient fort also saw many treacherous plans unfold that changed the course of history

Backed by motives like personal ambitions, moral righteousness or even monetary gains, many in the bloodline killed each other.

Power is more important than relations is what the fort seems to have learnt.

Even today Shaniwarvada stands tall in the heart of Pune

Testament of a glorious past and a teacher of important life lessons for anyone who cares to listen

via Daily Prompt: Ancient

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